Nick Easton

Left Guard

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $5,843,750 (2.95% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $5,500,000 (2.31% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.94
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($6,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 11/84 at LG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$2,000,000$2,500,0001.3%
2020 📝
March 18: Roster Bonus due
28$4,500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$5,843,7503.0%
2021 📝
March 18: Roster Bonus due
29$5,500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$0$7,000,0003.8%
2022 📝
March 18: Roster Bonus due
30$7,000,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$0$8,500,0003.7%
Total$19,000,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$2,500,000$23,843,750

Contract Notes

Nick Easton signed a 4 year contract with the New Orleans Saints on March 21, 2019.  The contract is worth a base value of $22.5 million with $4 million guaranteed at signing.  The guarantee consists of a $2 million signing bonus and $2 million full salary guarantee in 2019.  Easton has salary escalators available for 2021 and 2020 although the details are unknown at this time.
Career Earnings: $8,498,000
Career APY: $1,699,600
Potential Earnings: $28,386,647
Total Guarantees: $4,027,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $8,500,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensUDFATraded20153$1,584,000$528,000$9,000$00.0%$0
49ersUDFATraded20153$1,584,000$528,000$9,000$00.0%$0
VikingsUDFAExpired20153$1,584,000$528,000$9,000$1,472,64793.0%$490,882
VikingsRFAExpired20181$2,914,000$2,914,000$0$2,914,000100.0%$2,914,000
SaintsUFAActive20194$24,000,000$6,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,00016.7%$4,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens0$9,000$0$00.0%$9,0000.0%
49ers0$102,353$0$00.0%$102,3530.0%
Vikings4$4,386,647$1,096,662$4,386,6470.0%$00.0%
Saints1$4,000,000$4,000,000$2,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$0$0$0$0$332,6470.2%$332,647
2016Vikings$525,000$0$0$0$0$525,0000.3%$525,000
2017Vikings$615,000$0$0$0$0$615,0000.4%$615,000
2018Vikings$2,914,000$0$0$0$0$2,914,0001.5%$2,914,000
2019Saints$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$2,000,000$2,500,0001.3%$4,000,000
2020Saints$4,500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$5,843,7503.0%$5,500,000
2021Saints$5,500,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$0$7,000,0003.8%$6,500,000
2022Saints$7,000,000$500,000$500,000$500,000$0$8,500,0003.7%$8,000,000
Total$23,489,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$2,500,000$28,230,397$28,386,647
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Ravens2015$3,000$9,000
49ers2015$102,353$102,353
Ravens2016$6,000$0
Total$111,353$111,353

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2016111439.4%5.4%
2017124067.1%11.6%
2019100538.3%11.6%
2020100100.0%18.2%

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$3,511,000$6,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.3M $4.6M $6.9M $9.2M $11.5M APY $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.9M $12.3M $9,310,000 $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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