Justin Hardee

Wide Receiver

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,152,500 (0.40% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,377,500 (0.42% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.20
  • Contract Value: $1,377,500 ($1,377,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $800,000
  • Contract Ranking: 108/302 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202430$1,210,000$167,500$632,500$1,152,5000.4%
Total$1,210,000$167,500$632,500$1,152,500

Contract Notes

Justin Hardee signed a one year, $1.377 million contract with the Browns. $800,000 is guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.4M
2024
Cash Due$1,377,500
Running Cash$1,377,500
Career Earnings: $9,947,253
Career APY: $1,421,036
Potential Earnings: $11,134,853
Total Guarantees: $2,173,000
Largest Cash Payment: $2,335,294 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $2,350,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansUDFATerminated20173$1,667,000$555,667$8,000$00.0%$0
SaintsPracticeRenegotiated20171$122,400$122,400$0$00.0%$0
SaintsSFAExpired20172$1,020,000$510,000$0$965,29494.6%$482,647
SaintsERFAExpired20191$645,000$645,000$0$645,000100.0%$645,000
SaintsSFAExpired20201$1,500,000$1,500,000$365,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
JetsUFAExpired20213$6,750,000$2,250,000$1,000,000$6,647,05998.5%$2,215,686
BrownsUFAActive20241$1,377,500$1,377,500$800,000$167,50012.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans0$8,000$0$00.0%$8,0000.0%
Saints4$3,124,694$781,174$3,110,2940.0%$14,4000.0%
Jets3$6,647,059$2,215,686$6,735,2940.0%$00.0%
Browns0$167,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Saints$465,000$0$0$0$0$410,2940.3%$410,294
2018Saints$555,000$0$0$0$0$555,0000.3%$555,000
2019Saints$645,000$0$0$0$0$645,0000.3%$645,000
2020Saints$1,135,000$365,000$0$0$0$1,500,0000.8%$1,500,000
2021Jets$1,350,000$0$750,000$250,000$1,000,000$2,335,2941.1%$2,335,294
2022Jets$1,800,000$0$0$250,000$0$2,050,0001.0%$2,050,000
2023Jets$2,100,000$0$0$250,000$0$2,350,0001.0%$2,261,765
2024Browns$1,210,000$167,500$0$0$632,500$1,152,5000.4%$1,377,500
Total$9,260,000$532,500$750,000$750,000$1,632,500$10,998,088$11,134,853
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2017$6,666$8,000
Saints2017$14,400$14,400
Texans2018$1,334$0
Total$22,400$22,400

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201714000.0%50.0%000.00000.0000
201816000.0%63.6%000.0011010.0000
201916000.0%71.7%000.00000.0000
20209100.0%41.6%000.00000.0000
202116000.0%78.8%000.00000.0000
202217000.0%79.8%000.00000.0000
202311000.0%54.2%000.00000.0000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.3M $8.7M $13M $17.4M $21.7M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $9,208,000 $6,000,000

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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