Cornelius Lucas

Left Tackle

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $2,670,000 (1.25% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $3,650,000 (1.80% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.37
  • Contract Value: $6,500,000 ($3,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,920,000
  • Contract Ranking: 32/105 at LT

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202231$1,120,000$900,000$680,000$50,000$1,120,000$2,670,0001.2%
202332$1,950,000$900,000$850,000$50,000$0$3,750,0001.6%
Total$3,070,000$1,800,000$1,530,000$100,000$1,120,000$6,420,000

Contract Notes

Cornelius Lucas  signed a two year contract with the Commanders.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.3M
$6.5M
20222023
Cash Due$3,650,000$2,850,000
Running Cash$3,650,000$6,500,000
Career Earnings: $9,184,439
Career APY: $1,312,063
Potential Earnings: $13,589,412
Total Guarantees: $4,019,998
Largest Cash Payment: $3,650,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $3,750,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsUDFAExpired20143$1,550,000$516,667$0$1,550,000100.0%$516,667
LionsRFATerminated20171$1,797,000$1,797,000$0$00.0%$0
RamsSFAExpired20171$690,000$690,000$0$649,41294.1%$649,412
RamsUFATerminated20181$879,998$879,998$89,998$00.0%$0
SaintsSFATerminated20181$790,000$790,000$0$00.0%$0
SaintsSFATerminated20181$790,000$790,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20191$840,000$840,000$10,000$840,000100.0%$840,000
WashingtonUFAExpired20202$3,800,000$1,900,000$1,000,000$4,050,000106.6%$2,025,000
CommandersUFAActive20222$6,500,000$3,250,000$2,920,000$1,800,00027.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions3$1,708,559$569,520$1,166,0000.0%$158,5590.0%
Rams1$739,410$739,410$649,4120.0%$89,9980.0%
Saints0$46,470$0$00.0%$37,0590.0%
Bears1$840,000$840,000$680,0000.0%$00.0%
Commanders2$5,850,000$2,925,000$3,710,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Lions$420,000$6,666$0$0$0$0$42,6660.0%$440,000
2015Lions$510,000$6,666$0$0$0$0$516,6660.4%$510,000
2016Lions$600,000$6,668$0$0$0$0$606,6680.4%$600,000
2017Rams$690,000$0$0$0$0$0$649,4120.4%$649,412
2019Bears$805,000$10,000$25,000$0$0$0$680,0000.4%$840,000
2020Washington$910,000$500,000$0$250,000$0$0$1,660,0000.8%$2,160,000
2021Washington$1,130,000$500,000$0$510,000$0$0$2,050,0001.0%$1,890,000
2022Commanders$1,120,000$900,000$0$680,000$50,000$1,120,000$2,670,0001.2%$3,650,000
2023Commanders$1,950,000$900,000$0$850,000$50,000$0$3,750,0001.6%$2,850,000
Total$8,135,000$2,830,000$25,000$2,290,000$100,000$1,120,000$12,625,412$13,589,412
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2017$158,559$158,559
Rams2018$89,998$89,998
Saints2018$37,059$46,470
Total$285,616$295,027

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2014150141.0%15.4%
2015150130.0%12.9%
201650114.0%5.5%
201710146.2%0.6%
20181005.0%0.5%
2019160047.3%15.0%
2020142049.2%11.7%
2021151052.1%12.8%
2022120052.5%12.5%

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$4,774,000$3,250,000
Injury Adjusted$4,774,000$3,250,000
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OTC Valuation $3.8M $7.6M $11.5M $15.3M $19.1M APY $3.8M $7.7M $11.5M $15.3M $19.2M $10,023,000 $14,575,000

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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