Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,014,375
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 5.06%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,500,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 4.22%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/151 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,638,080
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 232
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 2, #45 overall (Vikings)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $10,264,000

Contract Notes

Eric Kendricks signed a 5 year, $50 million contract extension with the Vikings on April 16, 2018. All details of this contract come from a Mike Florio report on PFT. Kendricks received $22.938 million in guarantees, $11.638 million of which is guaranteed at signing, including a $10.5 million signing bonus. The other $11.3 million in guarantees are currently injury guarantees. $4.15 million becomes fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year and the remaining $7.15 million is fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year. The contract has annual per game roster bonuses of $250,000 and workout bonuses of $100,000. Kendricks' salary cap charge in 2018 increased by $2.1 million as part of the extension.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201826$1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$1,138,080$3,740,5202.1%
2019 📝
March 15: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
27$2,000,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$4,848,7502.6%
2020 📝
March 20: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
28$7,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$7,150,000$10,014,3755.1%
202129$8,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,030,0005.1%
202230$9,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$12,030,0005.3%
202331$9,150,000$430,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,930,0004.1%
Total$36,738,080$13,152,440$1,250,000$500,000$10,288,080$51,593,645
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Career Earnings: $20,140,295
Career APY: $4,028,059
Potential Earnings: $55,140,295
Total Guarantees: $14,752,200
Largest Cash Payment: $11,638,080 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,030,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,155,920$1,288,980$3,114,120$4,017,84077.9%$1,339,280
VikingsExtensionActive20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$11,638,080$16,122,45532.2%$8,061,228
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings5$20,140,295$4,028,059$12,104,6700.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$502,440$0$0$435,000$937,4400.7%$2,444,760
2016Vikings$669,360$502,440$0$0$669,360$1,171,8000.8%$669,360
2017Vikings$903,720$502,440$0$0$0$1,406,1600.8%$903,720
2018Vikings$1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$1,138,080$3,740,5202.1%$11,638,080
2019Vikings$2,000,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$4,848,7502.6%$4,484,375
2020Vikings$7,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$7,150,000$10,014,3755.1%$7,500,000
2021Vikings$8,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$11,030,0005.1%$8,500,000
2022Vikings$9,150,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$0$12,030,0005.3%$9,500,000
2023Vikings$9,150,000$430,000$250,000$100,000$0$9,930,0004.1%$9,500,000
Total$38,746,160$14,659,760$1,250,000$500,000$11,392,440$55,109,045$55,140,295

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015142071.0%16.9%7220423881000000
2016151084.0%12.8%70392.525.59491771101
2017160097.2%13.8%6544149661310001
2018142084.2%15.9%6244112316231100
2019151086.7%15.3%70400.54.542120022250

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$9,832,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$10,403,117$9,375,000
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OTC Valuation $2.3M $4.5M $6.8M $9.1M $11.4M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $4,822,000 $5,000,000

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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