Age: 31
Free Agency: 2025 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $27,000,000 (13.41% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $31,500,000 (10.72% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.17
  • Contract Value: $95,000,000 ($31,666,667 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $46,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/283 at IDL

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202231$1,500,000$20,500,000$5,000,000$0$6,500,000$27,000,00013.4%
2023 📝
March 20: Base salary is guaranteed; 2024 roster bonus guaranteed
32$13,500,000$12,500,000$15,000,000$0$15,000,000$26,000,00011.6%
2024 📝
March 22: Salary and option are guaranteed
33$10,000,000$12,500,000$5,000,000$6,666,666$0$34,166,66613.3%
2025 📝
March 17: Contract voids
34Void$8,000,000VoidVoidVoid$29,333,334--
202635Void$8,000,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$25,000,000$61,500,000$25,000,000$20,000,000$21,500,000$116,500,000

Contract Notes

Aaron Donald signed a 3 year, $95 million contract extension with the Rams according to Mike Florio of PFT. Donald received $65 million in guarantees of which $46.5 million is guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee includes Donald's 2022 base salary, a $5 million 2022 roster bonus, a $15 million 2023 roster bonus and a $25 million signing bonus. If Donald is on the roster on the third day of the 2023 league year his 2023 salary will be fully guaranteed as will a $5 million roster bonus in 2024. If Donald is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year he will earn a guarantee on his $30 million salary. The contract contains two void years for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$31.7M
$63.3M
$95M
202220232024
Cash Due$31,500,000$28,500,000$35,000,000
Running Cash$31,500,000$60,000,000$95,000,000
Career Earnings: $122,028,500
Career APY: $15,253,563
Potential Earnings: $192,028,500
Total Guarantees: $106,636,500
Largest Cash Payment: $40,892,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $34,166,666 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedRenegotiated20144$10,136,500$2,534,125$10,136,500$10,136,500100.0%$2,534,125
RamsExtensionExtended20186$135,000,000$22,500,000$50,000,000$86,892,00064.4%$21,723,000
RamsOtherActive20223$95,000,000$31,666,667$46,500,000$25,000,00026.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams8$122,028,500$15,253,563$75,528,5000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Rams$420,000$1,423,000$0$0$420,000$1,843,0001.4%$6,112,000
2015Rams$880,750$1,423,000$0$0$880,750$2,303,7501.6%$880,750
2016Rams$1,341,500$1,423,000$0$0$1,341,500$2,764,5001.8%$1,341,500
2017Rams$1,802,250$1,423,000$0$0$0$3,225,2502.0%$1,802,250
2018Rams$892,000$8,000,000$0$0$892,000$8,892,0005.0%$40,892,000
2019Rams$9,108,000$8,000,000$0$0$9,108,000$17,108,0009.1%$9,108,000
2020Rams$17,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$17,000,000$25,000,00012.2%$17,000,000
2021Rams$1,892,000$12,500,000$0$0$1,892,000$14,392,0007.7%$19,892,000
2022Rams$1,500,000$20,500,000$5,000,000$0$6,500,000$27,000,00013.4%$31,500,000
2023Rams$13,500,000$12,500,000$15,000,000$0$15,000,000$26,000,00011.6%$28,500,000
2024Rams$10,000,000$12,500,000$5,000,000$6,666,666$0$34,166,66613.3%$35,000,000
2025Rams$0$8,000,000$0$6,666,666$0$29,333,334--$0
2026Rams$0$8,000,000$0$6,666,668$0$0--$0
Total$58,336,500$103,692,000$25,000,000$20,000,000$53,034,250$192,028,500$192,028,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014160067.4%17.9%381096818131002000
2015160078.9%16.4%44251159.5223710001400
2016160076.1%14.0%361185417315002000
2017140173.3%14.4%329119515271005100
2018160090.3%17.0%411820.5183.525411004200
2019160083.8%15.8%291912.569.520242002100
2020160084.5%8.1%271813.58614261004100
2021170089.5%0.0%384612.511119254004000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$20,611,000$31,666,667
Injury Adjusted$20,611,000$31,666,667
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.7M $17.2M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.8M $21.1M $26.4M $4,976,000 $5,517,500

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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