John Franklin-Myers

Edge Rusher

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,320,000 (0.63% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,920,000 (1.51% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.21
  • Contract Value: $55,000,000 ($13,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,815,556
  • Contract Ranking: 20/218 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$920,000$400,000$0$0$0$715,556$1,320,0000.6%
2022 📝
March 21: $6 million of 2023 salary is guaranteed
26$1,500,000$400,000$10,000,000$500,000$100,000$12,100,000$12,500,0005.9%
2023 📝
March 21: $5.4 million of 2023 salary , $500,000 roster bonus, and $100,000 weight bonus is guaranteed; $1.125 million of 2024 salary is guaranteed
27$11,400,000$400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,400,0005.5%
2024 📝
March 21: $2.059 million of salary is guaranteed
28$13,300,000$400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$14,300,0005.6%
202529$14,350,000$400,000$0$500,000$150,000$0$15,400,000--
Total$41,470,000$2,000,000$10,000,000$2,000,000$450,000$12,815,556$55,920,000

Contract Notes

John Franklin-Myers signed a four year contract extension worth $55 million with the Jets on October 7, 2021. Franklin-Myers received $30 million in guarantees of which $14.815 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Franklin-Myers will receive a $2 million signing bonus at signing and a guaranteed $10 million roster bonus in 2022.  There are annual per game roster bonuses of $500,000 in the contract.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$13.8M
$27.5M
$41.3M
$55M
20212022202320242025
Cash Due$2,000,000$12,100,000$12,000,000$13,900,000$15,000,000
Running Cash$2,000,000$14,100,000$26,100,000$40,000,000$55,000,000
Career Earnings: $4,252,356
Career APY: $1,417,452
Potential Earnings: $58,172,356
Total Guarantees: $15,720,268
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $15,400,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedTerminated20184$2,912,356$728,089$452,356$932,35632.0%$932,356
JetsDraftedExtended20184$2,912,356$728,089$452,356$1,320,00045.3%$660,000
JetsExtensionActive20214$55,000,000$13,750,000$14,815,556$2,000,0003.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams1$932,356$932,356$593,0890.0%$339,2670.0%
Jets2$3,320,000$1,660,000$1,320,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Rams$480,000$113,089$0$0$0$0$593,0890.3%$932,356
2019Jets$570,000$0$0$0$0$0$570,0000.3%$570,000
2020Jets$750,000$0$0$0$0$0$750,0000.4%$750,000
2021Jets$920,000$400,000$0$0$0$715,556$1,320,0000.6%$2,920,000
2022Jets$1,500,000$400,000$10,000,000$500,000$100,000$12,100,000$12,500,0005.9%$12,100,000
2023Jets$11,400,000$400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,400,0005.5%$12,000,000
2024Jets$13,300,000$400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$14,300,0005.6%$13,900,000
2025Jets$14,350,000$400,000$0$500,000$150,000$0$15,400,000--$15,000,000
Total$43,270,000$2,113,089$10,000,000$2,000,000$450,000$12,815,556$57,833,089$58,172,356
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2019$113,089$0
Rams2020$226,178$0
Total$339,267$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160029.7%1.9%64214160001100
2020100129.3%4.1%8113255132000200
2021110064.3%5.4%14146446121101000

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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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.7M $13.1M $17.4M $21.8M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $599,000 $728,089

Weekly Valuation Trends

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