Steve McLendon

3-4 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,423,823
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.20%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.54%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.13
  • Total Contract Value: $2,750,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 9/35 at 34DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 320
  • College: Troy
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2009 Undrafted Free Agent (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,073,000

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.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201933$930,000$1,076,176$0$250,000$656,470$2,423,8231.3%
202034$1,250,000$326,177$1,000,000$250,000$0$2,826,1771.4%
Total$2,180,000$1,402,353$1,000,000$500,000$656,470$5,250,000
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Career Earnings: $22,094,906
Career APY: $2,008,628
Potential Earnings: $24,454,235
Total Guarantees: $6,426,000
Largest Cash Payment: $4,000,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,250,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersUDFATerminated20093$1,186,000$395,333$1,000$1,0000.1%$0
SteelersPracticeTerminated20091$88,400$88,400$0$62,40070.6%$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$5,2005.9%$0
SteelersSFATerminated20102$725,000$362,500$0$18,8242.6%$0
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20101$88,400$88,400$0$5,2005.9%$0
SteelersSFATerminated20102$725,000$362,500$0$37,6475.2%$0
SteelersPracticeRenegotiated20101$88,400$88,400$0$10,40011.8%$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
JetsExtensionActive20191$2,750,000$2,750,000$0$2,750,000100.0%$2,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers7$8,594,906$1,227,844$8,454,2350.0%$140,6710.0%
Jets4$13,500,000$3,375,000$13,095,6980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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$4,250,0002.4%$3,375,000
2019Jets$930,000$1,076,176$0$250,000$656,470$2,423,8231.3%$2,750,000
2020Jets$1,250,000$326,177$1,000,000$250,000$0$2,826,1771.4%$2,500,000
Total$16,903,400$5,577,353$1,000,000$1,000,000$2,406,470$24,376,110$24,454,235
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$10,400
Total$140,671$140,671

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
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

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$3,577,000$2,750,000
Injury Adjusted$3,577,000$2,750,000
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.4M $14.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,332,000 $4,000,000

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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