Taylor Heinicke

Quarterback

Age: 28
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $1,593,750 (0.80% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $2,625,000 (1.27% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.65
  • Contract Value: $4,750,000 ($2,375,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 45/107 at QB

Current Contract

(RFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202128$1,000,000$500,000$500,000$0$500,000$1,593,7500.8%
202229$1,500,000$500,000$750,000$125,000$0$2,875,0001.3%
Total$2,500,000$1,000,000$1,250,000$125,000$500,000$4,468,750

Contract Notes

Taylor Heinicke signed a three year contract with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2015 worth $1,585,000. He received a $10,000 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.4M
$4.8M
20212022
Cash Due$2,625,000$2,250,000
Running Cash$2,500,000$4,750,000
Career Earnings: $2,804,852
Career APY: $560,970
Potential Earnings: $6,587,276
Total Guarantees: $1,510,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,625,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $2,875,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsUDFATerminated20153$1,585,000$528,333$10,000$754,15947.6%$377,080
PatriotsPracticeTerminated20171$255,000$255,000$0$00.0%$0
TexansPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$00.0%$0
TexansSFATerminated20172$1,320,000$660,000$0$108,5298.2%$108,529
PanthersSFAExpired20172$1,320,000$660,000$0$689,00052.2%$689,000
PanthersRFATerminated20191$805,000$805,000$0$00.0%$0
WashingtonPracticeRenegotiated20201$204,000$204,000$0$00.0%$0
WashingtonSFAExpired20201$910,000$910,000$0$160,58817.6%$160,588
WashingtonRFAActive20212$4,750,000$2,375,000$1,500,000$1,000,00021.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings2$790,335$395,168$750,8250.0%$39,5100.0%
Patriots0$30,000$0$00.0%$30,0000.0%
Texans1$122,929$122,929$108,5290.0%$14,4000.0%
Panthers1$689,000$689,000$689,0000.0%$00.0%
Washington1$1,172,588$1,172,588$132,3530.0%$12,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$3,333$0$0$0$438,3330.3%$445,000
2016Vikings$525,000$3,333$0$0$0$312,4920.2%$309,159
2017Texans$615,000$0$0$0$0$108,5290.1%$108,529
2018Panthers$705,000$0$0$0$0$689,0000.4%$689,000
2020Washington$910,000$0$0$0$0$132,3530.1%$160,588
2021Washington$1,000,000$500,000$500,000$0$500,000$1,593,7500.8%$2,625,000
2022Washington$1,500,000$500,000$750,000$125,000$0$2,875,0001.3%$2,250,000
Total$5,690,000$1,006,666$1,250,000$125,000$500,000$6,149,457$6,587,276
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2017$39,510$36,176
Patriots2017$30,000$30,000
Texans2017$14,400$14,400
Washington2020$12,000$12,000
Total$95,910$92,576

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201711510.8%0.0%0/00.0%00000.0000.0000
20186108.6%0.0%35/5761.4%32013260.65316.2010
20201002.3%0.0%12/1963.2%137101102.33227.3000
202170096.5%0.0%151/23564.3%1658107986.8352226.3100

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$21,835,000$2,375,000
Injury Adjusted$21,835,000$2,375,000
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OTC Valuation $6.3M $12.7M $19.0M $25.4M $31.7M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $26,914,000 $11,500,000

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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