D.J. Johnson

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,250,679 (0.51% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,000,136 (0.64% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.80
  • Contract Value: $5,502,988 ($1,375,747 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,002,172
  • Contract Ranking: 99/232 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202325$750,000$250,543$1,000,5430.4%
202426$1,000,136$250,543$1,250,6790.5%
202527$1,250,272$250,543$1,500,8150.6%
202628$1,500,408$250,543$1,750,9510.6%
Total$4,500,816$1,002,172$5,502,988

Contract Notes

D.J. Johnson signed a four year contract worth $5,502,988 with the Panthers on May 11, 2023. The contract has $1,002,172 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $1,002,172.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
$2.8M
$4.1M
$5.5M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$1,752,172$1,000,136$1,250,272$1,500,408
Running Cash$1,752,172$2,752,308$4,002,580$5,502,988
Career Earnings: $1,752,172
Career APY: $1,752,172
Potential Earnings: $5,502,988
Total Guarantees: $1,002,172
Largest Cash Payment: $1,752,172 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $1,750,951 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedActive20234$5,502,988$1,375,747$1,002,172$1,752,17231.8%$1,752,172
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers1$1,752,172$1,752,172$1,000,5430.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Panthers$750,000$250,543$1,000,5430.4%$1,752,172
2024Panthers$1,000,136$250,543$1,250,6790.5%$1,000,136
2025Panthers$1,250,272$250,543$1,500,8150.6%$1,250,272
2026Panthers$1,500,408$250,543$1,750,9510.6%$1,500,408
Total$4,500,816$1,002,172$5,502,988$5,502,988

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2023111216.5%19.6%41000101000000

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$816,000$1,375,747
Injury Adjusted$914,139$1,289,763
test
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 $8,803,205

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.