Age: 27
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,455,882 (2.13% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $5,500,000 (2.59% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $11,000,000 ($5,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 40/289 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202127$1,000,000$750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$4,455,8822.1%
2022 📝
March 22: $1.25m million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
28$4,500,000$750,000$0$1,000,000$0$6,250,0003.0%
Total$5,500,000$1,500,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$10,705,882

Contract Notes

Sheldon Rankins signed a 2 year contract with the New York Jets on March 25, 2021. Contract base value is $11 million with $4.5 million virtually guaranteed after signing. Rankins received a $1.5 million signing bonus, along with a $2 million roster bonus 5 days after signing the contract. Rankins has a $1.25 million guarantee in 2022 that vests to a full guarantee on the 5th day of the 2022 league year. Rankins can earn up to $1 million in roster bonuses (paid $62,500 per game active) in 2021-2022. There is an additional $4 million in performance incentives and another $2 million in performance escalators.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$5.5M
$11M
20212022
Cash Due$5,500,000$5,500,000
Running Cash$5,500,000$11,000,000
Career Earnings: $21,991,646
Career APY: $4,398,329
Potential Earnings: $31,491,646
Total Guarantees: $17,301,646
Largest Cash Payment: $7,960,288 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $6,250,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedExpired20164$12,801,646$3,200,412$12,801,646$20,491,646160.1%$4,098,329
JetsUFAActive20212$11,000,000$5,500,000$4,500,000$1,500,00013.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints5$20,491,646$4,098,329$16,491,6460.0%$4,000,0000.0%
Jets0$1,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Saints$450,000$1,877,572$0$0$450,000$2,327,5721.5%$7,960,288
2017Saints$1,031,893$1,877,572$0$0$1,031,893$2,909,4651.8%$1,031,893
2018Saints$1,613,786$1,877,572$0$0$1,613,786$3,491,3582.0%$1,613,786
2019Saints$2,195,679$1,877,572$0$0$2,195,679$4,073,2512.1%$2,195,679
2020Saints$1,690,000$2,000,000$0$0$1,690,000$3,690,0001.9%$7,690,000
2021Jets$1,000,000$750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$3,000,000$4,455,8822.1%$5,500,000
2022Jets$4,500,000$750,000$0$1,000,000$0$6,250,0003.0%$5,500,000
Total$12,481,358$11,010,288$2,000,000$2,000,000$9,981,358$27,197,528$31,491,646
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Saints2021$4,000,000$0
Total$4,000,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201697031.9%0.0%155432360001000
2017160076.5%2.6%15102135911271000
2018160062.2%0.2%261586112151001000
2019106030.4%0.2%73214250000000
2020120039.7%0.4%1371.512.5391000000

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$1,923,000$5,500,000
Injury Adjusted$1,923,000$5,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.9M $10.3M $13.8M $17.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $3,489,000 $3,859,774

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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