Kyle Dugger

Safety

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2028 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $7,500,000 (2.83% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $21,000,000 (9.94% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.80
  • Contract Value: $58,000,000 ($14,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $29,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 6/184 at S

Current Contract

(Transition, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$2,000,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$7,500,0002.8%
202529$9,750,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$250,000$9,750,000$15,500,0006.0%
202630$10,750,000$4,500,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$17,000,0006.0%
202731$11,750,000$4,500,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$18,000,0005.7%
Total$34,250,000$18,000,000$5,000,000$750,000$11,750,000$58,000,000

Contract Notes

Kyle Dugger signed a four year, $58 million contract with the Patriots on April 9, 2024. Dugger received $32.5 million in guarantees of which $29.75 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Dugger received an $18 million signing bonus. There are annual per game bonuses in the contract and workout bonuses from 2025 to 2027.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$14.5M
$29M
$43.5M
$58M
2024202520262027
Cash Due$21,000,000$11,000,000$12,500,000$13,500,000
Running Cash$21,000,000$32,000,000$44,500,000$58,000,000
Career Earnings: $27,328,733
Career APY: $6,832,183
Potential Earnings: $67,328,733
Total Guarantees: $49,125,149
Largest Cash Payment: $21,000,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $18,000,000 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20204$8,331,902$2,082,976$5,560,149$9,328,733112.0%$2,332,183
PatriotsTransitionActive20244$58,000,000$14,500,000$29,750,000$18,000,00031.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$27,328,733$6,832,183$9,328,7330.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2020Patriots$610,000$904,891$0$0$610,000$1,514,8910.7%$4,229,564
2021Patriots$988,723$904,891$0$0$988,723$1,893,6140.9%$988,723
2022Patriots$1,367,446$904,891$0$0$341,862$2,272,3371.1%$1,367,446
2023Patriots$2,743,000$904,891$0$0$0$3,647,8911.6%$2,743,000
2024Patriots$2,000,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$7,500,0002.8%$21,000,000
2025Patriots$9,750,000$4,500,000$1,000,000$250,000$9,750,000$15,500,0006.0%$11,000,000
2026Patriots$10,750,000$4,500,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$17,000,0006.0%$12,500,000
2027Patriots$11,750,000$4,500,000$1,500,000$250,000$0$18,000,0005.7%$13,500,000
Total$39,959,169$21,619,564$5,000,000$750,000$13,690,585$67,328,733$67,328,733

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2020142051.1%46.1%401900100000000
2021161071.9%30.8%632100525400100
2022152066.5%28.4%462318528301100
2023170098.0%24.9%70361.59.5657201000

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$5,028,000$14,500,000
Injury Adjusted$5,028,000$14,500,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $4,698,000 $4,500,000

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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