Cairo Santos

Kicker

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2024 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,575,000 (0.83% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $3,575,000 (1.92% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.27
  • Contract Value: $9,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,575,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/43 at K

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202130$1,075,000$500,000$1,075,000$1,575,0000.8%
2022 📝
March 20: $1 million injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee
31$2,675,000$500,000$0$3,175,0001.6%
202332$2,750,000$500,000$0$3,275,0001.5%
2024 📝
February 17: 2024-2025 contract years void
33Void$500,000Void$1,000,0000.4%
202534Void$500,000Void$0--
Total$6,500,000$2,500,000$1,075,000$9,025,000

Contract Notes

Cairo Santos signed a three year, $9 million contract with the Bears. Santos received $4.575 million in guarantees, of which $3.575 million is guaranteed at signing. Another $1 million will become fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year. The final two years are void years for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
$6M
$9M
202120222023
Cash Due$3,575,000$2,675,000$2,750,000
Running Cash$3,575,000$6,250,000$9,000,000
Career Earnings: $8,047,324
Career APY: $1,341,221
Potential Earnings: $11,891,412
Total Guarantees: $4,270,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,575,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $3,275,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsUDFAExpired20143$1,532,000$510,667$0$1,532,000100.0%$510,667
ChiefsRFATerminated20171$1,797,000$1,797,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20171$690,000$690,000$0$243,52935.3%$243,529
JetsUFATerminated20181$2,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$00.0%$0
RamsSFATerminated20181$790,000$790,000$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersSFAExpired20181$790,000$790,000$0$259,41232.8%$259,412
BuccaneersSFATerminated20191$1,000,000$1,000,000$195,000$00.0%$0
TitansSFATerminated20191$805,000$805,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFATerminated20201$910,000$910,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeRenegotiated20201$245,529$245,529$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeElevated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20201$910,000$910,000$0$856,47194.1%$856,471
BearsUFAActive20213$9,000,000$3,000,000$3,575,000$2,500,00027.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs3$2,483,353$827,784$1,532,0000.0%$951,3530.0%
Bears2$3,653,529$1,826,765$949,4110.0%$53,5290.0%
Jets0$500,000$0$00.0%$500,0000.0%
Rams0$151,030$0$00.0%$151,0300.0%
Buccaneers1$454,412$454,412$259,4120.0%$195,0000.0%
Titans0$805,000$0$00.0%$805,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Chiefs$420,000$666$0$420,6660.3%$422,000
2015Chiefs$510,000$666$0$510,6660.4%$510,000
2016Chiefs$600,000$668$0$600,6680.4%$600,000
2017Bears$690,000$0$0$243,5290.1%$243,529
2018Buccaneers$790,000$0$0$259,4120.1%$259,412
2020Bears$910,000$0$0$705,8820.3%$856,471
2021Bears$1,075,000$500,000$1,075,000$1,575,0000.8%$3,575,000
2022Bears$2,675,000$500,000$0$3,175,0001.6%$2,675,000
2023Bears$2,750,000$500,000$0$3,275,0001.5%$2,750,000
2024Bears$0$500,000$0$1,000,0000.4%$0
2025Bears$0$500,000$0$0--$0
Total$10,420,000$2,502,000$1,075,000$11,765,823$11,891,412
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chiefs2017$422,824$422,824
Chiefs2017$528,529$528,529
Jets2018$500,000$500,000
Rams2018$92,942$92,942
Rams2018$58,088$58,088
Buccaneers2019$195,000$195,000
Titans2019$805,000$805,000
Bears2020$53,529$53,529
Total$2,655,912$2,655,912

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2014160033.5%
2015160038.7%
2016160035.9%
201751308.7%
201890019.9%
20195009.6%
2020160032.1%

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$3,374,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$3,374,000$3,000,000
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OTC Valuation $653.7k $1.3M $2.0M $2.6M $3.3M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,527,000 $3,250,000

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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