Wil Lutz

Kicker

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,960,000 (1.60% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $3,650,000 (2.07% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $20,250,000 ($4,050,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,200,000
  • Contract Ranking: 9/43 at K

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$850,000$1,050,000$0$0$850,000$1,900,0001.0%
202026$3,100,000$1,050,000$0$50,000$3,100,000$4,200,0002.1%
202127$990,000$1,920,000$0$50,000$0$2,960,0001.6%
2022 📝
March 22: Roster bonus due
28$3,400,000$1,920,000$200,000$50,000$0$5,570,0002.7%
2023 📝
March 22: Roster bonus due
29$3,400,000$1,920,000$250,000$50,000$0$5,620,0002.5%
Total$11,740,000$7,860,000$450,000$200,000$3,950,000$20,250,000

Contract Notes

Wil Lutz signed a 5 year contract with the New Orleans Saints on March 14, 2019.  The contract is worth $20,250,000 with $9,200,000 in guarantees.

Lutz restructured his contract on March 3, 2021 converting his 2021 salary and roster b9nus into a signing bonus. The move creates $1.74 million in 2021 salary cap space for the Saints. Lutz' salary cap number will increase by $870,000 in 2022 and 2023.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.1M
$8.1M
$12.2M
$16.2M
$20.3M
20192020202120222023
Cash Due$6,100,000$3,150,000$3,650,000$3,650,000$3,700,000
Running Cash$6,100,000$9,250,000$12,900,000$16,550,000$20,250,000
Career Earnings: $13,482,500
Career APY: $2,696,500
Potential Earnings: $21,870,000
Total Guarantees: $9,202,500
Largest Cash Payment: $6,100,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $5,620,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsSFAExpired20163$1,620,000$540,000$0$1,620,000100.0%$540,000
RavensUDFATerminated20163$1,622,500$540,833$2,500$00.0%$0
SaintsUFAActive20195$20,250,000$4,050,000$9,200,000$11,860,00058.6%$5,930,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints5$13,480,000$2,696,000$7,720,0000.0%$00.0%
Ravens0$2,500$0$00.0%$2,5000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Saints$450,000$0$0$0$0$450,0000.3%$450,000
2017Saints$540,000$0$0$0$0$540,0000.3%$540,000
2018Saints$630,000$0$0$0$0$630,0000.4%$630,000
2019Saints$850,000$1,050,000$0$0$850,000$1,900,0001.0%$6,100,000
2020Saints$3,100,000$1,050,000$0$50,000$3,100,000$4,200,0002.1%$3,150,000
2021Saints$990,000$1,920,000$0$50,000$0$2,960,0001.6%$3,650,000
2022Saints$3,400,000$1,920,000$200,000$50,000$0$5,570,0002.7%$3,650,000
2023Saints$3,400,000$1,920,000$250,000$50,000$0$5,620,0002.5%$3,700,000
Total$13,360,000$7,860,000$450,000$200,000$3,950,000$21,870,000$21,870,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2016$833$2,500
Ravens2017$1,667$0
Total$2,500$2,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2016160037.3%
2017160036.9%
2018160043.5%
2019160035.7%
2020160040.3%

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$3,864,000$4,050,000
Injury Adjusted$3,864,000$4,050,000
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OTC Valuation $653.7k $1.3M $2.0M $2.6M $3.3M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,527,000 $3,250,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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