Mike Hughes

Cornerback

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2023 Salary Cap Charge: $3,050,000 (1.33% of cap)
  • 2023 Cash Payout: $3,835,000 (1.40% of spending)
  • 2023 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.26
  • Contract Value: $7,000,000 ($3,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,240,000
  • Contract Ranking: 51/347 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202326$1,080,000$750,000$660,000$595,000$1,740,000$3,050,0001.3%
202427$2,570,000$750,000$0$595,000$0$3,915,0001.5%
Total$3,650,000$1,500,000$660,000$1,190,000$1,740,000$6,965,000

Contract Notes

Mike Hughes signed a twi year, $7 million contract with the Falcons. $3.24 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.5M
$7M
20232024
Cash Due$3,835,000$3,165,000
Running Cash$3,835,000$7,000,000
Career Earnings: $13,592,484
Career APY: $2,718,497
Potential Earnings: $19,092,484
Total Guarantees: $21,619,988
Largest Cash Payment: $5,736,352 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $3,915,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20184$9,867,484$2,466,871$8,689,994$1,825,56618.5%$1,825,566
VikingsDraftedTraded20184$9,867,484$2,466,871$8,689,994$8,041,91881.5%$2,680,639
LionsUFAExpired20221$2,250,000$2,250,000$1,000,000$2,225,00098.9%$2,225,000
FalconsUFAActive20232$7,000,000$3,500,000$3,240,000$1,500,00021.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs1$1,825,566$1,825,566$1,825,5660.0%$00.0%
Vikings3$8,041,918$2,680,639$6,727,8300.0%$1,314,0880.0%
Lions1$2,225,000$2,225,000$2,250,0000.0%$00.0%
Falcons0$1,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Vikings$480,000$1,314,088$0$0$480,000$1,794,0880.9%$5,736,352
2019Vikings$928,522$1,314,088$0$0$928,522$2,242,6101.2%$928,522
2020Vikings$1,377,044$1,314,088$0$0$1,377,044$2,691,1321.4%$1,377,044
2021Chiefs$1,825,566$0$0$0$648,076$1,825,5661.0%$1,825,566
2022Lions$1,250,000$575,000$0$425,000$425,000$2,250,0001.0%$2,225,000
2023Falcons$1,080,000$750,000$660,000$595,000$1,740,000$3,050,0001.3%$3,835,000
2024Falcons$2,570,000$750,000$0$595,000$0$3,915,0001.5%$3,165,000
Total$9,511,132$6,017,264$660,000$1,615,000$5,598,642$17,768,396$19,092,484
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2021$1,314,088$0
Total$1,314,088$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018616023.4%19.9%193001031281101
2019142045.5%33.3%39600109102200
202042016.1%4.3%9400001000000
2021170045.4%38.3%38700006104100
2022151049.6%21.7%321600321000000

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$689,000$3,500,000
Injury Adjusted$965,707$3,281,250
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,552,000 $4,000,000

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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