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Rashard Higgins

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Browns, WR Age: 26-7d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#172 overall), 2016 College: Colorado State Agent(s): Doug Hendrickson (Wasserman)

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  • Current Contract

    Rashard Higgins signed a 1 year, $2,377,500 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $137,500 signing bonus, $2,377,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,377,500. In 2021, Higgins will earn a base salary of $2,240,000 and a signing bonus of $137,500, while carrying a cap hit of $1,127,500 and a dead cap value of $2,377,500.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,377,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $2,377,500
    Total Guarantees $2,377,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,377,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $2,240,000 $137,500 $1,127,500 $2,377,500 $2,377,500($2,377,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,377,500 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $137,500 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,377,500 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $137,500 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $910,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $910,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,025,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,025,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,170,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $585,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / RFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,524,385
    Signing Bonus $184,385
    Average Salary $631,096
    Total Guarantees $184,385
    Guaranteed at Signing $184,385
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $184,385 - - - - - $634,385
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $31,765 - - - - - - $31,764
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $508,224 - - - - - - $508,224
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - - - - $20,727 $2,045,727
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - - - - - $325,027 $1,235,027
    5 seasons $4,554,989 $184,385 - - - - $345,754 $5,085,127
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,240,000 $137,500 - - - - - $2,377,500
    $6,794,989 $321,885 - - - - $345,754 $7,462,627
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,554,989 $184,385 - - - - $345,754 $5,085,127
  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2021Signed a 1 year $2.37 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 28 2020Signed a 1 year $910,000 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 4 2019Assigned a 1 year $2.025 million tender by Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 17 2017Signed to the active roster by Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 3 2017Waived by Cleveland (CLE)
    May 13 2016Signed a 4 year $2.52 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 5 (#172 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Rashard Higgins ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2020 CLE 13 13 6 502 47.3 52 37 599 16.2 46.08 4 3 1 83.9
    2019 CLE 11 10 1 178 16.6 11 4 55 13.8 5.50 1 0 1 11.5
    2018 CLE 13 13 1 484 44.3 54 39 572 14.7 44.00 4 2 3 79.2
    2017 CLE 15 15 4 664 62.1 50 27 312 11.6 20.80 2 1 2 41.6
    2016 CLE 16 16 183 17.8 12 6 77 12.8 4.81 0 0 0 7.7
    Totals 68 67 12 2,011 - 179 113 1,615 14.3 24.10 11 6 8 223.90
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $24,756,224
    • Avg. Salary: $6,189,056
    • NFL Rank: 288
    • WR Rank: 33

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • NFL Rank: 0
    • WR Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Rashard Higgins to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    DeVante Parker 4 $30,500,000 $7,625,000 25
    Cole Beasley 4 $29,000,000 $7,250,000 29
    Breshad Perriman 1 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 26
    Willie Snead 1 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 27
    Averages 2.5 $18,000,000 $7,200,000 26.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Higgins's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $21,636,906 $7,212,302


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Higgins statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    DeVante Parker 2017-2018, MIA 75 5.96 3.38 40.79 0.08 3.75 0.21 69.35
    Cole Beasley 2017-2018, BUF 96.88 4.81 3.26 31.81 0.23 3.25 0.13 67.35
    Breshad Perriman 2018-2019, NYJ 75 3.96 2.17 41.04 0.33 4.2 0.04 72.3
    Willie Snead 2017-2018, BAL 84.38 4.11 2.59 27.52 0.04 4.2 0.19 63.45
    Average 82.82 4.71 2.85 35.29 0.17 3.85 0.14 68.11
    Rashard Higgins 2019-2020 71.88 2.74 1.78 28.43 0.22 2.1 0.09 65.35
    % Change -13.21% -41.83% -37.54% -19.44% 29.41% -45.45% 35.71% -4.05%
    Median Prime % Change -16.33%
    Average Prime % Change -12.05%


    Calculated Market Value: Rashard Higgins

    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.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $24,756,224 $6,189,056