Cordarrelle Patterson

Wide Receiver

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 11
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,250,000 (0.88% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,200,000 (1.35% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.42
  • Contract Value: $6,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,900,000
  • Contract Ranking: 75/392 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202433$1,300,000$950,000$2,250,0000.9%
202534$2,800,000$950,000$3,750,0001.4%
Total$4,100,000$1,900,000$6,000,000

Contract Notes

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a two year, $6 million contract with the Steelers. $1.9 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
$6M
20242025
Cash Due$3,200,000$2,800,000
Running Cash$3,200,000$6,000,000
Career Earnings: $41,121,046
Career APY: $3,738,277
Potential Earnings: $45,221,046
Total Guarantees: $29,431,359
Largest Cash Payment: $6,250,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $5,600,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExpired20134$7,221,046$1,805,262$5,831,359$7,221,046100.0%$1,805,262
PatriotsUFAExpired20172$8,500,000$4,250,000$5,000,000$3,250,00038.2%$3,250,000
RaidersUFATraded20172$8,500,000$4,250,000$5,000,000$5,250,00061.8%$5,250,000
BearsUFAExpired20192$10,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$10,000,000100.0%$5,000,000
FalconsUFAExpired20211$3,000,000$3,000,000$1,700,000$3,000,000100.0%$3,000,000
FalconsUFAExpired20222$10,500,000$5,250,000$5,000,000$10,500,000100.0%$5,250,000
SteelersUFAActive20242$6,000,000$3,000,000$1,900,000$1,900,00031.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings4$7,221,046$1,805,262$7,221,0460.0%$00.0%
Patriots1$3,250,000$3,250,000$3,250,0000.0%$00.0%
Raiders1$5,250,000$5,250,000$5,600,0000.0%$00.0%
Bears2$10,000,000$5,000,000$9,484,3750.0%$00.0%
Falcons3$13,500,000$4,500,000$11,000,0000.0%$2,500,0000.0%
Steelers0$1,900,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Vikings$405,000$907,918$0$0$0$0$405,000$1,312,9181.0%$4,036,672
2014Vikings$733,229$907,918$0$0$0$0$733,229$1,641,1471.2%$733,229
2015Vikings$1,061,458$907,918$0$0$0$0$1,061,458$1,969,3761.3%$1,061,458
2016Vikings$1,009,687$907,918$280,000$0$100,000$0$0$2,297,6051.5%$1,389,687
2017Raiders$2,500,000$0$2,500,000$250,000$0$350,000$5,000,000$5,600,0003.2%$5,250,000
2018Patriots$3,000,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$0$3,250,0001.8%$3,250,000
2019Bears$2,500,000$500,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,234,3752.2%$5,250,000
2020Bears$4,150,000$500,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$0$5,250,0002.5%$4,750,000
2021Falcons$1,300,000$1,700,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,000,0001.6%$3,000,000
2022Falcons$1,250,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,500,0001.2%$6,250,000
2023Falcons$4,250,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$0$0$5,500,0002.4%$4,250,000
2024Steelers$1,300,000$950,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,250,0000.9%$3,200,000
2025Steelers$2,800,000$950,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,750,0001.4%$2,800,000
Total$26,259,374$10,731,672$4,280,000$1,250,000$200,000$350,000$11,199,687$42,555,421$45,221,046
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2024$2,500,000$0
Total$2,500,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013160041.9%19.9%1215813.234546910.4400
2014160055.3%16.9%1011711.713338411.6111
201516005.6%15.9%2157.502105.0011
2016160050.4%29.1%7436.10524538.7220
2017160042.5%36.7%131219.323030510.2030
2018151020.6%16.6%422285.412124711.8311
2019160018.6%48.5%171036.1011837.5000
2020160018.8%29.6%642323.61211326.3000
2021161045.0%17.9%1536184.065254810.5500
2022130036.3%13.8%1446954.88211225.8000
2023142115.7%16.3%501813.609384.2100

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$997,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$1,129,366$2,625,000
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5.8M $11.7M $17.5M $23.3M $29.2M $9,208,000 $7,000,000

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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