Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $0 (0.00% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $150,000 (0.09% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Contract Value: $51,000,000 ($12,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/88 at RT

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$5,000,000$3,000,000$0$5,000,000$8,000,0004.1%
202028$0$0$0$0$00.0%
202129$10,000,000$3,000,000$0$10,000,000$13,000,0006.4%
2022 📝
March 17: $5 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
30$11,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$14,000,0006.2%
2023 📝
March 17: $2 million roster bonus due
31$11,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$0$16,000,0006.6%
Total$37,000,000$12,000,000$2,000,000$15,000,000$51,000,000

Contract Notes

Ja'Wuan James signed a four year, $51 million contract with the Broncos on March 12, 2019. James received $27 million in full guarantees and $32 million in injury guarantees. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 league year he will earn a $2 million roster bonus.
Career Earnings: $34,769,398
Career APY: $5,794,900
Potential Earnings: $68,769,398
Total Guarantees: $35,428,398
Largest Cash Payment: $17,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $16,000,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedExpired20145$17,769,398$3,553,880$8,428,398$17,769,398100.0%$3,553,880
BroncosUFAActive20194$51,000,000$12,750,000$27,000,000$17,000,00033.3%$17,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins5$17,769,398$3,553,880$17,769,3980.0%$00.0%
Broncos1$17,000,000$17,000,000$8,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Dolphins$420,000$1,112,436$0$420,000$1,532,4361.0%$4,869,744
2015Dolphins$803,109$1,112,436$0$803,109$1,915,5451.2%$803,109
2016Dolphins$1,186,218$1,112,436$0$1,186,218$2,298,6541.4%$1,186,218
2017Dolphins$1,569,327$1,112,436$0$1,569,327$2,681,7631.6%$1,569,327
2018Dolphins$9,341,000$0$0$9,341,000$9,341,0005.3%$9,341,000
2019Broncos$5,000,000$3,000,000$0$5,000,000$8,000,0004.1%$17,000,000
2020Broncos$0$0$0$0$00.0%$150,000
2021Broncos$10,000,000$3,000,000$0$10,000,000$13,000,0006.4%$9,850,000
2022Broncos$11,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$14,000,0006.2%$11,000,000
2023Broncos$11,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$0$16,000,0006.6%$13,000,000
Total$50,319,654$16,449,744$2,000,000$28,319,654$68,769,398$68,769,398

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2014160094.8%16.6%
201578137.9%5.2%
2016160098.6%13.8%
201787146.7%4.8%
2018151088.6%11.4%
201931306.2%0.5%

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $8,146,000 $3,500,000

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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