Age: 30
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $8,666,666 (3.34% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (3.13% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.92
  • Contract Value: $21,000,000 ($7,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $10,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 43/279 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202329$3,700,000$666,666$2,000,000$50,000$5,700,000$6,416,6662.8%
2024 📝
March 16: $5.15 million is guaranteed
30$7,950,000$666,666$0$50,000$7,950,000$8,666,6663.3%
202531$5,200,000$666,668$0$50,000$0$5,916,6682.3%
Total$16,850,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$150,000$13,650,000$21,000,000

Contract Notes

DeMarcus Walker signed a three year, $21 million contract with the Bears. $15.65 million is guaranteed of which $10.5 million is fully guaranteed. $2.8 million of Walker's 2024 salary is fully guaranteed and the remaining $5.15 million will be fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2024 league year.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7M
$14M
$21M
202320242025
Cash Due$7,750,000$8,000,000$5,250,000
Running Cash$7,750,000$15,750,000$21,000,000
Career Earnings: $15,452,528
Career APY: $2,207,504
Potential Earnings: $28,702,528
Total Guarantees: $14,890,702
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $8,666,666 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosDraftedExpired20174$5,073,852$1,268,463$2,990,702$5,073,852100.0%$1,268,463
TexansUFAExpired20211$1,500,000$1,500,000$800,000$1,441,17696.1%$1,441,176
TitansSFAExpired20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$600,000$1,187,500100.0%$1,187,500
BearsUFAActive20233$21,000,000$7,000,000$10,500,000$7,750,00036.9%$7,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos4$5,073,852$1,268,463$5,073,8520.0%$00.0%
Texans1$1,441,176$1,441,176$1,452,9410.0%$00.0%
Titans1$1,187,500$1,187,500$1,047,5000.0%$00.0%
Bears1$7,750,000$7,750,000$6,416,6660.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Broncos$465,000$457,518$0$0$0$465,000$922,5180.5%$2,295,072
2018Broncos$695,630$457,518$0$0$0$695,630$1,153,1480.6%$695,630
2019Broncos$926,260$457,518$0$0$0$0$1,383,7780.7%$926,260
2020Broncos$1,156,890$457,518$0$0$0$0$1,614,4080.8%$1,156,890
2021Texans$1,000,000$300,000$0$200,000$0$500,000$1,452,9410.7%$1,441,176
2022Titans$1,035,000$100,000$52,500$0$0$500,000$1,047,5000.5%$1,187,500
2023Bears$3,700,000$666,666$2,000,000$0$50,000$5,700,000$6,416,6662.8%$7,750,000
2024Bears$7,950,000$666,666$0$0$50,000$7,950,000$8,666,6663.3%$8,000,000
2025Bears$5,200,000$666,668$0$0$50,000$0$5,916,6682.3%$5,250,000
Total$22,128,780$4,230,072$2,052,500$200,000$150,000$15,810,630$28,574,293$28,702,528

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017100610.2%0.0%4000030000000
201830131.9%1.3%2216110000100
2019113318.7%18.3%138424551000000
2020130035.3%22.5%994.528.5350001000
2021120137.6%9.7%2110217471001000
2022160033.5%14.5%23974710160000000
2023170066.4%7.9%17133.5309160000000

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$6,532,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$6,532,000$7,000,000
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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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