Roquan Smith

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2028 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2023 Salary Cap Charge: $9,000,000 (4.03% of cap)
  • 2023 Cash Payout: $27,000,000 (9.76% of spending)
  • 2023 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.00
  • Contract Value: $100,000,000 ($20,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $45,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/236 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202326$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$4,500,000$9,000,0004.0%
2024 📝
March 20: 2025 Base Salary vests to full guarantee
27$6,000,000$7,500,000$0$6,000,000$13,500,0005.4%
202528$15,000,000$7,500,000$0$0$22,500,0008.7%
2026 📝
March 20: Roster Bonus due
29$16,000,000$7,500,000$4,000,000$0$27,500,0009.7%
2027 📝
March 20: Roster Bonus due
30$15,000,000$7,500,000$4,000,000$0$27,500,000--
Total$56,500,000$34,500,000$8,000,000$10,500,000$100,000,000

Contract Notes

Roquan Smith signed a five year contract with the Baltimore Ravens on January 11, 2023 worth $100.0 million with $45.0 million fully guaranteed and $60.0 million in total guarantees. Smith received a $22.5 million signing bonus and full guarantee salaries in 2023 and 2024. Smith has a $15.0 million guarantee in 2025, which will vest to a full guarantee on the 5th day of the 2024 league year. Smith also has $4.0 million roster bonuses due on the 5th day of the 2026 and 2027 league years. Details courtesy ProFootball Talk.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$20M
$40M
$60M
$80M
$100M
20232024202520262027
Cash Due$27,000,000$18,000,000$15,000,000$20,000,000$20,000,000
Running Cash$27,000,000$45,000,000$60,000,000$80,000,000$100,000,000
Career Earnings: $50,972,166
Career APY: $10,194,433
Potential Earnings: $119,312,166
Total Guarantees: $81,954,332
Largest Cash Payment: $27,000,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $27,500,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedTraded20184$18,477,166$4,619,292$18,477,166$18,737,166101.4%$4,684,292
RavensDraftedExpired20184$18,477,166$4,619,292$18,477,166$575,0003.1%$575,000
RavensUFAActive20235$100,000,000$20,000,000$45,000,000$22,500,00022.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$27,897,166$6,974,292$18,737,1660.0%$9,160,0000.0%
Ravens1$23,075,000$23,075,000$575,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bears$480,000$2,879,485$0$480,000$3,359,4851.8%$11,997,940
2019Bears$570,000$2,879,485$749,871$1,319,871$4,199,3562.2%$1,319,871
2020Bears$750,000$2,879,485$1,499,742$2,159,742$5,129,2272.4%$2,249,742
2021Bears$920,000$2,879,485$2,249,613$2,999,613$6,049,0983.2%$3,169,613
2022Ravens$1,035,000$0$0$575,000$575,0000.3%$575,000
2023Ravens$4,500,000$4,500,000$0$4,500,000$9,000,0004.0%$27,000,000
2024Ravens$6,000,000$7,500,000$0$6,000,000$13,500,0005.4%$18,000,000
2025Ravens$15,000,000$7,500,000$0$0$22,500,0008.7%$15,000,000
2026Ravens$16,000,000$7,500,000$4,000,000$0$27,500,0009.7%$20,000,000
2027Ravens$15,000,000$7,500,000$4,000,000$0$27,500,000--$20,000,000
Total$60,255,000$46,017,940$12,499,226$18,034,226$119,312,166$119,312,166
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2022$9,160,000$9,160,000
Total$9,160,000$9,160,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160083.7%3.1%89335378551220000
2019123167.2%5.5%6635221522100000
2020160095.0%2.1%98414321867201100
2021170095.4%18.9%95683251243100000
2022170095.3%1.8%103664.522.51146300000
2023120097.4%0.3%70561.512336001000

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$16,258,000$20,000,000
Injury Adjusted$16,258,000$20,000,000
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OTC Valuation $5.6M $11.1M $16.7M $22.2M $27.8M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $5,824,000 $3,058,901

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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