Patrick Scales

Long Snapper

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.52% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,127,500 (0.58% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.14
  • Contract Value: $1,127,500 ($1,127,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $137,500
  • Contract Ranking: 9/35 at LS

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202133$990,000$137,500$987,5000.5%
Total$990,000$137,500$987,500

Contract Notes

Patrick Scales signed a one year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $1.047 million. Scales received $887,500 in guarantees. His contract wil qualify for the veteran salary benefit.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2021
Cash Due$1,127,500
Running Cash$1,127,500
Career Earnings: $3,967,941
Career APY: $566,849
Potential Earnings: $4,957,941
Total Guarantees: $1,025,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,127,500 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $987,500 (2021)

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
BearsSFAExpired20191$810,000$810,000$0$810,000100.0%$810,000
BearsUFAExpired20201$1,047,500$1,047,500$887,500$1,047,500100.0%$1,047,500
BearsUFAActive20211$1,127,500$1,127,500$137,500$137,50012.2%$0
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%
Bears6$3,918,529$653,088$3,621,0290.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Ravens$420,000$0$0$49,4120.0%$49,412
2015Bears$435,000$0$0$153,5290.1%$153,529
2016Bears$525,000$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Bears$615,000$0$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Bears$630,000$0$0$630,0000.3%$630,000
2019Bears$720,000$90,000$0$810,0000.4%$810,000
2020Bears$910,000$137,500$750,000$887,5000.4%$1,047,500
2021Bears$990,000$137,500$0$987,5000.5%$1,127,500
Total$5,245,000$365,000$750,000$4,657,941$4,957,941

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
20142004.2%
20155009.9%
2016160029.2%
2018160024.8%
2019160034.0%
2020160027.7%
202160032.3%

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$898,000$1,127,500
Injury Adjusted$898,000$1,127,500
test
OTC Valuation $213.3k $426.7k $640.0k $853.3k $1.1M APY $202.1k $404.2k $606.3k $808.3k $1.0M $962,000 $1,075,000

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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