Le'Veon Bell

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $8,968,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.45%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $14,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 8.12%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.62
  • Total Contract Value: $52,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $13,125,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/182 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 244
  • College: Michigan State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #48 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $8,762,000

Contract Notes

Le'Veon Bell signed a four year, $52.5 million contract with the Jets. Currently these estimates are based on various reports regarding the structure of the contract. The cap hits should be correct but we will update as we get more information.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$2,000,000$2,000,000$4,000,000$500,000$500,000$6,000,000$8,968,7504.8%
202028$8,500,000$2,000,000$4,500,000$500,000$0$13,000,000$15,500,0007.8%
2021 📝
March 17: Base salary becomes guaranteed
August 1: $3m reporting bonus due
29$8,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$13,500,000--
2022 📝
August 1: $3m reporting bonus due
30$9,500,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$15,000,000--
Total$28,000,000$8,000,000$14,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$19,000,000$52,968,750
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Career Earnings: $30,478,253
Career APY: $4,354,036
Potential Earnings: $68,478,253
Total Guarantees: $40,496,800
Largest Cash Payment: $14,500,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExpired20134$4,120,600$1,030,150$1,376,800$3,858,25393.6%$964,563
SteelersFranchiseExpired20171$12,120,000$12,120,000$12,120,000$12,120,000100.0%$12,120,000
SteelersFranchiseExpired20181$14,544,000$14,544,000$0$00.0%$0
JetsUFAActive20194$52,500,000$13,125,000$27,000,000$14,500,00027.6%$14,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers6$15,978,253$2,663,042$15,968,1280.0%$00.0%
Jets1$14,500,000$14,500,000$8,968,7500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Steelers$405,000$344,200$0$0$0$0$749,2000.6%$1,781,800
2014Steelers$495,000$344,200$97,300$0$0$0$936,5000.7%$592,300
2015Steelers$779,600$344,200$0$0$0$0$1,032,0820.7%$687,882
2016Steelers$966,900$344,200$0$0$0$0$1,130,3460.7%$796,271
2017Steelers$12,120,000$0$0$0$0$12,120,000$12,120,0007.3%$12,120,000
2018Steelers$14,544,000$0$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2019Jets$2,000,000$2,000,000$4,000,000$500,000$500,000$6,000,000$8,968,7504.8%$14,500,000
2020Jets$8,500,000$2,000,000$4,500,000$500,000$0$13,000,000$15,500,0007.8%$13,500,000
2021Jets$8,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$13,500,000--$11,500,000
2022Jets$9,500,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$15,000,000--$13,000,000
Total$57,310,500$9,376,800$14,597,300$2,000,000$500,000$31,120,000$68,936,878$68,478,253

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2013133064.4%0.0%2448603.58453998.9011
2014160083.4%0.9%29013614.788385410.3300
201568028.1%0.0%1135564.93241365.7000
2016120172.1%1.1%26112684.97756168.2241
2017150185.3%0.7%32112914.09856557.7232
2019151077.1%0.0%2457893.23664617.0111

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$8,762,000$13,125,000
Injury Adjusted$9,278,733$12,304,688
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $6,061,000 $3,500,000

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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