Age: 30
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $11,941,177 (4.51% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $14,000,000 (5.10% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.17
  • Contract Value: $24,500,000 ($12,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 25/279 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
RegularPer Game
202430$5,450,000$2,000,000$8,000,000$500,000$50,000$4,000,000$11,941,1774.5%
2025 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
31$7,450,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$50,000$0$11,500,0004.4%
Total$12,900,000$4,000,000$9,500,000$2,000,000$100,000$4,000,000$23,441,177

Contract Notes

Sheldon Rankins signed a two year, $24.5 million contract with the Bengals. $8 million is guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2025 league year, Rankins will earn a $1.5 million signing bonus. There are annual per game and workout bonuses available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12.3M
$24.5M
20242025
Cash Due$14,000,000$10,500,000
Running Cash$14,000,000$24,500,000
Career Earnings: $44,918,116
Career APY: $5,614,765
Potential Earnings: $65,418,116
Total Guarantees: $33,801,646
Largest Cash Payment: $14,000,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $11,941,177 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SaintsDraftedExpired20164$12,801,646$3,200,412$12,801,646$20,491,646160.1%$4,098,329
JetsUFAExpired20212$11,000,000$5,500,000$4,500,000$10,823,52998.4%$5,411,765
TexansUFAExpired20231$9,750,000$9,750,000$8,500,000$9,602,94198.5%$9,602,941
BengalsUFAActive20242$24,500,000$12,250,000$8,000,000$4,000,00016.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Saints5$20,491,646$4,098,329$16,491,6460.0%$4,000,0000.0%
Jets2$10,823,529$5,411,765$10,882,3520.0%$00.0%
Texans1$9,602,941$9,602,941$4,352,9410.0%$5,250,0000.0%
Bengals0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Saints$450,000$1,877,572$0$0$0$450,000$2,327,5721.5%$7,960,288
2017Saints$1,031,893$1,877,572$0$0$0$1,031,893$2,909,4651.8%$1,031,893
2018Saints$1,613,786$1,877,572$0$0$0$1,613,786$3,491,3582.0%$1,613,786
2019Saints$2,195,679$1,877,572$0$0$0$2,195,679$4,073,2512.1%$2,195,679
2020Saints$1,690,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$1,690,000$3,690,0001.9%$7,690,000
2021Jets$1,000,000$750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$0$3,000,000$4,691,1762.2%$5,441,176
2022Jets$4,500,000$750,000$0$1,000,000$0$1,250,000$6,191,1762.9%$5,382,353
2023Texans$1,500,000$1,750,000$0$1,250,000$0$1,500,000$4,352,9411.9%$9,602,941
2024Bengals$5,450,000$2,000,000$8,000,000$500,000$50,000$4,000,000$11,941,1774.5%$14,000,000
2025Bengals$7,450,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$50,000$0$11,500,0004.4%$10,500,000
Total$26,881,358$16,760,288$11,500,000$5,250,000$100,000$16,731,358$55,168,116$65,418,116
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Saints2021$4,000,000$0
Texans2024$5,250,000$0
Total$9,250,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201697031.9%0.0%155432360001000
2017160076.5%2.6%15102135911271000
2018160062.2%0.2%261586112151001000
2019106030.4%0.2%73214250000000
2020120039.7%0.4%1371.512.5391000000
2021141046.8%18.4%1517315570000200
2022150249.0%6.7%2518322470001000
2023151152.4%3.8%2986549100001100

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$7,313,000$12,250,000
Injury Adjusted$7,832,692$11,484,375
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.9M $21.2M $26.5M $5,987,000 $7,200,000

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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