Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Kansas City Chiefs, Running Back
Age: 25-103d (Apr 11, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: Round 1 (#32 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Rocky Arceneaux, Caitlin Aoki, Matthew Dupre (Alliance Sports Management)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,667,647

2024 Cash

$1,700,000

Career Earnings

$10,945,701

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Clyde Edwards-Helaire signed a 1 year , $1,700,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $200,000 signing bonus, $1,325,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,700,000. In 2024, Edwards-Helaire will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $200,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,667,647 and a dead cap value of $1,325,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,700,000
Average Salary:
$1,700,000
Signing Bonus:
$200,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,325,000
Total GTD:
$1,325,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 25 $1,667,647 0.65% $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,325,000
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 25 $1,125,000 $200,000 $242,647 $100,000 $1,667,647 0.65% $1,325,000
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25 $1,125,000 $200,000 $100,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000
Contract Notes
  • $1.325M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Rookie

Clyde Edwards-Helaire signed a 4 year , $10,821,570 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $5,430,232 signing bonus, $9,955,845 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,705,393. In 2024, Edwards-Helaire will earn a base salary of $5,461,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,461,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $10,821,570
Average Salary:
$2,705,393
Signing Bonus:
$5,430,232
GTD at Sign:
$9,955,845
Total GTD:
$9,955,845
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$10,945,701

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 21
Active
$6,164,362
$6,164,362
2021 22
Active
$1,101,890
$7,266,252
2022 23
Injured
$1,593,779
$8,860,031
Champion
2023 24
Active
$2,085,670
$10,945,701
Champion
Total      
$10,945,701
$10,945,701
2024 25
Active
$1,700,000
Total
$12,645,701
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
21
$610,000
$5,430,232
$124,130
$6,164,362
$6,164,362
2021
22
$1,101,890
$1,101,890
$7,266,252
2022
23
$1,593,779
$1,593,779
$8,860,031
2023
24
$1,985,670
$100,000
$2,085,670
$10,945,701
Total
$5,291,339
$5,430,232
$100,000
$124,130
$10,945,701
$10,945,701
2024
25
$1,125,000
$200,000
$100,000
$1,700,000
Total
$6,416,339
$5,630,232
$200,000
$124,130
$12,645,701

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,291,339 $5,430,232 - - $100,000 $124,130 $10,945,701

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 KC 6 - 10 Knee (MCL)
2022 KC 12 - 18 Ankle
  • Apr 02, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.7 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • May 02, 2023 Kansas City (KC) declined a $5.461 million option for 2024
  • Nov 26, 2021 Fined $10,300 Taunting against Dallas (DAL)
  • Jul 20, 2020 Signed a 4 year $10.8 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Apr 24, 2020 Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 1 (#32 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 26, 2021 Taunting against Dallas (DAL) $10,300
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
2023 KC 15 3 216 20.10 70 223 14.9 1 22 17 188 11.1 12.5 1 0
2022 KC 10 6 224 32.00 71 302 30.2 3 23 17 151 8.9 15.1 3 0
2021 KC 10 10 342 41.80 119 517 51.7 4 23 19 129 6.8 12.9 2 2
2020 KC 13 13 542 49.20 181 803 61.8 4 54 36 297 8.3 22.8 1 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 1 years, $3,611,141
  • Avg. Salary: $3,611,141
  • NFL Rank: 525
  • RB Rank: 23

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $1,700,000
  • NFL Rank: 862
  • RB Rank: 43

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Clyde Edwards-Helaire to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Gus Edwards 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 25
Nyheim Hines 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 26
Alexander Mattison 2 $7,000,000 $3,500,000 24
Jeff Wilson 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 27
Averages 2 $7,750,000 $3,875,000 25.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Edwards-Helaire's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
4 $14,925,924 $3,731,481

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Edwards-Helaire statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Rush Yds/Gm, Rush TD/Gm, Rec/Gm, Fum/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Rush Yds/Gm Rush TD/Gm Rec/Gm Fum/Gm Rating
Gus Edwards
2019-2020
100.00 44.81 0.25 0.50 0.09 76.70
Nyheim Hines
2021-2022
100.00 9.36 0.09 2.12 0.15 68.00
Alexander Mattison
2021-2022
97.06 23.45 0.24 1.42 0.03 66.25
Jeff Wilson
2021-2022
73.53 46.16 0.28 1.16 0.16 63.95
Average 92.65 30.95 0.22 1.30 0.11 68.73
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
2022-2023
75.76 21.00 0.16 1.36 0.00 66.85
Pct Change -18.23 -32.15 -27.27 4.62 100.00 -2.74
Median Prime % Change -10.49%
Average Prime % Change 4.04%

Calculated Market Value: Clyde Edwards-Helaire

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
1 years, $3,611,141 $3,611,141
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