Nicholas Williams

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,300,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 2.01%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,300,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 2.99%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Total Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 22/109 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,900,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 309
  • College: Samford - AL
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 7, #223 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,833,000

Contract Notes

Nick Williams signed a two year, $10 million contract with the Lions on March 19, 2020. Williams received a $4.9 million guarantee which is made up of his first year salary and a $2 million signing bonus. There are up to $400,000 in annual per game bonuses.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202030$2,900,000$1,000,000$400,000$0$2,900,000$4,300,0002.2%
202131$4,100,000$1,000,000$400,000$200,000$0$5,700,0002.7%
Total$7,000,000$2,000,000$800,000$200,000$2,900,000$10,000,000
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Career Earnings: $5,554,977
Career APY: $925,830
Potential Earnings: $12,967,612
Total Guarantees: $5,147,848
Largest Cash Payment: $5,300,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,700,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedTerminated20134$2,217,848$554,462$57,848$345,84815.6%$345,848
SteelersPracticeTerminated20141$107,100$107,100$0$75,60070.6%$0
ChiefsSFAExpired20142$930,000$465,000$0$633,52968.1%$316,765
DolphinsERFAExpired20161$600,000$600,000$0$388,23564.7%$388,235
ChiefsERFATerminated20161$600,000$600,000$0$211,76535.3%$0
DolphinsRFATerminated20171$1,100,000$1,100,000$100,000$300,00027.3%$0
BearsSFATerminated20181$705,000$705,000$0$00.0%$0
BearsSFAExpired20181$705,000$705,000$0$705,000100.0%$705,000
BearsUFAExpired20191$895,000$895,000$90,000$895,000100.0%$895,000
LionsUFAActive20202$10,000,000$5,000,000$4,900,000$2,000,00020.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers1$421,448$421,448$302,4620.0%$118,9860.0%
Chiefs2$845,294$422,647$633,5290.0%$211,7650.0%
Dolphins1$688,235$688,235$388,2350.0%$300,0000.0%
Bears2$1,600,000$800,000$1,440,0000.0%$00.0%
Lions0$2,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Steelers$405,000$14,462$0$0$0$302,4620.2%$345,848
2014Chiefs$420,000$0$0$0$0$123,5290.1%$123,529
2015Chiefs$510,000$0$0$0$0$510,0000.4%$510,000
2016Dolphins$600,000$0$0$0$0$388,2350.3%$388,235
2018Bears$705,000$0$0$0$0$705,0000.4%$705,000
2019Bears$805,000$90,000$0$0$0$735,0000.4%$895,000
2020Lions$2,900,000$1,000,000$400,000$0$2,900,000$4,300,0002.2%$5,300,000
2021Lions$4,100,000$1,000,000$400,000$200,000$0$5,700,0002.7%$4,700,000
Total$10,445,000$2,104,462$800,000$200,000$2,900,000$12,764,226$12,967,612
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Steelers2014$90,062$75,600
Steelers2015$28,924$0
Chiefs2016$211,765$211,765
Dolphins2017$300,000$300,000
Total$630,751$587,365

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20142000.1%1.8%0000000000000
2015140016.7%2.9%0000000000000
201610017.3%2.6%0000000000000
20182004.2%0.2%1100100000000
2019160049.4%18.8%2418634592000240

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$4,373,000$5,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,373,000$5,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.4M $14.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,373,000 $5,933,333

Weekly Valuation Trends

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