Embed This Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#167 overall), 2008 College: Middle Tennessee State Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Erik Walden signed a 4 year, $16,000,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In , Walden 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: 4 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $8,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $2,823,529 $250,000 $3,073,529 $3,823,529 $3,823,529($3,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $3,823,5292013 Cap Savings: $-750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $1,000,0002013 Cap Savings: $2,073,529 Post-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $3,073,5292014 Dead Cap: $750,0002013 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $250,0002014 Dead Cap: $750,0002013 Cap Savings: $2,823,529
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $4,000,000 $250,000 $4,250,000 $4,750,000 $4,000,000($7,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $4,750,0002014 Cap Savings: $-500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $750,0002014 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $4,250,0002015 Dead Cap: $500,0002014 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $250,0002015 Dead Cap: $500,0002014 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $4,000,000 $250,000 $4,250,000 $500,000 $4,000,000($11,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $500,0002015 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $500,0002015 Cap Savings: $3,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $250,0002016 Dead Cap: $250,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $250,0002016 Dead Cap: $250,0002015 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $4,000,000 $250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,000,000($15,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $4,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $250,0002016 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $4,250,0002017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $250,0002017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2017 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4 million initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013)
    • $4M 2014 salary becomes fully guaranteed in March 2014
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $725,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $725,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 26 $700,000 - $25,000 $540,000 -
    2013 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Workout Bonus: $25,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $119,000 - - - - - $414,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - - - $385,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - - - - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $25,000 - - - $725,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,823,529 $1,000,000 - - - - - $3,823,529
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    9 seasons $17,228,529 $1,119,000 - $25,000 - - - $18,372,529
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2016, $9,115

      Unsportsmanlike conduct against Indianapolis (IND)


    • Player contract details by year 10/23/2014, $27,652

      Physical contact with an official against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/18/2013, 1 game $176,470

      Head-Butting Delanie Walker (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/30/2011, $15,000

      for hit on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler


    • TOTAL: $228,237

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Erik Walden ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Terrell Suggs, BAL
    Similarity Score: 89.95%
    15 15 15 695 0.668 8 35 28 7 3 $5,175,000
    Ryan Kerrigan, WAS
    Similarity Score: 85.17%
    16 16 16 788 0.719 10.5 33 26 7 2 $11,500,000
    Justin Houston, KC
    Similarity Score: 81.28%
    9 9 5 295 0.264 4.5 22 20 2 1 $13,195,000
    Lorenzo Alexander, BUF
    Similarity Score: 75.16%
    16 16 16 788 0.734 12.5 70 50 14 2 1 $371,667
    Willie Young, CHI
    Similarity Score: 73.59%
    16 16 12 713 0.664 7.5 39 22 17 1 $1,500,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 16 16 16 761 0.707 11 42 31 11 3
    2015 15 15 15 788 0.692 3 42 28 14 1
    2014 15 15 14 657 0.628 6 37 25 12 1
    2013 15 15 15 844 0.862 3 45 26 19 1
    2012 15 15 9 766 0.750 3 46 27 19 2
    2011 16 16 15 3 60 40 19 1
    2010 9 9 2 2 24 17 3
    2009 11 11 8
    2008 6 6 5
  • Calculated Market Value

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    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 Walden's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Erik Walden's Calculated Market Value

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