Matt Milano

Linebacker

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $7,794,118 (4.15% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $13,250,000 (6.00% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.70
  • Contract Value: $41,500,000 ($10,375,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 13/240 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$5,500,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$5,500,000$7,794,1184.1%
202228$7,500,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$7,500,000$10,000,0004.7%
2023 📝
March 21: $3.5 million of base salary is guaranteed
29$9,250,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$0$11,750,0005.2%
202430$9,550,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$0$11,750,0004.6%
Total$31,800,000$7,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$13,000,000$41,294,118

Contract Notes

Matt Milano signed a 4 year contract worth $41.5 million with $23.5 million in guarantees of which $20 million is guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee consists of a $7 million signing bonus and his 2021 and 2022 base salaries. If Milano is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2023 league year he will receive another $3.5 million in full guarantees. The contract has up to $500,000 in per game bonuses each year. Another $1.3 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10.4M
$20.8M
$31.1M
$41.5M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$13,250,000$8,250,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
Running Cash$13,250,000$21,500,000$31,500,000$41,500,000
Career Earnings: $11,028,281
Career APY: $2,757,070
Potential Earnings: $45,528,281
Total Guarantees: $20,261,516
Largest Cash Payment: $13,250,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $11,750,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExpired20174$2,661,516$665,379$261,516$4,028,281151.4%$1,007,070
BillsUFAActive20214$41,500,000$10,375,000$20,000,000$7,000,00016.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills4$11,028,281$2,757,070$4,028,2810.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bills$465,000$65,379$0$0$0$530,3790.3%$726,516
2018Bills$555,000$65,379$0$0$0$589,1440.3%$523,765
2019Bills$645,000$65,379$0$0$0$710,3790.4%$645,000
2020Bills$2,133,000$65,379$0$0$0$2,198,3791.0%$2,133,000
2021Bills$5,500,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$5,500,000$7,794,1184.1%$13,250,000
2022Bills$7,500,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$7,500,000$10,000,0004.7%$8,250,000
2023Bills$9,250,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$0$11,750,0005.2%$10,000,000
2024Bills$9,550,000$1,750,000$500,000$250,000$0$11,750,0004.6%$10,000,000
Total$35,598,000$7,261,516$2,000,000$1,000,000$13,000,000$45,322,399$45,528,281

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160040.8%51.7%28150022211511401
2018133073.0%32.3%52261812373410300
2019151086.0%27.0%65361.512.5779001100
2020103031.3%3.4%35103.524493100000
202191077.6%4.5%3019191033000200

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$7,175,000$10,375,000
Injury Adjusted$7,719,795$9,726,563
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OTC Valuation $3.6M $7.1M $10.7M $14.3M $17.8M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,043,000 $3,040,418

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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