Teddy Bridgewater

Quarterback

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,415,500 (2.21% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $4,437,500 (2.15% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $11,500,000 ($11,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,062,500
  • Contract Ranking: 16/113 at QB

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202129$4,250,500$187,000$3,000,000$4,415,5002.2%
Total$4,250,500$187,000$3,000,000$4,415,500

Contract Notes

Teddy Bridgewater was traded to the Denver Broncos on April 28, 2021. As part of the trade Bridgewater agreed to a revised contact. The contract is one year $10 million fully guaranteed. Carolina will pay the $7 million signing bonus as part of the trade. Denver will be responsible for the remaining $4.5 million in salary. Will continue to update this as more information becomes available.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$11.5M
Old Money2021
Cash Due$7,062,500$4,437,500
Running Cash$11,500,000
Career Earnings: $51,162,002
Career APY: $7,308,857
Potential Earnings: $47,537,002
Total Guarantees: $66,870,479
Largest Cash Payment: $24,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $14,000,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedExpired20144$6,849,502$1,712,376$5,495,479$6,849,502100.0%$1,712,376
SaintsUFAExpired20181$6,000,000$6,000,000$500,000$5,000,00083.3%$5,000,000
JetsUFATraded20181$6,000,000$6,000,000$500,000$00.0%$0
SaintsUFAExpired20191$7,250,000$7,250,000$7,250,000$7,250,000100.0%$7,250,000
PanthersUFARenegotiated20203$63,000,000$21,000,000$33,000,000$24,000,00038.1%$24,000,000
BroncosOtherActive20211$11,500,000$11,500,000$10,062,500$00.0%$0
PanthersOtherTraded20211$11,500,000$11,500,000$10,062,500$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings4$6,849,502$1,712,376$6,849,5020.0%$00.0%
Saints2$12,250,000$6,125,000$5,540,0000.0%$6,710,0000.0%
Jets0$1,000,000$0$00.0%$1,000,0000.0%
Panthers1$31,062,500$31,062,500$14,000,0000.0%$17,062,5000.0%
Broncos0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Vikings$420,000$825,364$0$0$420,000$1,245,3640.9%$3,721,456
2015Vikings$731,341$825,364$0$0$731,341$1,556,7051.0%$731,341
2016Vikings$1,042,682$825,364$0$0$1,042,682$1,868,0461.2%$1,042,682
2017Vikings$1,354,023$825,364$0$0$0$2,179,3871.3%$1,354,023
2018Saints$935,000$1,355,000$0$0$0$2,290,0001.3%$5,000,000
2019Saints$1,250,000$2,000,000$0$0$1,250,000$3,250,0001.7%$7,250,000
2020Panthers$8,000,000$5,000,000$750,000$250,000$8,000,000$14,000,0006.7%$24,000,000
2021Broncos$4,250,500$0$187,000$0$3,000,000$4,415,5002.2%$4,437,500
Total$17,983,546$11,656,456$937,000$250,000$14,444,023$30,805,002$47,537,002
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Jets2018$1,000,000$1,000,000
Saints2019$2,710,000$0
Saints2020$4,000,000$0
Panthers2021$17,062,500$7,062,500
Total$24,772,500$8,062,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2014131077.5%0.0%259/40264.4%291914123985.2472094.4130
2015160097.3%0.0%292/44765.3%32311494488.7441924.4383
20171800.8%0.0%0/20%0010-206.33-3-1.0000
20185006.8%0.0%14/2360.9%11811270.61150.5000
201990037.7%0.0%133/19667.9%1384921299.128311.1010
2020151089.8%0.0%340/49269.1%373315113192.1532795.3500

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$21,453,000$11,500,000
Injury Adjusted$22,913,842$10,781,250
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OTC Valuation $6.2M $12.5M $18.7M $25.0M $31.2M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $24,983,000 $11,500,000

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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