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Malcolm Butler

Cornerback

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $13,381,250 (6.07% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $11,600,000 (5.64% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.87
  • Contract Value: $61,250,000 ($12,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 11/319 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201828$3,500,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$0$3,500,000$6,000,0002.9%
201929$10,500,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$100,000$10,500,000$13,100,0006.0%
2020 📝
March 22: $6M of 2020 base salary becomes guaranteed on 5th day of league year
30$11,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$100,000$6,000,000$13,381,2506.1%
2021 📝
March 18: $500,000 5th day of league year roster bonus due
31$11,100,000$2,000,000$500,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,200,0006.6%
2022 📝
March 18: $500,000 5th day of league year roster bonus due
32$11,250,000$2,000,000$500,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,350,0006.3%
Total$47,350,000$10,000,000$1,000,000$2,500,000$400,000$20,000,000$61,031,250

Contract Notes

Malcolm Butler signed a 5 year contract with the Tennessee Titans on March 15, 2018.  The contract is worth $61,250,000 with $24,000,000 fully guaranteed and $30,000,000 in total guarantees.  Butler received a $10,000,000 signing bonus, and guaranteed salaries in 2018 & 2019.  $6,000,000 of his 2020 base salary is guaranteed for injury only at signing; and will vest to fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  Butler is due a $500,000 roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2021 & 2022 league years.  Butler can earn up to $500,000 in additional roster bonuses through per game active status in each year of the contract.
Career Earnings: $30,321,250
Career APY: $5,053,542
Potential Earnings: $66,471,250
Total Guarantees: $24,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $14,350,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsUDFAExpired20143$1,530,000$510,000$0$1,530,000100.0%$510,000
PatriotsRFAExpired20171$3,910,000$3,910,000$0$3,910,000100.0%$3,910,000
TitansUFAActive20185$61,250,000$12,250,000$24,000,000$24,881,25040.6%$12,440,625
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$5,440,000$1,360,000$5,440,0000.0%$2150.0%
Titans2$24,881,250$12,440,625$19,100,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Patriots$420,000$0$0$0$0$0$420,0000.3%$420,000
2015Patriots$510,000$0$0$0$0$0$510,0000.4%$510,000
2016Patriots$600,000$0$0$0$0$0$600,0000.4%$600,000
2017Patriots$3,910,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,910,0002.3%$3,910,000
2018Titans$3,500,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$0$3,500,000$6,000,0002.9%$14,000,000
2019Titans$10,500,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$100,000$10,500,000$13,100,0006.0%$10,881,250
2020Titans$11,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$100,000$6,000,000$13,381,2506.1%$11,600,000
2021Titans$11,100,000$2,000,000$500,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,200,0006.6%$12,200,000
2022Titans$11,250,000$2,000,000$500,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,350,0006.3%$12,350,000
Total$52,790,000$10,000,000$1,000,000$2,500,000$400,000$20,000,000$66,471,250$66,471,250
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2018$215$0
Total$215$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014110416.9%11.1%0000000000000
2015160098.9%23.6%5611001015290000
2016160096.6%0.0%48151011174281220
2017160097.8%0.0%53511312122-13000
2018160079.8%22.9%6091941123901001
201997052.4%4.2%257001092610001

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$1,611,000$12,250,000
Injury Adjusted$4,818,507$6,890,625
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.8M $5.6M $8.3M $11.1M $13.9M $3,695,000 $3,259,000

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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