Age: 30
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.38% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,210,000 (0.42% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $1,210,000 ($1,210,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 133/276 at IDL

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202430$1,210,000$985,0000.4%
Total$1,210,000$985,000

Contract Notes

On March 11, 2019 the Bears converted Goldman's 2019 $3 million roster bonus into a signing bonus saving $2.25 million on the 2019 salary cap, per report from Field Yates.

Eddie Goldman signed a 4 year extension with the Chicago Bears on September 7, 2018.  The extension is worth $42,040,000 with $17,250,000 virtually guaranteed at signing including a $11 million signing bonus.  Goldman's 2019 roster bonus is due the 3rd day of the 2019 league year.  Goldman's 2020 base salary is guaranteed for skill & cap at signing, and becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year.  Goldman's 2020 roster bonus is guaranteed for injury only at signing and becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year.  Goldman can earn up to $3 million in incentives 2020-2022 through pro bowl ballots, playing time, and sacks.

Eddie Goldman signed a 4 year contract with the Bears on May 8, 2015 worth $5,686,314. Goldman received a $2,395,500 signing bonus and $3.5 million in total guarantees.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2024
Cash Due$1,210,000
Running Cash$1,210,000
Career Earnings: $30,125,907
Career APY: $3,765,738
Potential Earnings: $31,335,907
Total Guarantees: $21,821,469
Largest Cash Payment: $12,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $7,800,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedExtended20154$5,686,314$1,421,579$3,523,969$4,475,90778.7%$1,491,969
BearsExtensionTerminated20184$42,040,000$10,510,000$17,250,000$25,650,00061.0%$6,412,500
FalconsSFATerminated20221$1,272,500$1,272,500$1,047,500$00.0%$0
FalconsSFAActive20241$1,210,000$1,210,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears7$30,125,907$4,303,701$24,525,9070.0%$5,150,0000.0%
Falcons1$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Bears$435,000$598,875$0$0$435,000$1,033,8750.7%$2,830,500
2016Bears$693,469$598,875$0$0$693,469$1,292,3440.8%$693,469
2017Bears$951,938$598,875$0$0$0$1,550,8130.9%$951,938
2018Bears$1,000,000$2,798,875$0$0$1,000,000$3,798,8752.1%$12,000,000
2019Bears$2,250,000$2,950,000$0$100,000$2,250,000$5,300,0002.7%$5,350,000
2020Bears$0$750,000$3,000,000$100,000$3,000,000$3,750,0001.8%$3,450,000
2021Bears$4,750,000$2,950,000$0$100,000$4,750,000$7,800,0004.1%$4,850,000
2023Falcons$1,165,000$0$0$0$895,000$00.0%$0
2024Falcons$1,210,000$0$0$0$0$985,0000.4%$1,210,000
Total$12,455,407$11,245,500$3,000,000$300,000$13,023,469$25,510,907$31,335,907
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2022$5,150,000$0
Total$5,150,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015151050.1%16.2%1664.540.5560000000
2016610018.3%3.5%1262.515.5241000000
2017151057.5%11.2%26151.55.5350000100
2018160052.5%9.0%2712321530000100
2019151043.2%6.7%20917220000000
2021143031.9%1.4%1480.54110000000

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 $4,985,000 $7,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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