A.J. Green

Wide Receiver

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,500,000 (1.83% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $6,000,000 (3.08% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.71
  • Contract Value: $6,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 37/334 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202133$2,250,000$1,250,000$2,250,000$3,500,0001.8%
2022 📝
March 12: Contract voids
34Void$1,250,000Void$2,500,0001.2%
202335Void$1,250,000Void$00.0%
Total$2,250,000$3,750,000$2,250,000$6,000,000

Contract Notes

AJ Green signed a one year, $6 million contract with the Cardinals. The contract is fully guaranteed and contain two void years for salary cap purposes. Those years will void five days prior to the start of free agency in 2022. Another $2.5 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6M
2021
Cash Due$6,000,000
Running Cash$6,000,000
Career Earnings: $111,585,098
Career APY: $11,158,510
Potential Earnings: $113,835,098
Total Guarantees: $70,409,098
Largest Cash Payment: $26,750,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $17,971,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedRenegotiated20115$29,864,100$5,972,820$19,688,098$19,688,09865.9%$4,922,025
BengalsExtensionExpired20154$60,000,000$15,000,000$26,750,000$70,176,000117.0%$14,035,200
BengalsFranchiseExpired20201$17,971,000$17,971,000$17,971,000$17,971,000100.0%$17,971,000
CardinalsUFAActive20211$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000$3,750,00062.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals10$107,835,098$10,783,510$107,835,0980.0%$00.0%
Cardinals0$3,750,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Bengals$375,000$3,204,655$0$0$375,000$3,579,6553.0%$13,193,620
2012Bengals$1,269,913$3,204,655$0$0$1,269,913$4,474,5683.7%$1,269,913
2013Bengals$2,164,826$3,204,655$0$0$2,164,826$5,369,4814.0%$2,164,826
2014Bengals$3,059,739$3,204,655$0$0$3,059,739$6,264,3944.5%$3,059,739
2015Bengals$11,750,000$3,000,000$0$0$11,750,000$14,750,0009.7%$26,750,000
2016Bengals$3,800,000$3,000,000$6,000,000$200,000$6,000,000$13,000,0008.0%$10,000,000
2017Bengals$10,300,000$3,000,000$0$200,000$0$13,500,0007.8%$10,500,000
2018Bengals$10,550,000$3,000,000$0$200,000$0$13,750,0007.3%$10,750,000
2019Bengals$11,976,000$3,000,000$0$200,000$0$15,176,0007.7%$12,176,000
2020Bengals$17,971,000$0$0$0$17,971,000$17,971,0008.6%$17,971,000
2021Cardinals$2,250,000$1,250,000$0$0$2,250,000$3,500,0001.8%$6,000,000
2022Cardinals$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$2,500,0001.2%$0
2023Cardinals$0$1,250,000$0$0$0$00.0%$0
Total$75,466,478$31,568,620$6,000,000$800,000$44,840,478$113,835,098$113,835,098

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201115----83.1%0.0%55310.6065105716.3710
201216----90.8%0.4%4389.5097135013.91121
2013160093.3%0.0%000.0098142614.61110
2014133061.0%0.0%221.0069104115.1632
2015160088.2%0.5%000.0086129715.11011
2016106051.1%0.2%000.006696414.6400
2017160088.6%0.4%000.0073106114.5822
201897046.1%0.0%000.004669415.1621
2020160076.2%0.0%000.004752311.1200

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$6,693,000$6,000,000
Injury Adjusted$6,693,000$6,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.2M $16.5M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $7,719,000 $4,925,000

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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