Austin Watkins

Wide Receiver

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2026 (ERFA)
Accrued Seasons: 0
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $820,000 (0.34% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $845,000 (0.34% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.03
  • Contract Value: $1,830,000 ($915,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $150,000
  • Contract Ranking: 231/307 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202426$795,000$25,000$0$100,000$820,0000.3%
202527$960,000$25,000$25,000$0$1,010,0000.4%
Total$1,755,000$50,000$25,000$100,000$1,830,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
$1.8M
20242025
Cash Due$845,000$985,000
Running Cash$845,000$1,830,000
Career Earnings: $463,545
Career APY: $463,545
Potential Earnings: $2,075,667
Total Guarantees: $255,000
Largest Cash Payment: $985,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,010,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersUDFATerminated20213$2,450,000$816,667$105,000$00.0%$0
49ersPracticeTerminated20211$165,600$165,600$0$00.0%$0
BuccaneersSFATerminated20222$1,575,000$787,500$0$00.0%$0
BrownsSFATerminated20231$750,000$750,000$0$00.0%$0
BrownsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
BrownsPracticeExpired20231$245,667$245,667$0$245,667100.0%$245,667
EaglesSFAActive20242$1,830,000$915,000$150,000$50,0002.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers0$167,878$0$00.0%$167,8790.0%
Buccaneers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Browns1$245,667$245,667$245,6670.0%$00.0%
Eagles0$50,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Browns$216,000$0$0$0$245,6670.1%$245,667
2024Eagles$795,000$25,000$0$100,000$820,0000.3%$845,000
2025Eagles$960,000$25,000$25,000$0$1,010,0000.4%$985,000
Total$1,971,000$50,000$25,000$100,000$2,075,667$2,075,667
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2021$8,333$25,000
49ers2021$115,278$115,278
49ers2021$27,600$27,600
49ers2022$16,668$0
Total$167,879$167,878

Statistics

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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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $8,739,000 $5,035,348

Weekly Valuation Trends

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