Matthew Adams

Linebacker

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,152,500 (0.44% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,292,500 (0.45% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.12
  • Contract Value: $1,292,500 ($1,292,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $967,500
  • Contract Ranking: 99/250 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202429$1,125,000$167,500$800,000$1,152,5000.4%
Total$1,125,000$167,500$800,000$1,152,500

Contract Notes

Matthew Adams signed a 4 year contract with the Indianapolis Colts on May 11, 2018 after being drafted in the 6th round of the 2018 NFL Draft.  The contract is worth $2,561,584 with $640,396 in guarantees.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.3M
2024
Cash Due$1,292,500
Running Cash$1,292,500
Career Earnings: $5,409,084
Career APY: $901,514
Potential Earnings: $6,534,084
Total Guarantees: $1,521,584
Largest Cash Payment: $1,292,500 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $1,152,500 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedExpired20184$2,561,584$640,396$101,584$2,821,584110.1%$705,396
BearsUFAExpired20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$152,500$1,187,500100.0%$1,187,500
BrownsUFAExpired20231$1,232,500$1,232,500$300,000$1,232,500100.0%$1,232,500
GiantsUFAActive20241$1,292,500$1,292,500$967,500$167,50013.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts4$2,821,584$705,396$2,821,5840.0%$00.0%
Bears1$1,187,500$1,187,500$1,047,5000.0%$00.0%
Browns1$1,232,500$1,232,500$1,092,5000.0%$00.0%
Giants0$167,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Colts$480,000$25,396$0$0$505,3960.3%$581,584
2019Colts$570,000$25,396$0$0$595,3960.3%$570,000
2020Colts$750,000$25,396$0$0$775,3960.3%$750,000
2021Colts$920,000$25,396$0$0$945,3960.5%$920,000
2022Bears$1,035,000$152,500$0$0$1,047,5000.5%$1,187,500
2023Browns$1,080,000$0$152,500$300,000$1,092,5000.4%$1,232,500
2024Giants$1,125,000$167,500$0$800,000$1,152,5000.4%$1,292,500
Total$5,960,000$421,584$152,500$1,100,000$6,114,084$6,534,084

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160020.6%66.9%231000520000100
201916009.9%71.9%8200100000000
20209010.0%34.1%0000000000000
202117000.1%79.1%0000000000000
2022102017.3%47.0%14800200001000
202317009.1%85.3%4300000000000

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$227,000$1,292,500
Injury Adjusted$227,000$1,292,500
test
OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,826,000 $3,000,000

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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