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Embed This Sheldon Richardson

Defensive Tackle Age: 27 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2013 College: Missouri Agent(s): Ben Dogra (Relativity Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Sheldon Richardson signed a 1 year, $8,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $7,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2018, Richardson will earn a base salary of $5,800,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,000,000 and a dead cap value of $8,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,800,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,800,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $5,800,000 $2,000,000 $200,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $5,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,200,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $5,800,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Sack Incentives:
      6: $667,000
      8: $1.3M
      10: $2M
    • Pro Bowl: $500,000
      + 1st Team All-Pro: $1M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,054,000
    Signing Bonus $5,692,000
    Average Salary $2,513,500
    Guaranteed $10,054,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2013 22 $405,000 $1,423,000 - $1,828,000 $10,054,000 $5,762,176($8,000,000)
    2014 23 $862,000 $1,423,000 - $2,285,000 $8,226,000 $862,000($8,000,000)
    2015 24 $1,008,647 $1,423,000 - $2,431,647 $5,941,000 $1,055,044($8,000,000)
    2016 25 $1,671,530 $1,423,000 - $3,094,530 $3,199,000 $1,671,530($8,000,000)
    2017 26 $8,069,000 - - $8,069,000 $8,069,000 $8,069,000($8,000,000)
    2018 Free agent year 27 UFA  
     
    • 5th year option available
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $5,357,176 - - - - - $5,762,176
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $862,000 - - - - - - $862,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,008,647 - - - - - $46,397 $1,055,044
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,671,530 - - - - - - $1,671,530
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,069,000 - - - - - - $8,069,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 $2,000,000 - $200,000 - - - $8,000,000
    6 seasons $17,816,177 $7,357,176 - $200,000 - - $46,397 $25,419,750
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/14/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/15/2017, $9,115

      Fighting with Jacksonville (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/17/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Drew Stanton (ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 12/09/2016, $9,115

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)


    • Player contract details by year 11/11/2016, $9,115

      Slamming Jay Ajayi's (MIA) head into the ground


    • Player contract details by year 09/23/2016, $9,115

      Taunting against Buffalo (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 07/01/2016, 1 game $104,470

      Personal Conduct


    • Player contract details by year 07/02/2015, 4 games, $645,175

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 09/19/2014, $8,268

      Excessive Facemask against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2013, $15,750

      Roughing the passer against Jason Campbell (CLE)


    • TOTAL: $848,408

  • 2018 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 MIN 7 7 7 324 0.718 1 22 12 10
    2017 SEA 15 15 15 655 0.595 1 44 27 17 1 1
    2016 NYJ 16 15 14 761 0.735 1.5 62 38 24 1
    2015 NYJ 11 11 11 619 0.790 5 35 20 15 2
    2014 NYJ 16 16 16 808 0.795 8 66 42 24 1
    2013 NYJ 16 16 15 882 0.800 3.5 77 42 35 1