Eli Apple

Cornerback

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,984,375 (1.43% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.47% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Contract Value: $3,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 53/319 at CB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202025$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$2,984,3751.4%
Total$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$2,984,375

Contract Notes

Eli Apple signed a one year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $3 million. Apple received a $750,000 signing bonus. $250,000 of the contract is tied to per game bonuses.
Career Earnings: $15,082,842
Career APY: $3,770,711
Potential Earnings: $17,332,842
Total Guarantees: $37,054,640
Largest Cash Payment: $9,669,868 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $3,376,724 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
GiantsDraftedTraded20164$15,152,320$3,788,080$15,152,320$10,741,62570.9%$5,370,813
SaintsDraftedExpired20164$15,152,320$3,788,080$15,152,320$3,591,21723.7%$1,795,609
PanthersSFAActive20201$3,000,000$3,000,000$750,000$750,00025.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants2$10,741,625$5,370,813$6,131,6910.0%$5,362,4270.0%
Saints2$3,591,217$1,795,609$3,591,2170.0%$00.0%
Panthers0$750,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Giants$450,000$2,304,967$0$450,000$2,754,9671.7%$9,669,868
2017Giants$1,138,742$2,304,967$0$1,138,742$3,376,7242.0%$1,071,757
2018Saints$1,827,484$0$0$0$1,074,9910.6%$1,074,991
2019Saints$2,516,226$0$0$0$2,516,2261.3%$2,516,226
2020Panthers$2,000,000$750,000$250,000$0$2,984,3751.4%$3,000,000
Total$7,932,452$5,359,934$250,000$1,588,742$12,707,283$17,332,842
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Giants2018$3,057,460$752,493
Giants2019$2,304,967$0
Total$5,362,427$752,493

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016142063.2%21.7%411000407101200
2017112258.7%16.6%41800018000200
2018152086.0%11.7%62130000142291220
2019151088.1%2.6%53500014001000

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$5,059,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,538,633$2,812,500
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.8M $5.6M $8.3M $11.1M $13.9M $3,695,000 $3,259,000

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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