James Winchester

Long Snapper

Age: 35
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,152,500 (0.46% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,377,500 (0.50% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.20
  • Contract Value: $1,377,500 ($1,377,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,152,500
  • Contract Ranking: 15/38 at LS

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202435$1,210,000$167,500$985,000$1,152,5000.5%
Total$1,210,000$167,500$985,000$1,152,500

Contract Notes

James Winchester signed a five year, $4.45 million contract with the Chiefs. $500,000 is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
2024
Cash Due$1,377,500
Running Cash$1,377,500
Career Earnings: $8,482,500
Career APY: $942,500
Potential Earnings: $9,692,500
Total Guarantees: $2,117,500
Largest Cash Payment: $1,465,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $1,320,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsERFAExtended20175$4,450,000$890,000$500,000$3,605,00081.0%$901,250
ChiefsExtensionExpired20212$2,750,000$1,375,000$465,000$3,750,000136.4%$1,250,000
ChiefsUFAActive20241$1,377,500$1,377,500$1,152,500$167,50012.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs9$8,482,500$942,500$8,315,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Chiefs$435,000$0$0$0$435,0000.3%$435,000
2016Chiefs$525,000$0$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Chiefs$615,000$100,000$10,000$0$725,0000.4%$1,125,000
2018Chiefs$720,000$100,000$10,000$0$830,0000.5%$730,000
2019Chiefs$820,000$100,000$10,000$0$930,0000.5%$830,000
2020Chiefs$910,000$100,000$10,000$0$1,020,0000.5%$920,000
2021Chiefs$990,000$255,000$10,000$0$1,255,0000.7%$1,465,000
2022Chiefs$1,120,000$155,000$0$0$1,275,0000.6%$1,120,000
2023Chiefs$1,165,000$155,000$0$0$1,320,0000.6%$1,165,000
2024Chiefs$1,210,000$167,500$0$985,000$1,152,5000.5%$1,377,500
Total$8,510,000$1,132,500$50,000$985,000$9,467,500$9,692,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
2015160035.1%
2016160034.4%
2017160033.9%
2018160031.3%
2019160032.6%
2020160030.7%
2021170029.4%
2022170028.1%
2023170029.4%

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$903,000$1,377,500
Injury Adjusted$903,000$1,377,500
test
OTC Valuation $209.2k $418.3k $627.5k $836.7k $1M APY $269.4k $538.8k $808.1k $1.1M $1.3M $982,000 $1,341,666

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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