Darren Waller

Tight End

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,530,000 (3.42% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,530,000 (3.42% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $29,800,004 ($7,450,001 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,220,004
  • Contract Ranking: 10/160 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$4,583,642$0$0$100,000$2,965,886$3,320,0041.7%
202028$7,280,000$0$250,000$0$7,280,000$7,530,0003.4%
202129$6,020,000$0$250,000$0$0$6,270,0003.4%
202230$6,250,000$250,000$250,000$0$0$6,750,0003.0%
202331$6,250,000$250,000$250,000$0$0$6,750,0002.8%
Total$30,383,642$500,000$1,000,000$100,000$10,245,886$30,620,004

Contract Notes

Darren Waller signed a 4 year extension with the Oakland Raiders on Oct 17, 2019.  Complete details of the contract are not available as of Oct 21, 2019.  New money set at $29.8 million.  $3.22 million guaranteed via salary at signing with potential salary vesting in 2020 and 2021 (dates unknown).  Waller can earn a $250,000 workout bonus in 2020-2023, along with $250,000 (paid $15,625 per game active) in 2022-2023 roster bonus money.  Will update as more details come available.
Career Earnings: $4,375,241
Career APY: $875,048
Potential Earnings: $31,584,041
Total Guarantees: $3,331,100
Largest Cash Payment: $7,530,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $7,530,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensDraftedTerminated20154$2,386,096$596,524$111,096$878,74336.8%$292,914
RavensPracticeTerminated20181$129,200$129,200$0$00.0%$0
RaidersSFARenegotiated20181$630,000$630,000$0$185,29429.4%$185,294
RaidersExtensionActive20194$29,800,004$7,450,001$3,220,004$3,220,00410.8%$3,220,004
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens3$969,943$323,314$849,3360.0%$117,3380.0%
Raiders2$3,405,298$1,702,649$3,505,2980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Ravens$435,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$393,9500.3%$477,272
2016Ravens$525,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$429,2450.3%$401,471
2017Ravens$615,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$26,1410.0%$0
2018Raiders$630,000$0$0$0$0$0$185,2940.1%$185,294
2019Raiders$4,583,642$0$0$0$100,000$2,965,886$3,320,0041.7%$3,220,004
2020Raiders$7,280,000$0$0$250,000$0$7,280,000$7,530,0003.4%$7,530,000
2021Raiders$6,020,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$6,270,0003.4%$6,270,000
2022Raiders$6,250,000$0$250,000$250,000$0$0$6,750,0003.0%$6,750,000
2023Raiders$6,250,000$0$250,000$250,000$0$0$6,750,0002.8%$6,750,000
Total$32,588,642$83,322$500,000$1,000,000$100,000$10,245,886$31,654,634$31,584,041
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2018$26,138$0
Ravens2018$91,200$91,200
Total$117,338$91,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201561004.0%20.2%000.002189.0000
2016120020.7%46.1%000.0010858.5200
20184014.0%8.1%12121.0067512.5000
2019160090.6%0.9%252.5090114512.7311
202010088.9%0.0%000.006457.5000

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$9,824,000$7,450,001
Injury Adjusted$9,824,000$7,450,001
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.9M $5.8M $7.8M $9.7M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,664,000 $6,000,000

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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