Star Lotulelei

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,700,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.56%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $17,100,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 13.27%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.55
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/26 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,500,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Utah
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 1, #14 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Star Lotulelei signed a $50 million contract with the Bills on March 15, 2018. Lotulelei received $18.5 million fully guaranteed at signing including a $13 million signing bonus. $2 million of Lotulelei's 2019 salary is fully guaranteed and the remaining $5.15 million becomes guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2019 league year. There are yearly roster bonuses of $1 million (2019), $500,000 (2020), $1,000,000 (2021), and $1,000,000 (2022) due on the 5th bday of the respective league year. There are $500,000 in per game bonuses available in each contract year.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 29 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $6,700,000 3.8%
2019 30 $7,150,000 $2,000,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $11,500,000 6.1%
2020 31 $6,250,000 $2,600,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $0 $10,100,000 5.1%
2021 32 $6,500,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $10,850,000 --
2022 33 $6,500,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $10,850,000 --
Total $29,900,000 $13,000,000 $6,000,000 $1,100,000 $0 $50,000,000
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Career Earnings: $33,461,500
Career APY: $5,576,917
Potential Earnings: $66,361,500
Total Guarantees: $34,861,500
Largest Cash Payment: $17,100,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,500,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Panthers Drafted Expired 2013 5 $16,361,500 $3,272,300 $16,361,500 $16,361,500 100.0% $3,272,300
Bills UFA Active 2018 5 $50,000,000 $10,000,000 $18,500,000 $17,100,000 34.2% $17,100,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Panthers 5 $16,361,500 $3,272,300 $16,361,500 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bills 1 $17,100,000 $17,100,000 $6,700,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Panthers $405,000 $405,000 $1,341,273 $0 $0 $0 $1,746,273 1.4% $5,770,092
2014 Panthers $841,568 $841,568 $1,341,273 $0 $0 $0 $2,182,841 1.6% $841,568
2015 Panthers $1,278,136 $1,278,136 $1,341,273 $0 $0 $0 $2,619,409 1.8% $1,278,136
2016 Panthers $1,714,704 $1,714,704 $1,341,273 $0 $0 $0 $3,055,977 2.0% $1,714,704
2017 Panthers $6,757,000 $6,757,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,757,000 4.0% $6,757,000
2018 Bills $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,600,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $6,700,000 3.8% $17,100,000
2019 Bills $7,150,000 $2,000,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $11,500,000 6.1% $8,900,000
2020 Bills $6,250,000 $2,600,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $0 $10,100,000 5.1% $7,500,000
2021 Bills $6,500,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $10,850,000 -- $8,250,000
2022 Bills $6,500,000 $2,600,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $0 $10,850,000 -- $8,250,000
Total $40,896,408 $18,365,092 $6,000,000 $1,100,000 $0 $66,361,500   $66,361,500

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 16 59.6% 14.0%3111320940000000
2014 14 46.5% 13.5%19729741000000
2015 14 48.5% 10.9%13918332001100
2016 16 65.6% 16.7%1412418561001000
2017 16 58.9% 18.9%6191.59.5351000100
2018 16 46.9% 17.0%10600101000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average