Derek Watt

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Age: 28
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,083,333 (1.04% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,250,000 (2.38% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.04
  • Contract Value: $9,750,000 ($3,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/25 at FB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202028$1,000,000$1,083,333$0$2,083,3331.0%
2021 📝
March 20: $1M roster bonus due
29$1,750,000$1,083,333$1,000,000$3,833,3331.8%
202230$2,750,000$1,083,334$0$3,833,3341.7%
Total$5,500,000$3,250,000$1,000,000$9,750,000

Contract Notes

Derek Watt signed a three year, $9.75 million contract with the Steelers on March 18, 2020. Watt received $3.25 million as a signing bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2021 league year he will earn a $1 million bonus.
Career Earnings: $5,719,680
Career APY: $1,429,920
Potential Earnings: $12,219,680
Total Guarantees: $3,379,680
Largest Cash Payment: $4,250,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $3,833,334 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedExpired20164$2,469,680$617,420$129,680$2,469,680100.0%$617,420
SteelersUFAActive20203$9,750,000$3,250,000$3,250,000$3,250,00033.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers4$2,469,680$617,420$2,469,6800.0%$00.0%
Steelers0$3,250,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Chargers$450,000$32,420$0$482,4200.3%$579,680
2017Chargers$540,000$32,420$0$572,4200.4%$540,000
2018Chargers$630,000$32,420$0$662,4200.4%$630,000
2019Chargers$720,000$32,420$0$752,4200.4%$720,000
2020Steelers$1,000,000$1,083,333$0$2,083,3331.0%$4,250,000
2021Steelers$1,750,000$1,083,333$1,000,000$3,833,3331.8%$2,750,000
2022Steelers$2,750,000$1,083,334$0$3,833,3341.7%$2,750,000
Total$7,840,000$3,379,680$1,000,000$12,219,680$12,219,680

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2016160013.3%61.4%122.0011616.0000
2017160013.4%78.1%5224.4023517.5000
2018160014.7%48.4%4112.80122.0000
2019160011.4%78.1%7101.4133210.7000

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$704,000$3,250,000
Injury Adjusted$704,000$3,250,000
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OTC Valuation $269.0k $538.0k $807.0k $1.1M $1.3M APY $875.0k $1.8M $2.6M $3.5M $4.4M $695,000 $1,300,000

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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