Alex Anzalone

Linebacker

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $7,444,118 (2.89% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $6,100,000 (3.09% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Contract Value: $18,750,000 ($6,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 26/216 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202329$1,200,000$1,200,000$100,000$0$1,200,000$2,500,0001.1%
202430$6,000,000$1,200,000$100,000$150,000$3,000,000$7,444,1182.9%
202531$6,000,000$1,200,000$100,000$0$0$7,300,0002.8%
2026 📝
February 10: Contract voids
32Void$1,200,000VoidVoidVoid$00.0%
Total$13,200,000$4,800,000$300,000$150,000$4,200,000$17,244,118

Contract Notes

Alex Anzalone signed a three year, $18.75 million contract with the Lions. $9 million is guaranteed. The final year of the contract is a void year for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6.3M
$12.5M
$18.8M
Old Money202320242025
Cash Due$305,882$6,244,118$6,100,000$6,100,000
Running Cash$6,550,000$12,650,000$18,750,000
Career Earnings: $14,495,239
Career APY: $2,070,748
Potential Earnings: $26,695,239
Total Guarantees: $13,114,592
Largest Cash Payment: $6,244,118 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $7,444,118 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedExpired20174$3,465,592$866,398$864,592$3,376,12197.4%$844,030
LionsUFAExpired20211$1,750,000$1,750,000$1,500,000$1,750,000100.0%$1,750,000
LionsUFAExpired20221$2,250,000$2,250,000$1,750,000$3,125,000138.9%$3,125,000
LionsUFAActive20233$18,750,000$6,250,000$9,000,000$6,244,11833.3%$6,244,118
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints4$3,376,121$844,030$3,376,1210.0%$00.0%
Lions3$11,119,118$3,706,373$6,485,2940.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Saints$465,000$216,148$0$0$0$591,6770.4%$1,240,121
2018Saints$610,000$216,148$0$0$0$826,1480.5%$610,000
2019Saints$717,000$216,148$0$0$0$933,1480.5%$717,000
2020Saints$809,000$216,148$0$0$0$1,025,1480.5%$809,000
2021Lions$1,500,000$0$250,000$0$1,500,000$1,735,2940.9%$1,750,000
2022Lions$1,035,000$715,000$500,000$0$1,035,000$2,250,0001.0%$3,125,000
2023Lions$1,200,000$1,200,000$100,000$0$1,200,000$2,500,0001.1%$6,244,118
2024Lions$6,000,000$1,200,000$100,000$150,000$3,000,000$7,444,1182.9%$6,100,000
2025Lions$6,000,000$1,200,000$100,000$0$0$7,300,0002.8%$6,100,000
2026Lions$0$1,200,000$0$0$0$00.0%$0
Total$18,336,000$6,379,592$1,050,000$150,000$6,735,000$24,605,533$26,695,239

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017412014.9%5.6%11514111000000
2018160047.2%25.2%4515210362123000
201921404.5%1.4%7016110000000
2020160050.2%39.6%211900300000000
2021140072.6%14.7%492913127100000
2022170095.1%10.5%77481.514.5776101100
2023161086.4%13.6%85443327126000100

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$10,501,000$6,250,000
Injury Adjusted$11,210,680$5,859,375
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,874,000 $3,000,000

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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