Justin Pugh

Right Guard

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,500,000 (5.34% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $8,500,000 (3.96% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.81
  • Contract Value: $45,025,000 ($9,005,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 9/82 at RG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201828$1,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$1,000,000$3,250,0001.8%
2019 📝
March 15: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
29$5,000,000$2,000,000$0$750,000$5,000,000$7,750,0004.0%
2020 📝
March 22: $250,000 roster bonus is due
30$7,250,000$2,000,000$250,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$10,500,0005.3%
2021 📝
March 22: $250,000 roster bonus is due
31$7,750,000$2,000,000$500,000$1,000,000$0$11,250,0006.0%
2022 📝
March 22: $250,000 roster bonus is due
32$8,525,000$2,000,000$500,000$1,000,000$0$12,025,0005.3%
Total$29,525,000$10,000,000$1,250,000$4,250,000$9,000,000$44,775,000

Contract Notes

The Cardinals signed Justin Pugh to a five year, $45.025 million contract. Pugh received a $10 million signing bonus. In addition his 2018 salary and $2 million of his 2019 salary are fully guaranteed at signing. If Pugh is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year another $3 million becomes fully guaranteed. There is a $2.75 million injury guarantee in 2020 that becomes fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year. In 2020,  2021, and 2022 there are offseason roster bonuses that will be earned on the 5th day of the league year. There are per game bonuses of $500,000 in 2018, $750,000 in 2019, and $1 million in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Career Earnings: $34,166,898
Career APY: $4,880,985
Potential Earnings: $61,941,898
Total Guarantees: $20,960,128
Largest Cash Payment: $11,250,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $12,025,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
GiantsDraftedExpired20135$17,166,898$3,433,380$7,960,128$17,166,898100.0%$3,433,380
CardinalsUFAActive20185$45,025,000$9,005,000$13,000,000$17,000,00037.8%$8,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants5$17,166,898$3,433,380$17,166,8980.0%$00.0%
Cardinals2$17,000,000$8,500,000$11,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Giants$405,000$1,112,436$0$0$405,000$1,517,4361.2%$4,854,744
2014Giants$784,359$1,112,436$0$0$784,359$1,896,7951.4%$784,359
2015Giants$1,163,718$1,112,436$0$0$1,163,718$2,276,1541.6%$1,163,718
2016Giants$1,157,307$1,112,436$385,770$0$1,157,307$2,655,5131.6%$1,543,077
2017Giants$8,821,000$0$0$0$8,821,000$8,821,0005.2%$8,821,000
2018Cardinals$1,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$1,000,000$3,250,0001.8%$11,250,000
2019Cardinals$5,000,000$2,000,000$0$750,000$5,000,000$7,750,0004.0%$5,750,000
2020Cardinals$7,250,000$2,000,000$250,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$10,500,0005.3%$8,500,000
2021Cardinals$7,750,000$2,000,000$500,000$1,000,000$0$11,250,0006.0%$9,250,000
2022Cardinals$8,525,000$2,000,000$500,000$1,000,000$0$12,025,0005.3%$10,025,000
Total$41,856,384$14,449,744$1,635,770$4,250,000$21,331,384$61,941,898$61,941,898

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20131600100.0%12.1%
2014141180.7%0.8%
2015142086.9%6.0%
2016115064.7%8.3%
201787140.1%4.9%
201878036.4%3.2%
2019160097.6%9.2%
2020200100.0%19.6%

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$12,734,000$9,005,000
Injury Adjusted$12,734,000$9,005,000
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.4M $8.5M $10.6M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $5,669,000 $3,677,189

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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