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Breaking down Mike Evans' contract

I just got a look at the details of the contract signed by first-round pick Mike Evans. It’s a four-year deal, with the club holding an option for a fifth year, worth a guaranteed $14,631,500.

Evans received a signing bonus of $8,961,092. His first-year salary will be $420,000 and his cap figure will be $2.66 million.

In 2015, Evans’ base salary rises to $510,000 and his cap figure will be $3.325 million. In 2016, the base salary will be $600,000 with a $3.99 million cap figure.

In 2017, Evans’ base salary will be $690,000 and his cap figure will be 4.7 million.