Stephen Nicholas

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Falcons, OLB Age: 38-24d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#109 overall), 2007 College: South Florida Agent(s):

 

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  • 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.

    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 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2011 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2011 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2011 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2011 Dead Cap: $0 2012 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2011 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 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2012 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2012 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2012 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2012 Dead Cap: $0 2013 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2012 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 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2013 Cap Savings: $500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2013 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2013 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2013 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 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Cap Savings: $0
    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 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $5 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2007-2010Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,132,500
    Signing Bonus $467,500
    Average Salary $533,125
    Total Guarantees $467,500
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2011 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $467,500 - - - - - $752,500
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $467,500 - - - - - $752,500
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - - - - $1,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    7 seasons $13,330,000 $10,935,000 - - - - - $24,265,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    14 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,330,000 $10,935,000 - - - - - $24,265,000
  • Transactions

    Feb 5 2014Released by Atlanta (ATL)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 5 year $17.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 15 2007Signed a 4 year $2.132 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 28 2007Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 4 (#109 overall)
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