Embed This Tahir Whitehead

Outside Linebacker Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#138 overall), 2012 College: Temple Agent(s): Integrated Sports Management
  • Current Contract

    Tahir Whitehead signed a 2 year, $8,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $4,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2017, Whitehead will earn a base salary of $3,050,000, a roster bonus of $187,500 and a incentive bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,987,500 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $4,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,750,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $1,750,000 $1,500,000 - - $3,250,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000($4,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $4,750,0002016 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $3,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $3,250,0002017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $3,050,000 $1,500,000 $187,500 $250,000 $4,987,500 $1,500,000 $3,487,500($8,237,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $3,487,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $3,487,500 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $3,487,500 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $3,487,500
    2018 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Per Game Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • Annual Incentives: $250,000 (earned in 2017)

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,312,000
    Signing Bonus $212,000
    Average Salary $578,000
    Guaranteed $212,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 22 $390,000 $53,000 - $443,000 $212,000
    2013 23 $480,000 $53,000 - $533,000 $159,000
    2014 24 $570,000 $53,000 - $623,000 $106,000
    2015 25 $660,000 $53,000 - $713,000 $53,000
    2016 Free agent year 26 UFA  
     
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $212,000 - - - - - $602,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - $192,028 $762,028
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - - - - $164,314 $824,314
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - $4,750,000
    5 seasons $3,850,000 $3,212,000 - - - - $356,342 $7,418,342
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,050,000 - $187,500 - - - - $3,487,500
    $6,900,000 $3,212,000 $187,500 - - - $356,342 $10,905,842
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Tahir Whitehead ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($4,987,500) Rank
    NFL: #296
    Detroit Lions: #10
    Outside Linebacker: #30

    Total Cash ($3,487,500) Rank
    NFL: #409
    Outside Linebacker: #37

    Average Annual ($4,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #375
    Outside Linebacker: #33
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Sean Lee, DAL
    Similarity Score: 97.73%
    16 15 15 976 0.925 144 92 52 $7,000,000
    KJ Wright, SEA
    Similarity Score: 97.37%
    16 16 16 1051 0.974 4 126 72 54 1 $6,750,000
    Mark Barron, LA
    Similarity Score: 95.77%
    16 16 16 1086 0.997 1 118 90 27 2 $9,000,000
    Vontaze Burfict, CIN
    Similarity Score: 95.5%
    14 14 11 674 0.623 2 101 73 28 1 2 $480,333
    Thomas Davis, CAR
    Similarity Score: 93.82%
    16 16 16 1008 0.943 2.5 106 73 33 1 3 $3,268,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 15 15 15 934 0.909 132 99 33
    2015 16 16 8 588 0.564 2 51 36 11 1
    2014 16 16 15 722 0.691 85 56 20 2
    2013 16 16 1 0.001 9 1
    2012 14 14 11 1
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • OLB Rank: #33

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Whitehead's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Whitehead statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Tahir Whitehead's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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