Bud Dupree

Edge Rusher

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $5,111,765 (2.69% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $18,000,000 (9.03% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.52
  • Contract Value: $82,500,000 ($16,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $33,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 14/213 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202128$1,750,000$3,200,000$250,000$1,750,000$5,111,7652.7%
2022 📝
March 21: $1.25 million is guaranteed
29$16,000,000$3,200,000$0$16,000,000$19,200,0008.9%
202330$17,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$20,200,0009.0%
202431$16,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$19,200,0007.5%
202532$15,500,000$3,200,000$0$0$18,700,000--
Total$66,250,000$16,000,000$250,000$17,750,000$82,411,765

Contract Notes

Bud Dupree signed a five year, $82.5 million contract with the Titans on March 18, 2021. $35 million of the contract is guaranteed with $33.75 million fully guaranteed at signing. Dupree's 2021 and 2022 salaries are fully guaranteed and he received a $16 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 league year he will earn a $1.25 million full guarantee on his 2023 salary. Another $2.5 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$16.5M
$33M
$49.5M
$66M
$82.5M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$18,000,000$16,000,000$17,000,000$16,000,000$15,500,000
Running Cash$18,000,000$34,000,000$51,000,000$67,000,000$82,500,000
Career Earnings: $50,282,286
Career APY: $8,380,381
Potential Earnings: $116,782,286
Total Guarantees: $58,210,701
Largest Cash Payment: $18,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $20,200,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20154$18,454,286$3,690,598$8,632,701$18,454,286100.0%$3,690,857
SteelersFranchiseExpired20201$15,828,000$15,828,000$15,828,000$15,828,000100.0%$15,828,000
TitansUFAActive20215$82,500,000$16,500,000$33,750,000$16,000,00019.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers6$34,282,286$5,713,714$34,282,2860.0%$00.0%
Titans0$16,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Steelers$435,000$1,241,779$0$435,000$1,676,7791.2%$5,402,116
2016Steelers$854,195$1,241,779$0$854,195$2,095,9741.3%$854,195
2017Steelers$1,273,390$1,241,779$0$1,273,390$2,515,1691.5%$1,273,390
2018Steelers$1,692,585$1,241,779$0$1,103,000$2,934,3641.6%$1,692,585
2019Steelers$9,232,000$0$0$9,232,000$9,232,0004.5%$9,232,000
2020Steelers$15,828,000$0$0$15,828,000$15,828,0007.9%$15,828,000
2021Titans$1,750,000$3,200,000$250,000$1,750,000$5,111,7652.7%$18,000,000
2022Titans$16,000,000$3,200,000$0$16,000,000$19,200,0008.9%$16,000,000
2023Titans$17,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$20,200,0009.0%$17,000,000
2024Titans$16,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$19,200,0007.5%$16,000,000
2025Titans$15,500,000$3,200,000$0$0$18,700,000--$15,500,000
Total$95,565,170$20,967,116$250,000$46,475,585$116,694,051$116,782,286

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
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
2020110059.1%7.1%2388468152002000
202122027.5%11.6%2000010000000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.5M $8.9M $13.4M $17.9M $22.4M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $659,000 $823,760

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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