Patrick Scales

Long Snapper

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $887,500 (0.42% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,047,500 (0.49% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.18
  • Contract Value: $1,047,500 ($1,047,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $887,500
  • Contract Ranking: 19/37 at LS

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202032$910,000$137,500$750,000$887,5000.4%
Total$910,000$137,500$750,000$887,500

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.
Career Earnings: $2,920,441
Career APY: $486,740
Potential Earnings: $3,830,441
Total Guarantees: $887,500
Largest Cash Payment: $1,047,500 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $887,500 (2020)

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
BearsUFAActive20201$1,047,500$1,047,500$887,500$137,50013.1%$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%
Bears5$2,871,029$574,206$2,733,5290.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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
Total$4,255,000$227,500$750,000$3,670,441$3,830,441

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
20142004.2%
20155009.9%
2016160029.2%
2018160024.8%
2019160034.0%
202060025.6%

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$988,000$1,047,500
Injury Adjusted$988,000$1,047,500
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OTC Valuation $194.3k $388.7k $583.0k $777.3k $971.7k APY $213.5k $427.1k $640.6k $854.2k $1.1M $962,000 $1,061,667

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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