Desmond Trufant

Cornerback

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,281,250 (3.40% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $10,000,000 (5.02% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.37
  • Contract Value: $20,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 19/276 at CB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202030$4,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$4,500,000$7,281,2503.4%
2021 📝
March 21: 3rd Day 2021 LY, $1M 2021 base Gtd for skill/cap
31$9,500,000$2,500,000$500,000$3,500,000$12,500,0006.5%
Total$14,000,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$8,000,000$19,781,250

Contract Notes

Desmond Trufant signed a two year, $20,000,000 contract with the Lions. Trufant will receive a $5,000,000 signing bonus. Trufant's 2020 base salary is fully guaranteed at signing as is $3.5 million of his 2021 base salary. An additional $1,000,000 in 2021 base salary is guaranteed for injury only at signing and will become fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2021 league year.There is up to $500,000 in per game roster bonuses in each year of the deal.
Career Earnings: $54,692,096
Career APY: $7,813,157
Potential Earnings: $69,692,096
Total Guarantees: $40,723,538
Largest Cash Payment: $16,526,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $13,900,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedRenegotiated20134$8,166,096$2,041,524$6,947,538$8,166,096100.0%$2,041,524
FalconsExtensionJune 1 Terminated20175$68,750,000$13,750,000$20,776,000$41,526,00060.4%$13,842,000
LionsSFAActive20202$20,000,000$10,000,000$13,000,000$5,000,00025.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons7$49,692,096$7,098,871$39,492,0960.0%$10,200,0000.0%
Lions0$5,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Falcons$405,000$1,079,745$0$0$405,000$1,484,7451.2%$4,723,980
2014Falcons$776,186$1,079,745$0$0$776,186$1,855,9311.4%$776,186
2015Falcons$1,147,372$1,079,745$0$0$1,147,372$2,227,1171.5%$1,147,372
2016Falcons$918,558$1,079,745$600,000$0$300,000$2,598,3031.6%$1,518,558
2017Falcons$1,526,000$3,000,000$0$0$1,526,000$4,526,0002.7%$16,526,000
2018Falcons$8,500,000$4,400,000$0$0$8,500,000$12,900,0007.3%$15,500,000
2019Falcons$9,500,000$4,400,000$0$0$9,500,000$13,900,0007.4%$9,500,000
2020Lions$4,500,000$2,500,000$0$500,000$4,500,000$7,281,2503.4%$10,000,000
2021Lions$9,500,000$2,500,000$0$500,000$3,500,000$12,500,0006.5%$10,000,000
Total$36,773,116$21,118,980$600,000$1,000,000$30,154,558$59,273,346$69,692,096
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2020$4,400,000$0
Falcons2021$5,800,000$0
Total$10,200,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013160096.1%1.3%55150010172011180
2014160099.4%13.3%53800101631901150
2015160092.2%35.4%3571912111002211
201697053.2%14.1%256217124192000
2017141084.7%16.1%34517211124303151
2018160097.0%2.5%55111101112000000
201997050.7%0.0%135001074260000
202024022.2%0.0%4000000000000

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$277,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$870,500$7,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.2M $9.3M $12.4M $15.5M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $6,132,000 $3,750,000

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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