Embed This L.J. Fort

Inside Linebacker Age: 27 Exp: 2 Years
College: Northern Iowa
  • Current Contract

    L.J. Fort signed a 2 year, $960,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $480,000. In 2017, Fort will earn a base salary of $615,000, while carrying a cap hit of $615,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $960,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / RFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $25,588 $25,588 - $25,588($25,588)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: -2015 Cap Savings: $25,588 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: -2015 Cap Savings: $25,588 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $02015 Cap Savings: $25,588 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: -2016 Dead Cap: $02015 Cap Savings: $25,588
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $216,174 $216,174 - $216,174($241,762)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: -2016 Cap Savings: $216,174 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: -2016 Cap Savings: $216,174 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: -2017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $216,174 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: -2017 Dead Cap: $02016 Cap Savings: $216,174
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $615,000 $615,000 - $615,000($856,762)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: -2017 Cap Savings: $615,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2017 Cap Savings: $615,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: -2018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $615,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: -2018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $615,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 28 RFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2016 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2016 Player contract details by year $277,938 - - $277,938
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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 - - - - - - $390,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $41,718 - - - - - - $41,718
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $31,500 - - - - - - $31,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $25,588 - - - - - - $25,588
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $105,600 - - - - - - $105,600
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $216,174 - - - - - - $216,174
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $277,938 - - - - - - $277,938
    4 seasons $1,088,518 - - - - - - $1,088,518
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    $1,703,518 - - - - - - $1,703,518
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how L.J. Fort ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($615,000) Rank
    NFL: #1365
    Pittsburgh Steelers: #40
    Inside Linebacker: #80

    Total Cash ($615,000) Rank
    NFL: #1227
    Inside Linebacker: #70

    Average Annual ($480,000) Rank
    NFL: #2115
    Inside Linebacker: #113
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Jared Norris, CAR
    Similarity Score: 100%
    14 14 0 4 1 1 $540,000
    Tank Carder, CLE
    Similarity Score: 96.88%
    16 16 56 0.05 4 2 $525,000
    Brian Peters, HOU
    Similarity Score: 95.83%
    12 12 13 0.013 8 1 1 $525,000
    Dominique Alexander, CLE
    Similarity Score: 87.5%
    16 14 1 0.001 6 1 $545,833
    Zach Vigil, WAS
    Similarity Score: 75%
    13 13 1 0.001 $528,333
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 14 14 42 0.043 4 2
    2015
    2014 1 1
    2012 16 16 1 97 0.084 1 20 8 5 1
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • NFL Rank: #0
    • ILB Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • ILB Rank: #113

    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 Fort's current age.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Fort's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    $0 $0


    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    % Change
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    L.J. Fort'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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