Kaden Elliss

Linebacker

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $8,500,000 (3.28% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $8,250,000 (2.72% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.97
  • Contract Value: $21,500,000 ($7,166,667 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,160,000
  • Contract Ranking: 18/251 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202328$1,080,000$1,750,000$1,330,000$340,000$2,410,000$4,500,0002.0%
202429$4,900,000$3,250,000$0$340,000$2,500,000$8,500,0003.3%
202530$4,910,000$3,250,000$0$340,000$0$8,500,0003.3%
Total$10,890,000$8,250,000$1,330,000$1,020,000$4,910,000$21,500,000

Contract Notes

Kaden Ellis signed a three year, $21.5 million contract with the Falcons. $10.16 million is guaranteed including a $5.25 million signing bonus. There are annual per game bonuses as part of the contract.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7.2M
202320242025
Cash Due$8,000,000$8,250,000$5,250,000
Running Cash$8,000,000$16,250,000$21,500,000
Career Earnings: $10,965,251
Career APY: $2,193,050
Potential Earnings: $24,465,251
Total Guarantees: $10,236,604
Largest Cash Payment: $8,250,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $8,500,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedExpired20194$2,596,604$649,151$76,604$2,965,251114.2%$741,313
FalconsUFAActive20231$21,500,000$7,166,667$10,160,000$8,000,00037.2%$8,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints4$2,965,251$741,313$2,965,2510.0%$00.0%
Falcons1$8,000,000$8,000,000$4,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Saints$495,000$19,151$0$0$0$417,7980.2%$475,251
2020Saints$675,000$19,151$0$0$0$694,1510.4%$675,000
2021Saints$850,000$19,151$0$0$0$869,1510.5%$850,000
2022Saints$965,000$19,151$0$0$0$984,1510.5%$965,000
2023Falcons$1,080,000$1,750,000$1,330,000$340,000$2,410,000$4,500,0002.0%$8,000,000
2024Falcons$4,900,000$3,250,000$0$340,000$2,500,000$8,500,0003.3%$8,250,000
2025Falcons$4,910,000$3,250,000$0$340,000$0$8,500,0003.3%$5,250,000
Total$13,875,000$8,326,604$1,330,000$1,020,000$4,910,000$24,465,251$24,465,251

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201931300.0%9.5%0100000000000
202015010.5%60.6%0000000000000
2021133017.1%59.5%6713130000100
2022170055.7%62.4%4133741.57102002000
2023170095.0%1.1%82404361163000000

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$14,281,000$7,166,667
Injury Adjusted$14,281,000$7,166,667
test
OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,826,000 $3,105,000

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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