Taylor Decker

Left Tackle

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $8,350,000 (3.90% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $14,350,000 (7.16% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.72
  • Contract Value: $59,650,000 ($14,912,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $29,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 5/95 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$6,850,000$1,500,000$0$0$6,850,000$8,350,0003.9%
2021 📝
March 22: 2023 $2.5 million of base salary vests to a full guarantee.
27$1,000,000$3,900,000$0$0$1,000,000$4,900,0002.5%
202228$14,750,000$3,900,000$0$250,000$1,650,000$18,900,0008.3%
202329$13,700,000$3,900,000$0$250,000$0$17,850,0007.4%
2024 📝
March 22: roster bonus due
30$12,950,000$3,900,000$500,000$250,000$0$17,600,0006.9%
2025 📝
February 8: Contract voids
31$0$2,400,000$0$0$0$2,400,000--
Total$49,250,000$19,500,000$500,000$750,000$9,500,000$70,000,000

Contract Notes

Taylor Decker signed a five year, $59.65 million contract extension with the Lions on September 1, 2020. The contract has $29 million guaranteed at signing and an additional $8.5 million that becomes guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2021 league year. Decker's signing bonus is worth $7.5 million and he has a protected option bonus worth $12 million due in 2021.
Career Earnings: $18,466,978
Career APY: $4,616,745
Potential Earnings: $80,966,978
Total Guarantees: $39,966,978
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $18,900,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedRenegotiated20164$10,966,978$2,741,745$10,966,978$10,966,978100.0%$2,741,745
LionsExtensionActive20204$59,650,000$14,912,500$29,000,000$7,500,00012.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions4$18,466,978$4,616,745$10,966,9780.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Lions$450,000$1,543,996$0$0$450,000$1,993,9961.3%$6,625,984
2017Lions$948,499$1,543,996$0$0$948,499$2,492,4951.5%$948,499
2018Lions$1,446,998$1,543,996$0$0$1,446,998$2,990,9941.6%$1,446,998
2019Lions$1,945,497$1,543,996$0$0$1,945,497$3,489,4931.8%$1,945,497
2020Lions$6,850,000$1,500,000$0$0$6,850,000$8,350,0003.9%$14,350,000
2021Lions$1,000,000$3,900,000$0$0$1,000,000$4,900,0002.5%$13,000,000
2022Lions$14,750,000$3,900,000$0$250,000$1,650,000$18,900,0008.3%$15,000,000
2023Lions$13,700,000$3,900,000$0$250,000$0$17,850,0007.4%$13,950,000
2024Lions$12,950,000$3,900,000$500,000$250,000$0$17,600,0006.9%$13,700,000
2025Lions$0$2,400,000$0$0$0$2,400,000--$0
Total$54,040,994$25,675,984$500,000$750,000$14,290,994$80,966,978$80,966,978

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20161600100.0%16.6%
201788045.4%4.3%
2018160098.8%8.3%
2019151094.3%8.7%
2020100100.0%0.0%

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$14,989,000$14,912,500
Injury Adjusted$14,989,000$14,912,500
test
OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.3M $15.3M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $14,084,000 $10,000,026

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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