Courtland Sutton

Wide Receiver

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $5,325,000 (2.42% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $12,000,000 (5.31% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.25
  • Contract Value: $60,000,000 ($15,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,848,944
  • Contract Ranking: 20/388 at WR

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$2,183,000$1,963,987$0$849,991$4,146,9872.1%
2022 📝
March 21: 2023 salary is guaranteed
27$1,500,000$3,825,000$0$1,500,000$5,325,0002.4%
202328$14,000,000$3,825,000$500,000$14,000,000$18,325,0008.1%
2024 📝
March 21: $2 million is guaranteed
29$13,000,000$3,825,000$500,000$0$17,325,0006.8%
202530$13,500,000$3,825,000$500,000$0$17,825,000--
Total$44,183,000$17,263,987$1,500,000$16,349,991$62,946,987

Contract Notes

Courtland Sutton signed a four year contract extension with the Denver Broncos worth $60,000,000 with $34.9 million in guarantees. Sutton received a $6 million signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$15M
$30M
$45M
$60M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$6,000,000$12,000,000$14,500,000$13,500,000$14,000,000
Running Cash$6,000,000$18,000,000$32,500,000$46,000,000$60,000,000
Career Earnings: $13,611,939
Career APY: $3,402,985
Potential Earnings: $67,611,939
Total Guarantees: $23,175,889
Largest Cash Payment: $14,500,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $18,325,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedExtended20184$6,841,930$1,710,483$4,326,945$5,428,93979.3%$1,809,646
BroncosExtensionActive20214$60,000,000$15,000,000$18,848,944$8,183,00013.6%$8,183,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos4$13,611,939$3,402,985$8,811,9390.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Broncos$480,000$763,987$0$480,000$1,243,9870.7%$3,535,948
2019Broncos$790,997$763,987$0$790,997$1,554,9840.8%$790,997
2020Broncos$1,101,994$763,987$0$0$1,865,9810.9%$1,101,994
2021Broncos$2,183,000$1,963,987$0$849,991$4,146,9872.1%$8,183,000
2022Broncos$1,500,000$3,825,000$0$1,500,000$5,325,0002.4%$12,000,000
2023Broncos$14,000,000$3,825,000$500,000$14,000,000$18,325,0008.1%$14,500,000
2024Broncos$13,000,000$3,825,000$500,000$0$17,325,0006.8%$13,500,000
2025Broncos$13,500,000$3,825,000$500,000$0$17,825,000--$14,000,000
Total$46,555,991$19,555,948$1,500,000$17,620,988$67,611,939$67,611,939

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018160076.3%6.0%1-1-1.004270416.8400
2019160092.0%0.9%3175.7072111215.4620
20201102.9%0.0%000.0036622.0000
2021170085.1%1.0%000.005877613.4200

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$9,201,000$15,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,201,000$15,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $7,355,000 $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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