Kwity Paye

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $4,341,533 (1.67% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $2,520,660 (1.00% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.58
  • Contract Value: $13,644,836 ($3,411,209 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,644,836
  • Contract Ranking: 67/234 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202123$660,000$1,820,879$660,000$2,480,8791.3%
202224$1,280,220$1,820,879$1,280,220$3,101,0991.5%
202325$1,900,440$1,820,879$1,900,440$3,721,3191.6%
202426$2,520,660$1,820,879$2,520,660$4,341,5331.7%
Total$6,361,320$7,283,516$6,361,320$13,644,830

Contract Notes

Kwity Paye signed a 4 year contract with the Indianapolis Colts on May 6, 2021 worth $13,644,616. The contract is fully guaranteed, and includes a 5th year team option.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.4M
$6.8M
$10.2M
$13.6M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$7,943,516$1,280,220$1,900,440$2,520,660
Running Cash$7,943,516$9,223,736$11,124,176$13,644,836
Career Earnings: $11,124,176
Career APY: $3,708,059
Potential Earnings: $13,644,836
Total Guarantees: $13,644,836
Largest Cash Payment: $7,943,516 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $4,341,533 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedActive20214$13,644,836$3,411,209$13,644,836$11,124,17681.5%$3,708,059
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts3$11,124,176$3,708,059$9,303,2970.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2021Colts$660,000$1,820,879$660,000$2,480,8791.3%$7,943,516
2022Colts$1,280,220$1,820,879$1,280,220$3,101,0991.5%$1,280,220
2023Colts$1,900,440$1,820,879$1,900,440$3,721,3191.6%$1,900,440
2024Colts$2,520,660$1,820,879$2,520,660$4,341,5331.7%$2,520,660
Total$6,361,320$7,283,516$6,361,320$13,644,830$13,644,836

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2021152058.6%0.7%16164233101001200
2022122348.0%3.1%321363510100000100
2023161059.8%4.6%31218.540890002200

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$9,212,000$3,411,209
Injury Adjusted$9,827,586$3,198,008
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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