Justin Fields

Quarterback

Age: 22
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,431,264 (1.81% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $11,745,056 (6.01% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.42
  • Contract Value: $18,871,952 ($4,717,988 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,871,952
  • Contract Ranking: 38/118 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202122$660,000$2,771,264$0$660,000$3,431,2641.8%
2022 📝
August 2: 2nd day of training camp bonus due (no offset)
23$825,000$2,771,264$692,816$1,517,816$4,289,0802.0%
2023 📝
August 2: 2nd day of training camp bonus due (no offset)
24$1,187,816$2,771,264$1,187,816$2,375,632$5,146,8962.3%
2024 📝
August 2: 2nd day of training camp bonus due (no offset)
25$1,616,724$2,771,264$1,616,724$3,233,448$6,004,7122.3%
Total$4,289,540$11,085,056$3,497,356$7,786,896$18,871,952

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.7M
$9.4M
$14.2M
$18.9M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$11,745,056$1,517,816$2,375,632$3,233,448
Running Cash$11,745,056$13,262,872$15,638,504$18,871,952
Career Earnings: $11,745,056
Career APY: $11,745,056
Potential Earnings: $18,871,952
Total Guarantees: $18,871,952
Largest Cash Payment: $11,745,056 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $6,004,712 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedActive20214$18,871,952$4,717,988$18,871,952$11,745,05662.2%$11,745,056
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears1$11,745,056$11,745,056$3,431,2640.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2021Bears$660,000$2,771,264$0$660,000$3,431,2641.8%$11,745,056
2022Bears$825,000$2,771,264$692,816$1,517,816$4,289,0802.0%$1,517,816
2023Bears$1,187,816$2,771,264$1,187,816$2,375,632$5,146,8962.3%$2,375,632
2024Bears$1,616,724$2,771,264$1,616,724$3,233,448$6,004,7122.3%$3,233,448
Total$4,289,540$11,085,056$3,497,356$7,786,896$18,871,952$18,871,952

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2021124056.6%0.0%159/27058.9%18707103673.2724205.8200

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$8,053,000$4,717,988
Injury Adjusted$12,215,833$3,538,491
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OTC Valuation $6.3M $12.7M $19.0M $25.3M $31.6M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $22,953,000 $11,500,000

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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