Ben Braunecker

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,043,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.54%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.72%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.15
  • Total Contract Value: $2,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,350,000
  • Position Ranking: 54/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $550,000
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Harvard
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2016 Undrafted Free Agent (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (RFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,742,000

Contract Notes

Ben Braunecker signed a two year, $2.7 million contract with the Bears. He received a $300,000 signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: 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$1,043,7500.6%
202026$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,650,0000.8%
Total$2,100,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$2,693,750
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Career Earnings: $2,539,506
Career APY: $634,877
Potential Earnings: $3,954,706
Total Guarantees: $550,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,500,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $1,650,000 (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$64,80052.9%$0
BearsSFAExpired20172$1,170,000$585,000$0$884,11875.6%$442,059
BearsRFAActive20192$2,700,000$1,350,000$550,000$1,200,00044.4%$1,200,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$2,539,506$634,877$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$254,1180.2%$254,118
2018Bears$630,000$0$0$0$0$630,0000.4%$630,000
2019Bears$750,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$250,000$1,043,7500.6%$1,200,000
2020Bears$1,350,000$150,000$100,000$50,000$0$1,650,0000.8%$1,500,000
Total$3,720,000$300,000$200,000$100,000$250,000$3,948,456$3,954,706
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 MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2016130014.4%49.3%44110.30000.0000
20178000.4%35.4%000.00000.0000
2018151011.1%43.7%34214.00000.0000
2019115013.4%43.9%6599.81000.0000

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 $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

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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