Jordan Hicks

Cleveland Browns, Inside Linebacker
Age: 32-283d (Oct 14, 1991)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Texas
Drafted: Round 3 (#84 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Graylan Crain, Jeff Nalley (CAA Football)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,868,000

2024 Cash

$4,500,000

Career Earnings

$39,030,893

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jordan Hicks signed a 2 year , $8,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $3,290,000 signing bonus, $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024, Hicks will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $3,290,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,868,000 and a dead cap value of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $8,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,290,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,500,000
Total GTD:
$4,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 33 $1,868,000 0.73% $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $2,632,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $4,158,000 1.52% $3,500,000 $8,000,000 $2,632,000
2026 35
Void
UFA
$1,974,000 0.68% - - $1,974,000
2027
Void
$658,000 0.21% - - -
2028
Void
$658,000 0.20% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 33 $1,210,000 $658,000 - $1,868,000 0.73% $4,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $2,632,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $2,500,000 $658,000 $1,000,000 $4,158,000 1.52% $2,632,000
2026 35
Void
UFA
- $658,000 - $1,974,000 0.68% $1,974,000
2027
Void
- $658,000 - $658,000 0.21% -
2028
Void
- $658,000 - $658,000 0.20% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,210,000 $3,290,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,000,000
2025 34 $2,500,000 - $1,000,000 $3,500,000 $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,500,000
2026 35
Void
- - - - - - -
2027 36
Void
- - - - - - -
2028 37
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $4.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $1M (3rd league day of 2025)
  • 2026-2028 years automatically void the last league day of 2025
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Jordan Hicks signed a 2 year , $10,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $5,950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,450,000
Total GTD:
$5,950,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022

Jordan Hicks signed a 4 year , $34,000,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $12,000,000 signing bonus, $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $34,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$12,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$17,000,000
Total GTD:
$20,000,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Jordan Hicks signed a 4 year , $2,992,732 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $652,732 signing bonus, $652,732 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $748,183.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,992,732
Average Salary:
$748,183
Signing Bonus:
$652,732
GTD at Sign:
$652,732
Total GTD:
$652,732
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$39,030,893

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 24
Injured
$1,181,900
$1,181,900
2016 25
Active
$624,813
$1,806,713
2017 26
Injured
$633,000
$2,439,713
Champion
2018 27
Active
$1,907,000
$4,346,713
2019 28
Active
$15,438,869
$19,785,582
2020 29
Active
$7,562,890
$27,348,472
2021 30
Active
$3,000,000
$30,348,472
2022 31
Active
$5,000,000
$35,348,472
2023 32
Active
$3,682,421
$39,030,893
Total      
$39,030,893
$39,030,893
2024 33
Active
$4,500,000
2025 34
Active
$3,500,000
Total
$47,030,893
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
24
$379,941
$652,732
$149,227
$1,181,900
$1,181,900
2016
25
$543,000
$81,813
$624,813
$1,806,713
2017
26
$633,000
$633,000
$2,439,713
2018
27
$1,907,000
$1,907,000
$4,346,713
2019
28
$2,000,000
$12,000,000
$1,000,000
$438,869
$15,438,869
$19,785,582
2020
29
$6,000,000
$1,000,000
$562,890
$7,562,890
$27,348,472
2021
30
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$3,000,000
$30,348,472
2022
31
$1,450,000
$3,000,000
$500,000
$50,000
$5,000,000
$35,348,472
2023
32
$3,250,000
$50,000
$3,682,421
$39,030,893
Total
$18,162,941
$15,652,732
$3,500,000
$100,000
$1,232,799
$39,030,893
$39,030,893
2024
33
$1,210,000
$3,290,000
$4,500,000
2025
34
$2,500,000
$1,000,000
$3,500,000
Total
$21,872,941
$18,942,732
$4,500,000
$100,000
$1,232,799
$47,030,893

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,462,941 $652,732 - - - $231,040 $4,346,713
3 $10,000,000 $12,000,000 $3,000,000 - - $1,001,759 $26,001,759
2 $4,700,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 - $100,000 - $8,682,421

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2015 PHI 10 - 17 Pectoral
2017 PHI 9 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2023 MIN 11 - 15 Leg
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $8 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Mar 09, 2022 Released by Arizona (ARI), clearing $6.5M of cap space
  • Mar 12, 2019 Signed a 4 year $34 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • May 16, 2015 Signed a 4 year $2.992 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • May 01, 2015 Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 3 (#84 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIN 13 12 768 93.10 1 107 61 46 1 1
2022 MIN 17 17 935 80.50 3 128 86 42 1 1
2021 ARI 17 17 1,054 97.30 5 117 76 41 1
2020 ARI 16 16 1,026 92.80 118 78 40 1
2019 ARI 16 16 1,160 100.00 2 149 92 57 2 3
2018 PHI 12 12 705 67.90 3 91 61 30
2017 PHI 7 7 268 38.50 28 19 9
2016 PHI 16 16 971 95.30 1 85 57 28 5
2015 PHI 8 5 453 75.20 1 50 42 7 1 2
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