Nick Fairley

Career Earnings: $26,107,750
Career APY: $3,729,679
Total Guarantees: $23,389,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,906,250 (2015)
  • Date of Birth: January 23, 1988
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 298
  • College: Auburn
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #13 overall (Lions)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedExpired20114$9,889,000$2,472,250$9,889,000$9,889,000100.0%$2,472,250
RamsUFAExpired20151$5,000,000$5,000,000$1,500,000$5,218,750104.4%$5,218,750
SaintsUFAExpired20161$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000100.0%$3,000,000
SaintsUFATerminated20174$28,000,000$7,000,000$9,000,000$8,000,00028.6%$8,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions4$9,889,000$2,472,250$9,889,0000.0%$00.0%
Rams1$5,218,750$5,218,750$4,906,2500.0%$00.0%
Saints2$11,000,000$5,500,000$3,510,0000.0%$4,490,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Lions$375,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$1,798,0001.5%$6,067,000
2012Lions$824,500$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,247,5001.9%$824,500
2013Lions$1,274,000$1,423,000$0$0$1,274,000$2,697,0002.2%$1,274,000
2014Lions$1,723,500$1,423,000$0$0$1,723,500$3,146,5002.4%$1,723,500
2015Rams$2,500,000$0$2,000,000$500,000$1,500,000$4,906,2503.4%$5,218,750
2016Saints$765,000$745,000$0$0$765,000$1,510,0001.0%$3,000,000
2017Saints$1,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$2,000,0001.2%$8,000,000
Total$8,462,000$8,437,000$2,000,000$500,000$6,262,500$18,305,250$26,107,750
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Saints2017$1,490,000$0
Saints2018$3,000,000$0
Total$4,490,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011920.1%0.0%9611250000000
20121347.8%8.6%2875.53811131002100
20131564.9%11.6%2212636.59191001241
2014827.5%2.1%8612350001000
20151536.5%3.5%18110.521710001-50
20161668.8%1.9%29146.543.59220000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average