Justin Hardee

Wide Receiver

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,247,059 (1.07% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,350,000 (1.20% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.05
  • Contract Value: $6,750,000 ($2,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 69/311 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,350,000$750,000$250,000$1,000,000$2,247,0591.1%
202228$1,800,000$0$250,000$0$2,050,0001.0%
202329$2,100,000$0$250,000$0$2,350,0001.0%
Total$5,250,000$750,000$750,000$1,000,000$6,647,059

Contract Notes

Justin Hardee signed a three year, $6.75 million contract with the Jets. $1 million of the contract is guaranteed. Hardee can earn up to $250,000 in per game bonuses.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.3M
$4.5M
$6.8M
202120222023
Cash Due$2,350,000$2,050,000$2,350,000
Running Cash$2,350,000$4,400,000$6,750,000
Career Earnings: $3,132,694
Career APY: $783,174
Potential Earnings: $9,860,294
Total Guarantees: $1,373,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,350,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $2,350,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansUDFATerminated20173$1,667,000$555,667$8,000$00.0%$0
SaintsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$00.0%$0
SaintsSFAExpired20172$1,020,000$510,000$0$965,29494.6%$482,647
SaintsERFAExpired20191$645,000$645,000$0$645,000100.0%$645,000
SaintsSFAExpired20201$1,500,000$1,500,000$365,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
JetsUFAActive20213$6,750,000$2,250,000$1,000,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans0$8,000$0$00.0%$8,0000.0%
Saints4$3,124,694$781,174$3,110,2940.0%$14,4000.0%
Jets0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Saints$465,000$0$0$0$0$410,2940.3%$410,294
2018Saints$555,000$0$0$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Saints$645,000$0$0$0$0$645,0000.3%$645,000
2020Saints$1,135,000$365,000$0$0$0$1,500,0000.8%$1,500,000
2021Jets$1,350,000$0$750,000$250,000$1,000,000$2,247,0591.1%$2,350,000
2022Jets$1,800,000$0$0$250,000$0$2,050,0001.0%$2,050,000
2023Jets$2,100,000$0$0$250,000$0$2,350,0001.0%$2,350,000
Total$8,050,000$365,000$750,000$750,000$1,000,000$9,757,353$9,860,294
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2017$6,666$8,000
Saints2017$14,400$14,400
Texans2018$1,334$0
Total$22,400$22,400

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201714000.0%50.0%000.00000.0000
201816000.0%63.6%000.0011010.0000
201916000.0%71.7%000.00000.0000
20209100.0%41.6%000.00000.0000
20211000.0%82.1%000.00000.0000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $4.5M $9.1M $13.6M $18.2M $22.7M $10,676,000 $3,502,504

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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