Jalen Thompson

Safety

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $3,084,730 (1.49% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $11,135,000 (5.12% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.61
  • Contract Value: $36,000,000 ($12,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/189 at S

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202224$965,000$2,119,730$170,000$965,000$3,084,7301.5%
202325$1,100,000$4,017,750$170,000$1,100,000$5,287,7502.3%
202426$8,300,000$4,017,750$170,000$0$12,487,7504.9%
202527$7,560,000$4,017,750$170,000$0$13,747,750--
202628Void$4,017,750VoidVoid$4,017,750--
Total$17,925,000$18,190,730$680,000$2,065,000$38,625,730

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12M
$24M
$36M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$8,595,000$9,205,000$8,470,000$9,730,000
Running Cash$8,595,000$17,800,000$26,270,000$36,000,000
Career Earnings: $12,259,979
Career APY: $4,086,660
Potential Earnings: $40,799,979
Total Guarantees: $20,342,920
Largest Cash Payment: $11,135,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $13,747,750 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedExtended20194$2,862,920$715,730$342,920$2,259,97978.9%$753,326
CardinalsExtensionActive20223$36,000,000$12,000,000$20,000,000$10,000,00027.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals3$12,259,979$4,086,660$2,174,2490.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Cardinals$495,000$85,730$0$0$580,7300.3%$837,920
2020Cardinals$675,000$85,730$0$0$657,7890.3%$572,059
2021Cardinals$850,000$85,730$0$0$935,7300.5%$850,000
2022Cardinals$965,000$2,119,730$170,000$965,000$3,084,7301.5%$11,135,000
2023Cardinals$1,100,000$4,017,750$170,000$1,100,000$5,287,7502.3%$9,205,000
2024Cardinals$8,300,000$4,017,750$170,000$0$12,487,7504.9%$8,470,000
2025Cardinals$7,560,000$4,017,750$170,000$0$13,747,750--$9,730,000
2026Cardinals$0$4,017,750$0$0$4,017,750--$0
Total$19,945,000$18,447,920$680,000$2,065,000$40,799,979$40,799,979

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019150153.2%10.0%196000020001240
202055020.9%0.2%16300001000000
2021170090.7%23.6%784200327300000
202240099.6%2.1%22600012100100

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$8,992,000$12,000,000
Injury Adjusted$8,992,000$12,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3M $6M $9M $12M $15M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $5,355,000 $4,063,772

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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