Mike Pouncey

Center

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,250,000 (3.58% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $6,000,000 (2.49% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Contract Value: $8,500,000 ($8,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 14/83 at C

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201930$6,000,000$2,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$10,000,0005.3%
202031$6,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$7,250,0003.6%
Total$12,000,000$3,750,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$17,250,000

Contract Notes

Mike Pouncey signed a one year contract extension with the Los Angeles Charges on September 3, 2019.  The extension is worth $8.5 million in new money with a total paper value of $16 million.  Pouncey received a $2.5 million signing bonus.  His previously paid $1.5 million roster bonus is included in the $4 million guarantee.
Career Earnings: $55,259,695
Career APY: $6,139,966
Potential Earnings: $61,259,695
Total Guarantees: $34,259,695
Largest Cash Payment: $11,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Number: $10,025,000 (2016)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedRenegotiated20115$16,697,695$3,339,539$9,259,695$9,259,69555.5%$2,314,924
DolphinsExtensionTerminated20155$44,750,000$8,950,000$11,000,000$28,000,00062.6%$9,333,333
ChargersSFARenegotiated20182$15,000,000$7,500,000$10,000,000$8,000,00053.3%$8,000,000
ChargersExtensionActive20191$8,500,000$8,500,000$4,000,000$10,000,000117.6%$10,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins7$37,259,695$5,322,814$35,259,6950.0%$2,000,0000.0%
Chargers2$18,000,000$9,000,000$16,250,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Dolphins$375,000$1,308,581$0$0$0$1,683,5811.4%$5,609,325
2012Dolphins$795,895$1,308,581$0$0$0$2,104,4761.7%$795,895
2013Dolphins$1,216,790$1,308,581$0$0$1,216,790$2,525,3712.0%$1,216,790
2014Dolphins$1,637,685$1,308,582$0$0$1,637,685$2,946,2672.0%$1,637,685
2015Dolphins$6,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$7,000,0004.5%$11,000,000
2016Dolphins$9,000,000$1,000,000$0$25,000$9,000,000$10,025,0006.1%$9,025,000
2017Dolphins$7,950,000$1,000,000$0$25,000$2,000,000$8,975,0005.2%$7,975,000
2018Chargers$5,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$5,000,000$6,250,0003.5%$8,000,000
2019Chargers$6,000,000$2,500,000$1,500,000$0$1,500,000$10,000,0005.3%$10,000,000
2020Chargers$6,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$7,250,0003.6%$6,000,000
Total$43,975,370$13,234,325$1,500,000$50,000$26,354,475$58,759,695$61,259,695
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Dolphins2018$2,000,000$0
Total$2,000,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2011----98.2%0.0%
201216----99.6%0.0%
2013142087.6%1.3%
2014124070.4%0.9%
2015142076.2%9.2%
2016511031.8%5.4%
2017160092.1%0.0%
2018160095.9%0.2%
2019511028.9%0.5%

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$660,000$8,500,000
Injury Adjusted$3,694,167$2,656,250
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $6.9M $8.6M APY $1.9M $3.8M $5.6M $7.5M $9.4M $5,454,000 $6,800,000

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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