Zach Cunningham

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $1,422,826 (0.65% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,074,783 (0.48% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Contract Value: $4,471,738 ($1,117,935 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,525,433
  • Contract Ranking: 110/327 at LB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2017)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201723$465,000$348,043$465,000$813,0430.5%
201824$668,261$348,043$668,261$1,016,3040.5%
201925$871,522$348,043$0$1,219,5650.6%
202026$1,074,783$348,043$0$1,422,8260.7%
Total$3,079,566$1,392,172$1,133,261$4,471,738

Contract Notes

Zach Cunningham signed a 4 year contract worth $4,471,738 with the Texans on May 12, 2017. Cunningham received a guarantee worth $2,525,433 including a $1,392,172 signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $3,396,955
Career APY: $1,132,318
Potential Earnings: $4,471,738
Total Guarantees: $2,525,433
Largest Cash Payment: $1,857,172 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $1,422,826 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20174$4,471,738$1,117,935$2,525,433$3,396,95576.0%$1,132,318
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans3$3,396,955$1,132,318$3,048,9120.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Texans$465,000$348,043$465,000$813,0430.5%$1,857,172
2018Texans$668,261$348,043$668,261$1,016,3040.5%$668,261
2019Texans$871,522$348,043$0$1,219,5650.6%$871,522
2020Texans$1,074,783$348,043$0$1,422,8260.7%$1,074,783
Total$3,079,566$1,392,172$1,133,261$4,471,738$4,471,738

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160079.4%43.2%44341.57.5426001000
2018142070.4%14.6%7334003251382101
2019160087.3%31.4%99432117320002240

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$6,771,000$1,117,935
Injury Adjusted$6,771,000$1,117,935
test
OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,902,000 $4,619,292

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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