Cooper Rush

Quarterback

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2023 Salary Cap Charge: $2,125,000 (0.93% of cap)
  • 2023 Cash Payout: $2,750,000 (1.11% of spending)
  • 2023 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.29
  • Contract Value: $5,000,000 ($2,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 47/117 at QB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202330$1,500,000$625,000$1,500,000$2,125,0000.9%
202431$2,250,000$625,000$0$2,875,0001.1%
Total$3,750,000$1,250,000$1,500,000$5,000,000

Contract Notes

The Giants claimed Cooper Rush off waivers. After claiming Rush the Giants and Rush worked out a new contract that is worth $1.25 million for the season. $150,000 is guaranteed including a $100,000 signing bonus. Rush had been a restricted free agent.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.5M
$5M
20232024
Cash Due$2,750,000$2,250,000
Running Cash$2,750,000$5,000,000
Career Earnings: $5,217,529
Career APY: $869,588
Potential Earnings: $8,724,029
Total Guarantees: $2,905,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,750,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $2,875,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysUDFAExpired20173$1,670,000$556,667$5,000$1,670,000100.0%$556,667
CowboysRFATerminated20201$2,133,000$2,133,000$0$00.0%$0
GiantsRFATerminated20201$1,250,000$1,250,000$150,000$00.0%$0
GiantsPracticeTerminated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
CowboysPracticeElevated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
CowboysPracticeExpired20201$204,000$204,000$0$156,52976.7%$156,529
CowboysSFATerminated20212$1,955,000$977,500$0$920,00047.1%$920,000
CowboysPracticeElevated20221$358,200$358,200$0$00.0%$0
CowboysPracticeRenegotiated20221$395,800$395,800$0$00.0%$0
CowboysSFAExpired20221$1,035,000$1,035,000$0$977,50094.4%$977,500
CowboysUFAActive20232$5,000,000$2,500,000$2,750,000$1,250,00025.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys6$5,031,529$838,588$3,591,8070.0%$57,5000.0%
Giants0$186,000$0$00.0%$186,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Cowboys$465,000$1,666$0$466,6660.3%$470,000
2018Cowboys$555,000$1,666$0$556,6660.3%$555,000
2019Cowboys$645,000$1,668$0$646,6680.3%$645,000
2020Cowboys$204,000$0$0$156,5290.1%$156,529
2021Cowboys$920,000$0$0$920,0000.4%$920,000
2022Cowboys$1,035,000$0$0$845,2780.4%$977,500
2023Cowboys$1,500,000$625,000$1,500,000$2,125,0000.9%$2,750,000
2024Cowboys$2,250,000$625,000$0$2,875,0001.1%$2,250,000
Total$7,574,000$1,255,000$1,500,000$8,591,807$8,724,029
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Giants2020$150,000$150,000
Giants2020$36,000$36,000
Cowboys2022$57,500$57,500
Total$243,500$243,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20172051.4%0.0%1/333.3%200032.62136.5000
20181000.6%0.0%0/00.0%00000.0000.0000
20192000.4%0.0%0/00.0%00000.0000.0000
20215009.2%0.0%30/4763.8%422313105.19-8-0.9000
202290028.8%0.0%94/16258%105153780.0960.7000

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$3,889,000$2,500,000
Injury Adjusted$3,889,000$2,500,000
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OTC Valuation $8M $15.9M $23.9M $31.9M $39.8M APY $8.7M $17.3M $26M $34.7M $43.3M $19,322,000 $25,000,000

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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