Age: 25
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,042,974 (1.98% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,827,658 (0.88% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.45
  • Contract Value: $14,824,238 ($3,706,060 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,824,238
  • Contract Ranking: 56/205 at IDL

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201823$480,000$2,215,316$2,695,3161.4%
201924$1,153,829$2,215,316$3,369,1451.7%
202025$1,827,658$2,215,316$4,042,9742.0%
202126$2,501,487$2,215,316$4,716,8032.6%
Total$5,962,974$8,861,264$14,824,238

Contract Notes

Vita Vea signed a four year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $14,824,238 on May 24, 2018. Vea received a $8,861,264 signing bonus and each year's base salaries are fully guaranteed. Vea was the 12th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Career Earnings: $10,495,093
Career APY: $5,247,547
Potential Earnings: $14,824,238
Total Guarantees: $14,824,238
Largest Cash Payment: $9,341,264 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $4,716,803 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedActive20184$14,824,238$3,706,060$14,824,238$10,495,09370.8%$5,247,547
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers2$10,495,093$5,247,547$6,064,4610.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Buccaneers$480,000$2,215,316$2,695,3161.4%$9,341,264
2019Buccaneers$1,153,829$2,215,316$3,369,1451.7%$1,153,829
2020Buccaneers$1,827,658$2,215,316$4,042,9742.0%$1,827,658
2021Buccaneers$2,501,487$2,215,316$4,716,8032.6%$2,501,487
Total$5,962,974$8,861,264$14,824,238$14,824,238

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018133047.0%13.8%217316440000000
2019160065.9%22.0%19162.5174113000000
202020069.5%36.2%1100100000000

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$7,571,000$3,706,060
Injury Adjusted$7,571,000$3,706,060
test
OTC Valuation $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $5,453,000 $4,918,789

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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