James Daniels

Right Guard

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,966,665 (1.56% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,183,000 (1.12% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Contract Value: $6,950,156 ($1,737,539 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,930,576
  • Contract Ranking: 23/85 at RG

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201821$480,000$783,665$480,000$1,263,6650.7%
201922$795,916$783,665$795,916$1,579,5810.8%
202023$1,111,832$783,665$0$1,895,4970.9%
202124$2,183,000$783,665$0$2,966,6651.6%
Total$4,570,748$3,134,660$1,275,916$7,705,408

Contract Notes

James Daniels signed a four year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $6,950,156 on May 10, 2018. Daniels received $3.93 million in guarantees. The guarantee consists of Daniels' 2018 and 2019 base salaries and a $3,134,660 signing bonus. Daniels was the 39th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.7M
$3.5M
$5.2M
$7M
2018201920202021
Cash Due$3,614,660$795,916$1,111,832$2,183,000
Running Cash$2,859,408$3,655,324$4,767,156$6,950,156
Career Earnings: $5,522,408
Career APY: $1,840,803
Potential Earnings: $7,705,408
Total Guarantees: $3,930,576
Largest Cash Payment: $3,614,660 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $2,966,665 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedActive20184$6,950,156$1,737,539$3,930,576$5,522,40879.5%$1,840,803
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears3$5,522,408$1,840,803$4,738,7430.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bears$480,000$783,665$480,000$1,263,6650.7%$3,614,660
2019Bears$795,916$783,665$795,916$1,579,5810.8%$795,916
2020Bears$1,111,832$783,665$0$1,895,4970.9%$1,111,832
2021Bears$2,183,000$783,665$0$2,966,6651.6%$2,183,000
Total$4,570,748$3,134,660$1,275,916$7,705,408$7,705,408

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2018160070.9%13.8%
20191600100.0%13.3%
202050028.5%3.5%
2021600100.0%13.5%

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$3,949,000$1,737,539
Injury Adjusted$3,949,000$1,737,539
test
OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $6,690,000 $2,300,000

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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