Lorenzo Carter

Edge Rusher

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $4,750,000 (1.83% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,750,000 (2.13% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.79
  • Contract Value: $9,000,000 ($4,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 44/231 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202328$3,250,000$1,000,000$3,250,000$4,250,0001.9%
202429$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$4,750,0001.8%
Total$7,000,000$2,000,000$3,250,000$9,000,000

Contract Notes

Lorenzo Carter signed a two year, $9 million contract with the Falcons. $5.25 million is guaranteed including a $2 million signing bonus. Another $1 million in incentives can increase the value of the contract to $10 million.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.5M
$9M
20232024
Cash Due$5,250,000$3,750,000
Running Cash$5,250,000$9,000,000
Career Earnings: $13,314,030
Career APY: $2,662,806
Potential Earnings: $17,064,030
Total Guarantees: $8,299,804
Largest Cash Payment: $5,250,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $4,750,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
GiantsDraftedExpired20184$4,083,482$1,020,871$1,049,804$4,564,030111.8%$1,521,343
FalconsUFAExpired20221$3,500,000$3,500,000$2,000,000$3,500,000100.0%$3,500,000
FalconsUFAActive20232$9,000,000$4,500,000$5,250,000$5,250,00058.3%$5,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants3$4,564,030$1,521,343$4,301,5790.0%$00.0%
Falcons2$8,750,000$4,375,000$6,750,0000.0%$1,000,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Giants$480,000$262,451$0$742,4510.4%$1,529,804
2020Giants$851,226$262,451$0$1,113,6770.6%$851,226
2021Giants$2,183,000$262,451$0$2,445,4511.3%$2,183,000
2022Falcons$1,500,000$1,000,000$0$2,500,0001.2%$3,500,000
2023Falcons$3,250,000$1,000,000$3,250,000$4,250,0001.9%$5,250,000
2024Falcons$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$4,750,0001.8%$3,750,000
Total$12,014,226$3,787,353$3,250,000$15,801,579$17,064,030
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Falcons2023$1,000,000$0
Total$1,000,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018151040.3%53.4%30134197104000000
2019151065.1%19.4%25204.519.56135001000
202050121.3%9.6%11415241000000
2021143052.8%15.0%2823516685102100
2022170081.0%7.8%29294266122100100
2023170037.8%31.4%2411333691001200

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$2,447,000$4,500,000
Injury Adjusted$2,447,000$4,500,000
test
OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $8,640,900

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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