Joel Iyiegbuniwe

Linebacker

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,047,500 (0.48% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,187,500 (0.57% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.13
  • Contract Value: $1,187,500 ($1,187,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $152,500
  • Contract Ranking: 94/263 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202227$1,035,000$152,500$1,047,5000.5%
Total$1,035,000$152,500$1,047,500

Contract Notes

Joel Iyiegbuniwe signed a four year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $3,138,576 on May 10, 2018. Iyiegbuniwe received a $678,576 signing bonus. Iyiegbuniwe was the 115th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2022
Cash Due$1,187,500
Running Cash$1,187,500
Career Earnings: $3,551,076
Career APY: $887,769
Potential Earnings: $4,586,076
Total Guarantees: $831,076
Largest Cash Payment: $1,187,500 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $1,089,644 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedExpired20184$3,138,576$784,644$678,576$3,398,576108.3%$849,644
SeahawksUFAActive20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$152,500$152,50012.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$3,398,576$849,644$3,398,5760.0%$00.0%
Seahawks0$152,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bears$480,000$0$649,6440.4%$1,158,576
2019Bears$570,000$169,644$739,6440.4%$570,000
2020Bears$750,000$169,644$919,6440.4%$750,000
2021Bears$920,000$169,644$1,089,6440.6%$920,000
2022Seahawks$1,035,000$152,500$1,047,5000.5%$1,187,500
Total$3,755,000$661,432$4,446,076$4,586,076

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201816002.2%58.3%9000100000000
201915100.3%71.5%3100000000000
202016002.1%75.8%2000001000000
202111300.0%53.0%0000000000000

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$560,000$1,187,500
Injury Adjusted$582,244$964,844
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $5M $7.5M $10.1M $12.6M APY $3.3M $6.6M $9.9M $13.1M $16.4M $2,843,000 $2,500,000

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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