Kaimana Nacua is a member of the New York Jets of the National Football League. He plays as a free safety. He attended Brigham Young University, where he participated in collegiate football. On May 4, 2017, the Cleveland Browns signed Nacua as an undrafted free agent.
He battled with Trey Caldwell and Justin Currie for a roster spot all through training camp. The Browns released Nacau on September 3, 2017, and the following day added him to their practice squad.
Nacua received a promotion to the active roster on September 8, 2017. Nacua will open the regular season as Derrick Kindred’s backup strong safety, according to head coach Hue Jackson.
He played in his first regular-season game as a professional during the Cleveland Browns’ 21-18 season-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. When the Los Angeles Chargers were defeated 19-10 on December 3, 2017, Nacua made his first tackle of the season.
After Derrick Kindred had a wrist injury the week before, Nacua received his first career start in Week 14. During the Browns’ 27-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers, Nacua made a season-high five solo tackles. In 16 games and three starts, he had 14 total tackles (12 solos) towards the end of the season.
On April 30, 2018, the Browns released Nacua. Nacua was signed by the New York Jets off the 49ers practice squad on December 23, 2021. On December 25, 2021, he received a promotion to the active roster.
Kai Nacua Contract
The New York Jets and Kai Nacua agreed to terms on a contract for $850,000 over the course of one year.
Kai Nacua Salary and Net Worth
Kai Nacua receives a yearly income of $850,000 on average. Nacua’s base pay in 2022 will be $965,000, with a cap hit of the same amount.
Kai Nacua makes his money from the salaries he receives whiles playing professional football. His net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million