David Edwards

Left Guard

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,295,000 (0.90% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,170,000 (1.19% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.38
  • Contract Value: $6,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,950,000
  • Contract Ranking: 21/100 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$1,200,000$875,000$170,000$50,000$1,200,000$2,295,0000.9%
202528$2,560,000$875,000$170,000$100,000$0$3,705,0001.4%
Total$3,760,000$1,750,000$340,000$150,000$1,200,000$6,000,000

Contract Notes

David Edwards signed a two year contract with the Buffalo Bills worth $6.0 million with $2.95 million guaranteed. Edwards can earn an additional $2.4 million through incentives and salary escalators based on playing time.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
$6M
20242025
Cash Due$3,170,000$2,830,000
Running Cash$3,170,000$6,000,000
Career Earnings: $8,594,520
Career APY: $1,718,904
Potential Earnings: $12,844,520
Total Guarantees: $4,934,520
Largest Cash Payment: $3,170,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $3,705,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20194$2,784,520$696,130$264,520$5,074,520182.2%$1,268,630
BillsUFAExpired20231$1,770,000$1,770,000$1,720,000$1,770,000100.0%$1,770,000
BillsUFAActive20242$6,000,000$3,000,000$2,950,000$1,750,00029.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams4$5,074,520$1,268,630$5,074,5200.0%$00.0%
Bills1$3,520,000$3,520,000$1,770,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Rams$495,000$66,130$0$0$0$561,1300.3%$759,520
2020Rams$675,000$66,130$0$0$0$741,1300.4%$675,000
2021Rams$850,000$66,130$0$0$0$916,1300.5%$850,000
2022Rams$2,790,000$66,130$0$0$0$2,856,1301.4%$2,790,000
2023Bills$1,120,000$600,000$0$50,000$1,120,000$1,770,0000.8%$1,770,000
2024Bills$1,200,000$875,000$170,000$50,000$1,200,000$2,295,0000.9%$3,170,000
2025Bills$2,560,000$875,000$170,000$100,000$0$3,705,0001.4%$2,830,000
Total$9,690,000$2,614,520$340,000$200,000$2,320,000$12,844,520$12,844,520

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2019160061.6%16.6%
2020160089.8%16.6%
2021170099.6%17.7%
202241022.5%3.1%
2023170012.7%18.6%

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$1,733,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$1,733,000$3,000,000
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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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