Chris Olave

Wide Receiver

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $5,255,965 (2.04% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $2,456,988 (1.00% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.47
  • Contract Value: $19,271,872 ($4,817,968 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,271,872
  • Contract Ranking: 45/302 at WR

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202222$705,000$2,798,977$0$705,000$3,503,9771.7%
2023 📝
July 15: Roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
23$870,000$2,798,977$710,994$1,580,994$4,379,9712.0%
2024 📝
August 1: Roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
24$985,000$2,798,977$1,471,988$2,456,988$5,255,9652.0%
2025 📝
August 1: Roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
25$1,499,940$2,798,977$1,833,042$3,332,982$6,131,9592.4%
Total$4,059,940$11,195,908$4,016,024$8,075,964$19,271,872

Contract Notes

Chris Olave signed a 4 year rookie contract with the New Orleans Saints worth $19,271,872 fully guaranteed including a $11,195,908 signing bonus. Olave has roster bonuses due on the 5th day of training camp 2023-2025.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.8M
$9.6M
$14.5M
$19.3M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$11,900,908$1,580,994$2,456,988$3,332,982
Running Cash$11,900,908$13,481,902$15,938,890$19,271,872
Career Earnings: $13,481,902
Career APY: $6,740,951
Potential Earnings: $19,271,872
Total Guarantees: $19,271,872
Largest Cash Payment: $11,900,908 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $6,131,959 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedActive20224$19,271,872$4,817,968$19,271,872$13,481,90270.0%$6,740,951
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints2$13,481,902$6,740,951$7,883,9480.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Saints$705,000$2,798,977$0$705,000$3,503,9771.7%$11,900,908
2023Saints$870,000$2,798,977$710,994$1,580,994$4,379,9712.0%$1,580,994
2024Saints$985,000$2,798,977$1,471,988$2,456,988$5,255,9652.0%$2,456,988
2025Saints$1,499,940$2,798,977$1,833,042$3,332,982$6,131,9592.4%$3,332,982
Total$4,059,940$11,195,908$4,016,024$8,075,964$19,271,872$19,271,872

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2022152057.7%0.0%000.0072104214.5400
2023161070.3%0.0%000.0087112312.9500

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$13,528,000$4,817,968
Injury Adjusted$14,414,633$4,516,845
test
OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $9,208,000 $6,000,000

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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