Quenton Nelson

Left Guard

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,429,298
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.27%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,565,860
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.37%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.29
  • Total Contract Value: $23,888,912
  • Annual Contract Value: $5,972,228
  • Position Ranking: 2/7 at LG
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,888,912
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 329
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • Entry: 2018 Draft, Round 1, #6 overall (Colts)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2022, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Quenton Nelson signed a four year contract with the Indianapolis Colts worth $23,888,912 on May 10, 2018. Nelson received a $15,453,752 signing bonus and his entire contract is guaranteed. In the final three contract years, Nelson has roster bonuses due on the 5th day of training camp.  Nelson was the 6th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 22 $480,000 $480,000 $3,863,438 $0 $0 $0 $4,343,438 2.5%
2019 23 $570,000 $1,565,860 $3,863,438 $995,860 $0 $0 $5,429,298 2.9%
2020 24 $660,000 $2,651,720 $3,863,438 $1,991,720 $0 $0 $6,515,158 3.3%
2021 25 $750,000 $3,737,580 $3,863,438 $2,987,580 $0 $0 $7,601,018 --
Total $2,460,000 $15,453,752 $5,975,160 $0 $0 $23,888,912
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Career Earnings: $15,933,752
Career APY: $15,933,752
Potential Earnings: $23,888,912
Total Guarantees: $23,888,912
Largest Cash Payment: $15,933,752 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,601,018 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Colts Drafted Active 2018 4 $23,888,912 $5,972,228 $23,888,912 $15,933,752 66.7% $15,933,752
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Colts 1 $15,933,752 $15,933,752 $4,343,438 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 Colts $480,000 $480,000 $3,863,438 $0 $0 $0 $4,343,438 2.5% $15,933,752
2019 Colts $570,000 $1,565,860 $3,863,438 $995,860 $0 $0 $5,429,298 2.9% $1,565,860
2020 Colts $660,000 $2,651,720 $3,863,438 $1,991,720 $0 $0 $6,515,158 3.3% $2,651,720
2021 Colts $750,000 $3,737,580 $3,863,438 $2,987,580 $0 $0 $7,601,018 -- $3,737,580
Total $2,460,000 $15,453,752 $5,975,160 $0 $0 $23,888,912   $23,888,912

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2018 16 99.9% 17.7%

Financial Reports

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