A.J. McCarron

Quarterback

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,000,000 (1.83% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,000,000 (1.77% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $4,000,000 ($4,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 37/117 at QB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202030$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,750,000$4,000,0001.8%
Total$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,750,000$4,000,000

Contract Notes

AJ McCarron signed a one year contract with the Houston Texans on March 17, 2020.  The contract is worth $4 million with $3.75 million guaranteed including a $2.0 million signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $12,205,299
Career APY: $2,034,217
Potential Earnings: $10,205,299
Total Guarantees: $16,231,652
Largest Cash Payment: $4,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $4,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20144$2,401,652$600,413$181,652$2,305,29996.0%$576,325
BillsUFATraded20182$10,000,000$5,000,000$4,900,000$00.0%$0
RaidersUFATerminated20182$10,000,000$5,000,000$4,900,000$900,0009.0%$900,000
TexansSFAExpired20191$3,000,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$3,000,000100.0%$3,000,000
TexansUFAActive20201$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,750,000$2,000,00050.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$2,305,299$576,325$2,305,2990.0%$00.0%
Bills0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$4,100,0000.0%
Raiders1$900,000$900,000$900,0000.0%$00.0%
Texans1$5,000,000$5,000,000$3,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Bengals$420,000$45,413$0$369,0600.3%$505,299
2015Bengals$510,000$45,413$0$555,4130.4%$510,000
2016Bengals$600,000$45,413$0$645,4130.4%$600,000
2017Bengals$690,000$45,413$0$735,4130.4%$690,000
2018Raiders$900,000$0$900,000$900,0000.5%$900,000
2019Texans$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,000,000$3,000,0001.4%$3,000,000
2020Texans$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,750,000$4,000,0001.8%$4,000,000
Total$6,620,000$3,681,652$3,650,000$10,205,299$10,205,299
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2018$2,100,000$4,000,000
Bills2019$2,000,000$0
Total$4,100,000$4,000,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201570024.4%0.0%79/11966.4%854621297.114312.2011
20161000.2%0.0%0/00.0%00000.0000.0000
20173002.7%0.0%7/1450%6600163.4000.0000
20182001.1%0.0%1/333.3%800141.03-2-0.7010
20192006.3%0.0%21/3756.8%22501563.55397.8100

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$1,165,000$4,000,000
Injury Adjusted$1,165,000$4,000,000
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OTC Valuation $4.9M $9.7M $14.6M $19.5M $24.4M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $20,316,000 $25,000,000

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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