Jessie Bates III

Safety

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $17,500,000 (6.75% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $13,000,000 (4.51% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Contract Value: $64,020,000 ($16,005,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $36,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 5/215 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202326$1,080,000$4,500,000$3,920,000$5,000,000$9,500,0004.1%
202427$13,000,000$4,500,000$0$13,000,000$17,500,0006.8%
202528$14,000,000$4,500,000$0$0$18,500,0007.1%
2026 📝
March 19: Roster bonus due
29$13,020,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$0$18,520,0006.5%
Total$41,100,000$18,000,000$4,920,000$18,000,000$64,020,000

Contract Notes

Jessie Bates signed a four year, $64.02 million contract with the Falcons. Bates received $36 million in guarantees including an $18 million signing bonus. Bates' 2023 and 2024 salaries are fully guaranteed at signing. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2026 league year he will earn a $1 million roster bonus..

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$16M
$32M
$48M
$64M
2023202420252026
Cash Due$23,000,000$13,000,000$14,000,000$14,020,000
Running Cash$23,000,000$36,000,000$50,000,000$64,020,000
Career Earnings: $42,137,115
Career APY: $7,022,853
Potential Earnings: $83,157,115
Total Guarantees: $51,294,313
Largest Cash Payment: $23,000,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $18,520,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedExpired20184$4,947,817$1,236,954$2,383,313$6,226,115125.8%$1,556,529
BengalsFranchiseExpired20221$12,911,000$12,911,000$12,911,000$12,911,000100.0%$12,911,000
FalconsUFAActive20234$64,020,000$16,005,000$36,000,000$23,000,00035.9%$23,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals5$19,137,115$3,827,423$19,137,1150.0%$00.0%
Falcons1$23,000,000$23,000,000$9,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bengals$480,000$419,603$0$0$899,6030.5%$2,158,412
2019Bengals$704,901$419,603$0$704,901$1,124,5040.6%$704,901
2020Bengals$929,802$419,603$0$0$1,349,4050.6%$929,802
2021Bengals$2,433,000$419,603$0$0$2,852,6031.5%$2,433,000
2022Bengals$12,911,000$0$0$12,911,000$12,911,0006.1%$12,911,000
2023Falcons$1,080,000$4,500,000$3,920,000$5,000,000$9,500,0004.1%$23,000,000
2024Falcons$13,000,000$4,500,000$0$13,000,000$17,500,0006.8%$13,000,000
2025Falcons$14,000,000$4,500,000$0$0$18,500,0007.1%$14,000,000
2026Falcons$13,020,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$0$18,520,0006.5%$14,020,000
Total$58,558,703$19,678,412$4,920,000$31,615,901$83,157,115$83,157,115

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160098.7%5.5%0000000000000
2019160099.0%3.6%0000000000000
2020160099.2%13.5%7631002115301000
2021151084.9%13.7%672100314100100
2022160098.2%14.4%383300108401000
2023170099.5%0.9%8943003111603000

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$15,614,000$16,005,000
Injury Adjusted$15,614,000$16,005,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,414,000 $4,105,000

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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