Jalen Mills

Cornerback

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,507,353 (2.20% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $6,500,000 (2.93% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.44
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 32/284 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$3,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$4,507,3532.2%
202228$4,500,000$625,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$6,125,0002.9%
202329$5,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$0$6,625,0002.9%
202430$5,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$0$6,625,0002.6%
Total$17,500,000$2,500,000$4,000,000$6,500,000$23,882,353

Contract Notes

Jalen Mills signed a four year, $24 million contract with the Patriots on March 15, 2021. Mills' contract has $9 million in guarantees. The guarantee is made up of Mills' 2021 salary, $3.5 million of his 2022 salary, and a $2.5 million signing bonus. Mills can earn up to $1 million in per game bonuses each year of the contract.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6M
$12M
$18M
$24M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$6,500,000$5,500,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
Running Cash$6,500,000$12,000,000$18,000,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $10,166,091
Career APY: $2,033,218
Potential Earnings: $31,666,091
Total Guarantees: $11,076,856
Largest Cash Payment: $6,500,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $6,625,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
EaglesDraftedExpired20164$2,416,856$604,214$76,856$3,666,091151.7%$916,523
EaglesUFAExpired20201$4,000,000$4,000,000$2,000,000$4,000,000100.0%$4,000,000
PatriotsUFAActive20214$24,000,000$6,000,000$9,000,000$2,500,00010.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles5$7,666,091$1,533,218$7,666,0910.0%$00.0%
Patriots0$2,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Eagles$450,000$19,214$0$0$469,2140.3%$526,856
2017Eagles$540,000$19,214$0$0$559,2140.3%$540,000
2018Eagles$630,000$19,214$0$0$593,4490.3%$574,235
2019Eagles$2,025,000$19,214$0$0$2,044,2141.0%$2,025,000
2020Eagles$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$4,000,0001.8%$4,000,000
2021Patriots$3,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$4,507,3532.2%$6,500,000
2022Patriots$4,500,000$625,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$6,125,0002.9%$5,500,000
2023Patriots$5,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$0$6,625,0002.9%$6,000,000
2024Patriots$5,000,000$625,000$1,000,000$0$6,625,0002.6%$6,000,000
Total$23,145,000$4,576,856$4,000,000$6,500,000$31,548,444$31,666,091

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160065.1%18.3%521000007000000
2017151090.4%14.0%51130010143530001
201888044.0%12.0%36600109000000
201997049.4%1.3%291200007100000
2020150091.9%18.6%59151.511.5453101000
202161077.9%3.2%17600101000000

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$3,789,000$6,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,317,175$5,625,000
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OTC Valuation $2.9M $5.9M $8.8M $11.8M $14.7M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $5,759,000 $4,692,000

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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