Chris Carson

Running Back

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2023 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,700,000 (1.47% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $5,500,000 (2.73% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.04
  • Contract Value: $10,425,000 ($5,212,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 16/168 at RB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$200,000$1,000,000$2,700,0001.5%
202228$4,500,000$1,500,000$425,000$0$0$6,425,0003.1%
2023 📝
February 10: Contract voids
29Void$1,500,000VoidVoidVoid$1,500,0000.7%
Total$5,500,000$4,500,000$425,000$200,000$1,000,000$10,625,000

Contract Notes

Chris Carson signed a 2 year, $10.4 million contract with the Seahawks, Carson received $5.5 million guaranteed of which $4.5 million was paid as a signing bonus. Carson has up to $425,000 in per game bonuses in 2022 (max for 17 games) in the contract. 2023 is a void year used for cap purposes. His contract will void five days after the Super Bowl.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.2M
$10.4M
20212022
Cash Due$5,500,000$4,925,000
Running Cash$5,500,000$10,425,000
Career Earnings: $8,273,669
Career APY: $2,068,417
Potential Earnings: $14,198,669
Total Guarantees: $5,565,140
Largest Cash Payment: $5,500,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $6,425,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedExpired20174$2,465,140$616,285$65,140$3,773,669153.1%$943,417
SeahawksUFAActive20212$10,425,000$5,212,500$5,500,000$4,500,00043.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks4$8,273,669$2,068,417$3,773,6690.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Seahawks$465,000$16,285$0$0$0$391,8140.2%$440,669
2018Seahawks$555,000$16,285$0$0$0$571,2850.3%$555,000
2019Seahawks$645,000$16,285$0$0$0$661,2850.3%$645,000
2020Seahawks$2,133,000$16,285$0$0$0$2,149,2851.1%$2,133,000
2021Seahawks$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$200,000$1,000,000$2,700,0001.5%$5,500,000
2022Seahawks$4,500,000$1,500,000$425,000$0$0$6,425,0003.1%$4,925,000
2023Seahawks$0$1,500,000$0$0$0$1,500,0000.7%$0
Total$9,298,000$4,565,140$425,000$200,000$1,000,000$14,398,669$14,198,669

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017412014.2%0.8%492084.207598.4100
2018142042.4%2.6%24711514.79201638.2032
2019151065.5%0.0%27812304.47372667.2274
2020124037.8%0.0%1416814.85372877.8400
202110077.8%0.0%16915.703268.7000

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$7,693,000$5,212,500
Injury Adjusted$7,693,000$5,212,500
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.3M $7.9M $10.6M $13.2M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $7,461,000 $5,000,000

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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