Blake Cashman

Minnesota Vikings, Linebacker
Age: 28-42d (May 10, 1996)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Minnesota
Drafted: Round 5 (#157 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Blake Baratz (The Institute for Athletes)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,186,754

2024 Cash

$9,475,000

Career Earnings

$4,704,673

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Blake Cashman signed a 3 year , $22,500,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $7,750,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2024, Cashman will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $7,750,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,186,754 and a dead cap value of $9,475,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $22,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$9,475,000
Total GTD:
$15,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 28 $3,186,754 1.25% $9,475,000 $9,475,000 $9,475,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $9,475,000; $6,200,000 DEAD CAP
2025 29 $7,075,000 2.59% $5,525,000 $15,000,000 $6,200,000
2026 30 $9,050,000 3.10% $7,500,000 $22,500,000 $4,650,000
2027 31
Void
UFA
$3,100,000 0.99% - - $3,100,000
2028
Void
$1,550,000 0.46% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 28 $1,125,000 $1,550,000 $411,754 $100,000 $3,186,754 1.25% $9,475,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $9,475,000; $6,200,000 DEAD CAP
2025 29 $4,925,000 $1,550,000 $500,000 $100,000 $7,075,000 2.59% $6,200,000
2026 30 $6,900,000 $1,550,000 $500,000 $100,000 $9,050,000 3.10% $4,650,000
2027 31
Void
UFA
- $1,550,000 - - $3,100,000 0.99% $3,100,000
2028
Void
- $1,550,000 - - $1,550,000 0.46% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $1,125,000 $7,750,000 $100,000 $9,475,000 $9,475,000 $9,475,000 $7,500,000
2025 29 $4,925,000 - $100,000 $5,525,000 $15,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,512,500
2026 30 $6,900,000 - $100,000 $7,500,000 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
2027 31
Void
- - - - - - -
2028 32
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $9.475M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2024 per game bonus + 2024 workout bonus)
  • 2025 salary, per game bonus, & workout bonus fully guarantee the 3rd league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Rookie

Blake Cashman signed a 4 year , $2,823,092 contract with the New York Jets, including $303,092 signing bonus, $303,092 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $705,773.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,823,092
Average Salary:
$705,773
Signing Bonus:
$303,092
GTD at Sign:
$303,092
Total GTD:
$303,092
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$4,704,673

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 23
Injured
$736,441
$736,441
2020 24
Injured
$528,232
$1,264,673
2021 25
Injured
$850,000
$2,114,673
2022 26
Active
$965,000
$3,079,673
2023 27
Active
$1,625,000
$4,704,673
Total      
$4,704,673
$4,704,673
2024 28
Active
$9,475,000
2025 29
Active
$5,525,000
2026 30
Active
$7,500,000
Total
$27,204,673
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
23
$433,349
$303,092
$736,441
$736,441
2020
24
$528,232
$528,232
$1,264,673
2021
25
$850,000
$850,000
$2,114,673
2022
26
$965,000
$965,000
$3,079,673
2023
27
$1,100,000
$175,000
$300,000
$50,000
$1,625,000
$4,704,673
Total
$3,876,581
$478,092
$300,000
$50,000
$4,704,673
$4,704,673
2024
28
$1,125,000
$7,750,000
$100,000
$9,475,000
2025
29
$4,925,000
$100,000
$5,525,000
2026
30
$6,900,000
$100,000
$7,500,000
Total
$16,826,581
$8,228,092
$300,000
$350,000
$27,204,673

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,811,581 $303,092 - - - - $2,114,673
2 $2,065,000 $175,000 $300,000 - $50,000 - $2,590,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2019 NYJ 9 - 17 Shoulder
2020 NYJ 2 - 5 Groin
2020 NYJ 13 - 17 Hamstring
2021 NYJ 2 - 4 Hamstring
2021 NYJ 8 - 18 Groin
2021 NYJ 14 - 18 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $22.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Oct 13, 2023 Fined $8,848 Unnecessary Roughness against Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Traded to Houston (HOU) from New York (NYJ) for 2023 6th round pick (#207 - traded)
  • May 10, 2019 Signed a 4 year $2.823 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 27, 2019 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 5 (#157 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 13, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness against Atlanta (ATL) $8,848
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 HOU 14 13 657 57.80 2 104 55 49 1
2022 HOU 16 1 149 12.70 3 15 12 3
2021 NYJ 3 1 56 9.50 3 3
2020 NYJ 4 1 47 9.10 6 4 2
2019 NYJ 7 5 434 73.30 1 40 27 13

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $10,723,050
  • Avg. Salary: $5,361,525
  • NFL Rank: 376
  • LB Rank: 18

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $7,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 284
  • LB Rank: 11

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Blake Cashman to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Frankie Luvu 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 25
Robert Spillane 2 $7,000,000 $3,500,000 27
Leighton Vander Esch 2 $8,000,000 $4,000,000 27
Quincy Williams 3 $18,000,000 $6,000,000 26
Averages 2 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 26.3

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Cashman's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Cashman statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, Catch Rate/Yr, QB Hits/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hits/Gm Rating
Frankie Luvu
2020-2021
87.88 1.48 0.12 1.21 82.95 0.14 74.45
Robert Spillane
2021-2022
88.24 2.63 0.03 1.39 79.80 0.04 51.15
Leighton Vander Esch
2021-2022
91.18 3.29 0.06 2.10 80.85 0.00 66.90
Quincy Williams
2021-2022
91.18 4.71 0.16 3.10 81.85 0.16 49.70
Average 89.62 3.03 0.09 1.95 81.36 0.09 60.55
Blake Cashman
2022-2023
90.91 2.23 0.17 1.96 73.35 0.19 68.85
Pct Change 1.44 -26.40 88.89 0.51 9.85 111.11 13.71
Median Prime % Change 9.85%
Average Prime % Change 28.44%

Calculated Market Value: Blake Cashman

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
2 years, $10,723,050 $5,361,525
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