Embed This Stephen Nicholas

Outside Linebacker Age: 34 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#109 overall), 2007 College: South Florida Agent(s):



Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Stephen Nicholas signed a 5 year, $17,500,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In , Nicholas will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $17,500,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2011 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($6,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2011 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002011 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2011 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002011 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2011 Dead Cap: -2012 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002011 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2011 Dead Cap: -2012 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002011 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2012 Contract details by year 29 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $2,500,000 $4,000,000 $1,500,000($7,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002012 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002012 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002012 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002012 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2013 Contract details by year 30 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,500,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002013 Cap Savings: $500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002013 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002013 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002013 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000($13,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002014 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002014 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002014 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002014 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $4,500,000($17,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $5,500,000
    2016 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $5 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Player contract details by year $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $467,500 - - - - - $752,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    7 seasons $6,665,000 $5,467,500 - - - - - $12,132,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
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