Jason Sanders

Kicker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,392,800 (1.73% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $4,770,000 (2.73% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.41
  • Contract Value: $22,000,000 ($4,400,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,520,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/46 at K

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$920,000$422,800$1,850,000$200,000$2,770,000$3,392,8001.7%
2022 📝
March 20: $2.48 million of 2023 salary is guaranteed
27$2,750,000$400,000$0$0$2,750,000$3,150,0001.5%
202328$3,375,000$400,000$0$0$0$3,775,0001.7%
202429$3,775,000$400,000$0$0$0$4,175,0001.6%
202530$4,000,000$400,000$0$0$0$4,400,000--
2026 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
31$3,750,000$0$500,000$0$0$4,250,000--
Total$18,570,000$2,022,800$2,350,000$200,000$5,520,000$23,142,800

Contract Notes

Jason Sanders signed a five year, $22 million contract extension with the Dolphins. $10 million of the contract is guaranteed, $7.52 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. Sanders 2021 and 2022 salaries are fully guaranteed and he will receive a $1.85 million roster bonus and $2 million signing bonus in 2021. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year he will earn another $2.5 million in salary guaranteed on his 2023 salary. Another $1.2 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.4M
$8.8M
$13.2M
$17.6M
$22M
202120222023202420252026
Cash Due$3,850,000$2,750,000$3,375,000$3,775,000$4,000,000$4,250,000
Running Cash$3,850,000$6,600,000$9,975,000$13,750,000$17,750,000$22,000,000
Career Earnings: $3,891,200
Career APY: $1,297,067
Potential Earnings: $24,811,200
Total Guarantees: $7,611,200
Largest Cash Payment: $4,770,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $4,400,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedRenegotiated20184$2,551,200$637,800$91,200$1,891,20074.1%$630,400
DolphinsExtensionActive20215$22,000,000$4,400,000$7,520,000$2,000,0009.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins3$3,891,200$1,297,067$1,868,4000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Dolphins$480,000$22,800$0$0$0$502,8000.3%$571,200
2019Dolphins$570,000$22,800$0$0$0$592,8000.3%$570,000
2020Dolphins$750,000$22,800$0$0$0$772,8000.4%$750,000
2021Dolphins$920,000$422,800$1,850,000$200,000$2,770,000$3,392,8001.7%$4,770,000
2022Dolphins$2,750,000$400,000$0$0$2,750,000$3,150,0001.5%$2,750,000
2023Dolphins$3,375,000$400,000$0$0$0$3,775,0001.7%$3,375,000
2024Dolphins$3,775,000$400,000$0$0$0$4,175,0001.6%$3,775,000
2025Dolphins$4,000,000$400,000$0$0$0$4,400,000--$4,000,000
2026Dolphins$3,750,000$0$500,000$0$0$4,250,000--$4,250,000
Total$20,370,000$2,091,200$2,350,000$200,000$5,520,000$25,011,200$24,811,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2018160028.3%
2019160029.4%
2020160031.3%
202110028.6%

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$1,519,000$4,400,000
Injury Adjusted$1,519,000$4,400,000
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OTC Valuation $605.7k $1.2M $1.8M $2.4M $3.0M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,567,000 $2,500,000

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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