Age: 24
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $824,870 (0.39% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $750,000 (0.35% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.91
  • Contract Value: $2,759,480 ($689,870 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $299,480
  • Contract Ranking: 174/264 at IDL

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201822$480,000$74,870$554,8700.3%
201923$570,000$74,870$644,8700.3%
202024$750,000$74,870$824,8700.4%
202125$920,000$74,870$994,8700.5%
Total$2,720,000$299,480$3,019,480

Contract Notes

Bilal Nichols signed a four year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $2,759,480 on May 10, 2018. Nichols received a $299,480 signing bonus. Nichols was the 145th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Career Earnings: $1,349,480
Career APY: $674,740
Potential Earnings: $3,019,480
Total Guarantees: $299,480
Largest Cash Payment: $920,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $994,870 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedActive20184$2,759,480$689,870$299,480$1,349,48048.9%$674,740
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears2$1,349,480$674,740$1,199,7400.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bears$480,000$74,870$554,8700.3%$779,480
2019Bears$570,000$74,870$644,8700.3%$570,000
2020Bears$750,000$74,870$824,8700.4%$750,000
2021Bears$920,000$74,870$994,8700.5%$920,000
Total$2,720,000$299,480$3,019,480$3,019,480

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018141131.1%4.0%208329.5570002100
2019133041.4%9.3%151200121000100
2020100056.8%15.7%1112216571000000

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$6,666,000$689,870
Injury Adjusted$6,666,000$689,870
test
OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.6M $17.0M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,992,000 $4,250,000

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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