Aaron Lynch

Edge Rusher

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $554,044 (0.27% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $657,574 (0.43% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.19
  • Contract Value: $1,010,000 ($1,010,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 98/208 at EDGE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202027$910,000$100,000$554,0440.3%
Total$910,000$100,000$554,044

Contract Notes

Aaron Lynch signed a one year contract with the Chicago Bears on April 2, 2019.  The contract is worth $1.5 million with $1.25 million guaranteed.  Lynch received a $250,000 signing bonus and full guaranteed salary.  Lynch can earn up to $250,000 ($15,625 per game active) in roster bonuses for the season.
Career Earnings: $8,883,824
Career APY: $1,480,637
Potential Earnings: $9,541,398
Total Guarantees: $2,698,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $3,812,500 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedExpired20144$2,418,000$604,500$198,000$3,383,824139.9%$845,956
BearsUFAExpired20181$4,000,000$4,000,000$1,250,000$4,000,000100.0%$4,000,000
BearsUFAExpired20191$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,250,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
JaguarsSFAActive20201$1,010,000$1,010,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers4$3,383,824$845,956$3,383,8240.0%$00.0%
Bears2$5,500,000$2,750,000$5,265,6250.0%$00.0%
Jaguars0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201449ers$420,000$49,500$0$0$0$469,5000.3%$618,000
201549ers$510,000$49,500$0$0$0$559,5000.4%$510,000
201649ers$600,000$49,500$0$0$0$508,3240.3%$458,824
201749ers$1,797,000$49,500$0$0$0$1,846,5000.9%$1,797,000
2018Bears$2,200,000$1,250,000$500,000$50,000$0$3,812,5002.1%$4,000,000
2019Bears$1,000,000$250,000$250,000$0$1,000,000$1,453,1250.7%$1,500,000
2020Jaguars$910,000$0$100,000$0$0$554,0440.3%$657,574
Total$7,437,000$1,698,000$850,000$50,000$1,000,000$9,203,493$9,541,398

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014160049.2%29.1%1766399144000000
2015142069.8%13.7%3086.550.513213000000
201675019.3%5.1%1211.56.5450000000
201775413.8%0.2%5411250000100
2018133033.7%2.4%133364811200000
2019160022.8%3.1%4226392000000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.2M $8.4M $12.7M $16.9M $21.1M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $6,178,000 $7,500,000

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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