Christian Sam

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $705,000 (0.32% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $705,000 (0.33% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,575,000 ($787,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 243/266 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$705,000$705,0000.3%
202327$870,000$870,0000.4%
Total$1,575,000$1,575,000

Contract Notes

Christian Sam signed a four year contract with the New England Patriots worth $2,641,496 on May 10, 2018. Sam received a $181,496 signing bonus. Sam was the 178th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.8M
$1.6M
20222023
Cash Due$705,000$870,000
Running Cash$705,000$1,575,000
Career Earnings: $616,496
Career APY: $308,248
Potential Earnings: $2,135,496
Total Guarantees: $181,496
Largest Cash Payment: $870,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $870,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedTerminated20184$2,641,496$660,374$181,496$544,49620.6%$544,496
DolphinsPracticeTerminated20191$136,000$136,000$0$00.0%$0
49ersPracticeTerminated20191$136,000$136,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeExpired20191$136,000$136,000$0$16,00011.8%$16,000
LionsSFATerminated20201$510,000$510,000$0$00.0%$0
CowboysSFAActive20222$1,575,000$787,500$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots1$544,496$544,496$408,3740.0%$136,1220.0%
Dolphins0$16,000$0$00.0%$16,0000.0%
49ers0$40,000$0$00.0%$40,0000.0%
Lions1$16,000$16,000$16,0000.0%$00.0%
Cowboys0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Patriots$480,000$45,374$408,3740.2%$544,496
2019Lions$136,000$0$16,0000.0%$16,000
2022Cowboys$705,000$0$705,0000.3%$705,000
2023Cowboys$870,000$0$870,0000.4%$870,000
Total$2,191,000$45,374$1,999,374$2,135,496
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2019$45,374$0
Dolphins2019$16,000$16,000
49ers2019$40,000$40,000
Patriots2020$90,748$0
Total$192,122$56,000

Statistics

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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 $2.5M $5M $7.5M $10.1M $12.6M APY $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.1M $16.4M $3,019,000 $2,433,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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