Patrick Scales

Long Snapper

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $810,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.42%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $810,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.49%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $810,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $810,000
  • Position Ranking: 22/36 at LS
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 248
  • College: Utah State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2011 Undrafted Free Agent (Ravens)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,084,000

Contract Notes

Patrick Scales signed a one year contract with the Chicago Bears on April 3, 2019.  The contract is worth $810,000 with $90,000 signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201931$720,000$90,000$810,0000.4%
Total$720,000$90,000$810,000
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Career Earnings: $2,782,941
Career APY: $463,824
Potential Earnings: $2,782,941
Total Guarantees: $0
Largest Cash Payment: $810,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $810,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsERFAExpired20171$615,000$615,000$0$615,000100.0%$615,000
BearsSFAExpired20181$630,000$630,000$0$630,000100.0%$630,000
BearsSFAActive20191$810,000$810,000$0$810,000100.0%$810,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens1$49,412$49,412$49,4120.0%$00.0%
Bears5$2,733,529$546,706$2,733,5290.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Ravens$420,000$0$49,4120.0%$49,412
2015Bears$435,000$0$153,5290.1%$153,529
2016Bears$525,000$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Bears$615,000$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Bears$630,000$0$630,0000.4%$630,000
2019Bears$720,000$90,000$810,0000.4%$810,000
Total$3,345,000$90,000$2,782,941$2,782,941

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
20142004.2%
20155009.9%
2016160029.2%
2018160024.8%
2019160034.0%

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$1,084,000$810,000
Injury Adjusted$1,084,000$810,000
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OTC Valuation $201.2k $402.3k $603.5k $804.7k $1.0M APY $213.5k $427.1k $640.6k $854.2k $1.1M $1,014,000 $1,037,500

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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