Christian Kirksey

Linebacker

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,647,059 (1.37% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.72% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.13
  • Contract Value: $3,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 47/227 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202129$1,500,000$500,000$1,000,000$2,647,0591.4%
Total$1,500,000$500,000$1,000,000$2,647,059

Contract Notes

Christian Kirksey signed a one year, $3 million contract with the Texans.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
2021
Cash Due$3,000,000
Running Cash$3,000,000
Career Earnings: $31,259,000
Career APY: $4,465,571
Potential Earnings: $33,759,000
Total Guarantees: $19,959,500
Largest Cash Payment: $9,797,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $8,200,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BrownsDraftedRenegotiated20144$3,040,000$760,000$662,500$2,274,50074.8%$758,167
BrownsExtensionTerminated20174$38,000,000$9,500,000$14,797,000$21,797,00057.4%$7,265,667
PackersSFATerminated20202$13,000,000$6,500,000$4,000,000$6,687,50051.4%$6,687,500
TexansSFAActive20211$3,000,000$3,000,000$500,000$500,00016.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Browns6$24,071,500$4,011,917$21,671,5000.0%$2,400,0000.0%
Packers1$6,687,500$6,687,500$4,687,5000.0%$2,000,0000.0%
Texans0$500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Browns$420,000$165,625$0$0$0$585,6250.4%$1,082,500
2015Browns$542,000$165,625$0$0$0$707,6250.4%$542,000
2016Browns$650,000$165,625$0$0$0$815,6250.5%$650,000
2017Browns$3,797,000$1,365,625$0$0$2,000,000$5,162,6252.4%$9,797,000
2018Browns$5,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$5,000,000$6,200,0002.6%$5,000,000
2019Browns$7,000,000$1,200,000$0$0$7,000,000$8,200,0003.3%$7,000,000
2020Packers$1,750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$250,000$0$4,687,5002.3%$6,687,500
2021Texans$1,500,000$500,000$1,000,000$0$0$2,647,0591.4%$3,000,000
Total$20,659,000$6,762,500$2,000,000$250,000$14,000,000$29,006,059$33,759,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Browns2020$2,400,000$0
Packers2021$2,000,000$0
Total$4,400,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014160058.6%55.0%473427542001000
2015160054.3%49.7%40233.513551001100
2016160099.8%39.3%96522.5161173000000
20171600100.0%19.8%82503.513.5665002100
201879040.3%4.1%2914001052170180
2019214010.8%1.8%6500200000000
2020110053.3%9.8%4632211224200000
2021100100.0%11.4%5100202100000

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$16,423,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$16,423,000$3,000,000
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13.0M $17.4M $21.7M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,816,000 $3,000,000

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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