Buddy Howell

Running Back

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,447,059 (0.75% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,500,000 (0.71% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.04
  • Contract Value: $1,500,000 ($1,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $200,000
  • Contract Ranking: 50/153 at RB

Current Contract

(RFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$1,000,000$200,000$300,000$1,447,0590.7%
Total$1,000,000$200,000$300,000$1,447,059

Contract Notes

Buddy Howell agreed to a one year contract with the Houston Texans per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Contract is worth $1.5 million base value with $200,000 guaranteed via signing bonus. Howell can earn up to $300,000 ($18,750 per game active) in roster bonuses. An additional $300,000 is available through performance incentives.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.5M
2021
Cash Due$1,500,000
Running Cash$1,500,000
Career Earnings: $2,007,500
Career APY: $669,167
Potential Earnings: $3,300,000
Total Guarantees: $220,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,500,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $1,447,059 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsUDFATerminated20183$1,717,500$572,500$7,500$00.0%$0
TexansUDFAExpired20183$1,717,500$572,500$12,500$1,800,000104.8%$600,000
TexansRFAActive20211$1,500,000$1,500,000$200,000$200,00013.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins0$7,500$0$00.0%$7,5000.0%
Texans3$2,000,000$666,667$1,800,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Texans$480,000$0$0$5,000$480,0000.3%$480,000
2019Texans$570,000$0$0$0$570,0000.3%$570,000
2020Texans$750,000$0$0$0$750,0000.3%$750,000
2021Texans$1,000,000$200,000$300,000$0$1,447,0590.7%$1,500,000
Total$2,800,000$200,000$300,000$5,000$3,247,059$3,300,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Dolphins2018$2,500$7,500
Dolphins2019$5,000$0
Total$7,500$7,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201916003.3%65.1%5102.00000.0000
202014204.8%55.8%16644.00133.0000

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$722,000$1,500,000
Injury Adjusted$750,116$1,312,500
test
OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.5M $13.1M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $6,038,000 $3,600,000

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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