Age: 28
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.53% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,127,500 (0.56% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.14
  • Contract Value: $1,127,500 ($1,127,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $987,500
  • Contract Ranking: 103/254 at IDL

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202128$990,000$137,500$850,000$987,5000.5%
Total$990,000$137,500$850,000$987,500

Contract Notes

Danny Shelton signed a one year contract with the Giants. $987,500 is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2021
Cash Due$1,127,500
Running Cash$1,127,500
Career Earnings: $16,871,170
Career APY: $2,811,862
Potential Earnings: $17,861,170
Total Guarantees: $28,469,840
Largest Cash Payment: $7,206,760 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $3,191,910 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20154$11,703,670$2,925,918$11,703,670$2,030,95517.4%$2,030,955
BrownsDraftedTraded20154$11,703,670$2,925,918$11,703,670$9,672,71582.6%$3,224,238
PatriotsSFAExpired20191$1,030,000$1,030,000$75,000$1,030,000100.0%$1,030,000
LionsUFATerminated20202$8,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,00050.0%$4,000,000
GiantsSFAActive20211$1,127,500$1,127,500$987,500$137,50012.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots2$3,060,955$1,530,478$3,032,8300.0%$00.0%
Browns3$9,672,715$3,224,238$7,979,7750.0%$1,692,9400.0%
Lions1$4,000,000$4,000,000$2,750,0000.0%$1,250,0000.0%
Giants0$137,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Browns$435,000$1,692,940$0$435,000$2,127,9401.3%$7,206,760
2016Browns$966,985$1,692,940$0$966,985$2,659,9251.5%$966,985
2017Browns$1,498,970$1,692,940$0$1,498,970$3,191,9101.5%$1,498,970
2018Patriots$2,030,955$0$0$2,030,955$2,030,9551.1%$2,030,955
2019Patriots$805,000$75,000$150,000$0$1,001,8750.5%$1,030,000
2020Lions$1,500,000$1,250,000$0$1,500,000$2,750,0001.3%$4,000,000
2021Giants$990,000$137,500$0$850,000$987,5000.5%$1,127,500
Total$8,226,910$6,541,320$150,000$7,281,910$14,750,105$17,861,170
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2018$1,692,940$0
Lions2021$1,250,000$0
Total$2,942,940$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015160048.4%30.2%191700400000000
2016160066.9%1.6%32271.513260000000
2017142043.9%1.6%201100511000000
2018130331.1%21.6%101100110000000
2019160049.2%22.8%3031324260001000
2020120044.3%10.5%152217241000000
202161027.4%31.7%4120.50.5010000000

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$1,806,000$1,127,500
Injury Adjusted$1,934,490$1,057,031
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.5M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,514,000 $3,750,000

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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