Desmond Ridder

Quarterback

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,192,542 (0.44% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,192,542 (0.50% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $5,362,962 ($1,340,741 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,080,336
  • Contract Ranking: 62/121 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202425$985,000$207,542$1,192,5420.4%
202526$1,100,000$207,542$1,436,3130.6%
Total$2,085,000$415,084$2,628,855

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.3M
$2.7M
$4M
$5.4M
Old Money20242025
Cash Due$2,734,107$1,192,542$1,436,313
Running Cash$3,926,649$5,362,962
Career Earnings: $2,734,107
Career APY: $1,367,054
Potential Earnings: $5,362,962
Total Guarantees: $2,160,672
Largest Cash Payment: $1,785,336 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $1,436,313 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedTraded20224$5,362,962$1,340,741$1,080,336$2,734,10751.0%$1,367,054
CardinalsDraftedActive20224$5,362,962$1,340,741$1,080,336$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons2$2,734,107$1,367,054$2,193,9390.0%$540,1680.0%
Cardinals0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Falcons$705,000$270,084$0$975,0840.5%$1,785,336
2023Falcons$870,000$270,084$78,771$1,218,8550.5%$948,771
2024Cardinals$985,000$0$207,542$1,192,5420.4%$1,192,542
2025Cardinals$1,100,000$0$207,542$1,436,3130.6%$1,436,313
Total$3,660,000$540,168$493,855$4,822,794$5,362,962
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2024$540,168$0
Total$540,168$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
202240025.8%0.0%73/11563.5%70820986.416644.0000
2023150075.2%0.0%249/38864.2%283612123183.4531933.6500

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$14,415,000$1,340,741
Injury Adjusted$14,415,000$1,340,741
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $33,333,333

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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