Brian Burns

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2029 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $15,500,000 (5.97% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $43,500,000 (16.67% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.81
  • Contract Value: $141,000,000 ($28,200,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $76,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/234 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202426$8,000,000$7,000,000$0$0$500,000$8,000,000$15,500,0006.0%
2025 📝
March 17: $11.5 million of 2026 salary is fully guaranteed
27$22,250,000$7,000,000$0$0$500,000$22,250,000$29,750,00011.4%
2026 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
28$22,250,000$7,000,000$0$1,000,000$500,000$10,750,000$30,750,00010.8%
2027 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
29$21,500,000$7,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$32,500,00010.4%
202830$21,500,000$7,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$32,500,000--
Total$95,500,000$35,000,000$5,000,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$41,000,000$141,000,000

Contract Notes

Brian Burns signed a five year, $141 million contract with the Giants. $87.5 million is guaranteed of which $76.5 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Burns received a $35 million signing bonus and his 2024 and 2025 salaries are fully guaranteed. $10.75 million of his 2026 salary is fully guaranteed and if he is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2025 league year another $11.5 million of his 2026 salary is guaranteed. There are $2.5 million roster bonuses in the final two years of the contract that are earned on the 5th day of the league year in each season.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$28.2M
$56.4M
$84.6M
$112.8M
$141M
20242025202620272028
Cash Due$43,500,000$22,750,000$23,750,000$25,500,000$25,500,000
Running Cash$43,500,000$66,250,000$90,000,000$115,500,000$141,000,000
Career Earnings: $64,552,182
Career APY: $12,910,436
Potential Earnings: $170,552,182
Total Guarantees: $89,540,182
Largest Cash Payment: $43,500,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $32,500,000 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20194$13,540,182$3,385,046$13,540,182$29,552,182218.3%$5,910,436
PanthersFranchiseTraded20241$24,007,000$24,007,000$0$00.0%$0
GiantsFranchiseActive20245$141,000,000$28,200,000$76,000,000$35,000,00024.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers5$29,552,182$5,910,436$29,552,1820.0%$00.0%
Giants0$35,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Panthers$495,000$1,966,851$0$0$0$495,000$2,461,8511.3%$8,362,404
2020Panthers$1,110,463$1,966,851$0$0$0$1,110,463$3,077,3141.5%$1,110,463
2021Panthers$1,725,926$1,966,851$0$0$0$1,725,926$3,692,7772.0%$1,725,926
2022Panthers$2,341,389$1,966,851$0$0$0$2,341,389$4,308,2402.0%$2,341,389
2023Panthers$16,012,000$0$0$0$0$16,012,000$16,012,0006.7%$16,012,000
2024Giants$8,000,000$7,000,000$0$0$500,000$8,000,000$15,500,0006.0%$43,500,000
2025Giants$22,250,000$7,000,000$0$0$500,000$22,250,000$29,750,00011.4%$22,750,000
2026Giants$22,250,000$7,000,000$0$1,000,000$500,000$10,750,000$30,750,00010.8%$23,750,000
2027Giants$21,500,000$7,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$32,500,00010.4%$25,500,000
2028Giants$21,500,000$7,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$32,500,000--$25,500,000
Total$117,184,778$42,867,404$5,000,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$62,684,778$170,552,182$170,552,182

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019160042.9%27.2%1967.53451600011561
2020151070.8%16.7%35239788214003000
2021170077.2%20.6%311997813184002000
2022161082.3%15.1%342912.58317223001000
2023161077.2%12.4%321885616182001100

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$12,649,000$28,200,000
Injury Adjusted$13,502,094$26,437,500
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OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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