Hardy Nickerson

Linebacker

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $949,412 (0.50% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,100,000 (0.50% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.16
  • Contract Value: $1,100,000 ($1,100,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $50,000
  • Contract Ranking: 93/258 at LB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$990,000$50,000$60,000$949,4120.5%
Total$990,000$50,000$60,000$949,412

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2021
Cash Due$1,100,000
Running Cash$1,100,000
Career Earnings: $2,227,223
Career APY: $556,806
Potential Earnings: $2,399,777
Total Guarantees: $60,000
Largest Cash Payment: $1,100,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $949,412 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsUDFATerminated20173$1,675,000$558,333$10,000$00.0%$0
BengalsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$93,60076.5%$93,600
BengalsSFATerminated20173$1,665,000$555,000$0$00.0%$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$00.0%$0
BengalsSFAExpired20191$645,000$645,000$0$265,58841.2%$265,588
VikingsSFATerminated20201$825,000$825,000$0$00.0%$0
VikingsPracticeRenegotiated20201$182,929$182,929$0$00.0%$0
VikingsPracticeElevated20201$142,800$142,800$0$00.0%$0
VikingsSFATerminated20201$825,000$825,000$0$00.0%$0
VikingsPracticeRenegotiated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
VikingsSFAExpired20201$825,000$825,000$0$194,11823.5%$194,118
TexansUFAActive20211$1,100,000$1,100,000$50,000$50,0004.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals4$1,428,882$357,221$1,105,6590.0%$323,2230.0%
Vikings1$748,341$748,341$194,1180.0%$554,2230.0%
Texans0$50,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bengals$465,000$0$0$191,4710.1%$191,471
2018Bengals$555,000$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Bengals$645,000$0$0$265,5880.1%$265,588
2020Vikings$825,000$0$0$194,1180.1%$194,118
2021Texans$990,000$50,000$60,000$949,4120.5%$1,100,000
Total$3,602,400$50,000$60,000$2,249,189$2,399,777
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
Vikings2020$56,929$56,929
Vikings2020$485,294$485,294
Vikings2020$12,000$12,000
Total$877,446$877,446

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017140013.9%60.1%5300000000000
2018160047.7%46.1%381900101001000
20197004.2%34.4%5100000000000
202014009.5%51.8%5400001100000

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$878,000$1,100,000
Injury Adjusted$878,000$1,100,000
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OTC Valuation $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $3,736,000 $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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