Charles Leno Jr.

Left Tackle

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $8,500,000 (3.97% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $6,250,000 (2.65% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Contract Value: $37,000,000 ($12,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 18/122 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202130$1,500,000$4,250,000$0$500,000$0$1,000,000$6,250,0003.1%
2022 📝
March 20: Salary is guaranteed
31$1,250,000$2,250,000$4,000,000$935,000$65,000$5,250,000$8,500,0004.0%
2023 📝
March 2: $3.75 million of base salary is guaranteed
32$9,250,000$2,250,000$0$935,000$65,000$0$12,500,0005.6%
202433$11,000,000$2,250,000$0$935,000$65,000$0$14,250,0005.6%
Total$23,000,000$11,000,000$4,000,000$3,305,000$195,000$6,250,000$41,500,000

Contract Notes

Charles Leno signed a thee year extension with Washington on January 7, 2022. Leno's contract is worth $37.5 million. He received a $9 million signing bonus and $18 million is guaranteed in total.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12.5M
$25M
$37.5M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$9,000,000$6,250,000$10,250,000$12,000,000
Running Cash$8,500,000$14,750,000$25,000,000$37,000,000
Career Earnings: $44,473,512
Career APY: $5,559,189
Potential Earnings: $72,873,512
Total Guarantees: $25,743,512
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $14,250,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedRenegotiated20144$2,266,512$566,628$46,512$1,576,51269.6%$525,504
BearsExtensionTerminated20174$37,000,000$9,250,000$13,697,000$29,797,00080.5%$7,449,250
WashingtonSFAExtended20211$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,000,000$00.0%$0
WashingtonExtensionActive20213$37,000,000$12,500,000$9,000,000$13,000,00035.1%$13,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears7$31,473,512$4,496,216$26,273,5120.0%$5,200,0000.0%
Commanders1$13,000,000$13,000,000$6,250,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Bears$420,000$11,628$0$0$0$0$431,6280.3%$466,512
2015Bears$510,000$11,628$0$0$0$0$521,6280.4%$510,000
2016Bears$600,000$11,628$0$0$0$0$611,6280.4%$600,000
2017Bears$1,797,000$911,628$2,500,000$0$0$1,797,000$5,208,6283.0%$8,797,000
2018Bears$4,900,000$900,000$0$0$100,000$4,900,000$5,900,0003.2%$5,000,000
2019Bears$900,000$2,300,000$0$0$100,000$900,000$3,300,0001.7%$8,000,000
2020Bears$7,900,000$2,300,000$0$0$100,000$0$10,300,0004.8%$8,000,000
2021Washington$1,500,000$4,250,000$0$500,000$0$1,000,000$6,250,0003.1%$13,000,000
2022Commanders$1,250,000$2,250,000$4,000,000$935,000$65,000$5,250,000$8,500,0004.0%$6,250,000
2023Commanders$9,250,000$2,250,000$0$935,000$65,000$0$12,500,0005.6%$10,250,000
2024Commanders$11,000,000$2,250,000$0$935,000$65,000$0$14,250,0005.6%$12,000,000
Total$40,027,000$17,446,512$6,500,000$3,305,000$495,000$13,847,000$67,773,512$72,873,512
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2021$2,400,000$100,000
Bears2022$2,800,000$0
Total$5,200,000$100,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20146072.7%1.1%
2015160085.3%19.1%
20161600100.0%13.1%
20171600100.0%11.9%
2018160099.3%13.8%
2019160099.7%14.0%
2020160099.5%14.3%
2021170099.5%14.4%

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$11,477,000$12,500,000
Injury Adjusted$11,477,000$12,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.5M $9.7M $13M $16.2M APY $3.8M $7.7M $11.5M $15.3M $19.2M $8,335,000 $14,575,000

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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