Melvin Ingram

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $19,625,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 10.50%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $17,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 10.21%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.87
  • Total Contract Value: $64,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/151 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • 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

(📝: 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$14,875,0008.9%
201829$11,250,000$2,625,000$0$11,250,000$13,875,0007.8%
2019 📝
March 13: $8 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
30$17,000,000$2,625,000$0$8,000,000$19,625,00010.4%
202031$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$16,625,0008.3%
Total$47,250,000$10,500,000$7,250,000$31,500,000$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

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$34,000,00053.1%$17,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers7$50,149,248$7,164,178$44,899,2480.0%$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$7,751,0005.0%$7,751,000
2017Chargers$5,000,000$2,625,000$7,250,000$12,250,000$14,875,0008.9%$22,750,000
2018Chargers$11,250,000$2,625,000$0$11,250,000$13,875,0007.8%$11,250,000
2019Chargers$17,000,000$2,625,000$0$8,000,000$19,625,00010.4%$17,000,000
2020Chargers$14,000,000$2,625,000$0$0$16,625,0008.3%$14,000,000
Total$58,101,428$15,047,820$8,000,000$41,961,428$81,149,248$81,149,248

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20121643.6%42.2%271416435001000
2013412.1%0.0%4410110001000
2014947.5%2.0%218431571002100
20151695.9%17.0%521310.573.514196003100
20161689.7%11.1%461486210195005000
20171684.9%5.1%41121084.5172310012391
20181684.1%9.2%2815754.58163181240

Financial Reports

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