Mike Hilton

Cornerback

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $5,352,941 (2.75% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $8,500,000 (5.21% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.59
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 29/242 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$2,000,000$1,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$2,000,000$5,352,9412.8%
202228$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$5,000,0002.5%
202329$4,350,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$200,000$0$6,050,0002.7%
202430$5,750,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$200,000$0$7,450,0002.9%
Total$15,100,000$4,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$900,000$2,000,000$23,852,941

Contract Notes

Mike Hilton signed a four year, $24 million contract with the Bengals. $6 million is guaranteed including a $4 million signing bonus. Hilton can earn up to $500,000 in yearly per game roster bonuses.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$6M
$12M
$18M
$24M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$8,500,000$4,000,000$5,050,000$6,450,000
Running Cash$8,500,000$12,500,000$17,550,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $9,061,600
Career APY: $1,812,320
Potential Earnings: $29,034,700
Total Guarantees: $6,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,500,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $7,450,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersSFAExpired20171$555,000$555,000$0$555,000100.0%$555,000
SteelersERFAExpired20181$555,000$555,000$0$555,000100.0%$555,000
SteelersERFAExpired20191$645,000$645,000$0$645,000100.0%$645,000
SteelersRFAExpired20201$3,259,000$3,259,000$0$3,259,000100.0%$3,259,000
BengalsUFAActive20214$24,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000$4,000,00016.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jaguars0$20,000$0$00.0%$20,0000.0%
Steelers5$5,034,700$1,006,940$5,034,7000.0%$00.0%
Bengals0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%
Patriots$6,900$0$00.0%$6,9000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Steelers$117,300$0$0$0$0$0$20,7000.0%$20,700
2017Steelers$555,000$0$0$0$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2018Steelers$555,000$0$0$0$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Steelers$645,000$0$0$0$0$0$645,0000.3%$645,000
2020Steelers$3,259,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,259,0001.6%$3,259,000
2021Bengals$2,000,000$1,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$2,000,000$5,352,9412.8%$8,500,000
2022Bengals$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$5,000,0002.5%$4,000,000
2023Bengals$4,350,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$200,000$0$6,050,0002.7%$5,050,000
2024Bengals$5,750,000$1,000,000$0$500,000$200,000$0$7,450,0002.9%$6,450,000
Total$20,231,300$4,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$900,000$2,000,000$28,887,641$29,034,700
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Jaguars2016$16,666$20,000
Patriots2016$6,900$6,900
Jaguars2017$3,334$0
Total$26,900$26,900

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160058.8%29.3%34124349652451000
2018151056.7%11.5%441316658100220
2019160062.5%10.9%52131.5106511111100
2020124045.0%7.1%419325857301200

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$3,511,000$6,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,857,229$4,500,000
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.6M $8.4M $11.1M $13.9M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10.0M $13.3M $16.7M $4,419,000 $4,500,000

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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