Nik Needham

Cornerback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $349,412
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.18%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $349,412
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.27%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $1,080,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $540,000
  • Position Ranking: 238/282 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 203
  • College: UTEP
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • Entry: 2019 Undrafted Free Agent (Dolphins)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (ERFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,200,000

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201923$495,000$349,4120.2%
202024$585,000$585,0000.3%
Total$1,080,000$934,412
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Career Earnings: $414,412
Career APY: $414,412
Potential Earnings: $934,412
Total Guarantees: $25,000
Largest Cash Payment: $585,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $585,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsUDFATerminated20193$1,767,000$589,000$25,000$25,0001.4%$0
DolphinsPracticeRenegotiated20191$136,000$136,000$0$40,00029.4%$0
DolphinsSFAActive20192$1,080,000$540,000$0$349,41232.4%$349,412
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins1$414,412$414,412$349,4120.0%$65,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Dolphins$495,000$349,4120.2%$349,412
2020Dolphins$585,000$585,0000.3%$585,000
Total$1,080,000$934,412$934,412
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Dolphins2019$17,000$12,000
Dolphins2019$40,000$40,000
Dolphins2020$8,000$0
Total$65,000$52,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2019120066.6%7.9%158000051230000

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$2,102,000$540,000
Injury Adjusted$2,102,000$540,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $4,273,000 $5,000,000

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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