• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,237,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.12%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.11%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.89
  • Total Contract Value: $3,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,800,000
  • Position Ranking: 24/92 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $600,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 227
  • College: South Carolina State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Undrafted Free Agent (Packers)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,099,000

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.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201827$900,000$300,000$100,000$1,275,0000.7%
2019 📝
March 12: deadline to exercise 2019 option
28$1,750,000$300,000$250,000$2,237,5001.2%
Total$2,650,000$600,000$350,000$3,512,500
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Career Earnings: $5,174,224
Career APY: $862,371
Potential Earnings: $5,174,224
Total Guarantees: $600,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,237,500 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersERFAExpired20171$615,000$615,000$0$615,000100.0%$615,000
CowboysSFAActive20182$3,600,000$1,800,000$600,000$3,600,000100.0%$1,800,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers4$1,574,224$393,556$1,574,2240.0%$5,0000.0%
Cowboys2$3,600,000$1,800,000$3,512,5000.0%$13,2000.0%

Salary Cap 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$2,237,5001.2%$2,000,000
Total$4,275,400$600,000$350,000$5,086,724$5,174,224
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Packers2014$1,666$5,000
Packers2015$3,334$0
Cowboys2015$13,200$13,200
Total$18,200$18,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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

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$1,127,000$1,800,000
Injury Adjusted$1,219,488$1,687,500
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OTC Valuation $2.3M $4.5M $6.8M $9.1M $11.4M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $4,902,000 $4,717,942

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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