Michael Brockers

Interior Defensive Line

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,050,000 (1.55% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $7,000,000 (4.13% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.30
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 25/259 at IDL

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202131$1,075,000$1,975,000$1,075,000$3,050,0001.5%
202232$7,000,000$1,975,000$4,000,000$8,975,0004.4%
202333$10,000,000$1,975,000$0$11,975,0005.3%
Total$18,075,000$5,925,000$5,075,000$24,000,000

Contract Notes

Following a trade from the Rams, Brockers signed a new three year contract worth $24 million with the Lions. Per Dave Birkett, $11 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
$16M
$24M
202120222023
Cash Due$7,000,000$7,000,000$10,000,000
Running Cash$7,000,000$14,000,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $61,093,000
Career APY: $6,788,111
Potential Earnings: $79,168,000
Total Guarantees: $67,168,000
Largest Cash Payment: $10,250,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $11,975,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedRenegotiated20125$9,522,000$2,380,500$9,522,000$9,522,000100.0%$2,380,500
RamsExtensionExpired20163$33,250,000$11,083,333$18,146,000$39,646,000119.2%$9,911,500
RamsUFATraded20203$24,000,000$8,000,000$7,500,000$6,000,00025.0%$6,000,000
LionsOtherActive20213$24,000,000$8,000,000$11,000,000$5,925,00024.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams9$55,168,000$6,129,778$53,751,3330.0%$2,666,6670.0%
Lions0$5,925,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Rams$390,000$1,341,273$0$0$0$0$0$1,731,2731.4%$5,755,092
2013Rams$822,818$1,341,273$0$0$0$0$822,818$2,164,0911.8%$822,818
2014Rams$1,255,636$1,341,273$0$0$0$0$1,255,636$2,596,9092.0%$1,255,636
2015Rams$1,688,454$1,341,273$0$0$0$0$1,688,454$3,029,7272.1%$1,688,454
2016Rams$6,146,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$6,146,000$7,896,0005.1%$9,146,000
2017Rams$1,250,000$750,000$9,000,000$0$0$0$9,000,000$11,000,0006.8%$10,250,000
2018Rams$5,000,000$750,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,000$10,750,0006.0%$10,000,000
2019Rams$7,777,777$750,000$1,972,223$250,000$250,000$0$0$10,750,0005.7%$10,250,000
2020Rams$2,000,000$1,333,333$0$0$0$500,000$2,000,000$3,833,3331.9%$6,000,000
2021Lions$1,075,000$1,975,000$0$0$0$0$1,075,000$3,050,0001.5%$7,000,000
2022Lions$7,000,000$1,975,000$0$0$0$0$4,000,000$8,975,0004.4%$7,000,000
2023Lions$10,000,000$1,975,000$0$0$0$0$0$11,975,0005.3%$10,000,000
Total$44,405,685$15,623,425$15,972,223$250,000$250,000$500,000$30,987,908$77,751,333$79,168,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2021$2,666,667$0
Total$2,666,667$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201213----55.9%16.1%2011418.5761001000
2013160074.4%17.4%3885.5247100001000
2014160059.3%8.4%24828541000100
2015160059.8%16.2%2717314860000000
2016140238.3%12.9%14500152000000
2017160067.7%16.2%38164.518884000000
2018160067.4%17.0%332113440000000
2019160069.4%19.0%3429320.5391000000
2020150060.9%14.5%21305355100000000

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$6,761,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$6,761,000$8,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.8M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,478,000 $3,750,000

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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