Andy Dalton

Quarterback

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000 (2.64% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $10,000,000 (4.68% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.00
  • Contract Value: $10,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 19/116 at QB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202134$2,500,000$2,500,000$5,000,0002.6%
2022 📝
February 23: Contract voids
35Void$2,500,000$5,000,0002.4%
202336Void$2,500,000$00.0%
Total$2,500,000$7,500,000$10,000,000

Contract Notes

QB Andy Dalton signed a one year, $10 million contract with the Bears. Dalton received a $7.5 million signing bonus. The Bears used two void years for cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10M
2021
Cash Due$10,000,000
Running Cash$10,000,000
Career Earnings: $94,014,198
Career APY: $9,401,420
Potential Earnings: $96,514,198
Total Guarantees: $31,028,171
Largest Cash Payment: $18,086,027 (2014)
Largest Cap Number: $16,300,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedRenegotiated20114$5,214,198$1,303,550$4,028,171$4,128,17179.2%$1,376,057
BengalsExtensionTerminated20146$96,000,000$16,000,000$17,000,000$79,386,02782.7%$13,231,005
CowboysSFAExpired20201$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000100.0%$3,000,000
BearsUFAActive20211$10,000,000$10,000,000$7,000,000$7,500,00075.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals9$83,514,198$9,279,355$83,514,1980.0%$00.0%
Cowboys1$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Bears0$7,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Bengals$375,000$573,036$0$0$0$948,0360.8%$2,667,144
2012Bengals$612,009$573,036$0$0$0$1,185,0451.0%$612,009
2013Bengals$749,018$573,036$100,000$0$749,018$1,422,0541.1%$849,018
2014Bengals$986,027$2,973,036$5,100,000$0$0$9,059,0636.5%$18,086,027
2015Bengals$3,000,000$2,400,000$4,000,000$200,000$0$9,600,0006.3%$7,200,000
2016Bengals$10,500,000$2,400,000$0$200,000$0$13,100,0008.0%$10,700,000
2017Bengals$13,100,000$2,400,000$0$200,000$0$15,700,0009.1%$13,300,000
2018Bengals$13,700,000$2,400,000$0$200,000$0$16,300,0008.6%$13,900,000
2019Bengals$16,000,000$0$0$200,000$0$16,200,0008.3%$16,200,000
2020Cowboys$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$2,000,000$3,000,0001.4%$3,000,000
2021Bears$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$5,000,0002.6%$10,000,000
2022Bears$0$2,500,000$0$0$0$5,000,0002.4%$0
2023Bears$0$2,500,000$0$0$0$00.0%$0
Total$63,522,054$22,792,144$9,200,000$1,000,000$2,749,018$96,514,198$96,514,198

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----95.8%0.0%300/51658.1%339820132480.4371524.1142
201216----97.2%0.0%329/52862.3%366927164687.4471202.6444
2013160098.7%0.4%363/58661.9%429333202988.8611833.0243
2014160097.1%0.0%309/48164.2%339819172183.5601692.8432
2015133075.5%0.0%255/38666.1%325025720106.3571422.5352
2016160099.8%0.0%364/56364.7%42061884191.8461844.0493
2017160097.3%0.0%274/45260.6%309822123886.3361012.8044
2018115062.9%0.0%226/36561.9%256621112189.616996.2010
2019130082.5%0.0%314/52859.5%349416143778.332732.3484
2020111054.1%0.0%216/33364.9%21691482487.3281144.1000

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$9,947,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$11,146,091$9,375,000
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OTC Valuation $6.2M $12.5M $18.7M $25.0M $31.2M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $24,983,000 $11,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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