Zaire Franklin

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $3,610,000 (1.69% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $3,610,000 (1.66% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $10,000,000 ($3,333,333 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 33/226 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$1,100,000$2,000,000$510,000$3,100,000$3,610,0001.7%
202327$2,490,000$0$510,000$900,000$3,000,0001.3%
202428$2,880,000$0$510,000$0$3,390,0001.3%
Total$6,470,000$2,000,000$1,530,000$4,000,000$10,000,000

Contract Notes

Zaire Franklin signed a three year, $10 million contract with the Colts.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.3M
$6.7M
$10M
202220232024
Cash Due$3,610,000$3,000,000$3,390,000
Running Cash$3,610,000$6,610,000$10,000,000
Career Earnings: $2,807,056
Career APY: $701,764
Potential Earnings: $12,807,056
Total Guarantees: $4,087,056
Largest Cash Payment: $3,610,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $3,610,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedExpired20184$2,547,056$636,764$87,056$2,807,056110.2%$701,764
ColtsUFAActive20223$10,000,000$3,333,333$4,000,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts4$2,807,056$701,764$2,807,0560.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Colts$480,000$21,764$0$0$0$501,7640.3%$567,056
2019Colts$570,000$21,764$0$0$0$591,7640.2%$570,000
2020Colts$750,000$21,764$0$0$0$771,7640.3%$750,000
2021Colts$920,000$21,764$0$0$0$941,7640.5%$920,000
2022Colts$1,100,000$0$2,000,000$510,000$3,100,000$3,610,0001.7%$3,610,000
2023Colts$2,490,000$0$0$510,000$900,000$3,000,0001.3%$3,000,000
2024Colts$2,880,000$0$0$510,000$0$3,390,0001.3%$3,390,000
Total$9,190,000$87,056$2,000,000$1,530,000$4,000,000$12,807,056$12,807,056

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160017.0%52.4%141400001000000
201916000.0%81.3%4200000000000
202016008.3%80.8%7300000000000
2021170018.3%78.8%141500102100000
2022300100.0%52.0%22800211000000

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$11,325,000$3,333,333
Injury Adjusted$11,325,000$3,333,333
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OTC Valuation $4.9M $9.8M $14.8M $19.7M $24.6M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.9M $4,916,000 $2,000,000

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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