O.J. Howard

Tight End

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,035,000 (0.48% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,035,000 (0.52% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,035,000 ($1,035,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 77/162 at TE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202228$1,035,000$1,035,0000.5%
Total$1,035,000$1,035,000

Contract Notes

O.J. Howard signed a one year, $3.5 million contract with the Bills. The contract contains a void year for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2022
Cash Due$1,035,000
Running Cash$1,035,000
Career Earnings: $20,352,856
Career APY: $4,070,571
Potential Earnings: $18,142,856
Total Guarantees: $14,289,856
Largest Cash Payment: $6,673,984 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $6,013,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedExpired20174$11,094,856$2,773,714$11,094,856$17,107,856154.2%$3,421,571
BillsUFATerminated20221$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,195,000$00.0%$0
TexansSFAActive20221$1,035,000$1,035,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers5$17,107,856$3,421,571$17,107,8560.0%$00.0%
Bills0$3,245,000$0$00.0%$3,245,0000.0%
Texans0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Buccaneers$465,000$1,552,246$465,000$2,017,2461.2%$6,673,984
2018Buccaneers$969,312$1,552,246$969,312$2,521,5581.3%$969,312
2019Buccaneers$1,473,624$1,552,246$1,473,624$3,025,8701.6%$1,473,624
2020Buccaneers$1,977,936$1,552,246$1,977,936$3,530,1821.7%$1,977,936
2021Buccaneers$6,013,000$0$6,013,000$6,013,0003.3%$6,013,000
2022Texans$1,035,000$0$0$1,035,0000.5%$1,035,000
Total$11,933,872$6,208,984$10,898,872$18,142,856$18,142,856
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2022$2,620,000$3,245,000
Bills2023$625,000$0
Total$3,245,000$3,245,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017132057.6%11.8%000.002643216.6632
2018106039.1%4.2%000.003456516.6500
2019142068.4%15.9%000.003445913.5111
202040012.3%4.4%000.001114613.3200
2021170030.9%2.7%000.00141359.6100
202220022.6%0.0%000.0034515.0200

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$4,490,000$1,035,000
Injury Adjusted$4,490,000$1,035,000
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.4M $10.5M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $6,301,000 $8,000,000

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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