Elijah Dotson

Running Back

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2026 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 0
  • 2023 Salary Cap Charge: $752,333 (0.33% of cap)
  • 2023 Cash Payout: $757,000 (0.33% of spending)
  • 2023 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Contract Value: $2,702,000 ($900,667 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,000
  • Contract Ranking: 115/164 at RB

Current Contract

(UDFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings

Contract Notes

Elijah Dotson signed a three year contract worth $2,702,000 with the Chargers on May 12, 2023. The contract has $7,000 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $7,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
Cash Due$757,000$915,000$1,030,000
Running Cash$757,000$1,672,000$2,702,000
Career Earnings: $7,000
Career APY: $0
Potential Earnings: $2,702,000
Total Guarantees: $7,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,030,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,032,334 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money


YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles

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
Injury Adjusted$750,000$900,667
OTC Valuation $2.5M $5M $7.4M $9.9M $12.4M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $7,065,000 $4,000,000

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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