Bailey Zappe

Quarterback

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.37% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.40% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,955,000 ($985,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 92/121 at QB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202324$870,000$870,0000.4%
202425$985,000$985,0000.4%
202526$1,100,000$1,100,0000.4%
Total$2,955,000$2,955,000

Contract Notes

Bailey Zappe signed 4 year rookie contract with the New England Patriots worth $4,307,072 including a $647,072 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
$2M
$3M
202320242025
Cash Due$870,000$985,000$1,100,000
Running Cash$870,000$1,855,000$2,955,000
Career Earnings: $2,222,072
Career APY: $1,111,036
Potential Earnings: $4,307,072
Total Guarantees: $647,072
Largest Cash Payment: $1,352,072 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $1,100,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedTerminated20224$4,307,072$1,076,768$647,072$1,352,07231.4%$1,352,072
PatriotsPracticeRenegotiated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsSFAActive20233$2,955,000$985,000$0$870,00029.4%$870,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots2$2,222,072$1,111,036$1,736,7680.0%$485,3040.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Patriots$705,000$161,768$866,7680.4%$1,352,072
2023Patriots$870,000$0$870,0000.4%$870,000
2024Patriots$985,000$0$985,0000.4%$985,000
2025Patriots$1,100,000$0$1,100,0000.4%$1,100,000
Total$3,660,000$161,768$3,821,768$4,307,072
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2023$161,768$0
Patriots2024$323,536$0
Total$485,304$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
202240319.7%0.0%65/9270.7%781536100.91000.0000
2023100139.3%0.0%127/21259.9%1272692568.817834.9100

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$4,543,000$985,000
Injury Adjusted$4,543,000$985,000
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $33,333,333

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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