Embed This Nick Hardwick

Center Age: 36 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#66 overall), 2004 College: Purdue Agent(s):



Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Nick Hardwick signed a 3 year, $13,250,000 contract with the San Diego Chargers, including a $5,250,000 signing bonus, $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,416,667. In , Hardwick 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: 3 yr(s) / $13,250,000
    Signing Bonus $5,250,000
    Average Salary $4,416,667
    Total Guarantees $6,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2012 Contract details by year 31 $1,250,000 $1,750,000 - $3,000,000 - $6,500,000($6,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: -2012 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: -2012 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $02012 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2012 Dead Cap: -2013 Dead Cap: $02012 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2013 Contract details by year 32 $2,600,000 $1,750,000 - $4,350,000 $3,500,000 $2,600,000($9,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $3,500,0002013 Cap Savings: $850,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $3,500,0002013 Cap Savings: $850,000 Post-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $3,500,0002013 Cap Savings: $4,350,000 Post-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $3,500,0002013 Cap Savings: $4,350,000
    2014 Contract details by year 33 $3,400,000 $1,750,000 $1,000,000 $6,150,000 $1,750,000 $4,400,000($13,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $1,750,0002014 Cap Savings: $4,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $1,750,0002014 Cap Savings: $4,400,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $1,750,0002014 Cap Savings: $6,150,000 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $1,750,0002014 Cap Savings: $6,150,000
    2015 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6.5 million guaranteed
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $1,000,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2006-2011

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $17,525,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,920,833
    Guaranteed $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2006 25 $500,000 $186,667 $2,800,000 - $3,486,667 -
    2007 26 $750,000 - $2,300,000 - $3,050,000 -
    2008 27 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 -
    2009 28 $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000 -
    2010 29 $3,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 -
    2011 30 $3,675,000 - - - $3,675,000 -
    2012 Free agent year 31 UFA  
    • $5 million in guarantees.
    • 2006 Roster Bonus: $2.8 million
    • 2007 Roster Bonus $2.3 million
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $560,000 - - - - - $790,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $2,800,000 - - - - $3,300,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - $2,300,000 - - - - $3,050,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,675,000 - - - - - - $3,675,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $5,250,000 - - - - - $6,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - - - - - $2,600,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,400,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,400,000
    11 seasons $20,210,000 $5,810,000 $6,100,000 - - - - $32,120,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps
    2014 1 1 1 15
    2013 16 16 16 1074
    2012 16 16 16 1019
    2011 16 16 16
    2010 16 16 16
    2009 3 3 3
    2008 13 13 13
    2007 12 12 12
    2006 16 16 16