Sheldon Richardson

Interior Defensive Line

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $2,281,372 (1.22% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $3,600,000 (1.79% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.58
  • Contract Value: $3,600,000 ($3,600,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 56/245 at IDL

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202131$1,075,000$641,666$600,000$1,075,000$2,281,3721.2%
202232Void$641,666VoidVoid$1,283,3340.6%
202333Void$641,668VoidVoid$00.0%
Total$1,075,000$1,925,000$600,000$1,075,000$3,564,706

Contract Notes

Sheldon Richardson signed a one year, $3.6 million contract with the Vikings. $3 million is guaranteed. The team used two void years for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.6M
2021
Cash Due$3,600,000
Running Cash$3,600,000
Career Earnings: $52,071,176
Career APY: $6,508,897
Potential Earnings: $52,896,176
Total Guarantees: $53,977,000
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $13,666,666 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedExpired20135$10,054,000$3,362,200$18,123,000$6,757,00067.2%$6,757,000
JetsDraftedTraded20135$16,811,000$3,362,200$10,054,000$9,639,17657.3%$2,409,794
VikingsUFAExpired20181$8,000,000$8,000,000$7,800,000$8,000,000100.0%$8,000,000
BrownsUFATerminated20193$36,000,000$12,000,000$15,000,000$24,900,00069.2%$12,450,000
VikingsSFAActive20211$3,600,000$3,600,000$3,000,000$1,925,00053.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks1$7,607,000$7,607,000$6,757,0000.0%$850,0000.0%
Jets4$9,639,176$2,409,794$9,555,4700.0%$00.0%
Vikings1$9,925,000$9,925,000$8,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Browns2$24,900,000$12,450,000$23,333,3320.0%$1,666,6680.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Jets$405,000$1,423,000$0$0$405,000$1,828,0001.5%$6,097,000
2014Jets$862,000$1,423,000$0$0$862,000$2,285,0001.7%$862,000
2015Jets$1,319,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,431,6471.6%$1,008,647
2016Jets$1,776,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$3,010,8231.9%$1,671,529
2017Seahawks$6,757,000$0$0$0$6,757,000$6,757,0004.0%$6,757,000
2018Vikings$5,800,000$2,000,000$0$200,000$5,800,000$8,000,0004.2%$8,000,000
2019Browns$8,000,000$1,666,666$0$0$8,000,000$9,666,6663.9%$13,000,000
2020Browns$11,900,000$1,666,666$0$100,000$8,500,000$13,666,6666.0%$11,900,000
2021Vikings$1,075,000$641,666$600,000$0$1,075,000$2,281,3721.2%$3,600,000
2022Vikings$0$641,666$0$0$0$1,283,3340.6%$0
2023Vikings$0$641,668$0$0$0$00.0%$0
Total$37,894,000$12,950,332$600,000$300,000$31,399,000$51,210,508$52,896,176
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2019$850,000$850,000
Browns2021$1,666,668$0
Total$2,516,668$850,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013160080.0%15.4%42363.5291281001000
2014160079.5%16.3%4225841.511211001100
2015111059.0%5.7%2015528.54152002000
2016150073.5%7.4%38241.5131392001200
2017151059.4%13.3%2516153711512200
2018160068.9%13.6%26234.531.56160000000
2019160072.9%14.7%4319317464003000
2020160074.1%14.3%35294.5345103001000
202110031.9%2.9%0100000000000

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$1,289,000$3,600,000
Injury Adjusted$1,289,000$3,600,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.2M $17.7M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $5,044,000 $3,600,000

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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