Steven Nelson

Cornerback

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,080,000 (3.53% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $8,250,000 (4.62% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.17
  • Contract Value: $25,500,000 ($8,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 21/319 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201926$1,500,000$2,500,000$4,000,0001.9%
202027$910,000$6,170,000$7,080,0003.5%
202128$8,250,000$6,170,000$14,420,0006.7%
Total$10,660,000$14,840,000$25,500,000
Career Earnings: $20,427,948
Career APY: $4,085,590
Potential Earnings: $29,587,948
Total Guarantees: $8,081,948
Largest Cash Payment: $9,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $14,420,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20154$2,902,948$725,737$581,948$4,087,948140.8%$1,021,987
SteelersUFAActive20193$25,500,000$8,500,000$7,500,000$16,340,00064.1%$16,340,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs4$4,087,948$1,021,987$4,089,9480.0%$00.0%
Steelers1$16,340,000$16,340,000$4,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Chiefs$435,000$145,487$0$580,4870.4%$1,016,948
2016Chiefs$527,500$145,487$10,000$682,9870.4%$535,500
2017Chiefs$618,500$145,487$10,000$773,9870.5%$628,500
2018Chiefs$1,897,000$145,487$10,000$2,052,4871.2%$1,907,000
2019Steelers$1,500,000$2,500,000$0$4,000,0001.9%$9,000,000
2020Steelers$910,000$6,170,000$0$7,080,0003.5%$8,250,000
2021Steelers$8,250,000$6,170,000$0$14,420,0006.7%$8,250,000
Total$14,138,000$15,421,948$30,000$29,589,948$29,587,948

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201512044.9%28.4%8000000000000
2016151090.8%26.1%596004116000200
201798046.6%7.6%33800204001000
2018160098.8%0.2%58100020154530000
2019151093.6%14.0%529000071330100

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$10,474,000$8,500,000
Injury Adjusted$11,051,840$7,968,750
test
OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.8M $5.6M $8.3M $11.1M $13.9M $3,695,000 $3,259,000

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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