Melvin Ingram

Edge Rusher

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $16,625,000 (8.21% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $14,000,000 (5.90% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $64,000,000 ($16,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 14/205 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2017)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201728$5,000,000$2,625,000$7,250,000$12,250,000$14,875,0009.1%
201829$11,250,000$2,625,000$0$11,250,000$13,875,0007.7%
2019 📝
March 13: $8 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
30$17,000,000$2,625,000$0$8,000,000$19,625,00010.5%
202031$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$14,000,000$16,625,0008.2%
Total$47,250,000$10,500,000$7,250,000$45,500,000$65,000,000

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".
Career Earnings: $67,149,248
Career APY: $8,393,656
Potential Earnings: $81,149,248
Total Guarantees: $41,648,248
Largest Cash Payment: $22,750,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $19,625,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedExpired20125$16,149,250$3,229,850$7,648,248$16,149,248100.0%$3,229,850
ChargersFranchiseActive20174$64,000,000$16,000,000$34,000,000$51,000,00079.7%$17,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers8$67,149,248$8,393,656$64,524,2480.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Chargers$390,000$1,136,955$0$0$1,526,9551.3%$4,937,820
2013Chargers$771,738$1,136,955$0$771,738$1,908,6931.6%$771,738
2014Chargers$1,153,476$1,136,955$0$1,153,476$2,290,4311.7%$1,153,476
2015Chargers$785,214$1,136,955$750,000$785,214$2,672,1691.9%$1,535,214
2016Chargers$7,751,000$0$0$7,751,000$7,751,0004.9%$7,751,000
2017Chargers$5,000,000$2,625,000$7,250,000$12,250,000$14,875,0009.1%$22,750,000
2018Chargers$11,250,000$2,625,000$0$11,250,000$13,875,0007.7%$11,250,000
2019Chargers$17,000,000$2,625,000$0$8,000,000$19,625,00010.5%$17,000,000
2020Chargers$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$14,000,000$16,625,0008.2%$14,000,000
Total$58,101,428$15,047,820$8,000,000$55,961,428$81,149,248$81,149,248

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201216----43.6%42.2%271416435001000
201340012.1%0.0%4410110001000
201490047.5%2.0%218431571002100
2015160095.9%17.0%521310.573.514196003100
2016160089.7%11.1%461486210195005000
2017160084.9%5.1%41121084.5172310012391
2018160084.1%9.2%2815754.58163181240
2019133068.8%2.9%399742.511125190120
202070056.1%1.7%5500042100000

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$4,552,000$16,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,552,000$16,000,000
test
OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,591,000 $7,038,596

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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