Hardy Nickerson

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $265,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.14%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $265,588
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.15%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $645,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $645,000
  • Position Ranking: 105/157 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 232
  • College: Illinois
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2017 Undrafted Free Agent (Bengals)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (RFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $981,000

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$645,000$265,5880.1%
Total$645,000$265,588
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Career Earnings: $1,414,482
Career APY: $471,494
Potential Earnings: $1,105,659
Total Guarantees: $10,000
Largest Cash Payment: $555,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $555,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsUDFATerminated20173$1,675,000$558,333$10,000$119,4127.1%$0
BengalsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$93,60076.5%$93,600
BengalsSFATerminated20173$1,665,000$555,000$0$109,4116.6%$0
BengalsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$00.0%$0
BengalsSFATerminated20173$1,665,000$555,000$0$746,47144.8%$373,236
BengalsPracticeRenegotiated20191$136,000$136,000$0$80,00058.8%$0
BengalsSFAActive20191$645,000$645,000$0$265,58841.2%$265,588
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$1,414,482$353,621$1,105,6590.0%$323,2230.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bengals$122,400$93,6000.1%$93,600
2017Bengals$465,000$191,4710.1%$191,471
2018Bengals$555,000$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Bengals$645,000$265,5880.1%$265,588
Total$1,787,400$1,105,659$1,105,659
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bengals2017$112,745$119,412
Bengals2017$14,400$14,400
Bengals2017$109,411$109,411
Bengals2018$6,667$0
Bengals2019$80,000$80,000
Total$323,223$323,223

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2017140013.9%60.1%5300000000000
2018160047.7%46.1%381900101001000
20197004.2%34.4%5100000000000

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$180,000$645,000
Injury Adjusted$180,000$645,000
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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 $4,902,000 $4,717,942

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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