Josh Metellus

Safety

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,725,000 (1.42% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,225,000 (0.53% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.33
  • Contract Value: $8,000,000 ($4,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,135,000
  • Contract Ranking: 34/215 at S

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202325$1,010,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$1,010,000$2,010,0000.9%
202426$1,125,000$1,000,000$50,000$50,000$1,500,000$1,125,000$3,725,0001.4%
202527$3,675,000$1,000,000$50,000$50,000$0$0$4,775,0001.8%
Total$5,810,000$3,000,000$100,000$100,000$1,500,000$2,135,000$10,510,000

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4M
$8M
202320242025
Cash Due$3,000,000$1,225,000$3,775,000
Running Cash$3,000,000$4,225,000$8,000,000
Career Earnings: $6,503,374
Career APY: $1,625,844
Potential Earnings: $11,259,118
Total Guarantees: $5,295,256
Largest Cash Payment: $4,010,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $4,775,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedTerminated20204$3,455,256$863,814$160,256$00.0%$0
VikingsPracticeRenegotiated20201$142,800$142,800$0$00.0%$0
VikingsSFAExtended20204$3,295,000$823,750$0$2,249,11868.3%$749,706
VikingsExtensionActive20232$8,000,000$4,000,000$5,135,000$4,010,00050.1%$4,010,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings4$6,503,374$1,625,844$4,259,1180.0%$168,6560.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Vikings$610,000$0$0$0$0$0$574,1180.3%$574,118
2021Vikings$780,000$0$0$0$0$0$780,0000.4%$780,000
2022Vikings$895,000$0$0$0$0$0$895,0000.4%$895,000
2023Vikings$1,010,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$1,010,000$2,010,0000.9%$4,010,000
2024Vikings$1,125,000$1,000,000$50,000$50,000$1,500,000$1,125,000$3,725,0001.4%$1,225,000
2025Vikings$3,675,000$1,000,000$50,000$50,000$0$0$4,775,0001.8%$3,775,000
Total$8,095,000$3,000,000$100,000$100,000$1,500,000$2,135,000$12,759,118$11,259,118
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2020$40,064$160,256
Vikings2020$8,400$84,000
Vikings2021$120,192$0
Total$168,656$244,256

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
202015001.5%58.1%0000000000000
202116004.5%60.9%4300001000000
2022170022.2%77.3%25600105100000
2023170094.2%44.6%74382.5177105104100

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$5,234,000$4,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,234,000$4,000,000
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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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