Carl Lawson

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $14,333,333 (6.85% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $15,000,000 (7.90% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.05
  • Contract Value: $45,000,000 ($15,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $30,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 16/237 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$6,200,000$333,333$7,800,000$14,000,000$14,333,3336.8%
202227$15,000,000$333,333$0$15,000,000$15,333,3337.4%
202328$15,000,000$333,333$0$0$15,333,3346.8%
Total$36,200,000$999,999$7,800,000$29,000,000$45,000,000

Contract Notes

The Jets signed Carl Lawson to a three year, $45 million contract. $30 million of the contract is guaranteed at signing. His 2021 and 2022 base salaries are guaranteed as is a roster bonus he will receive in a few days. Another $2.4 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$15M
$30M
$45M
202120222023
Cash Due$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
Running Cash$15,000,000$30,000,000$45,000,000
Career Earnings: $5,367,326
Career APY: $1,341,832
Potential Earnings: $49,367,326
Total Guarantees: $30,652,620
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $15,333,334 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20174$3,052,620$763,155$652,620$4,367,326143.1%$1,091,832
JetsUFAActive20213$45,000,000$15,000,000$30,000,000$1,000,0002.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$4,367,326$1,091,832$4,367,3260.0%$00.0%
Jets0$1,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bengals$465,000$163,155$0$0$628,1550.4%$1,117,620
2018Bengals$555,000$163,155$0$0$634,8610.3%$471,706
2019Bengals$645,000$163,155$0$0$808,1550.4%$645,000
2020Bengals$2,133,000$163,155$0$0$2,296,1551.1%$2,133,000
2021Jets$6,200,000$333,333$7,800,000$14,000,000$14,333,3336.8%$15,000,000
2022Jets$15,000,000$333,333$0$15,000,000$15,333,3337.4%$15,000,000
2023Jets$15,000,000$333,333$0$0$15,333,3346.8%$15,000,000
Total$39,998,000$1,652,619$7,800,000$29,000,000$49,367,326$49,367,326

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160041.9%34.8%958518200000000
201878019.9%1.5%4217180000000
2019123042.7%2.0%1765366220000000
2020160068.3%1.5%18185.5314320002000

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 $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $1,285,000 $904,800

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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