D.J. Swearinger

Safety

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $800,000 (0.40% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,100,000 (0.46% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.38
  • Contract Value: $1,100,000 ($1,100,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 82/193 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202029$1,050,000$50,000$800,0000.4%
Total$1,050,000$50,000$800,000

Contract Notes

DJ Swearinger signed a one year contract with the New Orleans Saints on March 22, 2020.  Contract is worth $1.05 million with no guaranteed money.  Swearinger can earn $50,000 by making the 53 man roster.
Career Earnings: $17,771,976
Career APY: $2,538,854
Potential Earnings: $11,067,647
Total Guarantees: $14,631,256
Largest Cash Payment: $6,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $3,333,333 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedTerminated20134$3,491,298$872,825$1,315,628$1,887,82354.1%$943,912
BuccaneersDraftedTerminated20134$3,491,298$872,825$1,315,628$00.0%$0
CardinalsPracticeRenegotiated20151$112,200$112,200$0$00.0%$0
CardinalsSFAExpired20151$585,000$585,000$0$137,64723.5%$137,647
CardinalsRFAExpired20161$1,671,000$1,671,000$0$1,671,000100.0%$1,671,000
CardinalsUFATerminated20173$13,500,000$4,500,000$6,000,000$176,4711.3%$176,471
RedskinsUFATerminated20173$13,500,000$4,500,000$6,000,000$6,000,00044.4%$6,000,000
RaidersSFATerminated20191$805,000$805,000$0$00.0%$0
SaintsSFAExpired20191$805,000$805,000$0$94,70611.8%$94,706
SaintsUFAActive20201$1,100,000$1,100,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans2$1,887,823$943,912$1,428,2590.0%$459,5640.0%
Buccaneers0$424,935$0$00.0%$424,9350.0%
Cardinals3$6,304,218$2,101,406$1,985,1180.0%$4,319,1000.0%
Washington1$8,823,529$8,823,529$3,333,3330.0%$5,490,1960.0%
Raiders0$236,765$0$00.0%$236,7650.0%
Saints1$94,706$94,706$94,7060.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Texans$405,000$229,782$0$0$634,7820.5%$1,324,128
2014Texans$563,695$229,782$0$396,500$793,4770.6%$563,695
2015Cardinals$585,000$0$0$0$137,6470.1%$137,647
2016Cardinals$1,671,000$0$0$0$1,671,0001.0%$1,671,000
2018Cardinals$3,000,000$0$0$0$176,4710.1%$176,471
2017Redskins$2,000,000$1,333,333$0$2,000,000$3,333,3331.9%$6,000,000
2019Saints$805,000$0$0$0$94,7060.0%$94,706
2020Saints$1,050,000$0$50,000$0$800,0000.4%$1,100,000
Total$10,079,695$1,792,897$50,000$2,396,500$7,641,416$11,067,647
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2015$459,564$0
Buccaneers2015$424,935$424,935
Cardinals2015$6,600$6,600
Washington2018$4,156,862$2,823,529
Washington2019$1,333,334$0
Cardinals2019$4,312,500$4,312,500
Raiders2019$236,765$236,765
Total$10,930,560$7,804,329

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013160078.1%40.2%541700304101000
2014160090.2%6.0%5122183362313100
2015112024.4%31.9%163000010012120
2016160077.9%31.6%5882135383130000
2017160099.6%17.9%53151531104320000
2018150193.0%0.0%41101601104333100
201990144.4%2.2%321800013000000
202010122.7%11.7%3100000000000

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$700,000$1,100,000
Injury Adjusted$700,000$1,100,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M $4,895,000 $4,000,000

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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