Jamal Adams

Safety

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $26,916,666 (10.31% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $16,500,000 (9.65% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.61
  • Contract Value: $70,000,000 ($17,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $21,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/181 at S

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOption
202126$1,000,000$4,000,000$0$1,000,000$5,000,0002.7%
2022 📝
February 4: Salary and option is guaranteed
27$2,000,000$4,110,000$2,488,000$2,000,000$9,110,0004.2%
2023 📝
February 17: $2.56 million salary is guaranteed
28$1,080,000$7,306,666$2,488,000$0$11,496,6665.2%
202429$16,500,000$7,306,666$2,488,000$0$26,916,66610.3%
202530$17,500,000$7,306,668$2,488,000$0$27,916,66810.7%
Total$38,080,000$30,030,000$9,952,000$3,000,000$80,440,000

Contract Notes

Jamal Adams signed a 4 year contract worth $70 million with the Seahawks. $38 million is guaranteed including $21 million at signing. The guarantee consists of a $20 million signing bonus and Adams 2021 salary. In 2022 Adams has a $15 million option and $2 million salary that are guaranteed for injury and become fully guaranteed five days after the Super Bowl. $2.56 million of 2023 salary is guaranteed for injury and will be fully guaranteed five days after the 2023 Super Bowl.

In 2023 the Seahawks converted $9.92 million of Adams' salary into a bonus to create $6.61 million in cap room. His cap number in 2024 and 2025 each increased by $3.3 million.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$17.5M
$35M
$52.5M
$70M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$10,600,000$14,440,000$11,000,000$16,500,000$17,500,000
Running Cash$10,560,000$25,000,000$36,000,000$52,500,000$70,000,000
Career Earnings: $68,788,808
Career APY: $9,826,973
Potential Earnings: $102,788,808
Total Guarantees: $65,517,616
Largest Cash Payment: $21,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $27,916,668 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedTraded20174$22,258,808$5,564,702$22,258,808$18,758,51684.3%$6,252,839
SeahawksDraftedExtended20174$22,258,808$5,564,702$22,258,808$3,590,29216.1%$3,590,292
SeahawksExtensionActive20214$70,000,000$17,500,000$21,000,000$46,440,00066.3%$15,480,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets3$18,758,516$6,252,839$15,176,4600.0%$3,582,0560.0%
Seahawks4$50,030,292$12,507,573$29,196,9580.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Jets$465,000$3,582,056$0$0$465,000$4,047,0562.4%$14,793,224
2018Jets$555,000$3,582,056$0$921,764$1,476,764$5,058,8202.6%$1,476,764
2019Jets$645,000$3,582,056$0$1,843,528$2,488,528$6,070,5843.0%$2,488,528
2020Seahawks$825,000$0$0$2,765,292$3,500,292$3,590,2921.8%$3,590,292
2021Seahawks$1,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$5,000,0002.7%$21,000,000
2022Seahawks$2,000,000$4,110,000$2,488,000$0$2,000,000$9,110,0004.2%$14,440,000
2023Seahawks$1,080,000$7,306,666$2,488,000$0$0$11,496,6665.2%$11,000,000
2024Seahawks$16,500,000$7,306,666$2,488,000$0$0$26,916,66610.3%$16,500,000
2025Seahawks$17,500,000$7,306,668$2,488,000$0$0$27,916,66810.7%$17,500,000
Total$40,570,000$40,776,168$9,952,000$5,530,584$10,930,584$99,206,752$102,788,808
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Jets2020$3,582,056$0
Total$3,582,056$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160098.5%22.3%6013218825001200
2018160099.9%11.1%86293.52498121383150
2019142087.1%9.3%61146.545.51013716121252
2020124068.1%4.3%59249.539.511143001000
2021120068.9%0.0%563100425200000
20221001.3%0.0%3000011000000
202395143.6%0.0%341400722000000

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$904,000$17,500,000
Injury Adjusted$2,611,917$12,031,250
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $4,414,000 $3,200,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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