Sheldon Richardson

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.21%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.69%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/57 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,800,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 294
  • College: Missouri
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201828$5,800,000 $5,800,000$2,000,000$0$200,000$0$8,000,0004.5%
Total$5,800,000$2,000,000$0$200,000$0$8,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $19,708,176
Years: 5
Career APY: $3,941,635
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedTraded20135$18,123,000$3,624,600$9,639,17653.2%$2,409,794
SeahawksDraftedExpired20135$18,123,000$3,624,600$8,069,00044.5%$8,069,000
VikingsUFAActive20181$8,000,000$8,000,000$2,000,00025.0%$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$8,069,000$8,069,000$8,069,0000.0%$00.0%
Vikings0$2,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Jets$405,000 $405,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$1,828,0001.5%
2014Jets$862,000 $862,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,285,0001.7%
2015Jets$1,319,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$2,431,6471.7%
2016Jets$1,776,000$1,423,000$0$0$0$3,010,8231.9%
2017Seahawks$8,069,000 $8,069,000$0$0$0$0$8,069,0004.8%
2018Vikings$5,800,000 $5,800,000$2,000,000$0$200,000$0$8,000,0004.5%
Total$18,231,000$7,692,000$0$200,000$0$25,624,470 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141679.5%16.3%4225841.511211001100
20151159.0%5.7%2015528.54152002000
20161573.5%7.4%38241.5131392001200
20171559.4%13.3%2516153711512200

Financial Reports

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