Budda Baker

Safety

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $19,025,000 (7.06% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $14,600,000 (5.59% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $28,200,000 ($14,100,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,400,000
  • Contract Ranking: 7/215 at S

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202327$13,100,000$3,925,000$200,000$0$700,000$13,100,000$17,901,4717.8%
202428$14,200,000$3,925,000$0$400,000$500,000$0$19,025,0007.1%
Total$27,300,000$7,850,000$200,000$400,000$1,200,000$13,100,000$36,926,471

Contract Notes

Budda Baker signed a revised two year contract with the Arizona Cardinals worth $28.2 million with $13.4 million guaranteed.

 

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$14.1M
$28.2M
20232024
Cash Due$14,041,176$14,600,000
Running Cash$13,600,000$28,200,000
Career Earnings: $52,574,787
Career APY: $7,510,684
Potential Earnings: $67,174,787
Total Guarantees: $39,972,705
Largest Cash Payment: $14,600,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $19,025,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedExtended20174$6,829,970$1,707,493$4,472,705$5,433,61179.6%$1,811,204
CardinalsExtensionRenegotiated20204$59,000,000$14,750,000$22,100,000$33,100,00056.1%$11,033,333
CardinalsOtherActive20232$28,200,000$14,100,000$13,400,000$14,041,17649.8%$14,041,176
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals7$52,574,787$7,510,684$48,885,0820.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Cardinals$465,000$776,813$0$0$0$465,000$1,241,8130.7%$3,572,252
2018Cardinals$775,453$776,813$0$0$0$775,453$1,552,2660.9%$775,453
2019Cardinals$1,085,906$776,813$0$0$0$125,000$1,862,7191.0%$1,085,906
2020Cardinals$1,000,000$2,776,813$0$0$0$1,000,000$3,776,8131.9%$11,000,000
2021Cardinals$4,000,000$3,775,000$0$0$0$4,000,000$7,775,0004.1%$11,100,000
2022Cardinals$11,000,000$3,775,000$0$0$0$11,000,000$14,775,0007.1%$11,000,000
2023Cardinals$13,100,000$3,925,000$200,000$0$700,000$13,100,000$17,901,4717.8%$14,041,176
2024Cardinals$14,200,000$3,925,000$0$400,000$500,000$0$19,025,0007.1%$14,600,000
Total$45,626,359$20,507,252$200,000$400,000$1,200,000$30,465,453$67,910,082$67,174,787

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160048.7%64.2%561517326002100
2018142084.1%16.6%7824220.58310012341
2019160098.8%14.1%104430.54726001100
2020151090.6%4.6%9028223736201000
2021170095.3%7.0%633525637300100
2022150087.1%12.7%753600127201000
2023120169.0%2.9%582900500000000

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$2,186,000$14,100,000
Injury Adjusted$2,186,000$14,100,000
test
OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,414,000 $4,105,000

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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