K.J. Wright

Linebacker

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,000,000 (5.01% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,500,000 (4.21% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Contract Value: $14,000,000 ($7,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 38/347 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$1,500,000$2,500,000$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$5,132,0502.7%
2020 📝
March 22: $1 million roster bonus due
31$5,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$1,000,000$10,000,0005.0%
Total$6,500,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$15,132,050

Contract Notes

KJ Wright signed a 2 year contract with the Seattle Seahawks on March 15, 2019.  The contract is worth $14 million with $6.25 million guaranteed at signing; and a total guarantee of $7.25 million.  Wright can earn a $1 million roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  Wright will earn up to $500,000 ($46,875 per game 46 man active) and up to $500,000 ($46,875 per game 53 man) in each year of the contract.  Wright has a $1.5 million salary escalator in 2020 based on 2019 playing time (details unknown).
Career Earnings: $38,312,000
Career APY: $4,256,889
Potential Earnings: $45,812,000
Total Guarantees: $15,736,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $10,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20114$2,526,000$631,500$486,000$1,881,00074.5%$627,000
SeahawksExtensionExpired20144$27,000,000$6,750,000$8,750,000$28,431,000105.3%$5,686,200
SeahawksUFAActive20192$14,000,000$7,000,000$6,500,000$8,000,00057.1%$8,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks9$38,312,000$4,256,889$35,444,0500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Seahawks$375,000$121,500$0$0$0$496,5000.4%$861,000
2012Seahawks$465,000$121,500$0$0$0$586,5000.5%$465,000
2013Seahawks$555,000$121,500$0$0$0$676,5000.5%$555,000
2014Seahawks$1,431,000$1,121,500$0$0$0$2,552,5001.9%$6,431,000
2015Seahawks$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,750,000$4,750,0003.2%$3,750,000
2016Seahawks$5,250,000$1,000,000$0$0$5,250,000$6,250,0004.0%$5,250,000
2017Seahawks$5,800,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$6,800,0004.0%$5,800,000
2018Seahawks$7,200,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$8,200,0004.6%$7,200,000
2019Seahawks$1,500,000$2,500,000$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$5,132,0502.7%$8,000,000
2020Seahawks$5,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$1,000,000$10,000,0005.0%$7,500,000
Total$31,326,000$10,486,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$11,500,000$45,444,050$45,812,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201115----51.0%0.0%50152910430011300
201215----86.3%25.5%68301138351241000
2013133070.9%19.5%46341.54.5424000100
2014160093.8%6.0%733428524003100
2015160097.2%13.7%7145111423004240
2016160095.6%13.0%7254471285001100
2017151086.9%17.0%693100526110100
2018511022.5%2.8%15800203000000
2019160093.3%18.4%67650051113100000

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$6,584,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$6,584,000$7,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,902,000 $4,619,292

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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