Germaine Pratt

Linebacker

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $7,133,333 (2.70% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $4,550,000 (1.82% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.64
  • Contract Value: $20,250,000 ($6,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 21/216 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202327$2,750,000$2,333,333$0$250,000$100,000$0$0$5,433,3332.4%
2024 📝
March 18: Roster bonus due
28$3,200,000$2,333,333$1,000,000$250,000$100,000$250,000$1,000,000$7,133,3332.7%
202529$5,250,000$2,333,334$0$250,000$100,000$0$0$7,933,3343.1%
Total$11,200,000$7,000,000$1,000,000$750,000$300,000$250,000$1,000,000$20,500,000

Contract Notes

Germaine Pratt signed a three year, $20.25 million contract with the Bengals. $7 million is guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year, Pratt will earn a $1 million roster bonus. The contract has annual per game and workout bonuses. Another $750,000 in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6.8M
$13.5M
$20.3M
202320242025
Cash Due$10,350,000$4,550,000$5,600,000
Running Cash$10,100,000$14,650,000$20,250,000
Career Earnings: $15,985,439
Career APY: $3,197,088
Potential Earnings: $26,135,439
Total Guarantees: $8,052,884
Largest Cash Payment: $10,350,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $7,933,334 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20194$4,083,539$1,020,885$1,052,884$5,635,439138.0%$1,408,860
BengalsUFAActive20233$20,250,000$6,750,000$7,000,000$10,350,00051.1%$10,350,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals5$15,985,439$3,197,088$11,068,7720.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Bengals$495,000$263,221$0$0$0$0$0$758,2210.4%$1,547,884
2020Bengals$684,555$263,221$0$0$0$0$0$947,7760.5%$684,555
2021Bengals$863,000$263,221$0$0$0$0$0$1,126,2210.6%$863,000
2022Bengals$2,540,000$263,221$0$0$0$0$0$2,803,2211.3%$2,540,000
2023Bengals$2,750,000$2,333,333$0$250,000$100,000$0$0$5,433,3332.4%$10,350,000
2024Bengals$3,200,000$2,333,333$1,000,000$250,000$100,000$250,000$1,000,000$7,133,3332.7%$4,550,000
2025Bengals$5,250,000$2,333,334$0$250,000$100,000$0$0$7,933,3343.1%$5,600,000
Total$15,782,555$8,052,884$1,000,000$750,000$300,000$250,000$1,000,000$26,135,439$26,135,439

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019160040.5%38.3%502600400000000
2020160064.8%48.4%543400502000000
2021151061.6%31.7%55330.54522102200
2022151069.8%12.7%5049146110201100
2023170089.1%7.0%6355211.5733202000

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$9,302,000$6,750,000
Injury Adjusted$9,302,000$6,750,000
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,874,000 $3,000,000

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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