Quinn Meinerz

Right Guard

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2029 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,565,154 (1.39% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $12,555,000 (5.17% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.52
  • Contract Value: $72,000,000 ($18,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/88 at RG

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOption
202426$1,055,000$2,510,154$0$0$1,055,000$3,565,1541.4%
2025 📝
March 17: 2026 salary is guaranteed; option due
27$1,170,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$0$11,445,000$5,525,0002.1%
202628$14,856,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$19,721,0006.9%
2027 📝
March 7: $6.14 million is guaranteed
29$17,490,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$22,355,0007.1%
202830$17,490,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$22,355,000--
2029 📝
March 3: Contract voids
31Void$0$2,055,000VoidVoid$2,055,000--
Total$52,061,000$11,710,154$10,275,000$1,530,000$12,500,000$75,576,154

Contract Notes

Quinn Meinerz signed a four year, $72 million extension with the Broncos on July 22, 2024. $45 million is guaranteed of which $24 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Meinerz received an $11.5 million signing bonus and his 2024 and 2025 salaries are guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2025 league year, his 2026 salary will be fully guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2027 league year, $6.14 million will become fully guaranteed. There are per game bonuses in the final three years of the contract. The contract also contains an additional void year for salary cap purposes. $8 million in additional incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$18M
$36M
$54M
$72M
20242025202620272028
Cash Due$9,189,000$11,445,000$15,366,000$18,000,000$18,000,000
Running Cash$9,189,000$20,634,000$36,000,000$54,000,000$72,000,000
Career Earnings: $14,973,233
Career APY: $4,991,078
Potential Earnings: $78,839,233
Total Guarantees: $24,840,616
Largest Cash Payment: $18,000,000 (2027)
Largest Cap Number: $22,355,000 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedExtended20214$4,716,455$1,179,114$840,616$3,473,23373.6%$1,157,744
BroncosExtensionActive20244$72,000,000$18,000,000$24,000,000$11,500,00016.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos3$14,973,233$4,991,078$3,263,0790.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2021Broncos$660,000$210,154$0$0$0$870,1540.4%$1,500,616
2022Broncos$877,539$210,154$0$0$0$1,087,6930.5%$877,539
2023Broncos$1,095,078$210,154$0$0$0$1,305,2320.6%$1,095,078
2024Broncos$1,055,000$2,510,154$0$0$1,055,000$3,565,1541.4%$12,555,000
2025Broncos$1,170,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$0$11,445,000$5,525,0002.1%$11,445,000
2026Broncos$14,856,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$19,721,0006.9%$15,366,000
2027Broncos$17,490,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$22,355,0007.1%$18,000,000
2028Broncos$17,490,000$2,300,000$2,055,000$510,000$0$22,355,000--$18,000,000
2029Broncos$1,435,000$0$2,055,000$0$0$2,055,000--$0
Total$56,128,617$12,340,616$10,275,000$1,530,000$12,500,000$78,839,233$78,839,233

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2021150057.6%12.1%
2022130366.2%6.4%
2023170096.7%14.1%

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$9,250,000$18,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,250,000$18,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $7M $8.7M APY $3.4M $6.8M $10.3M $13.7M $17.1M $4,471,000 $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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