Embed This Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker Age: 28 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2012 College: South Carolina Agent(s): Joby Branion (Athletes First)
  • Current Contract

    Melvin Ingram signed a 1 year, $14,550,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including an average annual salary of $14,550,000. In 2017, Ingram will earn a base salary of $14,550,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,550,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,550,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $14,550,000 $14,550,000 - $14,550,000($14,550,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: -2017 Cap Savings: $14,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2017 Cap Savings: $14,550,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: -2018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $14,550,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $14,550,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,398,236
    Signing Bonus $4,547,808
    Average Salary $2,099,559
    Guaranteed $7,648,236
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 23 $390,000 $1,136,952 - - $1,526,952 $7,648,236
    2013 24 $771,738 $1,136,952 - - $1,908,690 $6,121,284
    2014 25 $1,153,476 $1,136,952 - - $2,290,428 $4,212,594
    2015 26 $785,214 $1,136,952 $750,000 - $2,672,166 $1,922,166
    2016 27 $7,751,000 - - - $7,751,000 $7,751,000
    2017 Free agent year 28 UFA  
    • $7.61 million guaranteed
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2016 5th year option available (Exercised, guarantees 3/9/16)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $4,547,808 - - - - - $4,937,808
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $771,738 - - - - - - $771,738
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,153,476 - - - - - - $1,153,476
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $785,214 - $750,000 - - - $60,703 $1,595,917
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,751,000 - - - - - - $7,751,000
    5 seasons $10,851,428 $4,547,808 $750,000 - - - $60,703 $16,209,939
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $14,550,000 - - - - - - $14,550,000
    $25,401,428 $4,547,808 $750,000 - - - $60,703 $30,759,939
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2012, $15,750

      for roughing Saints quarterback Drew Brees


    • TOTAL: $15,750

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Melvin Ingram ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,550,000) Rank
    NFL: #35
    Los Angeles Chargers: #2
    Outside Linebacker: #4

    Total Cash ($14,550,000) Rank
    NFL: #36
    Outside Linebacker: #6

    Average Annual ($14,550,000) Rank
    NFL: #40
    Outside Linebacker: #4
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    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Bruce Irvin, OAK
    Similarity Score: 91.46%
    16 16 16 927 0.884 7 57 47 10 7 $9,250,000
    Terrell Suggs, BAL
    Similarity Score: 77.22%
    15 15 15 695 0.668 8 35 28 7 3 $5,175,000
    Whitney Mercilus, HOU
    Similarity Score: 77.11%
    15 15 15 874 0.878 7.5 51 35 16 1 $6,500,000
    Brandon Graham, PHI
    Similarity Score: 75.1%
    16 16 16 764 0.75 5.5 59 41 18 2 $6,500,000
    James Harrison, PIT
    Similarity Score: 75%
    16 15 7 587 0.562 5 55 41 14 2 1 $267,500
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 16 16 16 961 0.907 8 60 46 14 6
    2015 16 16 16 962 0.960 10.5 65 52 13 4
    2014 9 9 9 497 0.860 4 29 21 8 2
    2013 4 4 1 120 0.502 1 8 4 4 1
    2012 16 16 2 461 0.436 1 41 16 13 1
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • OLB Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • OLB Rank: #4

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Ingram's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Ingram's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Ingram statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Melvin Ingram's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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