Eli Apple

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Dolphins, CB Age: 28-215d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#10 overall), 2016 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

 
  • Current Contract

    Eli Apple signed a 1 year, $1,600,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $250,000 signing bonus, $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,600,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,600,000
    Signing Bonus $250,000
    Average Salary $1,600,000
    Total Guarantees $500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 28 $1,165,000 $250,000 $163,235 $1,578,235 $1,415,000 $1,523,820($1,523,820) $1,523,820
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,415,000 2023 Cap Savings: $163,235 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $250,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,328,235 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,415,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $163,235 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $250,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,328,235
    2024 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $500,000 guaranteed (signing bonus + $250,000 of salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $10,882 ($185,000, 15 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    Eli Apple signed a 1 year, $3,750,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Total Guarantees $1,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    Eli Apple signed a 1 year, $1,200,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $1,200,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,200,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Eli Apple signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $750,000 signing bonus, $750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $750,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Eli Apple signed a 4 year, $15,152,320 contract with the New York Giants, including a $9,219,869 signing bonus, $15,152,320 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,788,080.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,152,320
    Signing Bonus $9,219,869
    Average Salary $3,788,080
    Total Guarantees $15,152,320
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,152,320
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $9,219,869 - - - - - $9,669,869
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,071,757 - - - - - - $1,071,757
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,074,991 - - - - - - $1,074,990
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $752,493 - - - - - - $752,493
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,516,225 - - - - - - $2,516,225
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $750,000 $31,250 - - - $6,996 $2,788,246
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $100,000 - - - $1,100,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 $1,000,000 $441,165 $100,000 - - $250,000 $3,691,165
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 $250,000 - - - - - $1,523,820
    8 seasons $11,930,466 $11,219,869 $472,415 $200,000 - - $256,996 $24,188,565
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,274,250 $9,219,869 - - - - - $11,494,119
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,591,216 - - - - - - $3,591,215
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $750,000 $31,250 - - - $6,996 $2,788,246
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 $1,000,000 $441,165 $200,000 - - $250,000 $4,791,165
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 $250,000 - - - - - $1,523,820
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/28/2022, $5,556

      Taunting against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/29/2019, $14,037

      Fighting with Rashaan Gaulden (CAR)


    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2017, 1 game $66,985

      Violating team rules


    • TOTAL: $86,578

  • Transactions

    Jul 30 2023Signed a 1 year $1.6 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Mar 17 2022Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jan 28 2022Fined $5,556 Taunting against Tennessee (TEN)
    Mar 23 2021Signed a 1 year $1.2 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Oct 27 2020Released by Carolina (CAR)
    May 28 2020Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    May 1 2019New Orleans (NO) declined a $13.703 million option for 2020
    Oct 23 2018Traded to New Orleans (NO) from New York (NYG) for 2019 4th round pick (#132 - traded) and 2020 7th round pick (#238)
    Dec 28 2017Suspended 1 game for conduct detrimental to the team, forfeiting $66,984 in 2017 salary with New York (NYG)
    May 6 2016Signed a 4 year $15.15 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Apr 28 2016Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 1 (#10 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Eli Apple ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 MIA 10 10 3 473 52.6 0.5 46 37 9 1
    2022 CIN 15 15 15 908 102.5 49 35 14
    2021 CIN 17 16 15 979 89.7 49 38 11 2
    2020 CAR 2 2 28 2.7 4 3 1
    2019 NO 15 15 15 954 88.1 58 53 5 1
    2018 NO 15 15 15 904 89.4 75 62 13 1 2
    2017 NYG 11 11 7 649 58.9 49 41 8
    2016 NYG 14 14 11 701 63.2 51 41 10 1 1
    Totals 99 98 81 5,596 - 1 381 310 71 3 6
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 1 yrs, $3,750,840
    • Avg. Salary: $3,750,840
    • NFL Rank: 504
    • CB Rank: 50

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2024
    • Avg. Salary: $1,600,000
    • NFL Rank: 845
    • CB Rank: 90

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Eli Apple to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Marcus Peters 1 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 30
    Michael Davis 3 $25,200,000 $8,400,000 26
    Donte Jackson 3 $35,180,000 $11,726,667 26
    Nik Needham 1 $1,825,000 $1,825,000 26
    Averages 2 $16,301,250 $8,150,625 27


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Apple's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    1 $4,079,306 $4,079,306


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Apple statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Tackles, Interceptions, Coverage Catch %, Rating

    Player GP% Tkl/GM INT/GM Cov Catch% Rating
    Marcus Peters 2021-2022, LV 76.47 2.69 0.08 71 33.85
    Michael Davis 2019-2020, LAC 87.5 2.82 0.18 63.2 60.25
    Donte Jackson 2020-2021, CAR 78.79 2.73 0.19 61.65 66.05
    Nik Needham 2021-2022, MIA 67.65 2.78 0.09 67.35 64.5
    Average 77.60 2.76 0.14 65.80 56.16
    Eli Apple 2022-2023 88 2.77 0 61.45 54.65
    % Change 13.40% 0.36% -100.00% 6.61% -2.69%
    Median Prime % Change 0.36%
    Average Prime % Change -16.46%


    Calculated Market Value: Eli Apple

    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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    1 years, $3,750,840 $3,750,840