Sterling Shepard

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,391,455
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.74%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,760,624
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 6.06%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.17
  • Total Contract Value: $41,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 21/386 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,210,624
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 194
  • College: Oklahoma
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2016 Draft, Round 2, #40 overall (Giants)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Sterling Shepard signed a four year, $41 million contract with the Giants on April 12, 2019. Shepard received $21.26 million in guarantees of which $16.21 million is fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee on the contract is made up of a $10 million signing bonus, his 2019 base salary, and $5.45 million of his 2020 base salary. The other salary, which is injury protected, will vest to a full guarantee on the 3rd day of the 2020 and 2021 league years. There is also $100,000 in workout bonuses due during the life of the contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$760,624$2,630,831$0$760,624$3,391,4551.8%
2020 📝
March 15: Remainder of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
26$6,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$8,500,0004.3%
2021 📝
March 15: $4.025 million becomes fully guaranteed
27$6,975,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$9,000,000--
202228$8,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$10,500,000--
202329$9,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$11,500,000--
Total$32,160,624$10,630,831$100,000$760,624$42,891,455
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Career Earnings: $14,683,948
Career APY: $4,894,649
Potential Earnings: $46,944,572
Total Guarantees: $16,210,624
Largest Cash Payment: $10,760,624 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $11,500,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
GiantsDraftedRenegotiated20164$5,944,572$1,486,143$0$4,683,94878.8%$1,561,316
GiantsExtensionActive20194$41,000,000$10,250,000$16,210,624$10,000,00024.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants3$14,683,948$4,894,649$4,053,1170.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Giants$450,000$630,831$0$450,000$1,080,8310.7%$2,973,324
2017Giants$720,208$630,831$0$720,208$1,351,0390.8%$720,208
2018Giants$990,416$630,831$0$0$1,621,2470.9%$990,416
2019Giants$760,624$2,630,831$0$760,624$3,391,4551.8%$10,760,624
2020Giants$6,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$8,500,0004.3%$6,500,000
2021Giants$6,975,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$9,000,000--$7,000,000
2022Giants$8,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$10,500,000--$8,500,000
2023Giants$9,475,000$2,000,000$25,000$0$11,500,000--$9,500,000
Total$34,321,248$12,523,324$100,000$1,930,832$46,944,572$46,944,572

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20161694.7%0.2%6568310.5833110.3000
20171163.4%0.0%5973112.42441.0010
20181690.8%2.0%6687213.2433311.0010

Financial Reports

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