Nick Cross

Safety

Age: 23
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,381,537 (0.53% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,165,512 (0.42% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $5,065,636 ($1,266,409 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $864,100
  • Contract Ranking: 89/215 at S

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202221$705,000$216,025$921,0250.4%
202322$935,256$216,025$1,151,2810.5%
202423$1,165,512$216,025$1,381,5370.5%
202524$1,395,768$216,025$1,611,7930.6%
Total$4,201,536$864,100$5,065,636

Contract Notes

Nick Cross signed a 4 year rookie contract with Indianapolis Colts on May 17, 2022 worth $5,065,636 with $864,100 guaranteed via signing bon.s

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.3M
$2.5M
$3.8M
$5.1M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$1,569,100$935,256$1,165,512$1,395,768
Running Cash$1,569,100$2,504,356$3,669,868$5,065,636
Career Earnings: $2,504,356
Career APY: $1,252,178
Potential Earnings: $5,065,636
Total Guarantees: $864,100
Largest Cash Payment: $1,569,100 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $1,611,793 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedActive20224$5,065,636$1,266,409$864,100$2,504,35649.4%$1,252,178
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts2$2,504,356$1,252,178$2,072,3060.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Colts$705,000$216,025$921,0250.4%$1,569,100
2023Colts$935,256$216,025$1,151,2810.5%$935,256
2024Colts$1,165,512$216,025$1,381,5370.5%$1,165,512
2025Colts$1,395,768$216,025$1,611,7930.6%$1,395,768
Total$4,201,536$864,100$5,065,636$5,065,636

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2022160110.7%47.4%8100000000100
2023170024.9%60.1%161400102100000

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$2,934,000$1,266,409
Injury Adjusted$2,934,000$1,266,409
test
OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $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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