Elijah Hicks

Safety

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,004,253 (0.39% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $985,000 (0.41% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.98
  • Contract Value: $3,737,012 ($934,253 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $77,012
  • Contract Ranking: 123/163 at S

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202223$705,000$19,253$724,2530.3%
202324$870,000$19,253$889,2530.4%
202425$985,000$19,253$1,004,2530.4%
202526$1,100,000$19,253$1,119,2530.4%
Total$3,660,000$77,012$3,737,012

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.9M
$1.9M
$2.8M
$3.7M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$782,012$870,000$985,000$1,100,000
Running Cash$782,012$1,652,012$2,637,012$3,737,012
Career Earnings: $1,652,012
Career APY: $826,006
Potential Earnings: $3,737,012
Total Guarantees: $77,012
Largest Cash Payment: $1,100,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,119,253 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedActive20224$3,737,012$934,253$77,012$1,652,01244.2%$826,006
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears2$1,652,012$826,006$1,613,5060.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Bears$705,000$19,253$724,2530.3%$782,012
2023Bears$870,000$19,253$889,2530.4%$870,000
2024Bears$985,000$19,253$1,004,2530.4%$985,000
2025Bears$1,100,000$19,253$1,119,2530.4%$1,100,000
Total$3,660,000$77,012$3,737,012$3,737,012

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2022150215.4%48.9%101100000001100
2023170045.5%53.0%181200001000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$892,000$934,253
Injury Adjusted$892,000$934,253
test
OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $4,414,000 $4,105,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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