Darnell Washington

Tight End

Age: 23
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,216,798 (0.47% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $993,360 (0.44% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.82
  • Contract Value: $5,353,912 ($1,338,478 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $893,752
  • Contract Ranking: 56/189 at TE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202322$750,000$223,438$973,4380.4%
202423$993,360$223,438$1,216,7980.5%
202524$1,236,720$223,438$1,460,1580.6%
202625$1,480,080$223,438$1,703,5180.6%
Total$4,460,160$893,752$5,353,912

Contract Notes

Darnell Washington signed a four year contract worth $5,353,912 with the Steelers on May 12, 2023. The contract has $893,752 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $893,752.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.3M
$2.7M
$4M
$5.4M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$1,643,752$993,360$1,236,720$1,480,080
Running Cash$1,643,752$2,637,112$3,873,832$5,353,912
Career Earnings: $1,643,752
Career APY: $1,643,752
Potential Earnings: $5,353,912
Total Guarantees: $893,752
Largest Cash Payment: $1,643,752 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $1,703,518 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedActive20234$5,353,912$1,338,478$893,752$1,643,75230.7%$1,643,752
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers1$1,643,752$1,643,752$973,4380.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Steelers$750,000$223,438$973,4380.4%$1,643,752
2024Steelers$993,360$223,438$1,216,7980.5%$993,360
2025Steelers$1,236,720$223,438$1,460,1580.6%$1,236,720
2026Steelers$1,480,080$223,438$1,703,5180.6%$1,480,080
Total$4,460,160$893,752$5,353,912$5,353,912

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2023170047.7%31.3%000.007618.7000

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$2,241,000$1,338,478
Injury Adjusted$2,241,000$1,338,478
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $6,604,000 $8,227,624

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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