Age: 29
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,047,500 (0.48% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,187,500 (0.55% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.13
  • Contract Value: $1,187,500 ($1,187,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $152,500
  • Contract Ranking: 105/270 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202229$1,035,000$152,500$1,047,5000.5%
Total$1,035,000$152,500$1,047,500

Contract Notes

Carlos Watkins signed a 4 year contract worth $2,819,648 with the Texans on May 12, 2017. Watkins received a guarantee worth $419,648 including a $419,648 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2022
Cash Due$1,187,500
Running Cash$1,187,500
Career Earnings: $4,812,148
Career APY: $962,430
Potential Earnings: $5,847,148
Total Guarantees: $972,148
Largest Cash Payment: $1,750,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $1,735,294 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedExpired20174$2,819,648$704,912$419,648$2,909,648103.2%$727,412
CowboysUFAExpired20211$1,750,000$1,750,000$400,000$1,750,000100.0%$1,750,000
CowboysUFAActive20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$152,500$152,50012.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans4$2,909,648$727,412$2,909,6480.0%$00.0%
Cowboys1$1,902,500$1,902,500$1,735,2940.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Texans$465,000$104,912$0$569,9120.3%$884,648
2018Texans$555,000$104,912$0$659,9120.3%$555,000
2019Texans$645,000$104,912$0$749,9120.4%$645,000
2020Texans$825,000$104,912$0$929,9120.4%$825,000
2021Cowboys$1,100,000$400,000$250,000$1,735,2940.8%$1,750,000
2022Cowboys$1,035,000$152,500$0$1,047,5000.5%$1,187,500
Total$4,625,000$972,148$250,000$5,692,442$5,847,148

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017120332.1%11.7%7900301000000
201840114.0%0.4%2112110000000
2019102424.5%13.8%101313121000100
2020160049.0%18.7%1710210423000100
2021152038.1%3.7%171518521100100

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$688,000$1,187,500
Injury Adjusted$925,933$1,039,063
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.7M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15M $18.8M $4,966,000 $5,500,000

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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