Sam Howell

Quarterback

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.38% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.46% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $4,021,600 ($1,005,400 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $361,600
  • Contract Ranking: 82/103 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202424$985,000$985,0000.4%
202525$1,100,000$1,100,0000.4%
Total$2,085,000$2,085,000

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
$2M
$3M
$4M
Old Money20242025
Cash Due$1,936,600$985,000$1,100,000
Running Cash$2,921,600$4,021,600
Career Earnings: $1,936,600
Career APY: $968,300
Potential Earnings: $4,021,600
Total Guarantees: $723,200
Largest Cash Payment: $1,100,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,100,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedActive20224$4,021,600$1,005,400$361,600$00.0%$0
CommandersDraftedTraded20224$4,021,600$1,005,400$361,600$1,936,60048.2%$968,300
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Commanders2$1,936,600$968,300$1,755,8000.0%$180,8000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Commanders$705,000$90,400$795,4000.4%$1,066,600
2023Commanders$870,000$90,400$960,4000.4%$870,000
2024Seahawks$985,000$0$985,0000.4%$985,000
2025Seahawks$1,100,000$0$1,100,0000.4%$1,100,000
Total$3,660,000$180,800$3,840,800$4,021,600
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Commanders2024$180,800$0
Total$180,800$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
202210105.5%0.0%11/1957.9%16911383.05357.0100
2023170094.7%0.0%388/61263.4%394621216578.9482635.5500

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$25,352,000$1,005,400
Injury Adjusted$25,352,000$1,005,400
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $33,333,333

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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