• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $9,232,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.47%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $9,232,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.53%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $18,454,286
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,690,598
  • Position Ranking: 24/91 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,632,701
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 269
  • College: Kentucky
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 1, #22 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2015 (Drafted)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $13,774,000

Contract Notes

The Steelers picked up Bud Dupree's fifth year option for 2019. The option is worth $9.232 million and is guaranteed for injury. If he is on the roster on the first day of the 2019 league year his salary will become fully guaranteed.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201522$435,000$1,241,779$435,000$1,676,7791.2%
201623$854,195$1,241,779$854,195$2,095,9741.3%
201724$1,273,390$1,241,779$1,273,390$2,515,1691.5%
201825$1,692,585$1,241,779$1,103,000$2,934,3641.7%
2019 📝
March 13: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
26$9,232,000$0$9,232,000$9,232,0004.9%
Total$13,487,170$4,967,116$12,897,585$18,454,286
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Career Earnings: $18,454,286
Career APY: $3,690,857
Potential Earnings: $18,454,286
Total Guarantees: $8,632,701
Largest Cash Payment: $9,232,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,232,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedActive20154$18,454,286$3,690,598$8,632,701$18,454,286100.0%$3,690,857
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers5$18,454,286$3,690,857$18,454,2860.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Steelers$435,000$1,241,779$435,000$1,676,7791.2%$5,402,116
2016Steelers$854,195$1,241,779$854,195$2,095,9741.3%$854,195
2017Steelers$1,273,390$1,241,779$1,273,390$2,515,1691.5%$1,273,390
2018Steelers$1,692,585$1,241,779$1,103,000$2,934,3641.7%$1,692,585
2019Steelers$9,232,000$0$9,232,000$9,232,0004.9%$9,232,000
Total$13,487,170$4,967,116$12,897,585$18,454,286$18,454,286

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2015160050.6%21.3%17947461000000
201679030.4%2.7%1954.524561001000
2017151081.2%10.8%3196561271000100
2018160083.2%13.3%30125.539.581331101001
2019160090.6%14.9%491911.55716163004200

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$13,337,000$3,690,598
Injury Adjusted$13,337,000$3,690,598
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,830,000 $7,500,000

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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