Derek Rivers

Edge Rusher

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $337,778 (0.17% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $387,788 (0.26% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.15
  • Contract Value: $2,100,000 ($1,050,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $100,000
  • Contract Ranking: 116/219 at EDGE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$850,000$50,000$0$0$337,7780.2%
202228$1,000,000$50,000$100,000$50,000$1,200,0000.6%
Total$1,850,000$100,000$100,000$50,000$1,537,778

Contract Notes

Derek Rivers signed a 4 year contract worth $3,304,896 with the Patriots on June 8, 2017. Rivers received a guarantee worth $802,896 including a $802,896 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
$2.1M
Old Money20212022
Cash Due$562,212$387,788$1,150,000
Running Cash$950,000$2,100,000
Career Earnings: $3,870,684
Career APY: $774,137
Potential Earnings: $4,211,096
Total Guarantees: $1,805,792
Largest Cash Payment: $1,150,896 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $1,200,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedClaimed20174$3,304,896$826,224$802,896$2,413,89673.0%$804,632
RamsDraftedExpired20174$3,304,896$826,224$802,896$259,4127.8%$259,412
TexansUFATerminated20211$1,100,000$1,100,000$100,000$00.0%$0
TexansPracticeElevated20211$252,000$252,000$0$00.0%$0
TexansPracticeTerminated20211$252,000$252,000$0$00.0%$0
TexansSFAActive20212$2,100,000$1,050,000$100,000$387,78818.5%$387,788
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots3$2,928,484$976,161$2,213,1720.0%$715,3120.0%
Rams1$259,412$259,412$259,4120.0%$00.0%
Texans1$682,788$682,788$337,7780.0%$287,2220.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Patriots$465,000$200,724$0$0$548,7240.3%$1,150,896
2018Patriots$555,000$200,724$0$28,000$783,7240.4%$583,000
2019Patriots$645,000$200,724$0$35,000$880,7240.4%$680,000
2020Rams$735,000$0$0$0$259,4120.1%$259,412
2021Texans$850,000$50,000$0$0$337,7780.2%$387,788
2022Texans$1,000,000$50,000$100,000$50,000$1,200,0000.6%$1,150,000
Total$4,250,000$702,172$100,000$113,000$4,010,362$4,211,096
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2020$715,312$514,588
Texans2021$100,000$100,000
Texans2021$187,222$195,000
Total$1,002,534$809,588

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201860107.5%0.7%20110110000000
2020130111.2%21.7%131.510140000000
202140210.5%4.0%72111210000000

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$636,000$1,050,000
Injury Adjusted$636,000$1,050,000
test
OTC Valuation $4.0M $8.0M $12.0M $16.0M $20.0M APY $4.7M $9.3M $14.0M $18.7M $23.3M $7,977,000 $8,000,000

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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