James Mitchell

Tight End

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,045,639 (0.41% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.33% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.94
  • Contract Value: $3,902,556 ($975,639 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $242,556
  • Contract Ranking: 115/189 at TE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202223$705,000$60,639$765,6390.4%
202324$870,000$60,639$930,6390.4%
202425$985,000$60,639$1,045,6390.4%
202526$1,100,000$60,639$1,160,6390.4%
Total$3,660,000$242,556$3,902,556

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
$2M
$2.9M
$3.9M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$947,556$870,000$985,000$1,100,000
Running Cash$947,556$1,817,556$2,802,556$3,902,556
Career Earnings: $1,817,556
Career APY: $908,778
Potential Earnings: $3,902,556
Total Guarantees: $242,556
Largest Cash Payment: $1,100,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,160,639 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedActive20224$3,902,556$975,639$242,556$1,817,55646.6%$908,778
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions2$1,817,556$908,778$1,696,2780.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Lions$705,000$60,639$765,6390.4%$947,556
2023Lions$870,000$60,639$930,6390.4%$870,000
2024Lions$985,000$60,639$1,045,6390.4%$985,000
2025Lions$1,100,000$60,639$1,160,6390.4%$1,100,000
Total$3,660,000$242,556$3,902,556$3,902,556

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2022130314.1%27.7%000.001111310.3100
2023152013.3%28.7%000.0022814.0000

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$560,000$975,639
Injury Adjusted$672,583$853,684
test
OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $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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