Ronald Darby

Cornerback

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,000,000 (2.00% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $10,000,000 (5.71% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.50
  • Contract Value: $30,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/242 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,000,000$3,000,000$0$1,000,000$4,000,0002.0%
202228$9,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$9,500,000$13,000,0006.4%
202329$9,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$13,000,0005.8%
Total$20,000,000$9,000,000$1,000,000$10,500,000$30,000,000

Contract Notes

Ronald Darby signed a three year, $30 million contract with the Broncos. Darby received $19.5 million in guarantees including a $10 million signing bonus. Darby also has his 2021 and 2022 salaries guaranteed. There are $500,000 in per game bonuses in 2022 and 2023.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$10M
$20M
$30M
202120222023
Cash Due$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
Running Cash$10,000,000$20,000,000$30,000,000
Career Earnings: $22,944,690
Career APY: $3,824,115
Potential Earnings: $43,894,690
Total Guarantees: $30,222,250
Largest Cash Payment: $10,000,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $13,000,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedTraded20154$4,569,690$1,142,423$2,611,125$2,661,12558.2%$1,330,563
EaglesDraftedExpired20154$4,569,690$1,142,423$2,611,125$1,858,56540.7%$929,283
EaglesUFAExpired20191$6,500,000$6,500,000$4,500,000$5,875,00090.4%$5,875,000
WashingtonUFAExpired20201$3,000,000$3,000,000$1,000,000$3,500,000116.7%$3,500,000
BroncosUFAActive20213$30,000,000$10,000,000$19,500,000$9,000,00030.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills2$2,711,125$1,355,563$1,869,4190.0%$841,7060.0%
Eagles3$7,733,565$2,577,855$4,933,5650.0%$2,800,0000.0%
Washington1$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Broncos0$9,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Bills$435,000$395,853$0$0$435,000$830,8530.6%$2,018,412
2016Bills$592,713$395,853$0$50,000$592,713$1,038,5660.7%$642,713
2017Eagles$800,426$0$0$0$0$800,4260.5%$800,426
2018Eagles$1,008,139$0$0$50,000$0$1,058,1390.6%$1,058,139
2019Eagles$1,000,000$700,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$3,075,0001.6%$5,875,000
2020Washington$1,250,000$1,000,000$750,000$0$0$3,000,0001.4%$3,500,000
2021Broncos$1,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$4,000,0002.0%$10,000,000
2022Broncos$9,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$9,500,000$13,000,0006.4%$10,000,000
2023Broncos$9,500,000$3,000,000$500,000$0$0$13,000,0005.8%$10,000,000
Total$25,086,278$11,491,706$3,750,000$100,000$12,527,713$39,802,984$43,894,690
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2017$445,853$50,000
Bills2018$395,853$0
Eagles2020$2,800,000$0
Total$3,641,706$50,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015151084.0%14.3%6170030212480000
2016142076.7%19.9%609001112000000
201788037.1%2.0%304000083420000
201897052.2%0.0%3940010121160000
2019113050.4%1.5%3430010112290000
2020160095.8%0.0%4312001016000100

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$7,412,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$7,412,000$10,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.6M $8.4M $11.1M $13.9M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $4,419,000 $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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