Montez Sweat

Edge Rusher

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2028 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $25,085,294 (9.68% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $21,000,000 (7.05% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $98,000,000 ($24,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $41,965,000
  • Contract Ranking: 7/267 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202327$1,150,000$4,085,294$0$0$638,889$4,724,1832.0%
2024 📝
March 16: 2025 injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee
28$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$20,900,000$25,085,2949.7%
202529$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$20,900,000$25,085,2949.6%
2026 📝
March 15: Injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee
30$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$0$25,085,2948.8%
2027 📝
March 15: Roster bonus due
31$18,900,000$4,085,295$2,000,000$100,000$0$25,085,2958.0%
Total$82,750,000$20,426,471$2,000,000$400,000$42,438,889$105,065,360

Contract Notes

Montez Sweat signed a 4 year extension with the Chicago Bears worth $98 million in new money with $41.96 million fully guaranteed and $72.86 million in total guarantees. Sweat received a $20.43 million signing bonus and full guaranteed salaries in 2023 and 2024. Sweat's 2025 base salary will vest to a full guarantee on the 3rd day of the 2024 league year. An additional $10 million injury protection in 2026 will vest on the 3rd day of the 2026 league year. There is a $2 million roster bonus on the 3rd day of the 2027 league year, and $100,000 offseason work out bonuses 2024-2027. Details provided by ProFootball Talk.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$24.5M
$49M
$73.5M
$98M
20232024202520262027
Cash Due$14,000,000$21,000,000$21,000,000$21,000,000$21,000,000
Running Cash$14,000,000$35,000,000$56,000,000$77,000,000$98,000,000
Career Earnings: $37,817,731
Career APY: $7,563,546
Potential Earnings: $116,706,620
Total Guarantees: $64,082,632
Largest Cash Payment: $21,065,360 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $25,085,295 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RedskinsDraftedTraded20194$11,641,260$2,910,315$11,058,816$11,641,260100.0%$2,910,315
BearsDraftedExtended20194$11,641,260$2,910,315$11,058,816$00.0%$0
BearsExtensionActive20234$98,000,000$24,500,000$41,965,000$21,065,36021.5%$21,065,360
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Commanders4$16,752,371$4,188,093$11,641,2600.0%$5,111,1110.0%
Bears1$21,065,360$21,065,360$4,724,1830.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Redskins$495,000$1,621,593$0$0$495,000$2,116,5931.1%$6,981,372
2020Washington$1,024,148$1,621,593$0$0$1,024,148$2,645,7411.3%$1,024,148
2021Washington$1,553,296$1,621,593$0$0$1,553,296$3,174,8891.6%$1,553,296
2022Commanders$2,082,444$1,621,593$0$0$2,082,444$3,704,0371.7%$2,082,444
2023Bears$1,150,000$4,085,294$0$0$638,889$4,724,1832.0%$21,065,360
2024Bears$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$20,900,000$25,085,2949.7%$21,000,000
2025Bears$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$20,900,000$25,085,2949.6%$21,000,000
2026Bears$20,900,000$4,085,294$0$100,000$0$25,085,2948.8%$21,000,000
2027Bears$18,900,000$4,085,295$2,000,000$100,000$0$25,085,2958.0%$21,000,000
Total$87,904,888$26,912,843$2,000,000$400,000$47,593,777$116,706,620$116,706,620
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Commanders2023$5,111,111$5,111,111
Total$5,111,111$5,111,111

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019160063.6%21.7%31197378132002000
2020160066.3%9.7%281798312206102000
2021102043.6%0.0%13115323130003000
2022180074.2%0.0%271985914282000000
2023170068.3%1.8%381912.578.514254003000

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$17,180,000$24,500,000
Injury Adjusted$17,180,000$24,500,000
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OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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