Age: 33
Free Agency: 2023 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $2,390,823 (1.16% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (3.14% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.35
  • Contract Value: $8,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 27/239 at IDL

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202233$1,165,000$1,225,823$4,000,000$1,500,000$1,165,000$2,390,8231.2%
2023 📝
February 22: Contract voids
34Void$1,225,823VoidVoidVoid$4,903,2952.1%
202435Void$1,225,823VoidVoidVoid$00.0%
202536Void$1,225,823VoidVoidVoid$0--
202637Void$1,225,826VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$1,165,000$6,129,118$4,000,000$1,500,000$1,165,000$7,294,118

Contract Notes

Akiem Hicks signed a one year, $8 million contract with the Buccaneers. The contract is fully guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
2022
Cash Due$8,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000
Career Earnings: $61,549,900
Career APY: $6,154,990
Potential Earnings: $69,267,488
Total Guarantees: $34,585,800
Largest Cash Payment: $15,500,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $12,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20124$2,680,400$670,100$542,900$1,259,58847.0%$1,259,588
SaintsDraftedTraded20124$2,680,400$670,100$542,900$2,007,90074.9%$669,300
BearsUFARenegotiated20162$10,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,00050.0%$5,000,000
BearsExtensionExpired20174$48,000,000$12,000,000$22,000,000$53,000,000110.4%$10,600,000
BuccaneersSFAActive20221$8,000,000$8,000,000$6,500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots1$1,259,588$1,259,588$1,259,5880.0%$00.0%
Saints3$2,290,312$763,437$1,872,1750.0%$418,1370.0%
Bears6$58,000,000$9,666,667$58,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Saints$390,000$135,725$0$0$0$0$525,7250.4%$932,900
2013Saints$480,000$135,725$0$0$12,500$0$628,2250.5%$492,500
2014Saints$570,000$135,725$0$0$12,500$0$718,2250.5%$582,500
2015Patriots$1,529,500$0$0$0$0$0$1,259,5880.9%$1,259,588
2016Bears$1,000,000$500,000$3,000,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,500,0002.9%$5,000,000
2017Bears$7,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$7,000,000$10,000,0005.8%$15,500,000
2018Bears$4,500,000$1,500,000$3,500,000$0$100,000$7,500,000$9,600,0005.2%$8,100,000
2019Bears$8,000,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$100,000$8,000,000$10,100,0005.2%$8,600,000
2020Bears$10,200,000$1,500,000$0$0$100,000$0$11,800,0005.6%$10,300,000
2021Bears$10,400,000$1,500,000$0$0$100,000$0$12,000,0006.3%$10,500,000
2022Buccaneers$1,165,000$1,225,823$4,000,000$1,500,000$0$1,165,000$2,390,8231.2%$8,000,000
2023Buccaneers$0$1,225,823$0$0$0$0$4,903,2952.1%$0
2024Buccaneers$0$1,225,823$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2025Buccaneers$0$1,225,823$0$0$0$0$0--$0
2026Buccaneers$0$1,225,826$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$45,234,500$15,036,293$12,000,000$1,500,000$425,000$27,665,000$68,425,881$69,267,488
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Saints2015$418,137$282,412
Total$418,137$282,412

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201214----32.7%20.7%101000241001000
2013160066.3%14.2%29274.527.5850000000
2014150166.9%16.4%2714216770000000
2015160036.8%6.9%914312570000101
2016160086.6%18.5%361774911152002100
2017160085.0%7.4%39128.55715180000200
2018160058.5%34.9%41147.565.512165003000
2019511017.9%0.0%10018150000100
2020151069.1%11.6%30193.523.57211000100
202197028.7%0.0%1963.526.5590000000
202220043.1%2.0%2300010000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$2,411,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$2,411,000$8,000,000
test
OTC Valuation $3.3M $6.5M $9.8M $13M $16.3M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.8M $21.1M $26.4M $5,096,000 $5,517,500

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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