Nathan Shepherd

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Jets, DE Age: 28-59d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#72 overall), 2018 College: Fort Hays State Agent(s): Bardia Ghahremani (International Sports Agency)

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  • Current Contract

    Nathan Shepherd signed a 4 year, $3,875,724 contract with the New York Jets, including a $900,572 signing bonus, $900,572 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $968,931. In 2021, Shepherd will earn a base salary of $934,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,159,143 and a dead cap value of $225,143.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,875,724
    Signing Bonus $900,572
    Average Salary $968,931
    Total Guarantees $900,572
    Guaranteed at Signing $900,572
    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 25 $480,000 $225,143 $705,143 $900,572 $1,380,572($1,380,572)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $900,572 2018 Cap Savings: $-195,429 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $900,572 2018 Cap Savings: $-195,429 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $225,143 2019 Dead Cap: $675,429 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $225,143 2019 Dead Cap: $675,429 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $424,472 $225,143 $649,615 $675,429 $424,472($1,805,044)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $675,429 2019 Cap Savings: $-25,814 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $675,429 2019 Cap Savings: $-25,814 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $225,143 2020 Dead Cap: $450,286 2019 Cap Savings: $424,472 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $225,143 2020 Dead Cap: $450,286 2019 Cap Savings: $424,472
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $818,000 $225,143 $1,043,143 $450,286 $818,000($2,623,044)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $450,286 2020 Cap Savings: $592,857 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $450,286 2020 Cap Savings: $592,857 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $225,143 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2020 Cap Savings: $818,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $225,143 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2020 Cap Savings: $818,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $934,000 $225,143 $1,159,143 $225,143 $934,000($3,557,044)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2021 Cap Savings: $934,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2021 Cap Savings: $934,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $934,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $225,143 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $934,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
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    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • 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 $900,572 - - - - - $1,380,572
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $424,472 - - - - - - $424,472
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $818,000 - - - - - - $818,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $934,000 - - - - - - $934,000
    4 seasons $2,656,472 $900,572 - - - - - $3,557,044
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,656,472 $900,572 - - - - - $3,557,044
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/10/2019, 6 games, $318,681

      PEDS


    • TOTAL: $318,681

  • Transactions

    Sep 10 2019Suspended 6 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $318,681 in 2019 salary & bonus with New York (NYJ)
    May 18 2018Signed a 4 year $3.875 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 3 (#72 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Nathan Shepherd ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 NYJ 11 11 265 35.5 15 8 7
    2020 NYJ 14 14 3 336 31.1 2.5 17 8 9
    2019 NYJ 9 9 234 20.8 2 11 6 5
    2018 NYJ 16 16 5 344 30.7 15 5 10
    Totals 50 50 8 1,179 - 5 58 27 31 0 0