Mason Cole

Center

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $2,556,666 (1.19% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $5,600,000 (2.26% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.19
  • Contract Value: $15,750,000 ($5,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,565,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/82 at C

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$1,035,000$1,521,666$0$2,556,6661.2%
2023 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
27$3,900,000$1,521,666$1,500,000$6,921,6663.1%
2024 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
28$3,250,000$1,521,668$1,500,000$6,271,6682.4%
Total$8,185,000$4,565,000$3,000,000$15,750,000

Contract Notes

Mason Cole signed a four year contract with the Arizona Cardinals worth $3,325,516 on May 31, 2018. Cole received a $761,516 signing bonus. Cole was the 97th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.3M
$10.5M
$15.8M
202220232024
Cash Due$5,600,000$5,400,000$4,750,000
Running Cash$5,600,000$11,000,000$15,750,000
Career Earnings: $9,382,266
Career APY: $2,345,567
Potential Earnings: $20,567,266
Total Guarantees: $6,088,032
Largest Cash Payment: $5,600,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $6,921,666 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExpired20184$3,221,516$805,379$761,516$2,183,00067.8%$2,183,000
CardinalsDraftedTraded20184$3,221,516$805,379$761,516$2,634,26681.8%$878,089
SteelersUFAActive20223$15,750,000$5,250,000$4,565,000$4,565,00029.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings1$2,183,000$2,183,000$2,183,0000.0%$00.0%
Cardinals3$2,634,266$878,089$2,443,8870.0%$190,3790.0%
Steelers0$4,565,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Cardinals$480,000$190,379$0$0$670,3790.4%$1,241,516
2019Cardinals$570,000$190,379$0$35,500$795,8790.4%$605,500
2020Cardinals$750,000$190,379$0$37,250$977,6290.5%$787,250
2021Vikings$2,151,750$0$0$31,250$2,183,0001.2%$2,183,000
2022Steelers$1,035,000$1,521,666$0$0$2,556,6661.2%$5,600,000
2023Steelers$3,900,000$1,521,666$1,500,000$0$6,921,6663.1%$5,400,000
2024Steelers$3,250,000$1,521,668$1,500,000$0$6,271,6682.4%$4,750,000
Total$12,136,750$5,136,137$3,000,000$104,000$20,376,887$20,567,266
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cardinals2021$190,379$0
Total$190,379$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20181600100.0%2.1%
2019160020.0%15.6%
2020142080.8%7.5%
2021140041.4%13.3%

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$897,000$5,250,000
Injury Adjusted$897,000$5,250,000
test
OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.4M $10.5M APY $2.3M $4.7M $7M $9.3M $11.7M $4,860,000 $4,325,000

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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