Cody Whitehair

Left Guard

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $5,200,000 (2.74% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $6,500,000 (3.34% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.25
  • Contract Value: $51,250,000 ($10,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,026,078
  • Contract Ranking: 6/95 at LG

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$926,078$1,518,103$0$926,078$2,444,1811.3%
202028$1,100,000$3,100,000$0$5,100,000$4,200,0002.0%
2021 📝
March 19: $4 million is guaranteed
29$1,000,000$4,200,000$0$1,000,000$5,200,0002.7%
2022 📝
March 19: $3.5 million is guaranteed
30$8,000,000$4,200,000$100,000$0$12,300,0005.8%
202331$9,800,000$4,200,000$100,000$0$14,100,0006.3%
202432$10,150,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$13,250,0005.2%
202533Void$1,100,000VoidVoid$1,100,000--
Total$30,976,078$21,318,103$300,000$7,026,078$52,594,181

Contract Notes

Cody Whitehair signed a 5 year extension with the Chicago Bears on September 2, 2019.  The contract is worth $51.250 million in near money with $12,026,078 fully guaranteed at signing and a total guarantee of $27,526,078.  Whitehair received a $6 million signing bonus, and will earn a $5.5 million option bonus in 2020.  Whitehair has guaranteed (at signing) salaries in 2019 & 2020.  Whitehair has injury guarantees of $6.5 million in 2021, and $3 million in 2022.

The Bears converted $5.5 million of 2021 base salary into a signing bonus to create $4.4 million in cap space. The move increases Whitehair's cap number by $1.1 million in each season.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10.3M
$20.5M
$30.8M
$41M
$51.3M
201920202021202220232024
Cash Due$5,900,000$10,600,000$6,500,000$8,100,000$9,900,000$10,250,000
Running Cash$5,900,000$16,500,000$23,000,000$31,100,000$41,000,000$51,250,000
Career Earnings: $26,224,568
Career APY: $5,244,914
Potential Earnings: $55,474,568
Total Guarantees: $14,390,516
Largest Cash Payment: $10,600,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $14,100,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedRenegotiated20164$4,224,568$1,056,142$2,364,438$3,198,49075.7%$1,066,163
BearsExtensionActive20195$51,250,000$10,250,000$12,026,078$23,026,07844.9%$11,513,039
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears5$26,224,568$5,244,914$9,524,5680.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Bears$450,000$318,103$0$450,000$768,1030.5%$1,722,412
2017Bears$642,026$318,103$0$642,026$960,1290.6%$642,026
2018Bears$834,052$318,103$0$0$1,152,1550.6%$834,052
2019Bears$926,078$1,518,103$0$926,078$2,444,1811.3%$6,926,078
2020Bears$1,100,000$3,100,000$0$5,100,000$4,200,0002.0%$10,600,000
2021Bears$1,000,000$4,200,000$0$1,000,000$5,200,0002.7%$6,500,000
2022Bears$8,000,000$4,200,000$100,000$0$12,300,0005.8%$8,100,000
2023Bears$9,800,000$4,200,000$100,000$0$14,100,0006.3%$9,900,000
2024Bears$10,150,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$13,250,0005.2%$10,250,000
2025Bears$0$1,100,000$0$0$1,100,000--$0
Total$32,902,156$22,272,412$300,000$8,118,104$55,474,568$55,474,568

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2016160099.8%1.2%
2017160097.6%2.9%
20181600100.0%13.8%
20191600100.0%14.0%
2020141083.4%0.0%
20211100100.0%13.8%

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$4,319,000$10,250,000
Injury Adjusted$4,319,000$10,250,000
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OTC Valuation $2.3M $4.7M $7.0M $9.3M $11.6M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $5,867,000 $3,971,259

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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