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Akiem Hicks

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Bears, DT Age: 31-27d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#89 overall), 2012 College: Regina Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Akiem Hicks signed a 4 year, $48,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2021, Hicks will earn a base salary of $10,400,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,000,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $30,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - $700,000 $10,700,000 $20,500,000 $16,200,000($16,200,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $20,500,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-9,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $2,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $14,500,000 2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,800,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $8,700,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $4,500,000 $1,500,000 $3,500,000 $100,000 - $9,600,000 $13,600,000 $8,100,000($24,300,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $13,600,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $9,100,000 2018 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,600,000 2019 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,600,000 2019 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 07/26/2018 2018 Dead Cap: $5,100,000 2019 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $4,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $100,000 - $10,100,000 $13,100,000 $8,604,324($32,904,324)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $13,100,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,100,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,100,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $10,200,000 $1,500,000 - $100,000 - $11,800,000 $13,300,000 $10,340,442($43,244,766)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,300,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,100,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $11,800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,200,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $10,400,000 $1,500,000 - $100,000 - $12,000,000 $1,500,000 $10,500,000($53,744,766)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $10,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $1M (due 3/13/2017)
    • $22M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2018 salary + 2018 roster bonus)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $3M (guaranteed, 3/16/2018)
    • 2018 Reporting Bonus: $500,000
    • 2019 Reporting Bonus: $500,000
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2018-21 Workout Bonus: $100,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,680,400
    Signing Bonus $542,000
    Average Salary $670,100
    Total Guarantees $542,900
    Guaranteed at Signing $542,900
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $542,000 - - - - - $932,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $12,500 - - - $492,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - $12,500 - - - $582,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,259,588 - - - - - - $1,259,588
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $269,911 - - $12,500 - - $8,582 $290,993
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - $5,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 $7,500,000 $1,000,000 - - - $700,000 $16,200,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $3,500,000 $100,000 - - - $8,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - $4,324 $8,604,324
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - - $100,000 - - $40,442 $10,340,442
    9 seasons $33,669,499 $9,042,000 $8,000,000 $337,500 - - $753,348 $51,802,347
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,400,000 - - $100,000 - - - $10,500,000
    $44,069,499 $9,042,000 $8,000,000 $437,500 - - $753,348 $62,302,347
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,709,911 $542,000 - $37,500 - - $8,582 $2,297,993
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,259,588 - - - - - - $1,259,588
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,700,000 $8,500,000 $8,000,000 $300,000 - - $744,766 $48,244,766
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/05/2018, $33,425

      Making contact with an official against Tampa By (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $9,115

      Excessive Facemask against Cam Newton (CAR)


    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Carson Wentz (PHI)


    • Player contract details by year 08/29/2014, $16,537

      Roughing the Passer against Andrew Luck (IND)


    • Player contract details by year 01/03/2014, $7,875

      Roughing the Passer against Mike Glennon (TB)


    • TOTAL: $85,183

  • Transactions

    Oct 5 2018Fined $33,425 Making contact with an official against Tampa By (TB)
    Oct 27 2017Fined $9,115 Excessive Facemask against Cam Newton (CAR)
    Sep 9 2017Signed a 4 year $48 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 23 2016Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Carson Wentz (PHI)
    Mar 13 2016Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 30 2015Traded to New England (NE) from New Orleans (NO) for Michael Hoomanawanui
    Jan 3 2014Fined $7,875 Roughing the Passer against Mike Glennon (TB)
    Jun 28 2012Signed a 4 year $2.68 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 3 (#89 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Akiem Hicks ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 CHI 15 15 14 795 79.7 3.5 49 30 19
    2019 CHI 5 5 5 196 17.9 1 10 10
    2018 CHI 16 16 16 780 74.4 7.5 55 41 14 3
    2017 CHI 16 16 16 899 85.1 8.5 53 39 14
    2016 CHI 16 16 16 930 91.8 7 53 36 17 2
    2015 NO 16 16 3 399 37.5 3 23 9 14 1
    2014 NO 15 15 14 716 66.9 2 42 27 15
    2013 NO 16 16 16 646 66.5 4.5 56 29 27
    2012 NO 14 14 372 32.7 20 10 10 1
    Totals 129 129 100 5,733 - 37 361 231 130 7 0