Age: 29
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $8,306,666 (3.20% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $6,500,000 (2.61% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Contract Value: $19,500,000 ($6,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 45/239 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202328$1,080,000$1,806,666$0$0$1,080,000$2,886,6661.2%
202429$6,500,000$1,806,666$0$0$6,500,000$8,306,6663.2%
2025 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
30$5,300,000$1,806,668$1,000,000$200,000$0$8,306,6683.2%
Total$12,880,000$5,420,000$1,000,000$200,000$7,580,000$19,500,000

Contract Notes

Shy Tuttle signed a three year, $19.5 million contract with the Panthers. $13 million is fully guaranteed including a $5.42 million signing bonus. Tuttle's base salaries in 2023 and 2024 are both fully guaranteed. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2025 league year he will receive a $1 million bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6.5M
$13M
$19.5M
202320242025
Cash Due$6,500,000$6,500,000$6,500,000
Running Cash$6,500,000$13,000,000$19,500,000
Career Earnings: $10,958,000
Career APY: $2,191,600
Potential Earnings: $23,958,000
Total Guarantees: $13,015,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,500,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $8,306,668 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsUDFAExpired20193$1,760,000$586,667$15,000$2,025,000115.1%$675,000
SaintsRFAExpired20221$2,433,000$2,433,000$0$2,433,000100.0%$2,433,000
PanthersUFAActive20233$19,500,000$6,500,000$13,000,000$6,500,00033.3%$6,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints4$4,458,000$1,114,500$4,458,0000.0%$00.0%
Panthers1$6,500,000$6,500,000$2,886,6660.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Saints$495,000$1,666$0$0$10,000$496,6660.3%$500,000
2020Saints$675,000$1,666$0$0$0$676,6660.3%$675,000
2021Saints$850,000$1,668$0$0$0$851,6680.5%$850,000
2022Saints$2,433,000$0$0$0$0$2,433,0001.2%$2,433,000
2023Panthers$1,080,000$1,806,666$0$0$1,080,000$2,886,6661.2%$6,500,000
2024Panthers$6,500,000$1,806,666$0$0$6,500,000$8,306,6663.2%$6,500,000
2025Panthers$5,300,000$1,806,668$1,000,000$200,000$0$8,306,6683.2%$6,500,000
Total$17,333,000$5,425,000$1,000,000$200,000$7,590,000$23,958,000$23,958,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019160032.0%6.5%0000000000000
2020130331.2%5.1%171100212000000
2021170044.2%10.4%183000313001100
2022170049.3%13.2%262325.5135000000
2023170052.0%18.7%19240.50115000000

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$1,366,000$6,500,000
Injury Adjusted$1,366,000$6,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.9M $21.2M $26.5M $6,358,000 $7,000,000

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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