Tyler Higbee

Tight End

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $12,608,639 (4.91% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $9,500,000 (3.67% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Contract Value: $17,000,000 ($8,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,075,980
  • Contract Ranking: 15/189 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202330$2,012,500$3,526,286$0$0$900,000$970,833$6,438,7862.9%
2024 📝
March 18: 2024 base salary and 2025 roster bonus guaranteed
31$3,000,000$2,101,286$5,500,000$1,000,000$1,125,000$8,500,000$12,608,6394.9%
202532$4,500,000$2,101,286$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$9,601,2863.7%
2026 📝
February 20: Contract voids
33Void$2,101,289VoidVoidVoidVoid$2,101,2890.7%
Total$17,012,500$9,830,147$7,500,000$2,000,000$2,025,000$11,470,833$30,750,000

Contract Notes

Tyler Higbee signed a two year, $17 million extension with the Rams on September 29, 2023. The contract contains $16.1 million in guarantees of which $10.5 million is a new guarantee. Higbee has a 2024 roster bonus that is fully guaranteed at signing. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year Higbee will have his 2024 salary and a 2025 roster bonus fully guaranteed. There are annual per game bonuses worth $1 million. The extension reduced Higbee's salary cap number in 2023 by $2.69 million. The final year of the contract is a void year for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8.5M
$17M
202320242025
Cash Due$650,000$9,500,000$7,500,000
Running Cash$0$9,500,000$17,000,000
Career Earnings: $35,618,507
Career APY: $4,452,313
Potential Earnings: $52,618,507
Total Guarantees: $21,681,840
Largest Cash Payment: $9,500,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $12,608,639 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedRenegotiated20164$2,920,860$730,215$580,860$2,200,86075.3%$733,620
RamsExtensionExtended20194$29,000,000$7,250,000$10,025,000$26,150,00090.2%$6,537,500
RamsExtensionActive20232$17,000,000$8,500,000$11,075,980$7,267,64742.8%$7,267,647
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams8$35,618,507$4,452,313$29,439,6460.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Rams$450,000$145,215$0$0$0$0$595,2150.4%$1,030,860
2017Rams$540,000$145,215$0$0$0$0$685,2150.4%$540,000
2018Rams$630,000$145,215$0$0$0$0$775,2150.4%$630,000
2019Rams$1,000,000$745,215$0$0$0$1,000,000$1,745,2150.9%$4,500,000
2020Rams$2,000,000$600,000$6,025,000$0$500,000$8,025,000$9,125,0004.5%$8,400,000
2021Rams$1,025,000$1,425,000$3,000,000$0$375,000$3,000,000$5,825,0003.1%$6,500,000
2022Rams$1,500,000$2,375,000$0$0$375,000$0$4,250,0002.1%$6,750,000
2023Rams$2,012,500$3,526,286$0$0$900,000$970,833$6,438,7862.9%$7,267,647
2024Rams$3,000,000$2,101,286$5,500,000$1,000,000$1,125,000$8,500,000$12,608,6394.9%$9,500,000
2025Rams$4,500,000$2,101,286$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$2,000,000$9,601,2863.7%$7,500,000
2026Rams$7,500,000$2,101,289$0$0$0$0$2,101,2890.7%$0
Total$24,157,500$15,411,007$16,525,000$2,000,000$3,275,000$23,495,833$53,750,860$52,618,507

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2016160040.0%4.4%000.0011857.7100
2017160070.6%26.2%000.002529511.8100
2018160071.6%10.7%000.002429212.2210
2019150062.6%8.9%000.006973410.6300
2020151072.8%8.8%111.004452111.8500
2021150081.1%15.8%000.00615609.2500
2022170086.8%3.1%000.00726208.6300
2023152075.4%1.3%000.004749510.5200

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$6,889,000$8,500,000
Injury Adjusted$7,823,392$7,437,500
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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.

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