Colby Parkinson

Los Angeles Rams, Tight End
Age: 25-164d (Jan 08, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Stanford
Drafted: Round 4 (#133 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Caric Sports Management
2024 Cap Hit

$3,583,333

2024 Cash

$7,750,000

Career Earnings

$3,822,299

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Colby Parkinson signed a 3 year , $22,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $6,250,000 signing bonus, $15,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2024, Parkinson will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $6,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,583,333 and a dead cap value of $10,250,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $22,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,250,000
Total GTD:
$15,500,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 25 $3,583,333 1.40% $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $10,250,000
2025 26 $9,833,333 3.60% $7,750,000 $15,500,000 $6,666,668
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $15,500,000; $2,083,334 DEAD CAP
2026 27 $9,083,334 3.11% $7,000,000 $22,500,000 $2,083,334
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 25 $1,500,000 $2,083,333 - $3,583,333 1.40% $10,250,000
2025 26 $5,250,000 $2,083,333 $2,500,000 $9,833,333 3.60% $6,666,668
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $15,500,000; $2,083,334 DEAD CAP
2026 27 $5,500,000 $2,083,334 $1,500,000 $9,083,334 3.11% $2,083,334
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25 $1,500,000 $6,250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,500,000
2025 26 $5,250,000 - $2,500,000 $7,750,000 $15,500,000 $7,750,000 $7,375,000
2026 27 $5,500,000 - $1,500,000 $7,000,000 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $10.25M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2025 roster bonus)
  • 2025 salary becomes fully guaranteed the 5th league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $2.5M (guaranteed)
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $1.5M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Rookie

Colby Parkinson signed a 4 year , $3,965,440 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $670,440 signing bonus, $670,440 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $991,360.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,965,440
Average Salary:
$991,360
Signing Bonus:
$670,440
GTD at Sign:
$670,440
Total GTD:
$670,440
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,822,299

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 21
Active
$1,193,966
$1,193,966
2021 22
Active
$723,333
$1,917,299
2022 23
Active
$895,000
$2,812,299
2023 24
Active
$1,010,000
$3,822,299
Total      
$3,822,299
$3,822,299
2024 25
Active
$7,750,000
2025 26
Active
$7,750,000
2026 27
Active
$7,000,000
Total
$26,322,299
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
21
$523,527
$670,440
$1,193,966
$1,193,966
2021
22
$723,333
$723,333
$1,917,299
2022
23
$895,000
$895,000
$2,812,299
2023
24
$1,010,000
$1,010,000
$3,822,299
Total
$3,151,860
$670,440
$3,822,299
$3,822,299
2024
25
$1,500,000
$6,250,000
$7,750,000
2025
26
$5,250,000
$2,500,000
$7,750,000
2026
27
$5,500,000
$1,500,000
$7,000,000
Total
$15,401,860
$6,920,440
$4,000,000
$26,322,299

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,151,860 $670,440 - - - - $3,822,299

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 SEA 1 - 17 Foot
2021 SEA 1 - 3 Foot
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $22.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Jun 02, 2020 Signed a 4 year $3.965 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 25, 2020 Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 4 (#133 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 SEA 17 1 455 45.70 34 25 247 9.9 14.5 2 0
2022 SEA 17 2 443 40.50 34 25 322 12.9 18.9 2 0
2021 SEA 14 1 187 22.50 8 5 33 6.6 2.4 0 0
2020 SEA 6 51 7.70 2 2 16 8.0 2.7 0 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 3 years, $16,907,628
  • Avg. Salary: $5,635,876
  • NFL Rank: 368
  • TE Rank: 21

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $7,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 284
  • TE Rank: 16

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Ian Thomas 3 $16,950,000 $5,650,000 25
Donald Parham 2 $2,535,000 $1,267,500 25
Durham Smythe 2 $7,750,000 $3,875,000 27
Will Dissly 3 $24,000,000 $8,000,000 25
Averages 3 $12,808,750 $4,698,125 25.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Parkinson's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $14,993,685 $4,997,895

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Parkinson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Rec Tgt/Gm, Rec/Gm, Rec Yds/Gm, Rec TD/Gm, YAC/GM, Drops/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Rec Tgt/Gm Rec/Gm Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD/Gm YAC/GM Drops/Gm Rating
Ian Thomas
2020-2021
100.00 1.85 1.15 10.09 0.03 5.19 0.09 47.50
Donald Parham
2021-2022
58.82 1.95 1.50 16.00 0.20 9.00 0.05 74.40
Durham Smythe
2021-2022
97.06 1.85 1.48 14.73 0.03 6.61 0.03 59.80
Will Dissly
2020-2021
93.94 1.77 1.45 15.55 0.10 9.87 0.13 65.85
Average 87.46 1.86 1.40 14.09 0.09 7.67 0.08 61.89
Colby Parkinson
2022-2023
103.03 2.00 1.47 16.74 0.12 7.06 0.06 63.95
Pct Change 17.80 7.53 5.00 18.81 33.33 -7.95 25.00 3.33
Median Prime % Change 12.67%
Average Prime % Change 12.86%

Calculated Market Value: Colby Parkinson

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
3 years, $16,907,628 $5,635,876
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