Ian Thomas

Tight End

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,776,668 (1.45% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,300,000 (0.52% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.34
  • Contract Value: $1,300,000 ($1,300,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,300,000
  • Contract Ranking: 62/157 at TE

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$1,300,000$2,476,668$1,300,000$3,776,6681.5%
Total$1,300,000$2,476,668$1,300,000$3,776,668

Contract Notes

Ian Thomas signed a three year, $16.95 million contract with the Panthers. Thomas received $8 million in guarantees including a $5 million signing bonus. Thomas' 2022 base salary and $1.965 million of his 2023 salary are guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2023 league year Thomas will earn a $1.5 million roster bonus. There are annual per game and workout bonuses as part of the contract. Thomas was scheduled to be a free agent at the time of signing.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.3M
Old Money2024
Cash Due$3,650,000($2,350,000)
Running Cash$1,300,000
Career Earnings: $14,077,757
Career APY: $2,346,293
Potential Earnings: $15,377,757
Total Guarantees: $14,047,992
Largest Cash Payment: $6,435,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $3,856,666 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedExpired20184$3,207,992$801,998$747,992$4,730,992147.5%$1,182,748
PanthersUFARenegotiated20223$16,950,000$5,650,000$8,000,000$6,435,00038.0%$6,435,000
PanthersOtherRenegotiated20232$6,650,000$3,325,000$4,000,000$2,911,76543.8%$2,911,765
PanthersOtherActive20241$1,300,000$1,300,000$1,300,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers6$14,077,757$2,346,293$11,689,3240.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Panthers$480,000$186,998$0$0$0$666,9980.4%$1,227,992
2019Panthers$570,000$186,998$0$0$0$756,9980.4%$570,000
2020Panthers$750,000$186,998$0$0$0$936,9980.4%$750,000
2021Panthers$2,183,000$186,998$0$0$0$2,369,9981.3%$2,183,000
2022Panthers$1,035,000$1,666,666$300,000$100,000$1,035,000$3,101,6661.5%$6,435,000
2023Panthers$1,080,000$2,476,666$300,000$0$1,080,000$3,856,6661.6%$2,911,765
2024Panthers$1,300,000$2,476,668$0$0$1,300,000$3,776,6681.5%$1,300,000
Total$7,398,000$7,367,992$600,000$100,000$3,415,000$15,465,992$15,377,757

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018160049.8%25.4%000.00363339.3200
2019160027.0%8.0%000.00161368.5100
2020160065.2%4.5%000.00201457.3100
2021170061.2%10.6%000.001818810.4000
2022170054.7%35.9%000.00211979.4000
2023121018.8%23.7%000.0055611.2000

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$875,000$1,300,000
Injury Adjusted$980,547$1,218,750
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OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $6,604,000 $8,227,624

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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