Chris Herndon

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Vikings, TE Age: 26-132d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#107 overall), 2018 College: Miami Agent(s): Malki Kawa, Ethan Lock (First Round Management)

Inactive

 

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  • Current Contract

    Chris Herndon signed a 4 year, $3,171,364 contract with the New York Jets, including a $669,524 signing bonus, $669,524 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $792,841.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,171,364
    Signing Bonus $669,524
    Average Salary $792,841
    Total Guarantees $669,524
    Guaranteed at Signing $669,524
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 22 $480,000 $167,381 $647,381 $669,524 $1,149,524($1,149,524)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $669,524 2018 Cap Savings: $-22,143 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $669,524 2018 Cap Savings: $-22,143 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $167,381 2019 Dead Cap: $502,143 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $167,381 2019 Dead Cap: $502,143 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 23 $415,060 $167,381 $582,441 $502,143 $415,060($1,564,584)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $502,143 2019 Cap Savings: $80,298 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $502,143 2019 Cap Savings: $80,298 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $167,381 2020 Dead Cap: $334,762 2019 Cap Savings: $415,060 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $167,381 2020 Dead Cap: $334,762 2019 Cap Savings: $415,060
    2020 Contract details by year 24 $750,000 $167,381 $917,381 $334,762 $750,000($2,314,584)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $334,762 2020 Cap Savings: $582,619 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $334,762 2020 Cap Savings: $582,619 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $167,381 2021 Dead Cap: $167,381 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $167,381 2021 Dead Cap: $167,381 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $920,000 - $920,000 - $920,000($3,234,584)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Proven Performance Bonus
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $669,524 - - - - - $1,149,524
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $415,060 - - - - - - $415,060
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - - $750,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - - - - - - $920,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings - $1,263,000 - - - - - $1,263,000
    4 seasons $2,565,060 $1,932,524 - - - - - $4,497,584
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,645,060 $1,932,524 - - - - - $3,577,584
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - - - - - - $920,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 07/12/2019, 4 games, $175,962

      Substance Abuse


    • TOTAL: $175,962

  • Transactions

    Aug 31 2021Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from New York (NYJ) with 2022 6th round pick (#184 Vederian Lowe) for 2022 4th round pick (#117 Micheal Clemons)
    Jul 12 2019Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $175,962 in 2019 salary/bonus with New York (NYJ)
    May 21 2018Signed a 4 year $3.17 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 28 2018Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 4 (#107 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 MIN 16 16 5 184 16.1 7 4 40 10 1 0 10
    2020 NYJ 16 16 13 675 68.3 46 31 287 9.3 3 2 42.7
    2019 NYJ 2 1 18 1.7 2 1 7 7 0 0 0.7
    2018 NYJ 14 14 7 503 50.2 56 39 502 12.9 4 2 74.2
    Totals 48 47 25 1,380 - 111 75 836 11.1 8 4 127.60