Sheldon Richardson

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.20%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.92%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/26 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,800,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 294
  • College: Missouri
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 1, #13 overall (Jets)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Sheldon Richardson signed a 1 year, $8 million contract with the Vikings. Richardson has $7.8 million guaranteed, including a $2 million signing bonus. Another $3 million in incentives can increase the value to $11 million.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 28 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $2,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $8,000,000 4.5%
Total $5,800,000 $2,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $8,000,000
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Career Earnings: $25,708,176
Career APY: $4,284,696
Potential Earnings: $25,708,176
Total Guarantees: $44,046,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,069,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $8,069,000 (2017)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Jets Drafted Traded 2013 5 $18,123,000 $3,624,600 $18,123,000 $9,639,176 53.2% $2,409,794
Seahawks Drafted Expired 2013 5 $18,123,000 $3,624,600 $18,123,000 $8,069,000 44.5% $8,069,000
Vikings UFA Active 2018 1 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,800,000 $8,000,000 100.0% $8,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Jets 4 $9,639,176 $2,409,794 $9,555,470 0.0% $0 0.0%
Seahawks 1 $8,069,000 $8,069,000 $8,069,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Vikings 1 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Jets $405,000 $405,000 $1,423,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,828,000 1.5% $6,097,000
2014 Jets $862,000 $862,000 $1,423,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,285,000 1.7% $862,000
2015 Jets $1,319,000 $1,423,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,431,647 1.7% $1,008,647
2016 Jets $1,776,000 $1,423,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,010,823 1.9% $1,671,529
2017 Seahawks $8,069,000 $8,069,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,069,000 4.8% $8,069,000
2018 Vikings $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $2,000,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $8,000,000 4.5% $8,000,000
Total $18,231,000 $7,692,000 $0 $200,000 $0 $25,624,470   $25,708,176

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 16 80.0% 15.4%42363.5291281001000
2014 16 79.5% 16.3%4225841.511211001100
2015 11 59.0% 5.7%2015528.54152002000
2016 15 73.5% 7.4%38241.5131392001200
2017 15 59.4% 13.3%2516153711512200
2018 16 68.9% 13.6%26234.531.56160000000

Financial Reports

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