Age: 23
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,806,239 (0.95% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $971,248 (0.44% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.54
  • Contract Value: $7,947,452 ($1,986,863 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,921,212
  • Contract Ranking: 82/289 at IDL

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202022$610,000$834,991$610,000$1,444,9910.7%
202123$971,248$834,991$971,248$1,806,2391.0%
202224$1,332,496$834,991$0$2,167,4871.0%
202325$1,693,744$834,991$0$2,528,7351.1%
Total$4,607,488$3,339,964$1,581,248$7,947,452

Contract Notes

Ross Blacklock signed his 4 year rookie contract with the Houston Texans on July 21, 2020.  Contract value is worth $7,947,452 with $4,921,212 fully guaranteed via signing bonus and guaranteed salaries in 2020 and 2021.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2M
$4M
$6M
$7.9M
2020202120222023
Cash Due$3,949,964$971,248$1,332,496$1,693,744
Running Cash$3,949,964$4,921,212$6,253,708$7,947,452
Career Earnings: $3,949,964
Career APY: $3,949,964
Potential Earnings: $7,947,452
Total Guarantees: $4,921,212
Largest Cash Payment: $3,949,964 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $2,528,735 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20204$7,947,452$1,986,863$4,921,212$3,949,96449.7%$3,949,964
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans1$3,949,964$3,949,964$1,444,9910.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Texans$610,000$834,991$610,000$1,444,9910.7%$3,949,964
2021Texans$971,248$834,991$971,248$1,806,2391.0%$971,248
2022Texans$1,332,496$834,991$0$2,167,4871.0%$1,332,496
2023Texans$1,693,744$834,991$0$2,528,7351.1%$1,693,744
Total$4,607,488$3,339,964$1,581,248$7,947,452$7,947,452

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2020150122.9%18.0%10400120000000

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$281,000$1,986,863
Injury Adjusted$281,000$1,986,863
test
OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.8M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,489,000 $3,859,774

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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