Stephen Carlson

Tight End

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $985,000 (0.38% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.38% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $985,000 ($985,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 113/189 at TE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202428$985,000$985,0000.4%
Total$985,000$985,000

Contract Notes

Stephen Carlson signed a one year contract worth $940,000 with the Bears on May 8, 2023.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2024
Cash Due$985,000
Running Cash$985,000
Career Earnings: $2,303,603
Career APY: $575,901
Potential Earnings: $3,206,103
Total Guarantees: $2,500
Largest Cash Payment: $985,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $985,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsUDFATerminated20193$1,757,500$585,833$2,500$00.0%$0
BrownsPracticeRenegotiated20191$170,000$170,000$0$00.0%$0
BrownsSFAExpired20192$1,080,000$540,000$0$937,05986.8%$468,530
BrownsERFAExpired20211$850,000$850,000$0$850,000100.0%$850,000
BearsSFATerminated20231$940,000$940,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeElevated20231$370,800$370,800$0$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeExpired20231$434,044$434,044$0$434,044100.0%$434,044
BearsPracticeElevated20231$402,422$402,422$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAActive20241$985,000$985,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns3$1,869,559$623,186$1,787,0590.0%$82,5000.0%
Bears1$434,044$434,044$434,0440.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Browns$495,000$262,0590.1%$262,059
2020Browns$675,000$675,0000.3%$675,000
2021Browns$850,000$850,0000.4%$850,000
2023Bears$370,800$434,0440.2%$434,044
2024Bears$985,000$985,0000.4%$985,000
Total$3,375,800$3,206,103$3,206,103
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2019$833$2,500
Browns2019$80,000$80,000
Browns2020$1,667$0
Total$82,500$82,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201990019.3%25.9%000.0055110.2100
202016008.2%79.1%000.0011111.0000
20231010.0%0.2%000.00000.0000

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
test
OTC Valuation $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $6,604,000 $8,227,624

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.

To see interactive and more in-depth use of OTC Valuation data, subscribe to OTC Premium.