John Simpson

Left Guard

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,210,000 (1.23% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $6,010,000 (2.43% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.87
  • Contract Value: $12,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 13/92 at LG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$1,490,000$700,000$1,020,000$1,490,000$3,210,0001.2%
202528$4,970,000$700,000$1,020,000$1,010,000$6,690,0002.6%
202629Void$700,000VoidVoid$2,100,0000.7%
202730Void$700,000VoidVoid$00.0%
202831Void$700,000VoidVoid$0--
Total$6,460,000$3,500,000$2,040,000$2,500,000$12,000,000

Contract Notes

John Simpson signed a two year, $12 million contract with the Jets. $6 million is guaranteed. There are three void years for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6M
$12M
20242025
Cash Due$6,010,000$5,990,000
Running Cash$6,010,000$12,000,000
Career Earnings: $7,626,591
Career APY: $1,906,648
Potential Earnings: $15,231,284
Total Guarantees: $6,796,784
Largest Cash Payment: $6,010,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $6,690,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersDraftedTerminated20204$4,091,784$1,022,946$796,784$2,186,78453.4%$1,093,392
RavensPracticeExpired20221$207,000$207,000$0$34,50016.7%$34,500
RavensSFAExpired20231$1,010,000$1,010,000$0$1,010,000100.0%$1,010,000
JetsUFAActive20242$12,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000$3,500,00029.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders2$3,082,091$1,541,046$1,788,3920.0%$895,3070.0%
Ravens2$1,044,500$522,250$1,044,5000.0%$00.0%
Jets0$3,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Raiders$610,000$199,196$0$0$809,1960.4%$1,406,784
2021Raiders$780,000$199,196$0$0$979,1960.5%$780,000
2022Ravens$207,000$0$0$0$34,5000.0%$34,500
2023Ravens$1,010,000$0$0$0$1,010,0000.5%$1,010,000
2024Jets$1,490,000$700,000$1,020,000$1,490,000$3,210,0001.2%$6,010,000
2025Jets$4,970,000$700,000$1,020,000$1,010,000$6,690,0002.6%$5,990,000
2026Jets$0$700,000$0$0$2,100,0000.7%$0
2027Jets$0$700,000$0$0$00.0%$0
2028Jets$0$700,000$0$0$0--$0
Total$9,067,000$3,898,392$2,040,000$2,500,000$14,832,892$15,231,284
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2022$696,111$895,307
Raiders2023$199,196$0
Total$895,307$895,307

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
202070723.3%7.1%
2021170097.6%15.3%
2022110116.4%11.3%
2023170099.4%18.8%

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$7,265,000$6,000,000
Injury Adjusted$7,265,000$6,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.4M $5M $6.7M $8.4M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,814,000 $4,000,000

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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