D.J. Chark

Wide Receiver

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,890,000 (1.10% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.23% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.04
  • Contract Value: $3,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,065,000
  • Contract Ranking: 75/393 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$1,500,000$565,000$935,000$1,500,000$2,890,0001.1%
Total$1,500,000$565,000$935,000$1,500,000$2,890,000

Contract Notes

D.J. Chark signed a one year contract worth $3 million with the Chargers. $2.06 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
2024
Cash Due$3,000,000
Running Cash$3,000,000
Career Earnings: $21,108,789
Career APY: $3,518,132
Potential Earnings: $23,543,789
Total Guarantees: $19,324,731
Largest Cash Payment: $10,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $4,023,333 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JaguarsDraftedExpired20184$4,447,230$1,111,808$2,259,731$5,543,789124.7%$1,385,947
LionsUFAExpired20221$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000100.0%$10,000,000
PanthersUFAExpired20231$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000100.0%$5,000,000
ChargersSFAActive20241$3,000,000$3,000,000$2,065,000$565,00018.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jaguars4$5,543,789$1,385,947$5,543,7890.0%$00.0%
Lions1$10,000,000$10,000,000$4,023,3330.0%$5,976,6670.0%
Panthers1$5,000,000$5,000,000$1,864,0000.0%$3,136,0000.0%
Chargers0$565,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Jaguars$480,000$328,587$0$480,000$808,5870.4%$1,794,348
2019Jaguars$682,147$328,587$0$465,383$1,010,7340.5%$682,147
2020Jaguars$884,294$328,587$0$0$1,212,8810.6%$884,294
2021Jaguars$2,183,000$328,587$0$0$2,511,5871.2%$2,183,000
2022Lions$1,035,000$2,988,333$0$1,035,000$4,023,3331.8%$10,000,000
2023Panthers$1,080,000$784,000$0$1,080,000$1,864,0000.8%$5,000,000
2024Chargers$1,500,000$565,000$935,000$1,500,000$2,890,0001.1%$3,000,000
Total$7,844,441$5,651,681$935,000$4,560,383$14,321,122$23,543,789
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2023$5,976,667$0
Panthers2024$3,136,000$0
Total$9,112,667$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018115028.0%38.5%000.001417412.4011
2019151078.0%9.1%22010.0073100813.8800
2020133067.7%0.0%000.005370613.3500
202140015.6%0.0%000.00715422.0200
2022112046.8%0.0%000.003050216.7300
2023152067.1%0.0%000.003552515.0500

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$6,084,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$7,194,259$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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