Nikola Kalinic

Tight End

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (RFA)
Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $915,000 (0.36% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $915,000 (0.38% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,945,000 ($972,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 116/189 at TE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$915,000$915,0000.4%
202528$1,030,000$1,030,0000.4%
Total$1,945,000$1,945,000

Contract Notes

Nikola Kalinic signed a one year contract worth $870,000 with the Rams on July 14, 2023.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
$1.9M
20242025
Cash Due$915,000$1,030,000
Running Cash$915,000$1,945,000
Career Earnings: $616,667
Career APY: $308,334
Potential Earnings: $2,317,667
Total Guarantees: $0
Largest Cash Payment: $1,030,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $1,030,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsUDFATerminated20223$2,560,000$853,333$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20221$207,000$207,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20221$234,667$234,667$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeElevated20221$262,333$262,333$0$00.0%$0
ColtsPracticeTerminated20221$290,000$290,000$0$00.0%$0
ColtsSFAExpired20221$1,575,000$787,500$0$156,6679.9%$156,667
RamsSFATerminated20231$870,000$870,000$0$00.0%$0
RamsPracticeExpired20231$216,000$216,000$0$216,000100.0%$216,000
RamsSFAActive20242$1,945,000$972,500$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts1$400,667$400,667$156,6670.0%$244,0000.0%
Rams1$216,000$216,000$216,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Colts$705,000$156,6670.1%$156,667
2023Rams$216,000$216,0000.1%$216,000
2024Rams$915,000$915,0000.4%$915,000
2025Rams$1,030,000$1,030,0000.4%$1,030,000
Total$2,866,000$2,317,667$2,317,667
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Colts2022$244,000$244,000
Total$244,000$244,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20227004.1%9.3%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 $2M $4M $6M $8M $10M APY $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.4M $14.3M $6,604,000 $8,227,624

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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