Age: 27
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,500,000 (1.20% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,500,000 (1.30% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,500,000 ($2,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,450,000
  • Contract Ranking: 75/228 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,950,000$500,000$50,000$1,950,000$2,500,0001.2%
Total$1,950,000$500,000$50,000$1,950,000$2,500,000

Contract Notes

Jihad Ward signed a one year contract with the Baltimore Ravens on March 22, 2020.  Contract total is $1,047,500 and will qualify for the veteran salary benefit.  Ward received $500,000 in guarantees including a $137,500 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.5M
2021
Cash Due$2,500,000
Running Cash$2,500,000
Career Earnings: $6,067,029
Career APY: $1,213,406
Potential Earnings: $7,890,017
Total Guarantees: $9,849,006
Largest Cash Payment: $2,678,944 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $2,500,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersDraftedTraded20164$5,539,798$1,384,950$3,380,753$3,380,75361.0%$1,690,377
CowboysDraftedTerminated20164$5,539,798$1,384,950$3,380,753$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeRenegotiated20181$129,200$129,200$0$00.0%$0
ColtsOtherTerminated20182$1,350,000$675,000$0$453,52933.6%$453,529
RavensSFAExpired20191$720,000$720,000$0$508,23570.6%$508,235
RavensUFAExpired20201$1,047,500$1,047,500$637,500$1,047,500100.0%$1,047,500
JaguarsUFAActive20211$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,450,000$500,00020.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders2$3,380,753$1,690,377$2,266,2810.0%$1,114,4720.0%
Cowboys0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Colts1$630,541$630,541$453,5290.0%$177,0120.0%
Ravens2$1,555,735$777,868$1,395,7350.0%$00.0%
Jaguars0$500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Raiders$450,000$557,236$0$450,000$1,007,2360.6%$2,678,944
2017Raiders$701,809$557,236$0$701,809$1,259,0450.7%$701,809
2018Colts$630,000$0$0$0$453,5290.2%$453,529
2019Ravens$720,000$0$0$0$508,2350.3%$508,235
2020Ravens$910,000$137,500$0$500,000$887,5000.4%$1,047,500
2021Jaguars$1,950,000$500,000$50,000$1,950,000$2,500,0001.2%$2,500,000
Total$5,361,809$1,751,972$50,000$3,601,809$6,615,545$7,890,017
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2018$1,114,472$0
Colts2018$7,600$7,600
Colts2019$169,412$169,412
Total$1,291,484$177,012

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160060.7%5.3%1614000100000100
201751812.2%0.2%1019110000000
201869013.8%0.0%40312360000000
2019140140.3%3.9%3418151000220
2020100525.4%1.9%79323482000000

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
test
OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.8M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,478,000 $3,750,000

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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