D.J. Montgomery

Wide Receiver

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.38% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.39% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,855,000 ($927,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 230/302 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202327$870,000$193,3330.1%
202428$985,000$985,0000.4%
Total$1,855,000$1,178,333

Contract Notes

DJ Montgomery signed a three year contract with the Cleveland Browns on May 3, 2019 as an undrafted free agent.  The contract total is $1.758 million with a $3,000 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
$1.9M
Old Money20232024
Cash Due$676,667$193,333$985,000
Running Cash$870,000$1,855,000
Career Earnings: $1,260,667
Career APY: $252,133
Potential Earnings: $1,968,667
Total Guarantees: $6,000
Largest Cash Payment: $985,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $985,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsUDFATerminated20193$1,758,000$586,000$3,000$00.0%$0
BrownsUDFAClaimed20193$1,758,000$586,000$3,000$381,00021.7%$381,000
JetsPracticeExpired20201$142,800$142,800$0$142,800100.0%$142,800
JetsSFATerminated20212$1,485,000$742,500$0$00.0%$0
JetsPracticeElevated20211$193,067$193,067$0$00.0%$0
JetsPracticeExpired20211$220,534$220,534$0$220,534100.0%$220,534
JetsPracticeElevated20211$165,600$165,600$0$00.0%$0
JetsSFATerminated20222$1,765,000$882,500$0$00.0%$0
JetsSFATerminated20222$1,765,000$882,500$0$00.0%$0
ColtsSFATerminated20221$825,000$825,000$0$00.0%$0
TexansPracticeExpired20221$207,000$207,000$0$46,00022.2%$46,000
ColtsSFATerminated20231$870,000$870,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeRenegotiated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsSFAActive20232$1,855,000$927,500$0$193,33310.4%$193,333
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets2$363,334$181,667$363,3340.0%$00.0%
Browns1$381,000$381,000$379,0000.0%$2,0000.0%
Colts1$470,333$470,333$193,3330.0%$277,0000.0%
Texans1$46,000$46,000$46,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Browns$495,000$1,000$379,0000.2%$381,000
2020Jets$142,800$0$142,8000.1%$142,800
2021Jets$165,600$0$220,5340.1%$220,534
2022Texans$207,000$0$46,0000.0%$46,000
2023Colts$870,000$0$193,3330.1%$193,333
2024Colts$985,000$0$985,0000.4%$985,000
Total$2,865,400$1,000$1,966,667$1,968,667
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2020$1,000$0
Browns2021$1,000$0
Colts2023$277,000$277,000
Total$279,000$277,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20213004.6%4.3%000.0033612.0000
202370010.8%10.6%000.0035618.7100

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$453,000$927,500
Injury Adjusted$453,000$927,500
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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