Star Lotulelei

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $11,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.78%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.30%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 9/133 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201829$3,500,000$2,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$3,500,000$6,700,0003.8%
2019 📝
March 17: $5.15 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
March 17: $1M roster bonus due
30$7,150,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$8,150,000$11,500,0006.1%
2020 📝
March 17: $500,000 5th day of league year roster bonus due
31$6,250,000$2,600,000$500,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,100,0005.1%
2021 📝
March 17: $1M 5th day of league year roster bonus due
32$6,500,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,850,000--
2022 📝
March 17: $1M 5th day of league year roster bonus due
33$6,500,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,850,000--
Total$29,900,000$13,000,000$3,500,000$2,500,000$1,100,000$11,650,000$50,000,000
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Career Earnings: $33,461,500
Career APY: $5,576,917
Potential Earnings: $66,361,500
Total Guarantees: $28,104,500
Largest Cash Payment: $17,100,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,500,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20135$16,361,500$3,272,300$9,604,500$16,361,500100.0%$3,272,300
BillsUFAActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$18,500,000$17,100,00034.2%$17,100,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers5$16,361,500$3,272,300$16,361,5000.0%$00.0%
Bills1$17,100,000$17,100,000$6,700,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Panthers$405,000$1,341,273$0$0$0$405,000$1,746,2731.4%$5,770,092
2014Panthers$841,568$1,341,273$0$0$0$841,568$2,182,8411.6%$841,568
2015Panthers$1,278,136$1,341,273$0$0$0$1,278,136$2,619,4091.8%$1,278,136
2016Panthers$1,714,704$1,341,273$0$0$0$1,714,704$3,055,9772.0%$1,714,704
2017Panthers$6,757,000$0$0$0$0$6,757,000$6,757,0004.0%$6,757,000
2018Bills$3,500,000$2,600,000$0$500,000$100,000$3,500,000$6,700,0003.8%$17,100,000
2019Bills$7,150,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$8,150,000$11,500,0006.1%$8,900,000
2020Bills$6,250,000$2,600,000$500,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,100,0005.1%$7,500,000
2021Bills$6,500,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,850,000--$8,250,000
2022Bills$6,500,000$2,600,000$1,000,000$500,000$250,000$0$10,850,000--$8,250,000
Total$40,896,408$18,365,092$3,500,000$2,500,000$1,100,000$22,646,408$66,361,500$66,361,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131659.6%14.0%3111320940000000
20141446.5%13.5%19729741000000
20151448.5%10.9%13918332001100
20161665.6%16.7%1412418561001000
20171658.9%18.9%6191.59.5351000100
20181646.9%17.0%10600101000000

Financial Reports

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