Ian Thomas

Tight End

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $3,101,666 (1.46% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $6,435,000 (2.47% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.07
  • Contract Value: $16,950,000 ($5,650,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 23/200 at TE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$1,035,000$1,666,666$0$300,000$100,000$1,035,000$3,101,6661.5%
202327$3,165,000$1,666,666$1,500,000$300,000$100,000$1,965,000$6,731,0003.0%
202428$5,050,000$1,666,668$0$300,000$100,000$0$7,166,6682.8%
Total$9,250,000$5,000,000$1,500,000$900,000$300,000$3,000,000$16,999,334

Contract Notes

Ian Thomas signed a three year, $16.95 million contract with the Panthers. Thomas received $8 million in guarantees including a $5 million signing bonus. Thomas' 2022 base salary and $1.965 million of his 2023 salary are guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2023 league year Thomas will earn a $1.5 million roster bonus. There are annual per game and workout bonuses as part of the contract. Thomas was scheduled to be a free agent at the time of signing.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.7M
$11.3M
$17M
202220232024
Cash Due$6,435,000$5,065,000$5,450,000
Running Cash$6,435,000$11,500,000$16,950,000
Career Earnings: $9,730,992
Career APY: $2,432,748
Potential Earnings: $21,680,992
Total Guarantees: $8,747,992
Largest Cash Payment: $6,435,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $7,166,668 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20184$3,207,992$801,998$747,992$4,730,992147.5%$1,182,748
PanthersUFAActive20223$16,950,000$5,650,000$8,000,000$5,000,00029.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers4$9,730,992$2,432,748$4,730,9920.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Panthers$480,000$186,998$0$0$0$0$666,9980.4%$1,227,992
2019Panthers$570,000$186,998$0$0$0$0$756,9980.4%$570,000
2020Panthers$750,000$186,998$0$0$0$0$936,9980.4%$750,000
2021Panthers$2,183,000$186,998$0$0$0$0$2,369,9981.3%$2,183,000
2022Panthers$1,035,000$1,666,666$0$300,000$100,000$1,035,000$3,101,6661.5%$6,435,000
2023Panthers$3,165,000$1,666,666$1,500,000$300,000$100,000$1,965,000$6,731,0003.0%$5,065,000
2024Panthers$5,050,000$1,666,668$0$300,000$100,000$0$7,166,6682.8%$5,450,000
Total$13,233,000$5,747,992$1,500,000$900,000$300,000$3,000,000$21,730,326$21,680,992

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018160049.8%25.4%000.00363339.3200
2019160027.0%8.0%000.00161368.5100
2020160065.2%4.5%000.00201457.3100
2021170061.2%10.6%000.001818810.4000

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$3,929,000$5,650,000
Injury Adjusted$3,929,000$5,650,000
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OTC Valuation $2M $4.1M $6.1M $8.2M $10.2M APY $2.5M $5M $7.5M $10M $12.5M $7,178,000 $8,000,000

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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