Benardrick McKinney

Linebacker

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,406,250 (3.40% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $6,750,000 (2.72% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.91
  • Contract Value: $50,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,163,880
  • Contract Ranking: 29/293 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201826$1,163,880$1,286,841$5,250,000$0$6,413,880$7,700,7214.0%
201927$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,500,0003.6%
2020 📝
March 22: $6 million base salary vests into full guarantee from injury only
28$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,406,2503.4%
202129$7,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$8,500,0004.6%
202230$8,750,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$10,250,0004.5%
202331$9,500,000$0$0$750,000$0$10,250,0004.3%
Total$38,413,880$4,286,841$5,250,000$3,750,000$18,413,880$51,606,971

Contract Notes

Benardrick McKinney signed a 5 year extension with the Houston Texans on June 15, 2018.  The contract includes $21 million in guarantees with an overall value of $51,163,880 million.  The guarantee includes a $3,750,000 signing bonus and year one $5,250,000 roster bonus.  McKinney can earn up to $750,000 in per-game bonuses per year starting in 2019.Benardrick McKinney signed a 4 year contract with the Texans on May 8, 2015 worth $5,345,124. McKinney received a $2,147,364 signing bonus and $3.206 million in full guarantees.
Career Earnings: $21,001,374
Career APY: $4,200,275
Potential Earnings: $55,251,374
Total Guarantees: $19,424,204
Largest Cash Payment: $10,250,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $10,250,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,345,124$1,336,281$3,260,324$4,181,24478.2%$1,393,748
TexansExtensionActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$16,163,880$16,820,13033.6%$8,410,065
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans5$21,001,374$4,200,275$18,845,1240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Texans$435,000$536,841$0$0$435,000$971,8410.7%$2,582,364
2016Texans$677,960$536,841$0$0$677,960$1,214,8010.8%$677,960
2017Texans$920,920$536,841$0$0$0$1,457,7610.8%$920,920
2018Texans$1,163,880$1,286,841$5,250,000$0$6,413,880$7,700,7214.0%$10,163,880
2019Texans$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,500,0003.6%$6,656,250
2020Texans$6,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$6,000,000$7,406,2503.4%$6,750,000
2021Texans$7,000,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$8,500,0004.6%$7,750,000
2022Texans$8,750,000$750,000$0$750,000$0$10,250,0004.5%$9,500,000
2023Texans$9,500,000$0$0$750,000$0$10,250,0004.3%$10,250,000
Total$40,447,760$5,897,364$5,250,000$3,750,000$19,526,840$55,251,374$55,251,374

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015142039.3%21.3%3726111720000000
2016160090.6%17.7%79505318112001000
2017160093.7%17.6%5732381081001000
2018160086.1%6.4%63421.57.5557101000
2019141178.9%6.6%544714.5443001210
202010081.2%0.0%5200100000000

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$11,884,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$11,884,000$10,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.6M $7.2M $10.9M $14.5M $18.1M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $8,103,000 $3,750,000

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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