Vince Williams

Linebacker

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,031,666 (3.50% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,000,000 (2.24% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.57
  • Contract Value: $18,600,000 ($6,200,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,700,000
  • Contract Ranking: 40/296 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201829$800,000$2,100,000$300,000$300,000$3,200,0001.8%
2019 📝
March 15: Roster bonus due
30$805,000$3,031,666$0$0$3,836,6661.9%
202031$4,000,000$3,031,666$0$0$7,031,6663.5%
202132$4,000,000$3,031,668$0$0$7,031,6683.8%
Total$9,605,000$11,195,000$300,000$300,000$21,100,000

Contract Notes

Vince Williams signed a three year, $18.6 million contract extension with the Steelers on August 24, 2018. According to Ian Whetstone, Williams received a $6.4 million signing bonus and $300,000 roster bonus in 2018. In 2019 he will earn a $2.9 million roster bonus if on the Steelers in March. Williams had one year remaining on his prior contract and his cap charge for 2018 increased by $700,000 as part of the new contract.
Career Earnings: $18,338,680
Career APY: $2,619,811
Potential Earnings: $26,338,680
Total Guarantees: $8,278,680
Largest Cash Payment: $7,500,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $7,031,668 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedRenegotiated20134$2,238,680$559,670$78,680$1,563,68069.8%$521,227
SteelersExtensionRenegotiated20162$5,500,000$2,750,000$1,500,000$4,175,00075.9%$2,087,500
SteelersExtensionActive20183$18,600,000$6,200,000$6,700,000$12,600,00067.7%$6,300,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers7$18,338,680$2,619,811$12,275,3460.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Steelers$405,000$19,670$0$0$424,6700.3%$483,680
2014Steelers$495,000$19,670$0$0$514,6700.4%$495,000
2015Steelers$585,000$19,670$0$0$604,6700.4%$585,000
2016Steelers$675,000$519,670$0$0$1,194,6700.8%$2,175,000
2017Steelers$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$2,500,0001.5%$2,000,000
2018Steelers$800,000$2,100,000$300,000$300,000$3,200,0001.8%$7,500,000
2019Steelers$805,000$3,031,666$0$0$3,836,6661.9%$5,100,000
2020Steelers$4,000,000$3,031,666$0$0$7,031,6663.5%$4,000,000
2021Steelers$4,000,000$3,031,668$0$0$7,031,6683.8%$4,000,000
Total$13,765,000$12,273,680$300,000$300,000$26,338,680$26,338,680

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013150137.3%32.3%401300400000000
2014160024.8%58.0%281500010000100
2015160017.4%68.1%34120.53111000200
2016160025.6%50.2%371023640000000
2017160075.0%30.7%6619756101211130000
2018142071.3%5.0%50264.530.581021170001
2019142036.5%8.4%28272.518491000100
2020100076.0%11.9%37173181440000100

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$3,056,000$6,200,000
Injury Adjusted$3,056,000$6,200,000
test
OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,146,000 $3,875,000

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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