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Redskins contract breakdowns

3/12/2014

The Washington Redskins did not make splashy signings, but they weren't inactive, either. It just felt that way to some. Anyway, it's always good to know how contracts break down because it gives you a truer sense of that particular signing. With that said, here's a breakdown courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information of four of the contracts Washington issued Tuesday. All I know about Santana Moss' deal is that it's for one season.


Andre Roberts

2014

Base salary: $1.25 million (fully guaranteed)

Cap hit: $2.25 million

2015

Base salary: $2.75 million (fully guaranteed 15 days after the start of the league year)

Cap hit: $3.75 million

2016

Base salary: $4 million

Cap hit: $5 million

2017

Base salary: $4 million

Cap hit: $5 million


Perry Riley

2014

Base salary: $2 million (fully guaranteed)

Cap hit: $3 million

2015

Base salary: $3 million

Cap hit: $4 million

2016

Base salary: $4 million

Cap hit: $5 million

Note: Riley will receive a $250,000 bonus for making the Pro Bowl in any of these years.


Adam Hayward

2014

Base salary: $855,000 ($200,000 is fully guaranteed)

Cap hit: $955,000

2015

Base salary: $870,000

Cap hit: $1 million

Note: He receives a roster bonus of $1,875 every game he's active with a maximum value of $30,000.

2016

Base salary: $885,000

Cap hit: $1.045 million

Note: He receives a roster bonus of $3,750 per game if he's active with a maximum value of $60,000


Shawn Lauvao

2014

Base salary: $2 million ($1 million is fully guaranteed)

Cap hit: $3 million

2015

Base salary: $3 million

Cap hit: $4 million

2016

Base salary: $4 million

Cap hit: $5 million

2017

Base salary: $4 million

Cap hit: $5 million

Note: With his $4 million bonus, he received $5 million of guaranteed money.