Melvin Ingram

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $19,625,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 10.27%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $17,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 12.48%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.87
  • Total Contract Value: $64,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/25 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: South Carolina
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 28 $5,000,000 $12,250,000 $2,625,000 $7,250,000 $0 $0 $14,875,000 8.9%
2018 29 $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,875,000 7.8%
2019 30 $17,000,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,625,000 10.3%
2020 31 $14,000,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $16,625,000 8.3%
Total $47,250,000 $10,500,000 $7,250,000 $0 $0 $65,000,000
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Career Earnings: $50,149,248
Career APY: $7,164,178
Potential Earnings: $81,149,248
Total Guarantees: $41,648,248
Largest Cash Payment: $22,750,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $19,625,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Chargers Drafted Expired 2012 5 $16,149,250 $3,229,850 $7,648,248 $16,149,248 100.0% $3,229,850
Chargers Franchise Active 2017 4 $64,000,000 $16,000,000 $34,000,000 $34,000,000 53.1% $17,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Chargers 7 $50,149,248 $7,164,178 $44,899,248 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Chargers $390,000 $1,136,955 $0 $0 $0 $1,526,955 1.3% $4,937,820
2013 Chargers $771,738 $771,738 $1,136,955 $0 $0 $0 $1,908,693 1.6% $771,738
2014 Chargers $1,153,476 $1,153,476 $1,136,955 $0 $0 $0 $2,290,431 1.7% $1,153,476
2015 Chargers $785,214 $785,214 $1,136,955 $750,000 $0 $0 $2,672,169 1.9% $1,535,214
2016 Chargers $7,751,000 $7,751,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,751,000 5.0% $7,751,000
2017 Chargers $5,000,000 $12,250,000 $2,625,000 $7,250,000 $0 $0 $14,875,000 8.9% $22,750,000
2018 Chargers $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,875,000 7.8% $11,250,000
2019 Chargers $17,000,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,625,000 10.3% $17,000,000
2020 Chargers $14,000,000 $2,625,000 $0 $0 $0 $16,625,000 8.3% $14,000,000
Total $58,101,428 $15,047,820 $8,000,000 $0 $0 $81,149,248   $81,149,248

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 16 43.6% 42.2%271416435001000
2013 4 12.1% 0.0%4410110001000
2014 9 47.5% 2.0%218431571002100
2015 16 95.9% 17.0%521310.573.514196003100
2016 16 89.7% 11.1%461486210195005000
2017 16 84.9% 5.1%41121084.5172310012391
2018 16 84.1% 9.2%2815754.58163181240

Financial Reports

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