Jared Cook

Tight End

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 12
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,500,000 (2.36% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $4,500,000 (2.34% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $4,500,000 ($4,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 22/205 at TE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202134$3,500,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$4,500,0002.4%
Total$3,500,000$1,000,000$3,500,000$4,500,000

Contract Notes

Jared Cook signed a one year, $4.5 million contract with the Chargers. The contract is fully guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.5M
2021
Cash Due$4,500,000
Running Cash$4,500,000
Career Earnings: $53,120,000
Career APY: $4,426,667
Potential Earnings: $56,620,000
Total Guarantees: $38,025,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2013)
Largest Cap Number: $9,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TitansDraftedExpired20094$2,450,000$612,500$700,000$2,545,000103.9%$636,250
RamsUFATerminated20135$35,100,000$7,020,000$19,000,000$21,000,00059.8%$7,000,000
PackersSFAExpired20161$2,750,000$2,750,000$825,000$2,600,00094.5%$2,600,000
RaidersUFAExpired20172$10,600,000$5,300,000$5,000,000$10,975,000103.5%$5,487,500
SaintsUFATerminated20192$15,000,000$7,500,000$8,000,000$15,000,000100.0%$7,500,000
ChargersSFAActive20211$4,500,000$4,500,000$4,500,000$1,000,00022.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Titans4$2,545,000$636,250$2,545,0000.0%$00.0%
Rams3$21,000,000$7,000,000$18,399,1180.0%$2,600,8830.0%
Packers1$2,600,000$2,600,000$2,750,0000.0%$00.0%
Raiders2$10,975,000$5,487,500$10,975,0000.0%$00.0%
Saints2$15,000,000$7,500,000$13,000,0000.0%$2,000,0000.0%
Chargers0$1,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2009Titans$310,000$175,000$0$0$0$0$0$485,0000.4%$1,010,000
2010Titans$395,000$175,000$0$0$0$0$0$570,000--$395,000
2011Titans$525,000$175,000$0$0$0$0$0$700,0000.6%$525,000
2012Titans$615,000$175,000$0$0$0$0$0$790,0000.7%$615,000
2013Rams$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$3,000,000$4,000,0003.3%$8,000,000
2014Rams$730,000$1,300,441$3,000,000$0$0$0$1,798,236$6,098,6774.6%$6,000,000
2015Rams$7,000,000$1,300,441$0$0$0$0$5,000,000$8,300,4415.8%$7,000,000
2016Packers$1,425,000$825,000$75,000$400,000$25,000$0$0$2,750,0001.7%$2,600,000
2017Raiders$2,500,000$0$2,500,000$0$300,000$0$5,000,000$5,300,0003.0%$5,675,000
2018Raiders$5,000,000$0$0$0$300,000$375,000$0$5,675,0003.1%$5,300,000
2019Saints$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$0$2,000,000$4,000,0002.1%$8,000,000
2020Saints$5,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$9,000,0004.5%$7,000,000
2021Chargers$3,500,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$3,500,000$4,500,0002.4%$4,500,000
Total$32,000,000$10,125,882$7,575,000$400,000$625,000$375,000$22,298,236$52,169,118$56,620,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2016$2,600,883$0
Saints2021$2,000,000$0
Total$4,600,883$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----58.5%0.0%000.004975915.5322
20121----4.4%0.0%000.004452311.9411
2013160071.4%0.9%000.005167113.2511
2014160068.3%0.4%100.005263412.2300
2015160070.3%0.9%000.003948112.3021
2016106030.2%2.7%000.003037712.6111
2017160078.6%2.3%000.005165312.8211
2018160073.5%0.2%000.006889613.2600
2019142047.4%0.0%000.004370516.4900
2020151043.3%0.0%000.003750413.6700

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$5,861,000$4,500,000
Injury Adjusted$6,220,092$4,218,750
test
OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.0M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $7,403,000 $6,000,000

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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