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Danielle Hunter

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $9,000,000 (4.55% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $12,000,000 (6.33% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.33
  • Contract Value: $72,000,000 ($14,400,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,907,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/227 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201824$1,907,000$3,156,806$0$0$1,907,000$5,063,8062.7%
2019 📝
March 16: $9.4 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
25$9,900,000$3,000,000$500,000$100,000$9,400,000$13,500,0007.0%
2020 📝
March 20: $10.4 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
26$3,400,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$2,400,000$9,000,0004.6%
2021 📝
March 16: $3.3 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
27$12,150,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$17,750,0008.3%
202228$12,150,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$17,750,0007.8%
202329$12,150,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,750,0006.1%
Total$51,657,000$23,156,806$2,500,000$500,000$13,707,000$77,813,806

Contract Notes

Danielle Hunter signed a 5 year contract extension with the Vikings on June 28, 2018 worth $72 million. Hunter received a $40 million in guarantees including a $15 million signing bonus. $16.907 million is fully guaranteed at signing. In each extension year Hunter has $500,000 in per game bonuses and $100,000 in workouts. Performance based escalators can increase the total contract value to $78 million if earned.Per Field Yates, the Vikings converted $8M of Danielle Hunter’s 2020 base salary into a signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $37,641,224
Career APY: $7,528,245
Potential Earnings: $79,891,224
Total Guarantees: $17,534,224
Largest Cash Payment: $16,907,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $17,750,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$2,969,724$742,431$627,224$2,234,22475.2%$744,741
VikingsExtensionActive20185$72,000,000$14,400,000$16,907,000$35,407,00049.2%$17,703,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings5$37,641,224$7,528,245$20,641,2240.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$156,806$0$0$0$591,8060.4%$1,062,224
2016Vikings$536,000$156,806$0$0$0$692,8060.4%$536,000
2017Vikings$636,000$156,806$0$0$0$792,8060.5%$636,000
2018Vikings$1,907,000$3,156,806$0$0$1,907,000$5,063,8062.7%$16,907,000
2019Vikings$9,900,000$3,000,000$500,000$100,000$9,400,000$13,500,0007.0%$10,500,000
2020Vikings$3,400,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$2,400,000$9,000,0004.6%$12,000,000
2021Vikings$12,150,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$17,750,0008.3%$12,750,000
2022Vikings$12,150,000$5,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$17,750,0007.8%$12,750,000
2023Vikings$12,150,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$14,750,0006.1%$12,750,000
Total$53,264,000$23,627,224$2,500,000$500,000$13,707,000$79,891,224$79,891,224

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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

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$20,155,000$14,400,000
Injury Adjusted$20,155,000$14,400,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $8,333,333

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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