Johnny Hekker

Punter

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,786,666 (0.84% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $3,120,000 (1.24% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.75
  • Contract Value: $7,620,000 ($2,540,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,870,000
  • Contract Ranking: 9/46 at P

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202232$1,120,000$666,666$0$1,120,000$1,786,6660.8%
2023 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
33$1,750,000$666,666$1,000,000$1,750,000$3,416,6661.5%
202434$1,750,000$666,668$0$0$2,416,6660.9%
Total$4,620,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$2,870,000$7,619,998

Contract Notes

Johnny Hekker signed a three year contract with the Panthers.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.5M
$5.1M
$7.6M
202220232024
Cash Due$3,120,000$2,750,000$1,750,000
Running Cash$3,120,000$5,870,000$7,620,000
Career Earnings: $25,374,424
Career APY: $2,537,442
Potential Earnings: $30,744,424
Total Guarantees: $17,122,986
Largest Cash Payment: $3,500,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $4,687,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsExtensionRenegotiated20146$16,578,030$2,763,005$2,002,985$5,994,42336.2%$1,998,141
RamsExtensionRenegotiated20176$20,814,716$3,469,119$4,250,001$6,250,00130.0%$3,125,001
RamsOtherRenegotiated20195$18,750,000$3,750,000$3,250,000$6,750,00036.0%$3,375,000
RamsOtherTerminated20213$7,750,000$2,583,333$2,750,000$3,250,00041.9%$3,250,000
PanthersSFAActive20223$7,620,000$2,540,000$4,870,000$2,000,00026.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams10$23,374,424$2,337,442$21,932,4240.0%$942,0000.0%
Panthers0$2,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Rams$390,000$3,333$0$0$0$393,3330.3%$400,000
2013Rams$480,000$3,333$0$0$0$483,3330.4%$480,000
2014Rams$570,000$154,885$0$0$134,117$724,8850.5%$1,327,757
2015Rams$1,111,111$151,551$1,111,111$0$2,222,222$2,373,7731.6%$2,222,222
2016Rams$2,444,444$151,551$0$0$2,444,444$2,595,9951.7%$2,444,444
2017Rams$775,000$646,551$0$0$0$1,421,5510.9%$3,250,000
2018Rams$790,000$888,553$1,000,001$0$1,000,001$2,678,5541.5%$3,000,001
2019Rams$1,000,000$1,187,000$0$0$1,000,000$2,187,0001.2%$3,250,000
2020Rams$3,500,000$1,187,000$0$0$3,500,000$4,687,0002.3%$3,500,000
2021Rams$2,500,000$1,637,000$0$250,000$2,500,000$4,387,0002.4%$3,250,000
2022Panthers$1,120,000$666,666$0$0$1,120,000$1,786,6660.8%$3,120,000
2023Panthers$1,750,000$666,666$1,000,000$0$1,750,000$3,416,6661.5%$2,750,000
2024Panthers$1,750,000$666,668$0$0$0$2,416,6660.9%$1,750,000
Total$18,180,555$8,010,757$3,111,112$250,000$15,670,784$29,552,422$30,744,424
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Rams2022$942,000$250,000
Total$942,000$250,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthySpecial
201216----32.1%
2013160030.7%
2014160033.0%
2015160035.6%
2016160032.7%
2017160033.1%
2018160031.3%
2019160033.1%
2020160032.7%
2021170030.1%

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$1,521,000$2,540,000
Injury Adjusted$1,521,000$2,540,000
test
OTC Valuation $493.3k $986.7k $1.5M $2M $2.5M APY $612.5k $1.2M $1.8M $2.4M $3.1M $1,159,000 $1,272,500

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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