Justin Bethel

Cornerback

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,909,804 (0.93% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,600,000 (1.18% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.36
  • Contract Value: $6,000,000 ($2,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 73/284 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202131$1,200,000$333,333$400,000$1,200,000$1,909,8040.9%
202232$1,300,000$333,333$400,000$550,000$2,033,3331.0%
202333$1,300,000$333,334$400,000$0$2,033,3340.9%
Total$3,800,000$1,000,000$1,200,000$1,750,000$5,976,471

Contract Notes

Justin Bethel signed a three year, $6 million contract with the Patriots. Bethel received $2.75 million in guarantees including a $1 million signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2M
$4M
$6M
202120222023
Cash Due$2,600,000$1,700,000$1,700,000
Running Cash$2,600,000$4,300,000$6,000,000
Career Earnings: $17,511,283
Career APY: $1,945,698
Potential Earnings: $20,011,283
Total Guarantees: $9,458,341
Largest Cash Payment: $3,660,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $3,500,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedRenegotiated20124$2,214,224$553,556$114,224$1,554,22470.2%$518,075
CardinalsExtensionRenegotiated20153$15,000,000$5,000,000$3,194,117$6,160,00041.1%$3,080,000
CardinalsOtherExpired20171$2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000100.0%$2,000,000
FalconsUFAExpired20181$1,750,000$1,750,000$400,000$1,750,000100.0%$1,750,000
RavensUFATerminated20192$4,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$00.0%$0
PatriotsSFAExpired20191$2,930,000$1,465,000$0$2,547,05986.9%$1,273,530
PatriotsUFAActive20213$6,000,000$2,000,000$2,750,000$1,000,00016.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals6$9,714,224$1,619,037$9,714,2240.0%$00.0%
Falcons1$1,750,000$1,750,000$1,750,0000.0%$00.0%
Ravens0$2,500,000$0$00.0%$2,500,0000.0%
Patriots2$3,547,059$1,773,530$2,547,0590.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Cardinals$390,000$28,556$0$0$0$418,5560.3%$504,224
2013Cardinals$480,000$28,556$0$0$0$508,5560.4%$480,000
2014Cardinals$570,000$28,556$0$0$0$598,5560.4%$570,000
2015Cardinals$660,000$778,556$0$0$0$1,438,5561.0%$3,660,000
2016Cardinals$1,000,000$750,000$1,500,000$0$2,500,000$3,250,0002.0%$2,500,000
2017Cardinals$2,000,000$1,500,000$0$0$2,000,000$3,500,0002.0%$2,000,000
2018Falcons$850,000$400,000$0$500,000$0$1,750,0001.0%$1,750,000
2019Patriots$930,000$0$0$0$0$547,0590.3%$547,059
2020Patriots$1,500,000$0$0$500,000$0$2,000,0000.9%$2,000,000
2021Patriots$1,200,000$333,333$0$400,000$1,200,000$1,909,8040.9%$2,600,000
2022Patriots$1,300,000$333,333$0$400,000$550,000$2,033,3331.0%$1,700,000
2023Patriots$1,300,000$333,334$0$400,000$0$2,033,3340.9%$1,700,000
Total$12,180,000$4,514,224$1,500,000$2,200,000$6,250,000$19,987,754$20,011,283
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2019$1,117,647$1,617,647
Ravens2019$882,353$882,353
Ravens2020$500,000$0
Total$2,500,000$2,500,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201216----0.9%69.7%12100000000000
201316000.0%67.8%174000000001-30
201416009.1%74.6%21400010001100
2015160042.7%75.2%442000192212201
2016160025.0%79.3%372003061661101
2017160042.6%67.3%2710001041820001
201814200.0%58.9%12200000000000
201916002.1%82.2%9300000000300
202016000.0%84.0%0000000000000
20216003.6%82.4%2000001000000

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$173,000$2,000,000
Injury Adjusted$173,000$2,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.9M $5.9M $8.8M $11.8M $14.7M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $5,759,000 $4,692,000

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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