Ben Braunecker

Tight End

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $1,618,750 (0.76% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,500,000 (0.71% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.93
  • Contract Value: $2,700,000 ($1,350,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $550,000
  • Contract Ranking: 54/194 at TE

Current Contract

(RFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$750,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$250,000$1,043,7500.5%
202026$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,618,7500.8%
Total$2,100,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$2,662,500

Contract Notes

Ben Braunecker signed a two year, $2.7 million contract with the Bears. He received a $300,000 signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $2,423,456
Career APY: $605,864
Potential Earnings: $3,923,456
Total Guarantees: $550,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,500,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $1,618,750 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsSFATerminated20162$990,000$495,000$0$370,58837.4%$370,588
BearsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20172$1,170,000$585,000$0$884,11875.6%$442,059
BearsRFAActive20192$2,700,000$1,350,000$550,000$1,168,75043.3%$1,168,750
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$2,423,456$605,864$2,298,4560.0%$105,5000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Bears$450,000$0$0$0$0$370,5880.2%$370,588
2017Bears$540,000$0$0$0$0$254,1180.1%$254,118
2018Bears$630,000$0$0$0$0$630,0000.3%$630,000
2019Bears$750,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$250,000$1,043,7500.5%$1,168,750
2020Bears$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,618,7500.8%$1,500,000
Total$3,720,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$3,917,206$3,923,456
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2016$13,333$20,000
Bears2016$20,700$20,700
Bears2017$6,667$0
Bears2017$64,800$64,800
Total$105,500$105,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2016130014.4%49.3%000.0044110.3000
20178000.4%35.4%000.00000.0000
2018151011.1%43.7%000.0034214.0000
2019115013.4%43.9%000.006599.8100

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$939,000$1,350,000
Injury Adjusted$1,384,710$928,125
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.8M $3.5M $5.3M $7.1M $8.8M $5,966,000 $5,650,000

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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