Michael Niese

Left Guard

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (ERFA)
Accrued Seasons: 0
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $795,000 (0.31% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $795,000 (0.26% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $795,000 ($795,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 100/100 at LG

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202426$795,000$795,0000.3%
Total$795,000$795,000

Contract Notes

Michael Niese signed a two year contract worth $1,665,000 with the Buccaneers on January 18, 2023.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$0.8M
2024
Cash Due$795,000
Running Cash$795,000
Career Earnings: $475,834
Career APY: $237,917
Potential Earnings: $1,265,834
Total Guarantees: $15,000
Largest Cash Payment: $795,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $795,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BroncosUDFATerminated20223$2,565,000$855,000$15,000$00.0%$0
BearsPracticeExpired20221$207,000$207,000$0$195,50094.4%$195,500
BuccaneersSFATerminated20232$1,665,000$832,500$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeExpired20231$275,334$275,334$0$275,334100.0%$275,334
LionsPracticeElevated20231$245,667$245,667$0$00.0%$0
LionsPracticeElevated20231$216,000$216,000$0$00.0%$0
LionsSFAActive20241$795,000$795,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos0$5,000$0$00.0%$15,0000.0%
Bears1$195,500$195,500$195,5000.0%$00.0%
Buccaneers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%
Lions1$275,334$275,334$275,3340.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Bears$207,000$195,5000.1%$195,500
2023Lions$216,000$275,3340.1%$275,334
2024Lions$795,000$795,0000.3%$795,000
Total$1,218,000$1,265,834$1,265,834
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Broncos2022$11,666$5,000
Broncos2023$3,334$0
Total$15,000$5,000

Statistics

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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 $1.7M $3.4M $5M $6.7M $8.4M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,390,000 $3,686,670

Weekly Valuation Trends

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