Coleman Shelton

Chicago Bears, Center
Age: 28-3d (Jul 28, 1995)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Washington
Drafted: Undrafted, SF, 2018
Agent(s): Bruce Tollner (OG1 Athletes)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,500,000

2024 Cash

$3,000,000

Career Earnings

$6,927,280

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Coleman Shelton signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $750,000 signing bonus, $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Shelton will earn a base salary of $1,810,000, a signing bonus of $750,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,500,000 and a dead cap value of $1,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$750,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,750,000
Total GTD:
$1,750,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $3,500,000 1.37% $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,750,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,810,000 $750,000 $340,000 $100,000 $500,000 $3,500,000 1.37% $1,750,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,810,000 $750,000 $100,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $1.75M guaranteed (signing bonus + $1M of salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($340,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024 Free Agent

Coleman Shelton signed a 2 year , $4,750,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $500,000 signing bonus, $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,375,000. In 2024, Shelton will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, a roster bonus of $750,000 and a incentive bonus of $2,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,000,000 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $4,750,000
Average Salary:
$2,375,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,750,000
Total GTD:
$3,750,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2022-2023 Extension

Coleman Shelton signed a 2 year , $3,250,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $500,000 signing bonus, $1,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,625,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $3,250,000
Average Salary:
$1,625,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,750,000
Total GTD:
$1,750,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021

Coleman Shelton signed a 1 year , $850,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including an average annual salary of $850,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $850,000
Average Salary:
$850,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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2020-2020

Coleman Shelton signed a 1 year , $675,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including an average annual salary of $675,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $675,000
Average Salary:
$675,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / ERFA
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2019-2019

Coleman Shelton signed a 1 year , $495,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including an average annual salary of $495,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $495,000
Average Salary:
$495,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / ERFA
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2019-2019

Coleman Shelton signed a 1 year , $495,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including an average annual salary of $495,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $495,000
Average Salary:
$495,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / ERFA
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2018-2020 Rookie

Coleman Shelton signed a 3 year , $1,710,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including an average annual salary of $570,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,710,000
Average Salary:
$570,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$6,927,280

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Retained
Retained
$83,600
$38,000
$83,600
$121,600
2019 24
Active
$495,000
$616,600
2020 25
Active
$710,680
$1,327,280
2021 26
Active
$850,000
$2,177,280
Champion
2022 27
Active
$2,750,000
$4,927,280
2023 28
Active
$2,000,000
$6,927,280
Total      
$6,927,280
$6,927,280
2024 29
Active
$3,000,000
Total
$9,927,280
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$83,600
$38,000
$83,600
$38,000
$83,600
$121,600
2019
24
$495,000
$495,000
$616,600
2020
25
$675,000
$35,680
$710,680
$1,327,280
2021
26
$850,000
$850,000
$2,177,280
2022
27
$1,250,000
$500,000
$1,000,000
$2,750,000
$4,927,280
2023
28
$1,500,000
$500,000
$2,000,000
$6,927,280
Total
$4,891,600
$1,000,000
$1,035,680
$6,927,280
$6,927,280
2024
29
$1,810,000
$750,000
$100,000
$3,000,000
Total
$6,701,600
$1,750,000
$100,000
$1,035,680
$9,927,280

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $83,600 - - - - - $83,600
1 $38,000 - - - - - $38,000
5 $4,770,000 $1,000,000 - - - $1,035,680 $6,805,680

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2022 LAR 5 - 9 Ankle
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Mar 16, 2023 Signed a 2 year $4.75 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Mar 12, 2023 Waived by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Mar 14, 2022 Signed a 2 year $3.25 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 01, 2021 Waived by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Mar 04, 2021 Signed a 1 year $850,000 contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Mar 17, 2020 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 03, 2019 Signed to the active roster by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Sep 01, 2019 Signed to the practice squad by Arizona (ARI)
  • Aug 31, 2019 Waived by Arizona (ARI)
  • Jan 01, 2019 Signed a reserve/future contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Oct 16, 2018 Signed to the practice squad by Arizona (ARI)
  • Sep 03, 2018 Signed to the practice squad by Tennessee (TEN)
  • Sep 02, 2018 Waived by San Francisco (SF)
  • Apr 30, 2018 Signed a contract with San Francisco (SF)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 LAR 16 16 1,073 99.30
2022 LAR 13 13 719 92.40
2021 LAR 17 2 215 19.70
2020 LAR 15 54 4.80
2019 LAR 10 24 2.90

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $11,088,324
  • Avg. Salary: $5,544,162
  • NFL Rank: 374
  • C Rank: 15

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $3,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 609
  • C Rank: 24

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Corey Linsley 5 $62,500,000 $12,500,000 29
Jake Brendel 4 $16,500,000 $4,125,000 30
Ryan Jensen 3 $39,000,000 $13,000,000 30
Evan Smith 2 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 31
Averages 4 $30,500,000 $7,906,250 30.0

Base Calculated Value

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

Length Value Avg. Salary
6 $47,877,048 $7,979,508

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Shelton statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, QB Hurries Allowed/Gm, QB Sacks Allowed/Gm, Rating

Player GP% QB Hurries Allowed/Gm QB Sacks Allowed/Gm Rating
Corey Linsley
2019-2020
90.62 0.50 0.21 80.05
Jake Brendel
2021-2022
97.06 0.47 0.05 62.35
Ryan Jensen
2020-2021
100.00 0.88 0.19 66.60
Evan Smith
2016-2017
84.38 0.62 0.04 69.90
Average 93.02 0.62 0.12 69.73
Coleman Shelton
2022-2023
87.88 0.90 0.20 61.25
Pct Change -5.53 -45.16 -66.67 -12.16
Median Prime % Change -28.66%
Average Prime % Change -32.38%

Calculated Market Value: Coleman Shelton

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
2 years, $11,088,324 $5,544,162
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