Patrick Mekari

Center

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $3,100,000 (1.51% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $7,100,000 (3.43% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.29
  • Contract Value: $15,450,000 ($5,150,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,100,000
  • Contract Ranking: 13/78 at C

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202124$850,000$2,666$0$852,6680.5%
2022 📝
March 22: $6m option for 2024 is due
25$1,100,000$2,000,000$1,100,000$3,100,0001.5%
202326$4,000,000$2,000,000$0$6,000,0002.7%
202427$4,350,000$2,000,000$0$6,350,0002.5%
Total$10,300,000$6,002,666$1,100,000$16,302,668

Contract Notes

Peter Mekari signed a three year contract extension with the Baltimore Ravens on December 30, 2021.  The contract is worth $15,450,000 with $7,100,000 guaranteed at signing. The guarantee consists of a fully guaranteed 2022 base salary and $6 million option bonus, the option is due by no later than the 5th day of the 2022 league year. The extension does not affect Mekari's 2021 cap figure. Mekari can earn an additional $1.5 million through play time incentives in 2023-2024.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.2M
$10.3M
$15.5M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$0$7,100,000$4,000,000$4,350,000
Running Cash$0$7,100,000$11,100,000$15,450,000
Career Earnings: $8,028,000
Career APY: $2,676,000
Potential Earnings: $17,478,000
Total Guarantees: $7,158,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,100,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $6,350,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensUDFAExtended20193$1,763,000$587,667$58,000$1,178,00066.8%$589,000
RavensExtensionActive20213$15,450,000$5,150,000$7,100,000$6,850,00044.3%$6,850,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens3$8,028,000$2,676,000$2,028,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Ravens$495,000$2,666$50,000$497,6660.3%$503,000
2020Ravens$675,000$2,666$0$677,6660.3%$675,000
2021Ravens$850,000$2,666$0$852,6680.5%$850,000
2022Ravens$1,100,000$2,000,000$1,100,000$3,100,0001.5%$7,100,000
2023Ravens$4,000,000$2,000,000$0$6,000,0002.7%$4,000,000
2024Ravens$4,350,000$2,000,000$0$6,350,0002.5%$4,350,000
Total$11,470,000$6,007,998$1,150,000$17,478,000$17,478,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2019110038.8%11.6%
2020141053.8%16.5%
2021134061.5%7.0%

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$6,914,000$5,150,000
Injury Adjusted$9,025,442$3,862,500
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.4M $10.5M APY $2.3M $4.7M $7M $9.3M $11.7M $4,913,000 $4,500,000

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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