Drew Sanders

Linebacker

Age: 23
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,303,348 (0.51% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,010,670 (0.43% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Contract Value: $5,734,732 ($1,433,683 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,170,712
  • Contract Ranking: 72/251 at LB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202322$750,000$292,678$1,042,6780.4%
202423$1,010,670$292,678$1,303,3480.5%
202524$1,271,340$292,678$1,564,0180.6%
202625$1,532,010$292,678$1,824,6880.6%
Total$4,564,020$1,170,712$5,734,732

Contract Notes

Drew Sanders signed a four year contract worth $5,734,732 with the Broncos on May 18, 2023. The contract has $1,170,712 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $1,170,712.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
$2.9M
$4.3M
$5.7M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$1,920,712$1,010,670$1,271,340$1,532,010
Running Cash$1,920,712$2,931,382$4,202,722$5,734,732
Career Earnings: $1,920,712
Career APY: $1,920,712
Potential Earnings: $5,734,732
Total Guarantees: $1,170,712
Largest Cash Payment: $1,920,712 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $1,824,688 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedActive20234$5,734,732$1,433,683$1,170,712$1,920,71233.5%$1,920,712
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos1$1,920,712$1,920,712$1,042,6780.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Broncos$750,000$292,678$1,042,6780.4%$1,920,712
2024Broncos$1,010,670$292,678$1,303,3480.5%$1,010,670
2025Broncos$1,271,340$292,678$1,564,0180.6%$1,271,340
2026Broncos$1,532,010$292,678$1,824,6880.6%$1,532,010
Total$4,564,020$1,170,712$5,734,732$5,734,732

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2023170022.8%64.3%121000100000000

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$259,000$1,433,683
Injury Adjusted$259,000$1,433,683
test
OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,826,000 $3,000,000

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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