Travis Lulay’s contract was quoted “in excess of $475,000 per season” by Lowell Ullrich, the Province newspaper’s CFL reporter.
CFL contracts are almost always quoted as “maximum” salaries which includes all bonuses and incentives. For example, Travis might have a $425k base salary (which includes signing & roster bonuses), $10k for divisional all-star, $15k for league all-star; $30k for most outstanding player. I’ve read that Darian Durant was earning $410k, but the Riders are a bit different than most teams and their players “base” salaries are often leaked to the media, not their potential maximum salary. So Darian could very well have a $500k contract, all in.
When Ricky Ray came back from the NFL, he signed a 4-year deal with the Esks which paid him a $440k base salary + $250k signing bonus + incentives. Yes, that was a $2 million contract. Ricky got a raise to $515k, then had his salary cut to $430k by GM Tillman and was traded. There were some reports out of Toronto that Ricky was earning only $300k but Hogtown is so far out of the loop with regards to the CFL they can’t be relied upon…or was that just some Rogers hack trying to discredit the Argos and CFL for some reason?