Joel Bitonio

Left Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.84%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $7,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.08%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/79 at LG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $17,164,777
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Nevada
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 2, #35 overall (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $9,384,000

Contract Notes

Joel Bitonio signed a five year, $50 million contract extension with the Browns on March 9, 2017. Bitonio received $17.164 million fully guaranteed at signing. Another $6.5 million will become fully guaranteed by the 3rd day of the 2019 League Year.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201726$3,164,777$573,036$8,000,000$500,000$11,664,777$12,237,8137.3%
201827$5,500,000$0$0$500,000$5,500,000$6,000,0003.4%
2019 📝
March 15: Balance of base salary is guaranteed
28$6,000,000$0$0$500,000$6,000,000$7,000,0003.7%
202029$8,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$9,000,0004.5%
202130$9,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$10,000,000--
202231$9,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$10,000,000--
Total$42,164,777$573,036$8,000,000$3,000,000$23,164,777$54,237,813
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Career Earnings: $28,961,698
Career APY: $4,826,950
Potential Earnings: $57,961,698
Total Guarantees: $20,865,180
Largest Cash Payment: $11,664,777 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,237,813 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$5,461,698$1,365,425$3,700,403$4,296,92178.7%$1,432,307
BrownsExtensionActive20175$50,000,000$10,000,000$17,164,777$24,664,77749.3%$8,221,592
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns6$28,961,698$4,826,950$28,961,6980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Browns$420,000$573,036$0$0$420,000$993,0360.7%$2,712,144
2015Browns$668,259$573,036$0$0$668,259$1,241,2950.9%$668,259
2016Browns$916,518$573,036$0$0$320,000$1,489,5541.0%$916,518
2017Browns$3,164,777$573,036$8,000,000$500,000$11,664,777$12,237,8137.3%$11,664,777
2018Browns$5,500,000$0$0$500,000$5,500,000$6,000,0003.4%$6,000,000
2019Browns$6,000,000$0$0$500,000$6,000,000$7,000,0003.7%$7,000,000
2020Browns$8,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$9,000,0004.5%$9,000,000
2021Browns$9,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$10,000,000--$10,000,000
2022Browns$9,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$10,000,000--$10,000,000
Total$44,169,554$2,292,144$8,000,000$3,000,000$24,573,036$57,961,698$57,961,698

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20141600100.0%13.9%
2015106055.8%7.3%
2016511032.1%4.0%
20171600100.0%10.6%
20181600100.0%12.9%
20191600100.0%14.9%

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$8,948,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$8,948,000$10,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.9M $3.8M $5.7M $7.7M $9.6M APY $2.3M $4.7M $7.0M $9.4M $11.7M $5,161,000 $5,250,000

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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