Josh Paschal

Edge Rusher

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,109,725 (0.82% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,408,242 (0.71% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.67
  • Contract Value: $7,735,658 ($1,933,915 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,842,553
  • Contract Ranking: 97/234 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202223$705,000$701,483$0$705,000$1,406,4830.6%
202324$1,056,621$701,483$0$1,056,621$1,758,1040.8%
202425$1,308,242$701,483$100,000$275,000$2,109,7250.8%
202526$1,659,863$701,483$100,000$0$2,461,3460.9%
Total$4,729,726$2,805,932$200,000$2,036,621$7,735,658

Contract Notes

Josh Paschal signed a 4 year rookie contract with the Detroit Lions worth $7,735,658 with $4,842,553 guaranteed including a $2,805,932 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.9M
$3.9M
$5.8M
$7.7M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$3,510,932$1,056,621$1,408,242$1,759,863
Running Cash$3,510,932$4,567,553$5,975,795$7,735,658
Career Earnings: $4,567,553
Career APY: $2,283,777
Potential Earnings: $7,735,658
Total Guarantees: $4,842,553
Largest Cash Payment: $3,510,932 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $2,461,346 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedActive20224$7,735,658$1,933,915$4,842,553$4,567,55359.0%$2,283,777
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions2$4,567,553$2,283,777$3,164,5870.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Lions$705,000$701,483$0$705,000$1,406,4830.6%$3,510,932
2023Lions$1,056,621$701,483$0$1,056,621$1,758,1040.8%$1,056,621
2024Lions$1,308,242$701,483$100,000$275,000$2,109,7250.8%$1,408,242
2025Lions$1,659,863$701,483$100,000$0$2,461,3460.9%$1,759,863
Total$4,729,726$2,805,932$200,000$2,036,621$7,735,658$7,735,658

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
202290224.5%0.2%106222240000000
2023120034.9%8.6%17819531000100

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$1,383,000$1,933,915
Injury Adjusted$1,383,000$1,933,915
test
OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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