Sheldon Richardson

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $9,666,666
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.92%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $13,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 7.35%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.34
  • Total Contract Value: $37,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,333,333
  • Position Ranking: 7/110 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $15,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 294
  • College: Missouri
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 1, #13 overall (Jets)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $9,114,000

Contract Notes

Sheldon Richardson signed a 3 year, $37 million contract with the Browns. Richardson received $15 million fully guaranteed at signing including a $5 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year another $6.5 million will become guaranteed. Another $3 million in escalators are available.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$8,000,000$1,666,666$0$8,000,000$9,666,6665.1%
2020 📝
March 20: $6.5 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
30$11,900,000$1,666,666$100,000$2,000,000$13,666,6666.8%
202131$11,900,000$1,666,668$100,000$0$13,666,668--
Total$31,800,000$5,000,000$200,000$10,000,000$37,000,000
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Career Earnings: $29,396,176
Career APY: $4,899,363
Potential Earnings: $61,396,176
Total Guarantees: $50,977,000
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $13,666,668 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedTraded20135$16,811,000$3,362,200$10,054,000$9,639,17657.3%$2,409,794
SeahawksDraftedExpired20135$10,054,000$3,362,200$18,123,000$6,757,00067.2%$6,757,000
VikingsUFAExpired20181$8,000,000$8,000,000$7,800,000$8,000,000100.0%$8,000,000
BrownsUFAActive20193$37,000,000$12,333,333$15,000,000$5,000,00013.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets4$9,639,176$2,409,794$9,555,4700.0%$00.0%
Seahawks1$6,757,000$6,757,000$6,757,0000.0%$850,0000.0%
Vikings1$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Browns0$5,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Jets$405,000$1,423,000$0$405,000$1,828,0001.5%$6,097,000
2014Jets$862,000$1,423,000$0$862,000$2,285,0001.7%$862,000
2015Jets$1,319,000$1,423,000$0$0$2,431,6471.7%$1,008,647
2016Jets$1,776,000$1,423,000$0$0$3,010,8231.9%$1,671,529
2017Seahawks$6,757,000$0$0$6,757,000$6,757,0004.0%$6,757,000
2018Vikings$5,800,000$2,000,000$200,000$5,800,000$8,000,0004.5%$8,000,000
2019Browns$8,000,000$1,666,666$0$8,000,000$9,666,6665.1%$13,000,000
2020Browns$11,900,000$1,666,666$100,000$2,000,000$13,666,6666.8%$12,000,000
2021Browns$11,900,000$1,666,668$100,000$0$13,666,668--$12,000,000
Total$48,719,000$12,692,000$400,000$23,824,000$61,312,470$61,396,176
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2019$850,000$850,000
Total$850,000$850,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131680.0%15.4%42363.5291281001000
20141679.5%16.3%4225841.511211001100
20151159.0%5.7%2015528.54152002000
20161573.5%7.4%38241.5131392001200
20171559.4%13.3%2516153711512200
20181668.9%13.6%26234.531.56160000000
2019970.4%14.8%28700101001000

Financial Reports

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