Darren Fells

Tight End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $975,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.58%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $1,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.57%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $1,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 70/234 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $100,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6′ 7″
  • Weight: 281
  • College: UC Irvine
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2013 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Darren Fells signed a one year, $1 million contract with the Lions on March 11, 2017. We are estimating that Feels received a $100,000 signing bonus and can earn up to $200,000 in per game roster bonuses as part of his contract. Please note this is not a “verified report” and if you are using these numbers in an article or on a website please include the appropriate page link and credit the material back to OTC.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017$700,000$100,000$200,000$0$0$975,0000.6%
Total$700,000$100,000$200,000$0$0$975,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $1,630,000
Years: 3
Career APY: $543,333
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsSFA20142$930,000$465,000$930,000100.0%$465,000
CardinalsERFAExpired20161$600,000$600,000$600,000100.0%$600,000
LionsSFAActive20171$1,000,000$1,000,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals3$1,530,000$510,000$1,530,000100.0%$00.0%
Lions0$0$0$0$0

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Cardinals$420,000$0$0$0$0$420,0000.3%
2015Cardinals$510,000$0$0$0$0$510,0000.4%
2016Cardinals$600,000$0$0$0$0$600,0000.4%
2017Lions$700,000$100,000$200,000$0$0$975,0000.6%
Total$2,230,000$100,000$200,000$0$0$2,505,000 

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2014657114.20000.0000
2015112131114.83000.0000
201691415411.01000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average