Tua Tagovailoa

Quarterback

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $23,171,000 (9.06% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $23,171,000 (7.75% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $30,275,436 ($7,568,859 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $30,275,436
  • Contract Ranking: 31/121 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202022$610,000$4,894,625$0$610,000$5,504,6252.5%
2021 📝
August 1: Training camp roster bonus due
23$780,000$4,894,625$1,206,156$1,986,156$6,880,7813.5%
2022 📝
August 1: Training camp roster bonus due
24$895,000$4,894,625$2,467,312$3,362,312$8,256,9373.9%
2023 📝
August 1: Training camp roster bonus due
25$1,010,000$4,894,625$3,728,468$4,738,468$9,633,0934.3%
202426$23,171,000$0$0$23,171,000$23,171,0009.1%
Total$26,466,000$19,578,500$7,401,936$33,867,936$53,446,436

Contract Notes

Tua Tagovailoa signed a four year, $30,275,436 contract with the Dolphins. Tagovailoa's entire contract is guaranteed and includes a signing bonus of $19,578,500.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7.6M
$15.1M
$22.7M
$30.3M
20202021202220232024
Cash Due$20,188,500$1,986,156$3,362,312$4,738,468$23,171,000
Running Cash($2,982,500)($996,344)$2,365,968$7,104,436$30,275,436
Career Earnings: $30,275,436
Career APY: $7,568,859
Potential Earnings: $53,446,436
Total Guarantees: $30,275,436
Largest Cash Payment: $23,171,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $23,171,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedActive20204$30,275,436$7,568,859$30,275,436$30,275,436100.0%$7,568,859
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins4$30,275,436$7,568,859$30,275,4360.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Dolphins$610,000$4,894,625$0$610,000$5,504,6252.5%$20,188,500
2021Dolphins$780,000$4,894,625$1,206,156$1,986,156$6,880,7813.5%$1,986,156
2022Dolphins$895,000$4,894,625$2,467,312$3,362,312$8,256,9373.9%$3,362,312
2023Dolphins$1,010,000$4,894,625$3,728,468$4,738,468$9,633,0934.3%$4,738,468
2024Dolphins$23,171,000$0$0$23,171,000$23,171,0009.1%$23,171,000
Total$26,466,000$19,578,500$7,401,936$33,867,936$53,446,436$53,446,436

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2020101053.6%0.0%186/29064.1%18141152087.1361093.0300
2021130067.3%0.0%263/38867.8%265316102090.1421283.0300
2022133166.7%0.0%259/40064.8%354825821105.524702.9000
2023170095.2%0.0%388/56069.3%4624291429101.135742.1000

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$36,760,000$7,568,859
Injury Adjusted$36,760,000$7,568,859
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $37,500,000

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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