Age: 35
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 11
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.54% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,212,500 (0.47% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $1,212,500 ($1,212,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 97/255 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202135$1,212,500$137,500$987,5000.5%
Total$1,212,500$137,500$987,500

Contract Notes

Steve McLendon signed  a one year, $2.5 million contract with the Jets. $2.25 million of the contract is fully guaranteed. McLendon can max the contract value at $3.5 million if he hits certain incentives.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2021
Cash Due$1,212,500
Running Cash$1,212,500
Career Earnings: $24,584,506
Career APY: $2,048,709
Potential Earnings: $24,288,059
Total Guarantees: $8,226,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Number: $4,250,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersUDFATerminated20093$1,186,000$395,333$1,000$00.0%$0
SteelersPracticeTerminated20091$88,400$88,400$0$00.0%$0
SteelersPracticeExpired20091$88,400$88,400$0$26,00029.4%$26,000
SteelersSFATerminated20102$725,000$362,500$0$00.0%$0
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20101$88,400$88,400$0$00.0%$0
SteelersSFATerminated20102$725,000$362,500$0$00.0%$0
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20101$88,400$88,400$0$00.0%$0
SteelersSFATerminated20102$725,000$362,500$0$00.0%$0
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20101$88,400$88,400$0$00.0%$0
SteelersSFAExpired20102$725,000$362,500$0$638,23588.0%$319,118
SteelersERFAExpired20121$540,000$540,000$0$540,000100.0%$540,000
SteelersRFAExpired20133$7,250,000$2,416,667$1,675,000$7,250,000100.0%$2,416,667
JetsUFAExpired20163$10,500,000$3,500,000$4,000,000$10,750,000102.4%$3,583,333
JetsUFARenegotiated20191$2,500,000$2,500,000$750,000$00.0%$0
JetsExtensionTraded20191$2,750,000$2,750,000$900,000$2,750,000100.0%$2,750,000
BuccaneersExtensionExpired20191$2,750,000$2,750,000$900,000$1,121,32440.8%$1,121,324
BuccaneersUFAActive20211$1,212,500$1,212,500$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers7$8,584,506$1,226,358$8,454,2350.0%$140,6710.0%
Jets4$14,878,676$3,719,669$13,095,6980.0%$1,704,7930.0%
Buccaneers1$1,121,324$1,121,324$1,121,3240.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2009Steelers$88,400$0$0$0$0$26,0000.0%$26,000
2010Steelers$320,000$0$0$0$0$188,235--$188,235
2011Steelers$450,000$0$0$0$0$450,0000.4%$450,000
2012Steelers$540,000$0$0$0$0$540,0000.4%$540,000
2013Steelers$900,000$558,333$0$0$0$1,458,3331.2%$2,575,000
2014Steelers$2,425,000$558,333$0$0$0$2,983,3332.2%$2,425,000
2015Steelers$2,250,000$558,334$0$0$0$2,808,3342.0%$2,250,000
2016Jets$1,750,000$750,000$0$0$1,750,000$2,500,0001.6%$4,000,000
2017Jets$2,875,000$875,000$0$250,000$0$3,921,8752.3%$3,375,000
2018Jets$3,125,000$875,000$0$250,000$0$4,250,0002.2%$3,375,000
2019Jets$930,000$1,076,176$0$250,000$656,470$2,423,8231.2%$2,750,000
2020Buccaneers$1,250,000$0$0$500,000$0$1,121,3240.5%$1,121,324
2021Buccaneers$1,212,500$0$137,500$0$0$987,5000.5%$1,212,500
Total$18,115,900$5,251,176$137,500$1,250,000$2,406,470$23,658,757$24,288,059
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Steelers2009$1,000$1,000
Steelers2009$62,400$62,400
Steelers2010$5,200$5,200
Steelers2010$18,824$18,824
Steelers2010$5,200$5,200
Steelers2010$37,647$37,647
Steelers2010$10,400$0
Jets2020$1,704,793$1,378,676
Total$1,845,464$1,508,947

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20117----16.9%0.0%9415.5120000000
201216----13.7%22.2%4327.5230001000
2013142032.5%13.1%201300100001000
2014123130.6%9.7%12917410000000
2015160034.1%13.7%11319411000000
2016115036.8%12.6%2083.516.5760001000
2017160043.6%15.9%29141.57.5730000000
2018160042.1%19.8%211400411000000
2019160041.9%20.6%21152.5231070000100
2020150040.5%15.9%8600200000000
202170316.4%6.7%2100010000000

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$19,000$1,212,500
Injury Adjusted$19,000$1,212,500
test
OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.2M $9.3M $12.4M $15.4M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,812,000 $3,859,774

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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