• 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Total Contract Value: $930,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $930,000
  • Position Ranking: 57/132 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 257
  • College: Texas
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 4, #103 overall (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,286,000

Contract Notes

The Bears signed Sam Acho to a two year, $5.5 million contract. Acho received $2.95 million guaranteed including a $500,000 signing bonus. There are up to $500,000 in per game bonuses in 2019.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201931$930,000$303,5290.2%
Total$930,000$303,529
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Career Earnings: $9,258,075
Career APY: $1,028,675
Potential Earnings: $9,134,251
Total Guarantees: $3,714,428
Largest Cash Payment: $3,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,750,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedExpired20114$2,514,428$628,607$474,428$3,300,428131.3%$825,107
BearsUFATerminated20151$825,000$825,000$80,000$123,82415.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20151$745,000$745,000$0$701,17694.1%$701,176
BearsUFAExpired20161$840,000$840,000$130,000$840,000100.0%$840,000
BearsUFAExpired20171$855,000$855,000$80,000$855,000100.0%$855,000
BearsUFATerminated20182$5,500,000$2,750,000$2,950,000$3,000,00054.5%$3,000,000
BillsSFATerminated20191$930,000$930,000$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersSFAActive20191$930,000$930,000$0$437,64747.1%$437,647
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals4$3,300,428$825,107$3,300,4280.0%$00.0%
Bears4$5,520,000$1,380,000$4,675,5880.0%$364,4120.0%
Bills0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers1$437,647$437,647$303,5290.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Cardinals$375,000$118,607$0$0$0$493,6070.4%$849,428
2012Cardinals$465,000$118,607$0$0$0$583,6070.5%$465,000
2013Cardinals$555,000$118,607$0$0$0$673,6070.5%$555,000
2014Cardinals$1,431,000$118,607$0$0$0$1,549,6071.2%$1,431,000
2015Bears$745,000$0$0$0$0$550,5880.4%$701,176
2016Bears$760,000$80,000$0$0$50,000$680,0000.4%$840,000
2017Bears$775,000$80,000$0$0$0$695,0000.4%$855,000
2018Bears$1,450,000$250,000$1,000,000$50,000$2,450,000$2,750,0001.6%$3,000,000
2019Buccaneers$930,000$0$0$0$0$303,5290.2%$437,647
Total$7,486,000$884,428$1,000,000$50,000$2,500,000$8,279,545$9,134,251
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2015$114,412$123,824
Bears2019$250,000$0
Total$364,412$123,824

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201113----48.8%0.0%366750542004110
201216----92.2%58.3%35134186123222000
201331309.4%12.5%4119110001100
2014160044.3%50.1%238115423130000
2015150043.3%62.1%30900121001100
2016160046.4%61.7%18913351001000
2017160060.5%53.0%28152181150001000
201841202.6%6.8%1000000000000
20198003.4%33.5%21118010001000

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$535,000$930,000
Injury Adjusted$535,000$930,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $9,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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