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Nick Williams

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Lions, DT Age: 30 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#223 overall), 2013 College: Samford Agent(s): Dave Butz (SportStars)

 

Lions – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Nick Williams signed a 2 year, $10,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $4,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000. In 2020, Williams will earn a base salary of $2,900,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and a roster bonus of $400,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,300,000 and a dead cap value of $4,900,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $4,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,900,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $2,900,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 - $4,300,000 $4,900,000 $5,300,000($5,300,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,900,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,900,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $400,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $3,300,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 1 yr, $5,300,000; $1,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 31 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $400,000 $200,000 $5,700,000 $1,000,000 $4,700,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $4,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $4,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,700,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,700,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4.9M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($400,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $895,000
    Signing Bonus $90,000
    Average Salary $895,000
    Total Guarantees $90,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $90,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $705,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $705,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus $100,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Total Guarantees $100,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $100,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2014-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $930,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $465,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,217,848
    Signing Bonus $57,848
    Average Salary $554,462
    Total Guarantees $57,848
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $288,000 $57,848 - - - - - $345,848
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $75,600 - - - - - - $75,600
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - - - - - $420,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $388,234 - - - - - - $388,234
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $211,764 - - - - - - $211,764
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - $100,000 - $50,000 - - - $150,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $705,000 - - - - - - $705,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $805,000 $90,000 - - - - $187,558 $1,082,558
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 $2,000,000 $400,000 - - - - $5,300,000
    8 seasons $6,303,598 $2,247,848 $400,000 $50,000 - - $187,558 $9,189,004
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 - $400,000 $200,000 - - - $4,700,000
    $10,403,598 $2,247,848 $800,000 $250,000 - - $187,558 $13,889,004
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $363,600 $57,848 - - - - - $421,448
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,141,764 - - - - - - $1,141,764
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $388,234 $100,000 - $50,000 - - - $538,234
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,510,000 $90,000 - - - - - $1,787,558
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,900,000 $2,000,000 $400,000 - - - - $5,300,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 17 2020Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 15 2019Signed a 1 year $895,000 contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 2 2018Released by Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 21 2018Signed a contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 2 2017Released by Miami (MIA)
    Oct 19 2016Claimed off waivers by Miami (MIA)
    Oct 18 2016Waived by Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 24 2014Signed to the active roster by Kansas City (KC)
    Aug 30 2014Waived by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 4 2013Signed a 4 year $2.21 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 27 2013Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 7 (#223 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 CHI 2 2 44 4.2 2 1 1
    2016 MIA 1 1 14 1.2 2 2
    2015 KC 5 5 63 5.8 9 5 4
    Totals 8 8 0 121 - 0 13 8 5 0 0