Brandon Bolden

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,700,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.87%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,200,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.24%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.29
  • Total Contract Value: $3,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,850,000
  • Position Ranking: 34/182 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 220
  • College: Mississippi
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,524,000

Contract Notes

Brandon Bolden signed a two year, $3.7 million contract with the Patriots on March 14, 2019. Bolden received a $1 million signing bonus and the total guarantee on the contract is $2 million. $400,000 of the deal is tied to per game bonuses. Another $1 million in incentives are available.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$1,000,000$500,000$200,000$1,000,000$1,700,0000.9%
202030$1,300,000$500,000$200,000$0$2,000,0001.0%
Total$2,300,000$1,000,000$400,000$1,000,000$3,700,000
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Career Earnings: $7,867,500
Career APY: $983,438
Potential Earnings: $9,087,500
Total Guarantees: $2,220,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,200,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsUFATerminated20171$855,000$855,000$50,000$2,387,500279.2%$1,193,750
PatriotsSFAExpired20171$775,000$775,000$0$775,000100.0%$775,000
PatriotsUFATerminated20181$880,000$880,000$170,000$200,00022.7%$0
DolphinsSFAExpired20181$850,000$850,000$0$850,000100.0%$850,000
PatriotsUFAActive20192$3,700,000$1,850,000$2,000,000$2,200,00059.5%$2,200,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots7$7,017,500$1,002,500$6,076,2500.0%$280,0000.0%
Dolphins1$850,000$850,000$850,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Patriots$390,000$4,584$0$0$0$0$394,5840.3%$405,000
2013Patriots$480,000$4,584$0$0$0$0$484,5840.4%$480,000
2014Patriots$570,000$4,582$0$0$0$0$574,5820.4%$570,000
2015Patriots$660,000$150,000$200,000$0$25,000$0$1,035,0000.7%$1,172,500
2016Patriots$760,000$150,000$350,000$0$25,000$0$1,272,5000.8%$1,135,000
2017Patriots$775,000$0$0$0$0$0$615,0000.4%$775,000
2018Dolphins$850,000$0$0$0$0$0$850,0000.5%$850,000
2019Patriots$1,000,000$500,000$0$200,000$0$1,000,000$1,700,0000.9%$2,200,000
2020Patriots$1,300,000$500,000$0$200,000$0$0$2,000,0001.0%$1,500,000
Total$6,785,000$1,313,750$550,000$400,000$50,000$1,000,000$8,926,250$9,087,500
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2017$80,000$80,000
Patriots2018$200,000$200,000
Total$280,000$280,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201210----7.9%33.8%562744.922115.5000
2013123122.5%31.1%552714.93211527.2000
201416006.4%61.2%28893.21284.0000
2015151017.2%53.4%632073.30191809.5200
201614201.2%58.9%144.002157.5000
201716003.7%60.0%4215.30000.0000
201816002.7%65.8%89111.423134.3111
201915108.3%70.8%15684.53911112.3100

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$766,000$1,850,000
Injury Adjusted$809,542$1,734,375
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $6,061,000 $3,500,000

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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