Damien Lewis

Age: 27-98d (Mar 21, 1997)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: Round 3 (#69 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Andre Odom (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$4,900,000

2024 Cash

$16,150,000

Career Earnings

$6,616,665

2024-2027 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Damien Lewis signed a 4 year , $53,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including $15,000,000 signing bonus, $26,215,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,250,000. In 2024, Lewis will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $15,000,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,900,000 and a dead cap value of $26,215,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $53,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$15,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$26,215,000
Total GTD:
$26,215,000
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $4,900,000 1.92% $16,150,000 $16,150,000 $26,215,000
2025 28 $14,600,000 5.34% $10,850,000 $27,000,000 $21,340,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $27,000,000; $7,500,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $16,750,000 5.73% $13,000,000 $40,000,000 $7,500,000
2027 30 $16,750,000 5.35% $13,000,000 $53,000,000 $3,750,000
2028 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,125,000 $3,750,000 - $25,000 $4,900,000 1.92% $26,215,000
2025 28 $10,090,000 $3,750,000 $510,000 $250,000 $14,600,000 5.34% $21,340,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $27,000,000; $7,500,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $12,240,000 $3,750,000 $510,000 $250,000 $16,750,000 5.73% $7,500,000
2027 30 $12,240,000 $3,750,000 $510,000 $250,000 $16,750,000 5.35% $3,750,000
2028 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,125,000 $15,000,000 $25,000 $16,150,000 $16,150,000 $16,150,000 $13,250,000
2025 28 $10,090,000 - $250,000 $10,850,000 $27,000,000 $13,500,000 $12,283,333
2026 29 $12,240,000 - $250,000 $13,000,000 $40,000,000 $13,333,333 $13,000,000
2027 30 $12,240,000 - $250,000 $13,000,000 $53,000,000 $13,250,000 $13,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $26.215M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2025 salary)
  • 2025-2027 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Rookie

Damien Lewis signed a 4 year , $4,902,141 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $1,125,192 signing bonus, $1,125,192 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,225,535.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,902,141
Average Salary:
$1,225,535
Signing Bonus:
$1,125,192
GTD at Sign:
$1,125,192
Total GTD:
$1,125,192
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$6,616,665

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 23
Active
$1,735,192
$1,735,192
2021 24
Active
$832,824
$2,568,016
2022 25
Active
$1,055,649
$3,623,665
2023 26
Active
$2,993,000
$6,616,665
Total      
$6,616,665
$6,616,665
2024 27
Active
$16,150,000
2025 28
Active
$10,850,000
2026 29
Active
$13,000,000
2027 30
Active
$13,000,000
Total
$59,616,665
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
23
$610,000
$1,125,192
$1,735,192
$1,735,192
2021
24
$832,824
$832,824
$2,568,016
2022
25
$1,055,649
$1,055,649
$3,623,665
2023
26
$2,993,000
$2,993,000
$6,616,665
Total
$5,491,473
$1,125,192
$6,616,665
$6,616,665
2024
27
$1,125,000
$15,000,000
$25,000
$16,150,000
2025
28
$10,090,000
$250,000
$10,850,000
2026
29
$12,240,000
$250,000
$13,000,000
2027
30
$12,240,000
$250,000
$13,000,000
Total
$41,186,473
$16,125,192
$775,000
$59,616,665

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,491,473 $1,125,192 - - - - $6,616,665

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 SEA 17 - 17 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 4 year $53 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Jul 28, 2020 Signed a 4 year $4.9 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 24, 2020 Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 3 (#69 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 SEA 15 15 876 88.00
2022 SEA 16 16 1,005 91.90
2021 SEA 13 13 697 70.30
2020 SEA 16 15 967 90.80

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 4 years, $40,501,384
  • Avg. Salary: $10,125,346
  • NFL Rank: 211
  • G Rank: 16

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2028
  • Avg. Salary: $13,250,000
  • NFL Rank: 165
  • G Rank: 14

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Quenton Nelson 4 $80,000,000 $20,000,000 25
Chris Lindstrom 5 $102,500,000 $20,500,000 26
Ben Powers 4 $51,500,000 $12,875,000 26
Connor McGovern 3 $22,350,000 $7,450,000 25
Averages 4 $64,087,500 $15,206,250 25.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Lewis's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
4 $68,762,964 $17,190,741

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Lewis 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
Quenton Nelson
2020-2021
87.88 0.54 0.07 76.90
Chris Lindstrom
2021-2022
100.00 0.85 0.06 89.55
Ben Powers
2021-2022
88.24 0.87 0.10 64.55
Connor McGovern
2021-2022
91.18 0.83 0.10 60.90
Average 91.83 0.77 0.08 72.98
Damien Lewis
2022-2023
93.94 1.19 0.19 65.70
Pct Change 2.30 -54.55 -137.50 -9.98
Median Prime % Change -32.27%
Average Prime % Change -49.93%

Calculated Market Value: Damien Lewis

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
4 years, $40,501,384 $10,125,346
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