Corey Linsley

Center

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $6,600,000 (3.46% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $17,000,000 (10.65% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.58
  • Contract Value: $62,500,000 ($12,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $17,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/67 at C

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202130$4,000,000$2,600,000$0$4,000,000$6,600,0003.5%
2022 📝
March 18: Base salary is guaranteed
31$9,000,000$2,600,000$0$0$11,600,0005.7%
202332$10,500,000$2,600,000$0$0$13,100,0005.8%
202433$11,500,000$2,600,000$0$0$14,100,0005.5%
2025 📝
March 19: Roster bonus due
34$12,000,000$2,600,000$2,500,000$0$17,100,000--
Total$47,000,000$13,000,000$2,500,000$4,000,000$62,500,000

Contract Notes

Corey Linsley signed a five year, $62.5 million contract with the Chargers on March 15, 2021. Linsley received $26 million in guarantees of which $17 million is fully guaranteed. Linsley's full guarantee is made up of his 2021 salary and a $13 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 2nd day of the 2022 league year his 2022 salary will become fully guaranteed. If Linsley is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2025 league year he will earn a $2.5 million roster bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12.5M
$25M
$37.5M
$50M
$62.5M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$17,000,000$9,000,000$10,500,000$11,500,000$14,500,000
Running Cash$17,000,000$26,000,000$36,500,000$48,000,000$62,500,000
Career Earnings: $42,012,000
Career APY: $6,001,714
Potential Earnings: $91,512,000
Total Guarantees: $25,185,000
Largest Cash Payment: $17,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $17,100,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersDraftedRenegotiated20144$2,405,000$601,250$185,000$1,715,00071.3%$571,667
PackersExtensionExpired20173$25,500,000$8,500,000$8,000,000$27,297,000107.0%$6,824,250
ChargersUFAActive20215$62,500,000$12,500,000$17,000,000$13,000,00020.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers7$29,012,000$4,144,571$29,012,0000.0%$00.0%
Chargers0$13,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Packers$420,000$46,250$0$0$0$0$466,2500.3%$605,000
2015Packers$510,000$46,250$0$0$0$0$556,2500.4%$510,000
2016Packers$600,000$46,250$0$0$0$0$646,2500.4%$600,000
2017Packers$1,797,000$2,046,250$0$0$0$0$3,843,2502.2%$9,797,000
2018Packers$1,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$500,000$350,000$1,000,000$4,850,0002.6%$2,850,000
2019Packers$4,300,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$500,000$350,000$1,000,000$8,150,0004.1%$6,150,000
2020Packers$7,650,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$350,000$0$10,500,0005.1%$8,500,000
2021Chargers$4,000,000$2,600,000$0$0$0$4,000,000$6,600,0003.5%$17,000,000
2022Chargers$9,000,000$2,600,000$0$0$0$0$11,600,0005.7%$9,000,000
2023Chargers$10,500,000$2,600,000$0$0$0$0$13,100,0005.8%$10,500,000
2024Chargers$11,500,000$2,600,000$0$0$0$0$14,100,0005.5%$11,500,000
2025Chargers$12,000,000$2,600,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$17,100,000--$14,500,000
Total$63,277,000$21,185,000$4,500,000$1,500,000$1,050,000$6,000,000$91,512,000$91,512,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20141600100.0%5.3%
2015132069.8%0.0%
201697055.0%0.0%
20171600100.0%0.2%
20181600100.0%0.0%
2019160088.3%0.0%
2020130070.7%0.0%

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$8,204,000$12,500,000
Injury Adjusted$8,204,000$12,500,000
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.6M $7.5M $9.4M APY $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.3M $10.4M $4,963,000 $4,750,000

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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