Joe Thomas

Linebacker

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $745,833 (0.35% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $933,333 (0.69% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.25
  • Contract Value: $1,120,000 ($1,120,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 91/227 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202231$1,120,000$745,8330.4%
Total$1,120,000$745,833

Contract Notes

Joe Thomas signed a two year, $3.6 million contract with the Cowboys on March 22, 2018. Thomas received a $600,000 signing bonus. In 2018 he can earn up to $100,000 in per game bonuses. In 2019 that per game number increases to $250,000. There are $1 million in playtime incentives available.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
Old Money2022
Cash Due$186,667$933,333
Running Cash$1,120,000
Career Earnings: $8,137,518
Career APY: $1,017,190
Potential Earnings: $7,462,279
Total Guarantees: $1,015,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $2,237,500 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersERFAExpired20171$615,000$615,000$0$615,000100.0%$615,000
CowboysSFAExpired20182$3,600,000$1,800,000$600,000$3,600,000100.0%$1,800,000
CowboysUFATerminated20201$1,250,000$1,250,000$150,000$00.0%$0
CowboysSFAExpired20201$1,100,000$1,100,000$0$1,100,000100.0%$1,100,000
TexansUFATerminated20211$1,500,000$1,500,000$250,000$00.0%$0
TexansSFATerminated20211$1,265,000$1,265,000$15,000$00.0%$0
RavensPracticeExpired20211$252,000$252,000$0$254,722101.1%$254,722
RavensPracticeElevated20211$252,000$252,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFATerminated20221$1,120,000$1,120,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeRenegotiated20221$400,522$400,522$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeElevated20221$358,200$358,200$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAActive20221$1,120,000$1,120,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers4$1,579,224$394,806$1,574,2240.0%$5,0000.0%
Cowboys3$4,863,200$1,621,067$4,606,2500.0%$163,2000.0%
Texans0$1,338,350$0$00.0%$1,338,3500.0%
Ravens1$254,722$254,722$254,7220.0%$00.0%
Bears0$102,022$0$00.0%$89,5220.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Packers$50,400$0$0$50,4000.0%$50,400
2015Packers$435,000$0$0$383,8240.3%$383,824
2016Packers$525,000$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Packers$615,000$0$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Cowboys$900,000$300,000$100,000$1,275,0000.7%$1,600,000
2019Cowboys$1,750,000$300,000$250,000$2,237,5001.1%$2,000,000
2020Cowboys$1,000,000$93,750$0$1,093,7500.5%$1,100,000
2021Ravens$252,000$0$0$254,7220.1%$254,722
2022Bears$1,120,000$0$0$745,8330.4%$933,333
Total$6,647,400$693,750$350,000$7,181,029$7,462,279
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Packers2014$1,666$5,000
Packers2015$3,334$0
Cowboys2015$13,200$13,200
Cowboys2020$150,000$150,000
Texans2021$250,000$250,000
Texans2021$1,088,350$1,088,350
Bears2022$89,522$102,022
Total$1,596,072$1,608,572

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015140023.8%57.9%0000000000000
2016160061.4%42.8%38900222000000
2017114010.1%45.8%680.55.5211000000
201810405.7%33.2%7700100000000
2019151022.9%50.9%211200001001000
2020151036.9%35.1%271800322000000
20217007.6%31.3%8100000000000
202220025.4%44.8%4600000000000

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
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Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.7M $9.5M $14.2M $19M $23.7M APY $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.1M $16.4M $4,682,000 $2,150,000

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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