Sean Lee

Linebacker

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,500,000 (2.07% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,500,000 (1.91% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $4,500,000 ($4,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 51/293 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202034$2,000,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$1,000,000$4,500,0002.1%
Total$2,000,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$1,000,000$4,500,000

Contract Notes

Sean Lee signed a one year, $4.5 million contract with the Cowboys. Lee received $2 million in guarantees. $1.5 million of the contract is tied to gameday active bonuses. Lee can max the contract out at $6.5 million by hitting playtime incentives.
Career Earnings: $47,150,000
Career APY: $4,715,000
Potential Earnings: $50,650,000
Total Guarantees: $20,840,000
Largest Cash Payment: $10,630,000 (2013)
Largest Cap Number: $11,025,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20104$3,500,000$875,000$1,710,000$3,020,00086.3%$1,006,667
CowboysExtensionRenegotiated20136$42,000,000$7,000,000$16,130,000$39,630,00094.4%$6,605,000
CowboysOtherExpired20191$3,500,000$3,500,000$1,000,000$3,500,000100.0%$3,500,000
CowboysUFAActive20201$4,500,000$4,500,000$2,000,000$1,000,00022.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys10$47,150,000$4,715,000$45,337,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Cowboys$320,000$300,000$0$0$0$620,000--$1,520,000
2011Cowboys$450,000$300,000$0$0$0$750,0000.6%$450,000
2012Cowboys$540,000$300,000$510,000$0$0$1,350,0001.1%$1,050,000
2013Cowboys$630,000$2,300,000$0$0$0$2,930,0002.5%$10,630,000
2014Cowboys$750,000$2,950,000$0$0$750,000$3,700,0002.8%$5,500,000
2015Cowboys$2,500,000$2,950,000$0$0$0$5,450,0003.7%$2,500,000
2016Cowboys$1,000,000$3,450,000$2,000,000$0$0$6,200,0003.9%$5,000,000
2017Cowboys$1,275,000$6,025,000$0$0$0$7,300,0004.3%$9,000,000
2018Cowboys$7,000,000$4,025,000$0$0$0$11,025,0005.9%$7,000,000
2019Cowboys$2,000,000$3,075,000$0$1,500,000$1,000,000$6,012,5003.0%$3,500,000
2020Cowboys$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$1,500,000$1,000,000$4,500,0002.1%$4,500,000
Total$18,465,000$26,675,000$2,510,000$3,000,000$2,750,000$49,837,500$50,650,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201114----82.2%0.0%71330010374870200
20126----30.4%0.0%362200313101000
2013115061.5%11.1%683100316417401101
2015142077.1%16.0%76522.5161135100000
2016150092.5%16.6%9352001221000100
2017115059.6%8.0%6330001211190000
2018710021.5%4.6%15150.55121000100
2019160059.1%18.7%55311124141250000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.6M $7.2M $10.9M $14.5M $18.1M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $8,103,000 $3,750,000

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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