Derrick Brown

Defensive Tackle

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,294,801
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 2.06%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $15,349,204
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 7.17%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.57
  • Total Contract Value: $23,621,404
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,905,351
  • Position Ranking: 24/166 at DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,621,404
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 318
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 0
  • Entry: 2020 Draft, Round 1, #7 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (Drafted)
  • Free Agency: 2024, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Derrick Brown signed a four year, $23.6 million contract with the Panthers on May 13, 2020. The contract is fully guaranteed and includes a $14.74 million signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Career Earnings: $14,739,204
Career APY: $0
Potential Earnings: $23,621,404
Total Guarantees: $23,621,404
Largest Cash Payment: $15,349,204 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $7,515,901 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money


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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
Injury Adjusted$0$0
OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.3M $6.4M $8.6M $10.7M APY $3.5M $7.0M $10.5M $14.0M $17.5M $4,643,000 $5,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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