Malik Cunningham

Quarterback

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2026 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $915,000 (0.36% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $915,000 (0.36% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $2,695,000 ($898,333 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 116/120 at QB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202325$750,000$166,6670.1%
202426$915,000$915,0000.4%
202527$1,030,000$1,030,0000.4%
Total$2,695,000$2,111,667

Contract Notes

Malik Cunningham signed a three year contract worth $2,725,000 with the Patriots on May 12, 2023. The contract has $200,000 in guarantees. He received a signing bonus worth $30,000

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
$1.8M
$2.7M
Old Money202320242025
Cash Due$583,333$166,667$915,000$1,030,000
Running Cash$750,000$1,665,000$2,695,000
Career Earnings: $653,335
Career APY: $653,335
Potential Earnings: $2,111,667
Total Guarantees: $200,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,030,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,030,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsUDFATerminated20233$2,725,000$908,333$200,000$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeRenegotiated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsSFATerminated20233$2,695,000$898,333$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeTerminated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
PatriotsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
RavensSFAActive20233$2,695,000$898,333$0$166,6676.2%$166,667
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots0$486,668$0$00.0%$486,6680.0%
Ravens1$166,667$166,667$166,6670.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2023Ravens$750,000$166,6670.1%$166,667
2024Ravens$915,000$915,0000.4%$915,000
2025Ravens$1,030,000$1,030,0000.4%$1,030,000
Total$2,695,000$2,111,667$2,111,667
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2023$180,000$200,000
Patriots2023$60,000$60,000
Patriots2023$83,334$83,334
Patriots2023$143,334$143,334
Patriots2024$20,000$0
Total$486,668$486,668

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20232041.0%0.0%0/00.0%00010.0000.0000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $33,333,333

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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