Kevin Byard

Safety

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $6,470,000 (2.50% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (3.13% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.24
  • Contract Value: $15,000,000 ($7,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,390,000
  • Contract Ranking: 15/215 at S

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202431$4,390,000$1,500,000$0$510,000$100,000$4,390,000$6,470,0002.5%
202532$5,890,000$1,500,000$500,000$510,000$100,000$0$8,500,0003.3%
Total$10,280,000$3,000,000$500,000$1,020,000$200,000$4,390,000$14,970,000

Contract Notes

Kevin Byard signed a two year, $15 million contract with the Bears. $11 million is guaranteed of which $7.39 million is fully guaranteed at signing including a $3 million signing bonus.

 

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7.5M
$15M
20242025
Cash Due$8,000,000$7,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000$15,000,000
Career Earnings: $61,075,192
Career APY: $7,634,399
Potential Earnings: $64,519,636
Total Guarantees: $41,912,060
Largest Cash Payment: $12,500,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $15,030,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TitansDraftedRenegotiated20164$3,634,287$908,572$897,060$2,750,19275.7%$916,731
TitansExtensionRenegotiated20195$70,500,000$14,100,000$19,625,000$44,325,00062.9%$11,081,250
TitansOtherTraded20232$25,100,000$12,550,000$7,000,000$00.0%$0
EaglesOtherTerminated20232$25,100,000$12,550,000$7,000,000$2,444,4449.7%$2,444,444
BearsSFAActive20242$15,000,000$7,500,000$7,390,000$3,000,00020.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Titans7$55,630,748$7,947,250$33,413,7800.0%$22,187,5560.0%
Eagles1$2,444,444$2,444,444$1,725,4440.0%$1,386,0000.0%
Bears0$3,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Titans$450,000$224,265$0$0$0$0$0$674,2650.4%$1,347,060
2017Titans$618,566$224,265$0$0$0$0$0$842,8310.4%$618,566
2018Titans$784,566$224,265$0$0$0$0$0$1,008,8310.5%$784,566
2019Titans$2,025,000$2,024,265$0$0$0$0$2,025,000$4,049,2651.9%$11,025,000
2020Titans$950,000$3,330,000$3,825,000$500,000$0$0$8,600,000$4,750,5882.2%$9,100,000
2021Titans$11,200,000$3,330,000$0$500,000$0$0$11,200,000$15,030,0007.9%$11,700,000
2022Titans$1,035,000$5,523,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$7,058,0003.3%$12,500,000
2023Eagles$1,165,000$346,500$0$0$0$667,000$0$1,725,4440.7%$2,444,444
2024Bears$4,390,000$1,500,000$0$510,000$100,000$0$4,390,000$6,470,0002.5%$8,000,000
2025Bears$5,890,000$1,500,000$500,000$510,000$100,000$0$0$8,500,0003.3%$7,000,000
Total$28,508,132$18,226,560$4,325,000$2,520,000$200,000$667,000$26,215,000$50,109,224$64,519,636
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Titans2023$8,828,556$8,555,556
Titans2024$13,359,000$0
Eagles2024$1,386,000$0
Total$23,573,556$8,555,556

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160060.1%81.1%451418554000000
2017160099.7%14.3%582300331461000260
2018160099.7%22.4%6228218358410000
2019160099.0%19.2%6024002095790000
2020160098.6%7.5%793200117101000
2021170096.4%0.9%58301111413502100
2022170097.5%7.1%683800016400000
2023160096.5%3.5%804200003100100

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$6,467,000$7,500,000
Injury Adjusted$6,467,000$7,500,000
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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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