Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver

Age: 35
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 11
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,968,750 (2.32% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,000,000 (2.32% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Contract Value: $5,000,000 ($5,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 45/385 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202035$1,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$1,500,000$4,968,7502.3%
Total$1,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$1,500,000$4,968,750

Contract Notes

Danny Amendola signed a one year, $5.0 million contract with the Detroit Lions on February 24, 2020.  Contract is worth $5 million with $4.5 million guaranteed.  Amendola received a $3 million signing bonus and full salary guarantee.  Amendola can earn up to $500,000 ($31,250 per game active) in roster bonuses.
Career Earnings: $34,596,429
Career APY: $2,883,036
Potential Earnings: $36,596,429
Total Guarantees: $25,922,500
Largest Cash Payment: $8,375,000 (2013)
Largest Cap Number: $6,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysUDFATerminated20083$1,167,500$389,167$12,500$00.0%$0
CowboysPracticeExpired20081$88,400$88,400$0$88,400100.0%$88,400
EaglesSFATerminated20093$1,205,000$401,667$10,000$00.0%$0
EaglesPracticeTerminated20091$88,400$88,400$0$00.0%$0
RamsSFAExpired20092$705,000$352,500$0$668,52994.8%$334,265
RamsERFAExpired20111$525,000$525,000$0$525,000100.0%$525,000
RamsRFAExpired20121$1,927,000$1,927,000$0$1,927,000100.0%$1,927,000
PatriotsUFARenegotiated20135$28,500,000$5,700,000$8,000,000$11,875,00041.7%$5,937,500
PatriotsOtherRenegotiated20153$14,250,000$4,750,000$500,000$2,712,50019.0%$2,712,500
PatriotsOtherRenegotiated20162$8,100,000$4,050,000$1,350,000$1,600,00019.8%$1,600,000
PatriotsOtherExpired20171$1,700,000$1,700,000$1,350,000$1,700,000100.0%$1,700,000
DolphinsUFATerminated20182$12,000,000$6,000,000$5,950,000$6,000,00050.0%$6,000,000
LionsSFAExpired20191$4,500,000$4,500,000$4,250,000$4,500,000100.0%$4,500,000
LionsUFAActive20201$5,000,000$5,000,000$4,500,000$3,000,00060.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys1$88,400$88,400$88,4000.0%$12,5000.0%
Eagles0$0$0$00.0%$30,4000.0%
Rams4$3,120,529$780,132$3,120,5290.0%$00.0%
Patriots5$17,887,500$3,577,500$17,425,0000.0%$00.0%
Dolphins1$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Lions1$7,500,000$7,500,000$4,484,3750.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2008Cowboys$88,400$0$0$0$0$0$88,4000.1%$88,400
2009Rams$310,000$0$0$0$0$0$273,5290.2%$273,529
2010Rams$395,000$0$0$0$0$0$395,000--$395,000
2011Rams$525,000$0$0$0$0$0$525,0000.4%$525,000
2012Rams$1,927,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,927,0001.6%$1,927,000
2013Patriots$2,000,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$0$2,000,000$3,575,0002.8%$8,375,000
2014Patriots$3,000,000$1,200,000$0$500,000$0$2,000,000$4,700,0003.4%$3,500,000
2015Patriots$1,250,000$1,366,666$0$500,000$0$0$3,116,6662.2%$2,712,500
2016Patriots$1,250,000$1,416,666$0$250,000$0$1,250,000$2,916,6661.8%$1,600,000
2017Patriots$1,250,000$1,516,668$0$300,000$50,000$1,250,000$3,116,6681.9%$1,700,000
2018Dolphins$2,950,000$0$3,000,000$0$50,000$5,950,000$6,000,0003.4%$6,000,000
2019Lions$4,250,000$0$0$250,000$0$4,250,000$4,484,3752.3%$4,500,000
2020Lions$1,500,000$3,000,000$0$500,000$0$1,500,000$4,968,7502.3%$5,000,000
Total$20,695,400$9,700,000$3,000,000$2,800,000$100,000$18,200,000$36,087,054$36,596,429
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2008$4,166$12,500
Cowboys2009$8,334$0
Eagles2009$20,000$20,000
Eagles2009$10,400$10,400
Total$42,900$42,900

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111----3.7%0.0%000.005459.0010
2013124047.8%1.0%111.005463311.7200
2014160040.3%17.6%000.00272007.4100
2015142051.8%18.3%2115.506564810.0311
2016124023.8%10.5%000.002324310.6431
2017151049.8%14.9%000.005761610.8220
2018151073.9%6.9%1-2-2.00595759.7120
2019151059.5%5.5%000.006267810.9100

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$4,868,000$5,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,262,963$4,687,500
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

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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