Mario Edwards Jr.

Interior Defensive Line

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2024 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,714,019 (0.91% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $4,610,097 (2.48% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.69
  • Contract Value: $11,660,391 ($3,886,797 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,097
  • Contract Ranking: 48/228 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$990,000$724,019$0$990,000$1,714,0190.9%
202228$3,400,097$724,019$100,000$890,000$4,224,1162.1%
202329$3,450,197$724,019$100,000$0$4,274,2161.9%
2024 📝
February 25: Contract voids
30Void$724,019VoidVoid$1,448,0400.6%
202531Void$724,021VoidVoid$0--
Total$7,840,294$3,620,097$200,000$1,880,000$11,660,391

Contract Notes

Mario Edwards signed a 3 year contract worth $11.66 million contract with the Bears. Edwards received $5.5 million in guarantees including a $3.62 million signing bonus. The final two years are void years for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.9M
$7.8M
$11.7M
202120222023
Cash Due$4,610,097$3,500,097$3,550,197
Running Cash$4,610,097$8,110,194$11,660,391
Career Earnings: $13,642,265
Career APY: $2,273,711
Potential Earnings: $21,212,559
Total Guarantees: $14,773,583
Largest Cash Payment: $4,610,097 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $4,274,216 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersDraftedTerminated20154$6,017,168$1,504,292$4,161,743$4,761,64479.1%$1,587,215
GiantsDraftedExpired20154$6,017,168$1,504,292$4,161,743$1,255,52420.9%$1,255,524
SaintsUFATerminated20192$470,000$2,350,000$950,000$1,935,000411.7%$1,935,000
BearsSFAExpired20201$1,600,000$1,600,000$0$1,600,000100.0%$1,600,000
BearsUFAActive20213$11,660,391$3,886,797$5,500,097$3,620,09731.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders3$4,761,644$1,587,215$4,102,6140.0%$659,0300.0%
Giants1$1,255,524$1,255,524$1,255,5240.0%$00.0%
Saints1$2,405,000$2,405,000$1,460,0000.0%$945,0000.0%
Bears1$5,220,097$5,220,097$1,600,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Raiders$435,000$659,030$0$435,000$1,094,0300.7%$3,071,120
2016Raiders$708,508$659,030$0$708,508$1,367,5380.8%$708,508
2017Raiders$982,016$659,030$0$382,115$1,641,0460.9%$982,016
2018Giants$1,255,524$0$0$0$1,255,5240.7%$1,255,524
2019Saints$935,000$475,000$50,000$0$1,460,0000.8%$1,935,000
2020Bears$1,600,000$0$0$0$1,600,0000.8%$1,600,000
2021Bears$990,000$724,019$0$990,000$1,714,0190.9%$4,610,097
2022Bears$3,400,097$724,019$100,000$890,000$4,224,1162.1%$3,500,097
2023Bears$3,450,197$724,019$100,000$0$4,274,2161.9%$3,550,197
2024Bears$0$724,019$0$0$1,448,0400.6%$0
2025Bears$0$724,021$0$0$0--$0
Total$13,756,342$6,072,187$250,000$3,405,623$20,078,529$21,212,559
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2018$659,030$0
Saints2019$945,000$470,000
Total$1,604,030$470,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015142052.0%4.0%3382.512462002000
201621403.3%1.7%1100000000000
2017142045.7%16.1%1983.514.5490000000
2018151021.1%0.0%122217350001000
2019141127.6%7.3%62322230001000
2020150123.8%15.9%116436671000000

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$2,775,000$3,886,797
Injury Adjusted$2,775,000$3,886,797
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.8M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,478,000 $3,750,000

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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