Quenton Nelson

Left Guard

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $6,605,158 (2.75% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,741,720 (1.29% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.42
  • Contract Value: $23,888,912 ($5,972,228 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,888,912
  • Contract Ranking: 12/95 at LG

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201822$480,000$3,863,438$0$480,000$4,343,4382.2%
2019 📝
July 2: $995,860 roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
23$570,000$3,863,438$995,860$1,565,860$5,429,2982.3%
2020 📝
July 2: $1,991,720 roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
24$750,000$3,863,438$1,991,720$2,651,720$6,605,1582.8%
2021 📝
July 2: $2,987,580 roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
25$920,000$3,863,438$2,987,580$3,737,580$7,771,0183.6%
Total$2,720,000$15,453,752$5,975,160$8,435,160$24,148,912

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.
Career Earnings: $17,499,612
Career APY: $8,749,806
Potential Earnings: $24,148,912
Total Guarantees: $23,888,912
Largest Cash Payment: $15,933,752 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $7,771,018 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedActive20184$23,888,912$5,972,228$23,888,912$17,499,61273.3%$8,749,806
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts2$17,499,612$8,749,806$9,772,7360.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Colts$480,000$3,863,438$0$480,000$4,343,4382.2%$15,933,752
2019Colts$570,000$3,863,438$995,860$1,565,860$5,429,2982.3%$1,565,860
2020Colts$750,000$3,863,438$1,991,720$2,651,720$6,605,1582.8%$2,741,720
2021Colts$920,000$3,863,438$2,987,580$3,737,580$7,771,0183.6%$3,907,580
Total$2,720,000$15,453,752$5,975,160$8,435,160$24,148,912$24,148,912

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2018160099.9%17.7%
2019160097.1%15.7%

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$10,185,000$5,972,228
Injury Adjusted$10,185,000$5,972,228
test
OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.4M $7.2M $9.0M APY $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.9M $12.3M $5,249,000 $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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