Sheldon Richardson
Defensive Tackle
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2013
Experience: 7 Years
College: Missouri
Contract: 3 yr(s)
$37,000,000
Signing Bonus $5,000,000 AAV$12,333,333 G'teed:$21,000,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 28 $8,000,000 $1,666,667 - $9,666,666 $15,000,000
2020 Contract details by year 29 $11,900,000 $1,666,667 $100,000 $13,666,666 $11,833,334
2021 Contract details by year 30 $11,900,000 $1,666,668 $100,000 $13,666,668 $1,666,668
Contract Notes:
  • $15M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + $2M of 2020 salary)
  • Additional $6.5M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020 (injury guaranteed now)
  • 2020-2021 Workout Bonus: $100,000
  • 2020, 2021 Escatalors:
    5 Sacks: $250,000
    7 Sacks: $500,000
    9 Sacks: $1M
    Playoffs + 65% Snaps: $500,000
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $5,357,176 - $5,762,176
2014 Player Cash Earnings $862,000 - - $862,000
2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,008,647 - - $1,055,044
2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,671,530 - - $1,671,530
2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,069,000 - - $8,069,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,800,000 $2,000,000 - $8,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $5,000,000 - $13,019,253
7 seasons $25,816,177 $12,357,176 - $38,439,003

Cap Hit

#6
Defensive Tackle
#4
Cleveland Browns
#90
NFL

AAV

#7
Defensive Tackle
#122
NFL

Cash

#7
Defensive Tackle
#101
NFL
  • Dec 27 2019

    Fined $42,115 Roughing the Passer against Lamar Jackson (BAL)

  • Nov 8 2019

    Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Denver (DEN)

  • Sep 13 2019

    Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Marcus Mariota (TEN)

  • Mar 12 2019

    Signed a 3 year $37 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Sep 14 2018

    Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Jimmy Garoppolo (SF)

  • Mar 16 2018

    Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)

  • Dec 15 2017

    Fined $9,115 Fighting with Jacksonville (JAC)

  • Nov 17 2017

    Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Drew Stanton (ARI)

  • Sep 1 2017

    Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New York (NYJ) with 2018 7th round pick (#226 - traded) for Jermaine Kearse, 2018 2nd round pick (#49 - traded) and 2018 7th round pick (#235 - traded)

  • Dec 9 2016

    Fined $9,115 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)

  • Nov 11 2016

    Fined $9,115 Slamming Jay Ajayi's (MIA) head into the ground

  • Sep 23 2016

    Fined $9,115 Taunting against Buffalo (BUF)

  • Jun 30 2016

    Suspended 1 game for violating the league's personal conduction policy, forfeiting $104,470 in 2016 salary with New York (NYJ)

  • Apr 18 2016

    New York (NYJ) exercised an $8.069 million 5th-year option for 2017

  • Jul 2 2015

    Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $645,175 in 2015 salary/bonus with New York (NYJ)

  • Sep 19 2014

    Fined $8,268 Excessive Facemask against Green Bay (GB)

  • Dec 27 2013

    Fined $15,750 Roughing the passer against Jason Campbell (CLE)

  • Jul 24 2013

    Signed a 4 year $10.05 million contract with New York (NYJ)

  • Apr 25 2013

    Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#13 overall)