Jamal Adams

Safety

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000 (2.73% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $21,000,000 (10.55% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.20
  • Contract Value: $70,000,000 ($17,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $21,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/191 at S

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$1,000,000$4,000,000$1,000,000$5,000,0002.7%
2022 📝
February 4: Salary and option is guaranteed
27$2,000,000$7,110,000$0$9,110,0004.2%
2023 📝
February 4: $2.56 million salary is guaranteed
28$11,000,000$7,110,000$0$18,110,0008.0%
202429$16,500,000$7,110,000$0$23,610,0009.2%
202530$17,500,000$7,110,000$0$24,610,000--
Total$48,000,000$32,440,000$1,000,000$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 details of the contract come via PFT.

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: $42,348,808
Career APY: $10,587,202
Potential Earnings: $102,788,808
Total Guarantees: $65,517,616
Largest Cash Payment: $21,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $24,610,000 (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$20,000,00028.6%$0
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%
Seahawks1$23,590,292$23,590,292$3,590,2920.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Jets$465,000$3,582,056$0$465,000$4,047,0562.4%$14,793,224
2018Jets$555,000$3,582,056$921,764$1,476,764$5,058,8202.6%$1,476,764
2019Jets$645,000$3,582,056$1,843,528$2,488,528$6,070,5843.0%$2,488,528
2020Seahawks$825,000$0$2,765,292$3,500,292$3,590,2921.8%$3,590,292
2021Seahawks$1,000,000$4,000,000$0$1,000,000$5,000,0002.7%$21,000,000
2022Seahawks$2,000,000$7,110,000$0$0$9,110,0004.2%$14,440,000
2023Seahawks$11,000,000$7,110,000$0$0$18,110,0008.0%$11,000,000
2024Seahawks$16,500,000$7,110,000$0$0$23,610,0009.2%$16,500,000
2025Seahawks$17,500,000$7,110,000$0$0$24,610,000--$17,500,000
Total$50,490,000$43,186,168$5,530,584$8,930,584$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 MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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
2021600100.0%0.0%301300301000000

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$6,558,000$17,500,000
Injury Adjusted$6,558,000$17,500,000
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OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.5M $6.7M $8.9M $11.2M APY $2.9M $5.8M $8.8M $11.7M $14.6M $4,746,000 $3,000,000

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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