Will Hernandez

Right Guard

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $5,325,000 (1.98% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $4,075,000 (1.51% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $9,000,000 ($4,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 15/88 at RG

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202328$2,000,000$1,250,000$0$425,000$2,000,000$3,675,0001.6%
2024 📝
March 18: Roster bonus due
29$3,150,000$1,250,000$500,000$425,000$500,000$5,325,0002.0%
Total$5,150,000$2,500,000$500,000$850,000$2,500,000$9,000,000

Contract Notes

Will Hernandez  signed a one year contract with the Arizona Cardinals worth $1,187,500 with $1,047,500 guaranteed. The contract qualifies for the veteran salary benefit.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$4.5M
$9M
20232024
Cash Due$4,925,000$4,075,000
Running Cash$4,925,000$9,000,000
Career Earnings: $14,250,230
Career APY: $2,375,038
Potential Earnings: $18,325,230
Total Guarantees: $11,115,794
Largest Cash Payment: $4,925,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $5,325,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
GiantsDraftedExpired20184$7,450,740$1,862,685$5,568,294$8,137,730109.2%$2,034,433
CardinalsUFAExpired20221$1,187,500$1,187,500$1,047,500$1,187,500100.0%$1,187,500
CardinalsUFAActive20232$9,000,000$4,500,000$4,500,000$4,925,00054.7%$4,925,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Giants4$8,137,730$2,034,433$8,137,7300.0%$00.0%
Cardinals2$6,112,500$3,056,250$4,722,5000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Giants$480,000$874,680$0$0$480,000$1,354,6800.8%$3,978,720
2019Giants$818,670$874,680$0$0$818,670$1,693,3500.9%$818,670
2020Giants$1,157,340$874,680$0$0$770,904$2,032,0201.0%$1,157,340
2021Giants$2,183,000$874,680$0$0$0$3,057,6801.7%$2,183,000
2022Cardinals$1,035,000$0$152,500$0$895,000$1,047,5000.5%$1,187,500
2023Cardinals$2,000,000$1,250,000$0$425,000$2,000,000$3,675,0001.6%$4,925,000
2024Cardinals$3,150,000$1,250,000$500,000$425,000$500,000$5,325,0002.0%$4,075,000
Total$10,824,010$5,998,720$652,500$850,000$5,464,574$18,185,230$18,325,230

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2018160099.6%14.3%
20191600100.0%12.4%
2020130051.7%6.9%
2021170095.2%11.2%
2022130070.1%5.1%
2023170098.1%9.8%

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$6,935,000$4,500,000
Injury Adjusted$6,935,000$4,500,000
test
OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.5M $5.2M $7M $8.7M APY $3.4M $6.8M $10.3M $13.7M $17.1M $4,471,000 $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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