Age: 30
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,680,000 (0.63% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,800,000 (0.72% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.07
  • Contract Value: $4,000,000 ($2,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 91/278 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202329$1,125,000$300,000$425,000$50,000$400,000$1,850,0000.8%
202430$1,240,000$300,000$510,000$50,000$0$1,680,0000.6%
Total$2,365,000$600,000$935,000$100,000$400,000$3,530,000

Contract Notes

Daniel Ekuale signed a one year contract with the New England Patriots on January 25, 2022.  Value is $1.16 million with $75,000 guaranteed via signing bonus. Ekuale can earn a $10,000 roster bonus for the first game he is active, and $5,000 per game active (up to $85,000). There is a $25,000 available in play time incentives for 20% defensive snaps.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2M
$4M
Old Money20232024
Cash Due$350,000$1,850,000$1,800,000
Running Cash$2,200,000$4,000,000
Career Earnings: $3,869,680
Career APY: $773,936
Potential Earnings: $5,639,480
Total Guarantees: $1,080,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,850,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $1,850,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsUDFATerminated20183$1,715,000$571,667$5,000$00.0%$0
BrownsPracticeExpired20181$129,200$129,200$0$98,80076.5%$98,800
BrownsSFATerminated20192$1,080,000$540,000$0$433,05940.1%$433,059
JaguarsPracticeTerminated20201$142,800$142,800$0$00.0%$0
JaguarsSFATerminated20202$1,525,000$762,500$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeElevated20211$203,622$203,622$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeExpired20211$237,755$237,755$0$389,843164.0%$389,843
PatriotsPracticeElevated20211$165,600$165,600$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsSFAExpired20221$1,160,000$1,160,000$75,000$1,067,77892.0%$1,067,778
PatriotsUFAActive20232$4,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$1,850,00046.3%$1,850,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns2$536,859$268,430$531,8590.0%$5,0000.0%
Jaguars0$25,200$0$00.0%$25,2000.0%
Patriots3$3,307,621$1,102,540$3,282,6210.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Browns$129,200$0$0$0$0$0$98,8000.0%$98,800
2019Browns$495,000$0$0$0$0$0$433,0590.2%$433,059
2021Patriots$165,600$0$0$0$0$0$389,8430.2%$389,843
2022Patriots$965,000$75,000$10,000$85,000$25,000$0$1,042,7780.5%$1,067,778
2023Patriots$1,125,000$300,000$0$425,000$50,000$400,000$1,850,0000.8%$1,850,000
2024Patriots$1,240,000$300,000$0$510,000$50,000$0$1,680,0000.6%$1,800,000
Total$4,119,800$675,000$10,000$1,020,000$125,000$400,000$5,494,480$5,639,480
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2018$1,666$5,000
Browns2019$3,334$0
Jaguars2020$25,200$25,200
Total$30,200$30,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201979010.6%3.2%3100100000000
202092225.9%13.4%6719110000000
20217009.2%0.5%41213220000000
2022150032.2%12.5%104214231000000
20233004.7%2.5%2100000001000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.9M $21.2M $26.5M $5,987,000 $7,200,000

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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