Cole Holcomb

Linebacker

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $7,640,000 (2.97% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $6,000,000 (2.54% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.79
  • Contract Value: $18,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,920,000
  • Contract Ranking: 29/251 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2023 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
27$1,080,000$1,640,000$0$2,720,0001.2%
202428$6,000,000$1,640,000$0$7,640,0003.0%
202529$4,000,000$1,640,000$2,000,000$7,640,0002.9%
Total$11,080,000$4,920,000$2,000,000$18,000,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6M
$12M
$18M
202320242025
Cash Due$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
Running Cash$6,000,000$12,000,000$18,000,000
Career Earnings: $10,794,884
Career APY: $2,158,977
Potential Earnings: $22,794,884
Total Guarantees: $5,154,884
Largest Cash Payment: $6,000,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $7,640,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RedskinsDraftedExpired20194$2,754,884$688,721$234,884$4,794,884174.1%$1,198,721
SteelersUFAActive20233$18,000,000$6,000,000$4,920,000$6,000,00033.3%$6,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Commanders4$4,794,884$1,198,721$4,794,8840.0%$00.0%
Steelers1$6,000,000$6,000,000$2,720,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Redskins$495,000$58,721$0$553,7210.3%$729,884
2020Washington$675,000$58,721$0$733,7210.4%$675,000
2021Washington$850,000$58,721$0$908,7210.5%$850,000
2022Commanders$2,540,000$58,721$0$2,598,7211.2%$2,540,000
2023Steelers$1,080,000$1,640,000$0$2,720,0001.2%$6,000,000
2024Steelers$6,000,000$1,640,000$0$7,640,0003.0%$6,000,000
2025Steelers$4,000,000$1,640,000$2,000,000$7,640,0002.9%$6,000,000
Total$15,640,000$5,154,884$2,000,000$22,794,884$22,794,884

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019160063.3%56.5%743116621002000
2020115053.1%5.7%43272.519641100000
2021160092.2%0.0%835910227202100
202273142.7%0.0%373200111000000
202380039.6%6.9%312300422002100

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$2,077,000$6,000,000
Injury Adjusted$2,077,000$6,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,826,000 $3,105,000

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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