• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $615,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.33%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $615,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.34%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $5,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 32/157 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,250,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 230
  • College: Northern Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Browns)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,772,000

Contract Notes

L.J. Fort signed a three year, $5.5 million contract with the Eagles on March 14, 2019. Fort received $1.9 million in guarantees, including a $875,000 signing bonus. There are per game bonuses in each year of the contract. The max contract value is $8.5 million which will be reached based on playing time incentives.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$805,000$0$0$615,5880.3%
2020 📝
March 17: $1.5 million roster bonus due 5th day of 2020 league year
30$1,750,000$1,500,000$3,250,000$3,250,0001.6%
202131$2,250,000$0$0$2,250,000--
Total$4,805,000$1,500,000$3,250,000$6,115,588
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Career Earnings: $4,109,287
Career APY: $684,881
Potential Earnings: $7,640,911
Total Guarantees: $5,150,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,250,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,250,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersSFATerminated20162$1,140,000$570,000$0$282,35224.8%$141,176
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$7,2005.9%$0
SteelersSFAExpired20172$1,320,000$660,000$0$1,247,64794.5%$623,824
EaglesUFATerminated20193$5,500,000$1,833,333$1,900,000$1,925,00035.0%$0
RavensSFARenegotiated20191$805,000$805,000$0$00.0%$0
RavensExtensionActive20192$5,500,000$2,750,000$3,250,000$615,58811.2%$615,588
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals1$31,500$31,500$31,5000.0%$00.0%
Steelers4$1,537,199$384,300$1,493,8230.0%$457,8000.0%
Eagles0$1,925,000$0$00.0%$1,925,0000.0%
Ravens1$615,588$615,588$615,5880.0%$00.0%
Seahawks$0$0$00.0%$41,7180.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Bengals$31,500$0$0$31,5000.0%$31,500
2015Steelers$510,000$0$0$30,0000.0%$30,000
2016Steelers$525,000$0$0$216,1760.1%$216,176
2017Steelers$615,000$0$0$542,6470.3%$542,647
2018Steelers$705,000$0$0$705,0000.4%$705,000
2019Ravens$805,000$0$0$615,5880.3%$615,588
2020Ravens$1,750,000$1,500,000$3,250,000$3,250,0001.6%$3,250,000
2021Ravens$2,250,000$0$0$2,250,000--$2,250,000
Total$7,191,500$1,500,000$3,250,000$7,640,911$7,640,911
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2014$41,718$41,718
Steelers2015$105,600$105,600
Steelers2016$308,824$308,824
Steelers2017$36,176$36,176
Steelers2017$7,200$7,200
Eagles2019$1,341,666$1,735,588
Eagles2020$583,334$0
Total$2,424,518$2,235,106

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20141000.0%3.9%0000000000000
201614013.9%46.8%0000000000000
201715007.9%64.3%0000000000000
2018151029.3%72.5%381017330000101
2019150025.8%68.0%2215212421000000

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$853,000$2,750,000
Injury Adjusted$853,000$2,750,000
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OTC Valuation $2.3M $4.5M $6.8M $9.1M $11.4M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $4,902,000 $4,717,942

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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