Damien Lewis

Left Guard

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2028 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $4,900,000 (1.89% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $16,150,000 (5.82% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.30
  • Contract Value: $53,000,000 ($13,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $26,215,000
  • Contract Ranking: 7/100 at LG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$1,125,000$3,750,000$0$25,000$1,125,000$4,900,0001.9%
202528$10,090,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$10,090,000$14,600,0005.6%
202629$12,240,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$0$16,750,0005.9%
202730$12,240,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$0$16,750,0005.3%
Total$35,695,000$15,000,000$1,530,000$775,000$11,215,000$53,000,000

Contract Notes

Damien Lewis signed a four year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $53 million with $26.215 million guaranteed. Lewis received a $15 million signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$13.3M
$26.5M
$39.8M
$53M
2024202520262027
Cash Due$16,150,000$10,850,000$13,000,000$13,000,000
Running Cash$16,150,000$27,000,000$40,000,000$53,000,000
Career Earnings: $21,616,671
Career APY: $5,404,168
Potential Earnings: $59,616,671
Total Guarantees: $27,340,196
Largest Cash Payment: $16,150,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $16,750,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedExpired20204$4,902,146$1,225,537$1,125,196$6,616,671135.0%$1,654,168
PanthersUFAActive20244$53,000,000$13,250,000$26,215,000$15,000,00028.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks4$6,616,671$1,654,168$6,616,6710.0%$00.0%
Panthers0$15,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Seahawks$610,000$281,299$0$0$0$891,2990.4%$1,735,196
2021Seahawks$832,825$281,299$0$0$0$1,114,1240.6%$832,825
2022Seahawks$1,055,650$281,299$0$0$0$1,336,9490.6%$1,055,650
2023Seahawks$2,993,000$281,299$0$0$0$3,274,2991.5%$2,993,000
2024Panthers$1,125,000$3,750,000$0$25,000$1,125,000$4,900,0001.9%$16,150,000
2025Panthers$10,090,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$10,090,000$14,600,0005.6%$10,850,000
2026Panthers$12,240,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$0$16,750,0005.9%$13,000,000
2027Panthers$12,240,000$3,750,000$510,000$250,000$0$16,750,0005.3%$13,000,000
Total$41,186,475$16,125,196$1,530,000$775,000$11,215,000$59,616,671$59,616,671

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2020160090.8%16.2%
2021133070.3%10.3%
2022161091.9%15.0%
2023161088.6%14.3%

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$4,814,000$13,250,000
Injury Adjusted$5,219,156$12,421,875
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.4M $5M $6.7M $8.4M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,390,000 $3,686,670

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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