Nyheim Hines

Cleveland Browns, Running Back
Age: 27-260d (Nov 12, 1996)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: North Carolina State
Drafted: Round 4 (#104 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Ed Wasielewski, Gary Perkiss, Jeremy Appledorf, Matt Marino (EMG Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,995,000

2024 Cash

$1,995,000

Career Earnings

$17,525,757

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Nyheim Hines signed a 1 year , $1,995,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $500,000 signing bonus, $1,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,995,000. In 2024, Hines will earn a base salary of $1,145,000, a signing bonus of $500,000 and a roster bonus of $350,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,995,000 and a dead cap value of $1,350,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,995,000
Average Salary:
$1,995,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,350,000
Total GTD:
$1,350,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 28 $1,995,000 0.78% $1,995,000 $1,995,000 $1,350,000
2025 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 28 $1,145,000 $500,000 $350,000 $1,995,000 0.78% $1,350,000
2025 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $1,145,000 $500,000 $350,000 $1,995,000 $1,995,000 $1,995,000 $1,995,000
Contract Notes
  • $1.35M guaranteed (signing bonus + $850,000 of salary)
  • Week 1 Bonus: $350,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2024

Nyheim Hines signed a 2 year , $9,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $2,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Hines will earn a base salary of $4,060,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,160,000 and a dead cap value of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,000,000
Total GTD:
$2,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2021-2024 Extension

Nyheim Hines signed a 3 year , $18,600,000 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,200,000. In 2024, Hines will earn a base salary of $4,060,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,500,000 and a dead cap value of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $18,600,000
Average Salary:
$6,200,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,300,000
Total GTD:
$12,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Nyheim Hines signed a 4 year , $3,184,547 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including $724,547 signing bonus, $724,547 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $796,137.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,184,547
Average Salary:
$796,137
Signing Bonus:
$724,547
GTD at Sign:
$724,547
Total GTD:
$724,547
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$17,525,757

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$1,204,547
$1,204,547
2019 23
Active
$570,000
$1,774,547
2020 24
Active
$991,211
$2,765,758
2021 25
Active
$7,000,000
$9,765,758
2022 26
Active
Retained
$2,153,333
$1,626,666
$11,919,091
$13,545,757
2023 27
Reserve
$3,980,000
$17,525,757
Total      
$17,525,757
$17,525,757
2024 28
Active
$1,995,000
Total
$19,520,757
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$724,547
$1,204,547
$1,204,547
2019
23
$570,000
$570,000
$1,774,547
2020
24
$750,000
$241,211
$991,211
$2,765,758
2021
25
$1,000,000
$6,000,000
$7,000,000
$9,765,758
2022
26
$1,833,333
$1,466,667
$320,000
$160,000
$2,153,333
$1,626,666
$11,919,091
$13,545,757
2023
27
$2,560,000
$1,000,000
$100,000
$3,980,000
$17,525,757
Total
$8,660,000
$7,724,547
$480,000
$100,000
$241,211
$17,525,757
$17,525,757
2024
28
$1,145,000
$500,000
$350,000
$1,995,000
Total
$9,805,000
$8,224,547
$830,000
$100,000
$241,211
$19,520,757

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $4,266,667 $6,724,547 $160,000 - - $241,211 $11,392,424
2 $4,393,333 $1,000,000 $320,000 - $100,000 - $6,133,333

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 BUF 1 - 18 Knee
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.995 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Mar 06, 2024 Released by Buffalo (BUF), clearing $4.66M of cap
  • Nov 01, 2022 Traded to Buffalo (BUF) from Indianapolis (IND) for Zack Moss and 2023 5th round pick (#162 Will Mallory)
  • Sep 10, 2021 Signed a 3 year $18.6 million contract extension with Indianapolis (IND)
  • May 11, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.18 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 4 (#104 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Yards/Gm Rush Touchdowns Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2022 BUF 16 5 208 17.70 24 33 2.1 1 37 30 241 8.0 15.1 1 2
2021 IND 17 4 352 31.60 56 276 16.2 2 57 40 310 7.8 18.2 1 3
2020 IND 16 2 391 35.80 89 380 23.8 3 76 63 482 7.7 30.1 4 0
2019 IND 16 2 341 31.20 52 199 12.4 2 58 44 320 7.3 20.0 0 1
2018 IND 16 4 499 44.00 85 314 19.6 2 81 63 425 6.7 26.6 2 1
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