• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $14,875,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 8.74%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $22,750,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 14.89%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.53
  • Total Contract Value: $64,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/157 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: South Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #18 overall (Chargers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Melvin Ingram signed a four year, $64 million contract with the Chargers on June 13, 2017. Ingram had been designated a franchise player at the time of his signing with the Chargers. Ingram received $42 million in guarantees, $34 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee includes Ingram's 2017 and 2018 salaries as well as a $10.5 million signing bonus. If Ingram is on the Chargers roster on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year another $8 million will become fully guaranteed. Another $2 million in incentives are also available. If using this information please cite OTC and link back to this page rather than using our information and calling it a "verified report".

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201728$5,000,000 $12,250,000$2,625,000$7,250,000$0$0$14,875,0008.9%
201829$11,250,000 $11,250,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$13,875,0007.8%
201930$16,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$18,625,0009.8%
202031$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$16,625,0008.3%
Total$46,250,000$10,500,000$7,250,000$0$0$64,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $26,649,248
Years: 5
Career APY: $5,329,850
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedExpired20125$16,149,250$3,229,850$16,149,248100.0%$3,229,850
ChargersFranchiseActive20171$64,000,000$16,000,000$10,500,00016.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers5$26,649,248$5,329,850$16,149,2480.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Chargers$390,000$1,136,955$0$0$0$1,526,9551.3%
2013Chargers$771,738 $771,738$1,136,955$0$0$0$1,908,6931.6%
2014Chargers$1,153,476 $1,153,476$1,136,955$0$0$0$2,290,4311.7%
2015Chargers$785,214 $785,214$1,136,955$750,000$0$0$2,672,1691.9%
2016Chargers$7,751,000 $7,751,000$0$0$0$0$7,751,0005.0%
2017Chargers$5,000,000 $12,250,000$2,625,000$7,250,000$0$0$14,875,0008.9%
2018Chargers$11,250,000 $11,250,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$13,875,0007.8%
2019Chargers$16,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$18,625,0009.8%
2020Chargers$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$0$16,625,0008.3%
Total$57,101,428$15,047,820$8,000,000$0$0$80,149,248 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014947.5%2.0%218431571002100
20151695.9%17.0%521310.573.514196003100
20161689.7%11.1%461486210195005000
20171083.5%7.8%3058.572121600012391

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average