C.J. Stroud

Quarterback

Age: 23
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $8,245,283 (3.19% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $2,399,057 (0.90% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.29
  • Contract Value: $36,279,246 ($9,069,812 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $36,279,246
  • Contract Ranking: 23/104 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202322$750,000$5,846,226$0$750,000$6,596,2262.9%
2024 📝
August 1: Roster Bonus due
23$915,000$5,846,226$1,484,057$2,399,057$8,245,2833.2%
2025 📝
August 1: Roster Bonus due
24$1,030,000$5,846,226$3,018,113$4,048,114$9,894,3403.8%
2026 📝
August 1: Roster Bonus due
25$1,145,000$5,846,226$4,552,170$5,697,171$11,543,3964.1%
Total$3,840,000$23,384,904$9,054,340$12,894,342$36,279,245

Contract Notes

C.J. Stroud signed a four year contract worth $36,279,246 with the Texans on July 24, 2023. The contract has $36,279,246 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $23,384,904.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$9.1M
$18.1M
$27.2M
$36.3M
Old Money2023202420252026
Cash Due$1$24,134,904$2,399,057$4,048,114$5,697,170
Running Cash$24,134,905$26,533,962$30,582,076$36,279,246
Career Earnings: $24,134,904
Career APY: $24,134,904
Potential Earnings: $36,279,245
Total Guarantees: $36,279,246
Largest Cash Payment: $24,134,904 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $11,543,396 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20234$36,279,246$9,069,812$36,279,246$24,134,90466.5%$24,134,904
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans1$24,134,904$24,134,904$6,596,2260.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Texans$750,000$5,846,226$0$750,000$6,596,2262.9%$24,134,904
2024Texans$915,000$5,846,226$1,484,057$2,399,057$8,245,2833.2%$2,399,057
2025Texans$1,030,000$5,846,226$3,018,113$4,048,114$9,894,3403.8%$4,048,114
2026Texans$1,145,000$5,846,226$4,552,170$5,697,171$11,543,3964.1%$5,697,170
Total$3,840,000$23,384,904$9,054,340$12,894,342$36,279,245$36,279,245

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2023152085.3%0.0%319/49963.9%410823538100.8391674.3300

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$31,787,000$9,069,812
Injury Adjusted$36,106,142$7,936,086
test
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.

To see interactive and more in-depth use of OTC Valuation data, subscribe to OTC Premium.