Romeo Okwara

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,500,000 (2.29% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $15,000,000 (9.13% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.33
  • Contract Value: $37,000,000 ($12,333,333 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 23/176 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$1,000,000$3,500,000$1,000,000$4,500,0002.3%
2022 📝
March 19: $5 million is guaranteed
27$11,000,000$3,500,000$5,000,000$14,500,0007.1%
202328$11,000,000$3,500,000$0$14,500,0006.4%
2024 📝
February 10: Contract voids
29Void$3,500,000Void$3,500,0001.4%
Total$23,000,000$14,000,000$6,000,000$37,000,000

Contract Notes

Romeo Okwara signed a 3 year $37 million contract with the Lions. $25 million of Okwara's contract is guaranteed with $20 million fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee is made up of Okwara's 2021 salary, $5 million of his 2022 salary, and a $14 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year another $5 million will be guaranteed. The contract contains one void year for cap purposes. That year will void five days following the Super Bowl that season.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12.3M
$24.7M
$37M
202120222023
Cash Due$15,000,000$11,000,000$11,000,000
Running Cash$15,000,000$26,000,000$37,000,000
Career Earnings: $22,330,670
Career APY: $4,466,134
Potential Earnings: $45,325,670
Total Guarantees: $23,480,000
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $14,500,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsUDFAExpired20163$1,635,000$545,000$27,500$630,00038.5%$630,000
GiantsUDFATerminated20163$1,635,000$545,000$27,500$911,29555.7%$455,648
LionsRFAExpired20192$6,800,000$3,400,000$3,425,000$6,784,37599.8%$3,392,188
LionsUFAActive20213$37,000,000$12,333,333$20,000,000$14,000,00037.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions3$21,414,375$7,138,125$6,489,2690.0%$901,6680.0%
Giants2$916,295$458,148$906,2950.0%$5,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Giants$450,000$5,000$0$0$0$12,500$455,0000.3%$465,000
2017Giants$540,000$5,000$0$0$0$0$451,2950.3%$446,295
2018Lions$630,000$0$0$0$0$0$630,0000.3%$630,000
2019Lions$720,000$901,666$0$125,000$50,000$720,000$1,788,8530.9%$3,584,375
2020Lions$2,750,000$901,666$150,000$250,000$50,000$150,000$4,070,4161.9%$3,200,000
2021Lions$1,000,000$3,500,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$4,500,0002.3%$15,000,000
2022Lions$11,000,000$3,500,000$0$0$0$5,000,000$14,500,0007.1%$11,000,000
2023Lions$11,000,000$3,500,000$0$0$0$0$14,500,0006.4%$11,000,000
2024Lions$0$3,500,000$0$0$0$0$3,500,0001.4%$0
Total$28,090,000$15,813,332$150,000$375,000$100,000$6,882,500$44,395,564$45,325,670
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Giants2018$5,000$5,000
Lions2021$901,668$0
Total$906,668$5,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160033.2%40.1%111115242000000
20176917.4%5.8%1200010000000
2018150172.4%9.0%28117.5388141001000
2019142052.8%17.8%14141.581100001000
2020160066.5%40.4%3212107911181003100

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $1,285,000 $904,800

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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