Alvin Kamara

Running Back

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $6,128,000 (2.98% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $11,500,000 (4.06% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.88
  • Contract Value: $75,000,000 ($15,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $17,833,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/200 at RB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202025$833,000$3,243,193$0$0$0$833,000$4,076,1932.1%
202126$2,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$5,000,0002.7%
2022 📝
March 22: Roster Bonus Due
27$1,035,000$5,093,000$6,000,000$0$0$11,500,000$6,128,0003.0%
2023 📝
March 19: Salary Vests to Full Guarantee
28$9,400,000$5,093,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$1,000,000$16,093,0007.2%
2024 📝
March 22: Roster Bonus Due
29$10,200,000$5,093,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$16,893,0006.6%
2025 📝
March 22: Roster Bonus Due
30$22,400,000$2,093,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$27,093,000--
202631Void$2,093,000VoidVoidVoidVoid$2,093,000--
Total$45,868,000$25,708,193$10,000,000$1,500,000$300,000$15,333,000$77,376,193

Contract Notes

Alvin Kamara signed a 4 year contract worth $3,857,772 with the Saints on June 2, 2017. Kamara received a guarantee worth $972,772 including a $972,772 signing bonus. Please cite OTC if using this information.

Per Field Yates the Saints converted salary and roster bonus to a signing bonus, creating $8.37 million in 2022 cap space.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$15M
$30M
$45M
$60M
$75M
202020212022202320242025
Cash Due$13,700,000$2,000,000$11,500,000$11,000,000$11,800,000$25,000,000
Running Cash$13,700,000$15,700,000$27,200,000$38,200,000$50,000,000$75,000,000
Career Earnings: $20,713,272
Career APY: $4,142,654
Potential Earnings: $80,013,272
Total Guarantees: $18,805,772
Largest Cash Payment: $25,000,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $27,093,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedRenegotiated20174$3,857,772$964,443$972,772$2,880,27274.7%$960,091
SaintsExtensionActive20205$75,000,000$15,000,000$17,833,000$17,833,00023.8%$8,916,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints5$20,713,272$4,142,654$11,713,2720.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Saints$465,000$243,193$0$0$0$0$708,1930.4%$1,437,772
2018Saints$635,000$243,193$0$0$0$0$878,1930.5%$635,000
2019Saints$807,500$243,193$0$0$0$0$1,050,6930.6%$807,500
2020Saints$833,000$3,243,193$0$0$0$833,000$4,076,1932.1%$15,833,000
2021Saints$2,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$5,000,0002.7%$2,000,000
2022Saints$1,035,000$5,093,000$6,000,000$0$0$11,500,000$6,128,0003.0%$11,500,000
2023Saints$9,400,000$5,093,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$1,000,000$16,093,0007.2%$11,000,000
2024Saints$10,200,000$5,093,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$16,893,0006.6%$11,800,000
2025Saints$22,400,000$2,093,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$27,093,000--$25,000,000
2026Saints$0$2,093,000$0$0$0$0$2,093,000--$0
Total$47,775,500$26,437,772$10,000,000$1,500,000$300,000$15,333,000$80,013,272$80,013,272

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017160044.7%8.7%1116846.27757429.9511
2018150162.5%10.0%1948834.614817098.8410
2019142058.7%2.2%1717974.75815336.6141
2020150061.2%1.5%000.00000.0000
2021134057.5%0.9%2408983.74474399.3500

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$6,721,000$15,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,101,923$11,250,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.3M $7.9M $10.5M $13.2M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $5,752,000 $5,750,000

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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