Danielle Hunter

Edge Rusher

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $13,700,000 (5.30% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $29,500,000 (9.66% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.15
  • Contract Value: $49,000,000 ($24,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $48,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 7/267 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202430$8,000,000$4,200,000$500,000$1,000,000$8,000,000$13,700,0005.3%
202531$19,000,000$4,200,000$500,000$0$19,000,000$23,700,0009.1%
2026 📝
February 18: Contract voids
32Void$4,200,000VoidVoidVoid$12,600,0004.4%
202733Void$4,200,000VoidVoidVoid$00.0%
202834Void$4,200,000VoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$27,000,000$21,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$27,000,000$50,000,000

Contract Notes

Danielle Hunter signed a two year, $49 million contract with the Texans. $48 million is fully guaranteed including a $21 million signing bonus. There are annual per game roster bonuses of $500,000 that are not guaranteed. Another %2 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$24.5M
$49M
20242025
Cash Due$29,500,000$19,500,000
Running Cash$29,500,000$49,000,000
Career Earnings: $114,891,224
Career APY: $12,765,692
Potential Earnings: $142,891,224
Total Guarantees: $82,534,224
Largest Cash Payment: $29,500,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $23,700,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$2,969,724$742,431$627,224$2,234,22475.2%$744,741
VikingsExtensionRenegotiated20185$72,000,000$14,400,000$16,907,000$71,657,00099.5%$14,331,400
VikingsOtherExpired20231$17,000,000$17,000,000$17,000,000$20,000,000117.6%$20,000,000
TexansUFAActive20242$49,000,000$24,500,000$48,000,000$21,000,00042.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings9$93,891,224$10,432,358$76,522,0570.0%$14,906,6670.0%
Texans0$21,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$156,806$0$0$0$0$591,8060.4%$1,062,224
2016Vikings$536,000$156,806$0$0$0$0$692,8060.4%$536,000
2017Vikings$636,000$156,806$0$0$0$0$792,8060.5%$636,000
2018Vikings$1,907,000$3,156,806$0$0$0$1,907,000$5,063,8062.7%$16,907,000
2019Vikings$9,900,000$3,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$9,400,000$13,500,0007.0%$10,500,000
2020Vikings$3,400,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$2,400,000$9,000,0004.5%$11,500,000
2021Vikings$7,150,000$6,120,000$0$100,000$0$7,150,000$13,370,0007.2%$12,750,000
2022Vikings$1,400,000$10,620,000$500,000$100,000$0$0$12,557,5006.0%$20,000,000
2023Vikings$10,000,000$9,453,333$1,500,000$0$0$11,500,000$20,953,3339.5%$20,000,000
2024Texans$8,000,000$4,200,000$500,000$0$1,000,000$8,000,000$13,700,0005.3%$29,500,000
2025Texans$19,000,000$4,200,000$500,000$0$0$19,000,000$23,700,0009.1%$19,500,000
2026Texans$30,000,000$4,200,000$0$0$0$0$12,600,0004.4%$0
2027Texans$30,000,000$4,200,000$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2028Texans$30,000,000$4,200,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$152,364,000$58,820,557$4,000,000$400,000$1,000,000$59,357,000$126,522,057$142,891,224
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2024$14,906,667$0
Total$14,906,667$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015140136.6%31.9%294642.5890001000
2016160058.1%13.3%342212.5102.5111910011241
2017160077.7%17.4%241875611112001100
2018160084.3%32.7%512014.591211900001321
2019160080.9%31.0%521814.5113.515220003140
202170031.8%7.0%23156406100000000
2022170078.1%3.7%461910.56312223001000
2023170088.9%2.3%542916.512023222004000

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$24,809,000$24,500,000
Injury Adjusted$24,809,000$24,500,000
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OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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