Ikem Ekwonu

Left Tackle

Age: 22
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 0
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $5,012,373 (2.36% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $17,934,492 (7.04% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.58
  • Contract Value: $27,568,050 ($6,892,013 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,568,050
  • Contract Ranking: 22/121 at LT

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202222$705,000$4,307,373$0$705,000$5,012,3732.4%
2023 📝
July 15: Roster bonus due on third day of training camp
23$870,000$4,307,373$1,088,093$1,958,093$6,265,4662.8%
2024 📝
July 15: Roster bonus due on third day of training camp
24$985,000$4,307,373$2,226,186$3,211,186$7,518,5592.9%
2025 📝
July 15: Roster bonus due on third day of training camp
25$1,100,000$4,307,373$3,364,279$4,464,279$8,771,652--
Total$3,660,000$17,229,492$6,678,558$10,338,558$27,568,050

Contract Notes

Ikem Ekwonu signed a 4 year rookie contract with the Carolina Panthers on May 12, 2022 worth $27,568,050 fully guaranteed including a $17,229,492 signing bonus. Ekwonu's roster bonuses are due on the third day of training camp 2023-2025.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6.9M
$13.8M
$20.7M
$27.6M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$17,934,492$1,958,093$3,211,186$4,464,279
Running Cash$17,934,492$19,892,585$23,103,771$27,568,050
Career Earnings: $17,229,492
Career APY: $0
Potential Earnings: $27,568,050
Total Guarantees: $27,568,050
Largest Cash Payment: $17,934,492 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $8,771,652 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedActive20224$27,568,050$6,892,013$27,568,050$17,229,49262.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers0$17,229,492$0$00.0%$00.0%

Statistics

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Valuation Diamond

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OTC ValuationAPY
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Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.5M $9.7M $13M $16.2M APY $3.8M $7.7M $11.5M $15.3M $19.2M $8,335,000 $14,575,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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