Eric Kendricks

Linebacker

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $2,941,176 (1.13% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $3,000,000 (1.58% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.02
  • Contract Value: $3,000,000 ($3,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 49/216 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202432$1,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$1,500,000$2,941,1761.1%
Total$1,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$1,500,000$2,941,176

Contract Notes

Eric Kendricks signed a one year, $3 million contract with the Cowboys. $2.5 million is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3M
2024
Cash Due$3,000,000
Running Cash$3,000,000
Career Earnings: $53,390,295
Career APY: $5,932,255
Potential Earnings: $55,390,295
Total Guarantees: $24,002,200
Largest Cash Payment: $11,638,080 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $13,530,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20154$5,155,920$1,288,980$3,114,120$4,017,84077.9%$1,339,280
VikingsExtensionTerminated20185$50,000,000$10,000,000$11,638,080$41,622,45583.2%$8,324,491
ChargersSFATerminated20232$13,250,000$6,625,000$6,750,000$6,750,00050.9%$6,750,000
CowboysSFAActive20241$3,000,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,00033.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings8$45,640,295$5,705,037$43,632,5300.0%$1,930,0000.0%
Chargers1$6,750,000$6,750,000$4,000,0000.0%$2,750,0000.0%
Cowboys0$1,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Vikings$435,000$502,440$0$0$435,000$937,4400.6%$2,444,760
2016Vikings$669,360$502,440$0$0$669,360$1,171,8000.7%$669,360
2017Vikings$903,720$502,440$0$0$0$1,406,1600.8%$903,720
2018Vikings$1,138,080$2,602,440$0$0$1,138,080$3,740,5202.0%$11,638,080
2019Vikings$2,000,000$2,530,000$250,000$100,000$2,000,000$4,864,7352.5%$4,484,375
2020Vikings$1,150,000$4,030,000$250,000$100,000$1,150,000$5,514,3752.8%$7,500,000
2021Vikings$8,150,000$4,030,000$250,000$100,000$0$12,467,5006.7%$8,500,000
2022Vikings$9,150,000$4,030,000$250,000$100,000$0$13,530,0006.5%$9,500,000
2023Chargers$1,250,000$2,750,000$0$0$1,250,000$4,000,0001.8%$6,750,000
2024Cowboys$1,500,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$1,500,000$2,941,1761.1%$3,000,000
Total$26,346,160$22,479,760$1,500,000$400,000$8,142,440$50,573,706$55,390,295
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2023$1,930,000$0
Chargers2024$2,750,000$0
Total$4,680,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015142071.0%16.9%7220423881000000
2016151084.0%12.8%70392.525.59491771101
2017160097.2%13.8%6544149661310001
2018142084.2%15.9%6244112316231100
2019151086.7%15.3%70400.54.542120022250
2020114070.2%14.6%693800416300000
2021151085.4%16.6%8162536854200100
2022170094.3%16.0%875018826000100
2023151173.6%3.7%79383.519.5776001000

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$7,060,000$3,000,000
Injury Adjusted$7,629,954$2,812,500
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.1M $9.2M $12.2M $15.3M APY $3.3M $6.7M $10M $13.3M $16.7M $4,874,000 $3,000,000

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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