• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $2,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.22%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 5.36%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.00
  • Total Contract Value: $28,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 12/166 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Weight: 298
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #13 overall (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Nick Fairley signed a four year, $28 million contract with the Saints. The contract contains $14 million in guarantees of which $9 million is fully guaranteed. The balance will become fully guaranteed two days after the 2017 Super Bowl. He can earn roster bonuses on the 5th day of the 2017-2019 league year and there are up to $2 million in incentives based on sacks.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017$1,000,000 $1,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,0001.2%
2018$4,250,000$2,000,000$750,000$0$0$7,000,0003.9%
2019$5,950,000$2,000,000$925,000$125,000$0$9,000,0004.7%
2020$5,950,000$2,000,000$925,000$125,000$0$9,000,0004.5%
Total$17,150,000$8,000,000$2,600,000$250,000$0$27,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $26,107,750
Years: 6
Career APY: $4,351,292
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedExpired20114$9,889,000$2,472,250$9,889,000100.0%$2,472,250
RamsUFAExpired20151$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,218,750104.4%$5,218,750
SaintsUFAExpired20161$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000100.0%$3,000,000
SaintsUFAActive20174$28,000,000$7,000,000$8,000,00028.6%$0
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%
Saints1$11,000,000$11,000,000$1,510,0000.0%$1,490,0000.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Lions$375,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$1,798,0001.5%
2012Lions$824,500$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,247,5001.9%
2013Lions$1,274,000 $1,274,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,697,0002.2%
2014Lions$1,723,500 $1,723,500$1,423,000$0$0$0$3,146,5002.4%
2015Rams$2,500,000 $1,500,000$0$2,000,000$500,000$0$4,906,2503.4%
2016Saints$765,000 $765,000$745,000$0$0$0$1,510,0001.0%
2017Saints$1,000,000 $1,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,0001.2%
2018Saints$4,250,000$2,000,000$750,000$0$0$7,000,0003.9%
2019Saints$5,950,000$2,000,000$925,000$125,000$0$9,000,0004.7%
2020Saints$5,950,000$2,000,000$925,000$125,000$0$9,000,0004.5%
Total$24,612,000$14,437,000$4,600,000$750,000$0$43,305,250 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201488612350001000
20151418110.521710001-50
20161629146.543.59220000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average