Alex Highsmith

Edge Rusher

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,022,591 (0.55% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $814,518 (0.46% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.80
  • Contract Value: $4,306,810 ($1,076,703 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $832,292
  • Contract Ranking: 106/220 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202023$610,000$208,073$818,0730.4%
202124$814,518$208,073$1,022,5910.5%
202225$961,000$208,073$1,169,0730.5%
202326$1,089,000$208,073$1,297,0730.6%
Total$3,474,518$832,292$4,306,810

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
$2.2M
$3.2M
$4.3M
2020202120222023
Cash Due$1,442,292$814,518$961,000$1,089,000
Running Cash$1,442,292$2,256,810$3,217,810$4,306,810
Career Earnings: $1,442,292
Career APY: $1,442,292
Potential Earnings: $4,306,810
Total Guarantees: $832,292
Largest Cash Payment: $1,442,292 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $1,297,073 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedActive20204$4,306,810$1,076,703$832,292$1,442,29233.5%$1,442,292
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers1$1,442,292$1,442,292$818,0730.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Steelers$610,000$208,073$818,0730.4%$1,442,292
2021Steelers$814,518$208,073$1,022,5910.5%$814,518
2022Steelers$961,000$208,073$1,169,0730.5%$961,000
2023Steelers$1,089,000$208,073$1,297,0730.6%$1,089,000
Total$3,474,518$832,292$4,306,810$4,306,810

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2020160042.5%58.8%2616216561100000
2021101070.6%12.7%2624321.59100000000

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 $4.4M $8.7M $13.1M $17.4M $21.8M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $599,000 $782,498

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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