Ezra Cleveland

Left Guard

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2027 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,591,176 (1.34% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $9,250,000 (3.29% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.58
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 11/100 at LG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOption
202426$1,250,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$500,000$1,250,000$3,591,1761.3%
2025 📝
March 23: Option due
27$2,000,000$1,400,000$800,000$500,000$500,000$6,000,000$5,200,0002.0%
202628$6,750,000$1,400,000$800,000$500,000$500,000$0$9,950,0003.5%
2027 📝
February 20: Contract voids
29Void$1,400,000$800,000VoidVoidVoid$5,200,0001.7%
202830Void$1,400,000$800,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
202931Void$0$800,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$14,170,000$7,000,000$4,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$7,250,000$23,941,176

Contract Notes

Ezra Cleveland signed a 3-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars worth a base value of $24.0 million with $14.25 million fully guaranteed at signing. Cleveland has guaranteed salaries in 2024 and 2025, and a $4.0 million option bonus in 2025. Cleveland can earn up to $500,000 per year through per-game roster bonuses and $500,000 per year via workout bonuses. Cleveland can earn an additional $3.5 million via performance incentives.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
$16M
$24M
202420252026
Cash Due$9,250,000$7,000,000$7,750,000
Running Cash$9,250,000$16,250,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $13,665,140
Career APY: $3,416,285
Potential Earnings: $29,334,918
Total Guarantees: $20,367,512
Largest Cash Payment: $9,250,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $9,950,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JaguarsDraftedExpired20204$5,537,216$1,384,304$3,058,756$1,162,77821.0%$1,162,778
VikingsDraftedTraded20204$5,537,216$1,384,304$3,058,756$4,172,14075.3%$1,390,713
JaguarsUFAActive20243$24,000,000$8,000,000$14,250,000$7,000,00029.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jaguars1$8,162,778$8,162,778$1,662,7780.0%$00.0%
Vikings3$5,502,362$1,834,121$3,775,3740.0%$1,726,9880.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Vikings$610,000$396,766$0$0$0$610,000$1,006,7660.5%$2,197,064
2021Vikings$861,692$396,766$0$0$0$861,692$1,258,4580.7%$861,692
2022Vikings$1,113,384$396,766$0$0$0$0$1,510,1500.7%$1,113,384
2023Jaguars$2,993,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,662,7780.7%$1,162,778
2024Jaguars$1,250,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$500,000$1,250,000$3,591,1761.3%$9,250,000
2025Jaguars$2,000,000$1,400,000$800,000$500,000$500,000$6,000,000$5,200,0002.0%$7,000,000
2026Jaguars$6,750,000$1,400,000$800,000$500,000$500,000$0$9,950,0003.5%$7,750,000
2027Jaguars$1,345,000$1,400,000$800,000$0$0$0$5,200,0001.7%$0
2028Jaguars$1,390,000$1,400,000$800,000$0$0$0$0--$0
2029Jaguars$1,435,000$0$800,000$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$19,748,076$8,190,298$4,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$8,721,692$29,379,328$29,334,918
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2023$1,726,988$1,330,222
Total$1,726,988$1,330,222

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2020132157.4%12.8%
20211700100.0%16.0%
2022170097.1%16.4%
2023152065.4%12.3%

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$1,769,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$2,482,683$7,000,000
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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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