La'el Collins

Right Tackle

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $4,166,666 (1.96% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (4.27% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.92
  • Contract Value: $21,000,000 ($7,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 9/85 at RT

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202229$1,200,000$1,666,666$1,700,000$100,000$4,166,6662.0%
202330$3,500,000$1,666,666$2,400,000$100,000$7,666,6663.4%
202431$3,900,000$1,666,668$3,000,000$100,000$8,666,6683.4%
Total$8,600,000$5,000,000$7,100,000$300,000$20,500,000

Contract Notes

La'el Collins signed a three year, $21 million contract with the Bengals. $5 million is guaranteed. There are annual per game bonuses in each year of the contract that total $7.1 million.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7M
$14M
$21M
202220232024
Cash Due$8,000,000$6,000,000$7,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000$14,000,000$21,000,000
Career Earnings: $43,568,944
Career APY: $6,224,135
Potential Earnings: $59,568,944
Total Guarantees: $36,066,250
Largest Cash Payment: $10,016,750 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $8,666,668 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysUDFARenegotiated20153$1,599,500$533,167$1,599,500$982,75061.4%$491,375
CowboysExtensionRenegotiated20172$15,400,000$7,700,000$9,500,000$9,500,00061.7%$4,750,000
CowboysExtensionJune 1 Terminated20195$50,000,000$10,000,000$19,966,750$28,086,19456.2%$9,362,065
BengalsSFAActive20223$21,000,000$7,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,00023.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys7$38,568,944$5,509,849$24,618,9440.0%$13,318,0580.0%
Bengals0$5,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Cowboys$435,000$7,000$0$0$435,000$442,0000.3%$456,000
2016Cowboys$526,750$7,000$0$0$526,750$533,7500.3%$526,750
2017Cowboys$1,000,000$1,340,333$0$0$1,000,000$2,340,3331.4%$5,000,000
2018Cowboys$4,350,000$1,408,333$0$0$4,350,000$5,758,3333.1%$4,500,000
2019Cowboys$1,016,750$3,208,334$0$0$1,016,750$4,225,0842.1%$10,016,750
2020Cowboys$1,450,000$3,500,000$0$0$1,450,000$4,950,0002.3%$9,950,000
2021Cowboys$1,550,000$5,250,000$0$0$0$6,369,4443.0%$8,119,444
2022Bengals$1,200,000$1,666,666$1,700,000$100,000$0$4,166,6662.0%$8,000,000
2023Bengals$3,500,000$1,666,666$2,400,000$100,000$0$7,666,6663.4%$6,000,000
2024Bengals$3,900,000$1,666,668$3,000,000$100,000$0$8,666,6683.4%$7,000,000
Total$18,928,500$19,721,000$7,100,000$300,000$8,778,500$45,118,944$59,568,944
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2022$4,934,029$0
Cowboys2023$8,384,029$0
Total$13,318,058$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2015121469.7%9.8%
2016313017.6%3.4%
20171600100.0%12.7%
2018160099.9%16.8%
2019151089.2%17.1%
2021120054.7%0.0%
2022120096.8%0.3%

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$11,016,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$11,016,000$7,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M APY $3.2M $6.4M $9.6M $12.8M $16M $8,329,000 $4,057,007

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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