Jaelon Darden

Wide Receiver

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2025 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.34% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.29% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $985,000 ($985,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 248/392 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202425$985,000$985,0000.3%
Total$985,000$985,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2024
Cash Due$985,000
Running Cash$985,000
Career Earnings: $2,439,127
Career APY: $813,042
Potential Earnings: $2,828,294
Total Guarantees: $1,395,800
Largest Cash Payment: $1,357,905 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $985,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedClaimed20214$4,177,900$1,044,475$697,900$1,357,90532.5%$1,357,905
BrownsDraftedTerminated20214$4,177,900$1,044,475$697,900$229,1675.5%$229,167
BrownsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
BrownsPracticeExpired20231$256,222$256,222$0$256,222100.0%$256,222
BrownsSFAActive20241$985,000$985,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers1$1,953,738$1,953,738$834,4750.0%$1,119,2580.0%
Browns2$485,389$242,695$485,3890.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2021Buccaneers$660,000$174,475$834,4750.5%$1,357,905
2022Browns$825,000$0$229,1670.1%$229,167
2023Browns$216,000$0$256,2220.1%$256,222
2024Browns$985,000$0$985,0000.3%$985,000
Total$2,686,000$174,475$2,304,864$2,828,294
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Buccaneers2022$770,308$595,833
Buccaneers2023$348,950$0
Total$1,119,258$595,833

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20219157.5%17.5%11111.006437.2000
202214035.0%18.1%122.0022613.0000
20231000.0%1.8%000.00000.0000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
test
OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5.8M $11.7M $17.5M $23.3M $29.2M $9,208,000 $7,000,000

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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