Devonta Freeman

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.57%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.66%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.56
  • Total Contract Value: $41,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/182 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,297,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 206
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 4, #103 overall (Falcons)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $5,370,000

Contract Notes

Devonta Freeman signed a five year, $41.25 million contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons on August 9, 2017. All details of this contract come from a report by Mike Florio of PFT.  According to Florio, Freeman received $22 million in guarantees including a $15 million signing bonus. Freeman's 2017 cap charge increased by $2.5 million as a result of the extension.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201725$1,297,000$3,121,106$1,297,000$4,418,1062.6%
201826$2,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$5,000,0002.8%
2019 📝
March 15: $3.75 million salary becomes guaranteed
27$3,750,000$3,000,000$3,750,000$6,750,0003.6%
202028$6,500,000$3,000,000$0$9,500,0004.8%
202129$6,300,000$3,000,000$0$9,300,000--
202230$8,200,000$0$0$8,200,000--
Total$28,047,000$15,121,106$7,047,000$43,168,106
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Career Earnings: $24,061,424
Career APY: $4,010,237
Potential Earnings: $45,061,424
Total Guarantees: $18,781,424
Largest Cash Payment: $16,297,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedRenegotiated20144$2,704,424$676,106$484,424$2,014,42474.5%$671,475
FalconsExtensionActive20175$41,250,000$8,250,000$18,297,000$22,047,00053.4%$7,349,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons6$24,061,424$4,010,237$18,061,4240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Falcons$420,000$121,106$0$541,1060.4%$904,424
2015Falcons$510,000$121,106$0$631,1060.4%$510,000
2016Falcons$600,000$121,106$0$721,1060.5%$600,000
2017Falcons$1,297,000$3,121,106$1,297,000$4,418,1062.6%$16,297,000
2018Falcons$2,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$5,000,0002.8%$2,000,000
2019Falcons$3,750,000$3,000,000$3,750,000$6,750,0003.6%$3,750,000
2020Falcons$6,500,000$3,000,000$0$9,500,0004.8%$6,500,000
2021Falcons$6,300,000$3,000,000$0$9,300,000--$6,300,000
2022Falcons$8,200,000$0$0$8,200,000--$8,200,000
Total$29,577,000$15,484,424$7,047,000$45,061,424$45,061,424

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2014160021.6%18.6%652483.81302257.5111
2015151067.3%0.0%26410614.011735787.9332
2016160058.3%0.0%22710794.811544628.6211
2017132052.4%0.0%1858424.67272328.6041
201821406.3%0.0%14684.905234.6000
2019142056.7%0.0%1846563.62594106.9432

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$5,370,000$8,250,000
Injury Adjusted$6,199,464$7,218,750
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $6,061,000 $3,500,000

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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