Steven Means

Edge Rusher

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.54% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,127,500 (0.85% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.14
  • Contract Value: $1,127,500 ($1,127,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $300,000
  • Contract Ranking: 87/175 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202132$990,000$137,500$162,500$987,5000.5%
Total$990,000$137,500$162,500$987,500

Contract Notes

Steven Means signed a one year contract with the Falcons on April 1, 2021. Contract is worth $1,127,500 with $300,000 guaranteed. Contract qualifies for the veteran salary benefit.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2021
Cash Due$1,127,500
Running Cash$1,127,500
Career Earnings: $5,056,517
Career APY: $632,065
Potential Earnings: $5,851,899
Total Guarantees: $1,291,752
Largest Cash Payment: $1,127,500 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $987,500 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedTerminated20134$2,351,752$587,938$191,752$596,75225.4%$596,752
RavensPracticeRenegotiated20141$107,100$107,100$0$00.0%$0
RavensSFAExpired20141$495,000$495,000$0$29,1185.9%$29,118
RavensERFATerminated20151$510,000$510,000$0$00.0%$0
TexansPracticeTerminated20151$112,200$112,200$0$00.0%$0
EaglesSFARenegotiated20153$1,800,000$600,000$0$720,00040.0%$360,000
EaglesExtensionTerminated20171$970,000$970,000$690,000$810,00083.5%$810,000
FalconsSFAExpired20181$790,000$790,000$0$743,52994.1%$743,529
FalconsUFAExpired20191$895,000$895,000$90,000$895,000100.0%$895,000
FalconsUFAExpired20201$840,000$840,000$20,000$930,000110.7%$930,000
FalconsUFAActive20211$1,127,500$1,127,500$300,000$137,50012.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers1$625,870$625,870$452,9380.0%$172,9320.0%
Ravens1$98,418$98,418$29,1180.0%$69,3000.0%
Texans0$46,200$0$00.0%$46,2000.0%
Eagles3$1,580,000$526,667$1,475,0000.0%$105,0000.0%
Falcons3$2,706,029$902,010$2,097,9410.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Buccaneers$405,000$47,938$0$452,9380.3%$596,752
2014Ravens$495,000$0$0$29,1180.0%$29,118
2015Eagles$510,000$0$0$120,0000.1%$120,000
2016Eagles$600,000$0$0$600,0000.4%$600,000
2017Eagles$700,000$55,000$580,000$755,0000.4%$810,000
2018Falcons$790,000$0$0$592,9410.3%$743,529
2019Falcons$805,000$90,000$0$735,0000.4%$895,000
2020Falcons$910,000$20,000$0$770,0000.4%$930,000
2021Falcons$990,000$137,500$162,500$987,5000.5%$1,127,500
Total$6,205,000$350,438$742,500$5,042,497$5,851,899
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Buccaneers2014$77,056$29,118
Ravens2014$69,300$69,300
Buccaneers2015$95,876$0
Texans2015$46,200$46,200
Eagles2018$105,000$50,000
Total$393,432$194,618

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201310067.3%10.4%3200020000000
20141010.4%4.4%0100000000000
20168083.5%8.4%2115000001000
201760105.1%10.9%0000000000000
201880714.7%2.7%7617310000000
2020160059.4%28.7%2117323360002000

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 $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $1,285,000 $904,800

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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