James Houston

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $915,000 (0.36% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $915,000 (0.30% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $915,000 ($915,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 235/267 at EDGE

Current Contract

(ERFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202426$915,000$915,0000.4%
Total$915,000$915,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
2024
Cash Due$915,000
Running Cash$915,000
Career Earnings: $1,151,568
Career APY: $575,784
Potential Earnings: $1,768,889
Total Guarantees: $132,012
Largest Cash Payment: $915,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $915,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedTerminated20224$3,792,012$948,003$132,012$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeElevated20221$207,000$207,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeRenegotiated20221$234,667$234,667$0$00.0%$0
LionsSFAExpired20222$1,675,000$837,500$0$853,88951.0%$426,945
LionsERFAActive20241$915,000$915,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions2$1,151,568$575,784$853,8890.0%$297,6790.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryRoster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Lions$705,000$0$0$235,0000.1%$235,000
2023Lions$870,000$25,000$75,000$618,8890.3%$618,889
2024Lions$915,000$0$0$915,0000.4%$915,000
Total$2,490,000$25,000$75,000$1,768,889$1,768,889
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2022$33,003$132,012
Lions2022$165,667$165,667
Lions2023$99,009$0
Total$297,679$297,679

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
202260011.2%12.1%1008587110001000
20233004.0%3.1%1000010000000

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$713,000$915,000
Injury Adjusted$713,000$915,000
test
OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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