Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $12,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 5.51%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $20,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 8.11%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.67
  • Total Contract Value: $100,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $20,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/387 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $40,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 211
  • College: Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 1, #4 overall (Raiders)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $12,930,000

Contract Notes

Amari Cooper signed a 5 year contract with the Dallas Cowboys on March 17, 2020.  The contract is worth $100 million with $40 million fully guaranteed with a total injury guarantee of $60 million based on initial report by Tom Pelissero. $40 million is fully guaranteed at signing including a $10 million signing bonus and the first two years of Cooper's salary. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 league year another $20 million becomes fully guaranteed.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$10,000,000$2,000,000$10,000,000$12,000,0005.5%
202127$20,000,000$2,000,000$20,000,000$22,000,00010.2%
202228$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$22,000,0009.7%
202329$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$22,000,0009.1%
202430$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$22,000,0008.6%
Total$90,000,000$10,000,000$30,000,000$100,000,000
Career Earnings: $43,473,459
Career APY: $8,694,692
Potential Earnings: $133,473,459
Total Guarantees: $85,326,240
Largest Cash Payment: $20,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $22,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20154$22,663,120$5,665,780$22,663,120$14,335,76563.3%$7,167,883
RaidersDraftedTraded20154$22,663,120$5,665,780$22,663,120$19,137,69484.4%$6,379,231
CowboysUFAActive20205$100,000,000$20,000,000$40,000,000$10,000,00010.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys2$24,335,765$12,167,883$14,335,7650.0%$00.0%
Raiders3$19,137,694$6,379,231$15,452,1270.0%$6,799,2280.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Cowboys$700,000$0$0$0$411,7650.2%$411,765
2019Cowboys$13,924,000$0$0$0$13,924,0006.9%$13,924,000
2015Raiders$435,000$3,685,567$0$435,000$4,120,5672.7%$15,177,268
2016Raiders$525,000$3,685,567$940,142$1,465,142$5,150,7093.1%$1,465,142
2017Raiders$615,000$3,685,567$1,880,284$2,495,284$6,180,8513.5%$2,495,284
2020Cowboys$10,000,000$2,000,000$0$10,000,000$12,000,0005.5%$20,000,000
2021Cowboys$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$20,000,000$22,000,00010.2%$20,000,000
2022Cowboys$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$22,000,0009.7%$20,000,000
2023Cowboys$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$22,000,0009.1%$20,000,000
2024Cowboys$20,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$22,000,0008.6%$20,000,000
Total$106,199,000$21,056,701$2,820,426$34,395,426$129,787,892$133,473,459
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2018$6,799,228$3,113,661
Total$6,799,228$3,113,661

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20151600171.2%6.2%3-3-1.0072107014.9611
20161600178.4%1.6%100.0083115313.9520
20171420140.2%1.0%144.004556512.6610
20181500157.2%1.0%22010.0075100513.4722
20191600150.6%0.0%166.0079118915.1800

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$12,930,000$20,000,000
Injury Adjusted$12,930,000$20,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

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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