Dustin Hopkins

Kicker

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,540,441 (1.22% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,062,500 (0.89% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.87
  • Contract Value: $9,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,520,000
  • Contract Ranking: 19/49 at K

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202333$2,230,000$187,500$0$1,100,000$2,395,4411.0%
202434$2,875,000$187,500$500,000$0$3,540,4411.2%
Total$5,105,000$375,000$500,000$1,100,000$5,935,882

Contract Notes

Dustin Hopkins signed a three year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. Base value is $9 million with $3.52 million guaranteed at signing and total guarantee of $4.65 million. Hopkins $1.1 million injury guarantee in 2023 will vest to a full guarantee on the 3rd day 2023 league year.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
$6M
$9M
Old Money20232024
Cash Due$3,520,000$2,417,500$3,062,500
Running Cash$5,937,500$9,000,000
Career Earnings: $19,888,297
Career APY: $1,808,027
Potential Earnings: $20,488,297
Total Guarantees: $10,240,572
Largest Cash Payment: $3,520,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $3,540,441 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedTerminated20134$2,272,000$568,000$112,000$434,41219.1%$434,412
SaintsPracticeExpired20141$112,200$112,200$0$24,00021.4%$24,000
SaintsSFATerminated20153$1,800,000$600,000$0$00.0%$0
RedskinsSFAExpired20153$1,800,000$600,000$0$1,770,00098.3%$590,000
RedskinsUFAExpired20183$7,575,000$2,525,000$1,201,072$8,125,000107.3%$2,708,333
WashingtonUFATerminated20211$2,462,500$2,462,500$1,887,500$00.0%$0
ChargersSFAExpired20211$1,075,000$1,075,000$0$656,94461.1%$656,944
ChargersUFATraded20223$9,000,000$3,000,000$3,520,000$3,520,00039.1%$3,520,000
BrownsUFAActive20223$9,000,000$3,000,000$3,520,000$2,895,44132.2%$2,895,441
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills1$434,412$434,412$350,4120.0%$84,0000.0%
Saints1$24,000$24,000$24,0000.0%$00.0%
Commanders6$12,357,500$2,059,583$9,895,0000.0%$1,212,5000.0%
Chargers2$4,176,944$2,088,472$2,576,9440.0%$1,600,0000.0%
Browns1$2,895,441$2,895,441$2,395,4410.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Bills$405,000$28,000$0$0$0$350,4120.3%$434,412
2014Saints$112,200$0$0$0$0$24,0000.0%$24,000
2015Redskins$510,000$0$0$0$0$480,0000.3%$480,000
2016Redskins$600,000$0$0$0$0$600,0000.4%$600,000
2017Redskins$690,000$0$0$0$0$690,0000.4%$690,000
2018Redskins$798,928$400,357$400,000$0$0$1,599,2850.9%$2,450,000
2019Redskins$2,275,000$400,357$500,000$50,000$0$3,225,3571.7%$2,775,000
2020Washington$2,400,000$400,358$500,000$0$0$3,300,3581.6%$2,900,000
2021Chargers$1,075,000$0$0$0$0$656,9440.3%$656,944
2022Chargers$1,120,000$800,000$0$0$1,120,000$1,920,0000.9%$3,520,000
2023Browns$2,230,000$0$187,500$0$1,100,000$2,395,4411.0%$2,895,441
2024Browns$2,875,000$0$187,500$500,000$0$3,540,4411.2%$3,062,500
Total$15,091,128$2,029,072$1,775,000$550,000$2,220,000$18,782,238$20,488,297
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2014$28,000$0
Bills2015$56,000$0
Commanders2021$1,212,500$1,887,500
Commanders2021$0$575,000
Chargers2023$800,000$0
Chargers2024$800,000$0
Total$2,896,500$2,462,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsField GoalsPATPoints
InjuredHealthySpecialMadeAtt.Blk.LongMadeAtt.Blk.
2015150032.5%252815439400114
2016160039.0%344205336390138
201788016.0%14170491819060
2018150028.4%262905625260103
2019160027.6%25301532122096
2020160033.1%273405130320111
2021170040.4%12140501012046
20225328.9%9100431212039
2023152027.3%333605824260123

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$3,839,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,246,767$2,625,000
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OTC Valuation $1.1M $2.2M $3.3M $4.4M $5.5M APY $1M $2M $3M $4M $5M $4,184,000 $3,900,000

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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