Lester Cotton

Left Guard

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (ERFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $895,000 (0.43% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $895,000 (0.35% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $895,000 ($895,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 65/96 at LG

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$895,000$895,0000.4%
Total$895,000$895,000

Contract Notes

Lester Cotton signed a three year contract with the Oakland Raiders on May 3, 2019.  The total is worth $1,762,500 million with a $7,500 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
2022
Cash Due$895,000
Running Cash$895,000
Career Earnings: $469,018
Career APY: $234,509
Potential Earnings: $1,215,401
Total Guarantees: $7,500
Largest Cash Payment: $895,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $895,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersUDFATerminated20193$1,762,500$587,500$7,500$00.0%$0
RaidersPracticeRenegotiated20191$136,000$136,000$0$00.0%$0
RaidersSFATerminated20191$495,000$495,000$0$00.0%$0
RaidersPracticeRenegotiated20191$136,000$136,000$0$00.0%$0
RaidersSFATerminated20192$1,080,000$540,000$0$58,2355.4%$58,235
RaidersSFATerminated20211$780,000$780,000$0$00.0%$0
RaidersPracticeElevated20211$165,600$165,600$0$00.0%$0
RaidersPracticeExpired20211$193,900$193,900$0$262,166135.2%$262,166
RaidersSFAActive20221$895,000$895,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders2$469,018$234,509$320,4010.0%$148,6170.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Raiders$495,000$58,2350.0%$58,235
2021Raiders$165,600$262,1660.1%$262,166
2022Raiders$895,000$895,0000.4%$895,000
Total$1,555,600$1,215,401$1,215,401
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2019$2,500$7,500
Raiders2019$32,000$32,000
Raiders2019$29,117$29,117
Raiders2019$80,000$80,000
Raiders2020$5,000$0
Total$148,617$148,617

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20191000.0%0.2%
20213000.4%1.3%

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$944,000$895,000
Injury Adjusted$944,000$895,000
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OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.5M $6.7M $8.9M $11.1M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8M $10.7M $13.3M $4,576,000 $3,410,088

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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