Darren Waller

Tight End

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $14,083,750 (5.43% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $12,000,000 (4.60% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.85
  • Contract Value: $51,000,000 ($17,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/157 at TE

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202331$1,165,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$1,165,000$4,723,7502.1%
202432$10,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$14,083,7505.4%
202533$11,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$15,458,7505.9%
202634$13,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$17,458,7506.1%
Total$36,740,000$9,835,000$5,100,000$800,000$1,165,000$51,725,000

Contract Notes

Darren Waller signed a 3 year, $51 million contract extension with the Raiders on September 9, 2022. Waller received $22 million in guaranteed salary of which $19.25 million is fully guaranteed at signing. IF on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2023 league year the remaining $2.75 million will be guaranteed. There are annual per game bonuses of $1.275 million. Waller can earn up to $1.25 million in additional Pro Bowl incentives.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$17M
$34M
$51M
Old Money2023202420252026
Cash Due$5,900,000$5,100,000$12,000,000$13,000,000$15,000,000
Running Cash$11,000,000$23,000,000$36,000,000$51,000,000
Career Earnings: $42,050,241
Career APY: $4,672,249
Potential Earnings: $81,959,041
Total Guarantees: $41,831,100
Largest Cash Payment: $15,000,000 (2026)
Largest Cap Number: $17,458,750 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensDraftedTerminated20154$2,386,096$596,524$111,096$878,74336.8%$292,914
RavensPracticeTerminated20181$129,200$129,200$0$00.0%$0
RaidersSFARenegotiated20181$630,000$630,000$0$185,29429.4%$185,294
RaidersExtensionExtended20194$30,300,004$7,575,001$3,220,004$17,120,00456.5%$5,706,668
RaidersExtensionTraded20223$51,000,000$17,000,000$19,250,000$11,675,00022.9%$11,675,000
GiantsOtherActive20223$51,000,000$17,000,000$19,250,000$12,100,00023.7%$12,100,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens3$969,943$323,314$849,3360.0%$117,3380.0%
Raiders5$28,980,298$5,796,060$28,820,2980.0%$540,0000.0%
Giants1$12,100,000$12,100,000$4,723,7500.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Ravens$435,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$393,9500.3%$477,272
2016Ravens$525,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$429,2450.3%$401,471
2017Ravens$615,000$27,774$0$0$0$0$26,1410.0%$0
2018Raiders$630,000$0$0$0$0$0$185,2940.1%$185,294
2019Raiders$4,583,642$0$0$0$100,000$2,965,886$3,320,0041.7%$3,220,004
2020Raiders$7,280,000$0$0$250,000$0$7,280,000$7,530,0003.4%$7,630,000
2021Raiders$6,020,000$0$0$250,000$100,000$6,020,000$6,370,0003.4%$6,270,000
2022Raiders$11,000,000$165,000$1,275,000$0$250,000$11,000,000$11,415,0005.5%$11,675,000
2023Giants$1,165,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$1,165,000$4,723,7502.1%$12,100,000
2024Giants$10,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$0$14,083,7505.4%$12,000,000
2025Giants$11,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$0$15,458,7505.9%$13,000,000
2026Giants$13,525,000$2,458,750$1,275,000$200,000$0$0$17,458,7506.1%$15,000,000
Total$67,828,642$10,083,322$6,375,000$1,300,000$450,000$28,430,886$81,394,634$81,959,041
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2018$26,138$0
Ravens2018$91,200$91,200
Raiders2023$540,000$0
Total$657,338$91,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201561004.0%20.2%000.002189.0000
2016120020.7%46.1%000.0010858.5200
20184014.0%8.1%12121.0067512.5000
2019160090.6%0.9%252.5090114512.7311
2020160091.7%0.6%000.00107119611.2900
2021115053.3%0.6%000.005566512.1200
202292131.4%0.0%000.002838813.9300
2023120051.4%0.0%000.005255210.6100

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$5,554,000$17,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,554,000$17,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $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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