Kevin Dotson

Right Guard

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $12,666,666 (4.93% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $15,500,000 (6.51% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.22
  • Contract Value: $48,000,000 ($16,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/87 at RG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$7,000,000$1,416,666$4,250,000$11,250,000$12,666,6664.9%
2025 📝
March 15: Salary is guaranteed
29$8,000,000$1,416,666$8,500,000$8,500,000$17,916,6666.9%
2026 📝
March 15: Roster bonus due
30$8,000,000$1,416,668$8,000,000$0$17,416,6686.1%
Total$23,000,000$4,250,000$20,750,000$19,750,000$48,000,000

Contract Notes

Kevin Dotson signed a three year, $48 million contract with the Rams on March 7, 2024. $32 million of the contract is guaranteed of which $24 million is fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee consists of Dotson's 2024 salary, a $4.25 million roster bonus and an $8.5 million roster bonus in 2025. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2025 league year his 2025 salary will be guaranteed. In 2026 he will earn an $8 million roster bonus if on the roster on the 3rd day of the league year.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$16M
$32M
$48M
202420252026
Cash Due$15,500,000$16,500,000$16,000,000
Running Cash$15,500,000$32,000,000$48,000,000
Career Earnings: $9,344,988
Career APY: $2,336,247
Potential Earnings: $53,094,988
Total Guarantees: $27,567,624
Largest Cash Payment: $16,500,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $17,916,666 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedTraded20204$3,953,812$988,453$658,812$2,844,98872.0%$948,329
RamsSFARenegotiated20201$3,953,812$988,453$658,812$00.0%$0
RamsOtherExpired20231$2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000100.0%$2,250,000
RamsUFAActive20243$48,000,000$16,000,000$24,000,000$4,250,0008.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers3$2,844,988$948,329$2,680,2850.0%$164,7030.0%
Rams1$6,500,000$6,500,000$2,250,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Steelers$610,000$164,703$0$0$675,8790.3%$1,169,988
2021Steelers$780,000$164,703$0$0$944,7030.5%$780,000
2022Steelers$895,000$164,703$0$0$1,059,7030.5%$895,000
2023Rams$2,000,000$250,000$250,000$2,250,000$2,250,0001.0%$2,250,000
2024Rams$7,000,000$1,416,666$4,250,000$11,250,000$12,666,6664.9%$15,500,000
2025Rams$8,000,000$1,416,666$8,500,000$8,500,000$17,916,6666.9%$16,500,000
2026Rams$8,000,000$1,416,668$8,000,000$0$17,416,6686.1%$16,000,000
Total$27,285,000$4,994,109$21,000,000$22,000,000$52,930,285$53,094,988
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Steelers2023$164,703$0
Total$164,703$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2020131032.6%10.2%
202190048.2%6.7%
20221700100.0%16.2%
2023140376.8%13.4%

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$5,849,000$16,000,000
Injury Adjusted$5,849,000$16,000,000
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OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $7M $8.7M APY $3.4M $6.8M $10.3M $13.7M $17.1M $4,471,000 $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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