Hardy Nickerson Jr.

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Texans, ILB Age: 28-228d Exp: 6 Years
Undrafted: 2017, Bengals College: Illinois Agent(s):

Inactive

 
  • Current Contract

    Hardy Nickerson Jr. signed a 1 year, $1,100,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $50,000 signing bonus, $50,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,100,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus $50,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Total Guarantees $50,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $50,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $550,000 $472,222 - $550,000($550,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $472,222 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $472,222 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $472,222 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $472,222
    2022 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $3,529 ($60,000, 14 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Practice Squad

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $140,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $140,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $910,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $910,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $645,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $645,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2019

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,665,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $555,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA

    2017-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $990,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $495,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $82,059 - - - - - - $82,059
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $21,600 - - - - - - $21,600
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $222,353 - - - - - - $222,352
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $109,412 - - - - - - $109,412
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $80,000 - - - - - - $80,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $265,588 - - - - - $72,468 $338,056
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,000 - - - - - - $12,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $521,298 - - - - - - $521,298
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $214,118 - - - - - $177,083 $391,201
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - - - - $550,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 $50,000 - - - - - $230,000
    5 seasons $2,813,428 $50,000 - - - - $249,551 $3,112,978
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,336,012 - - - - - $72,468 $1,408,479
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $747,416 - - - - - $177,083 $924,499
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $730,000 $50,000 - - - - - $780,000
  • Transactions

    Nov 3 2021Signed to the active roster by Houston (HOU)
    Sep 21 2021Signed to the practice squad by Houston (HOU)
    Aug 31 2021Released by Houston (HOU)
    Mar 22 2021Signed a 1 year $1.1 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 12 2020Signed to the active roster by Minnesota (MIN)
    Dec 3 2020Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
    Dec 1 2020Waived by Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 22 2020Signed to the active roster by Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 14 2020Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 12 2020Signed to the active roster by Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 8 2020Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 7 2020Waived by Minnesota (MIN)
    Aug 18 2020Signed a contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Nov 16 2019Signed to the active roster by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 3 2019Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 1 2019Waived by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 19 2017Signed to the active roster by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 16 2017Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 14 2017Waived by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Oct 17 2017Signed to the active roster by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 30 2017Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 28 2017Waived by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 30 2017Signed a contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 HOU 2 2 31 2.7 2 2
    2020 MIN 14 14 1 102 10.0 14 9 5 2 1
    2019 CIN 7 7 46 4.2 6 5 1
    2018 CIN 16 16 7 538 48.3 57 38 19 2
    2017 CIN 14 14 2 160 14.0 17 12 5
    Totals 53 53 10 877 - 0 96 66 30 4 1