The players who hit and missed performance bonuses

Darren McFadden and Doug Baldwin both hit performance bonuses on Sunday. USA TODAY Sports

Week 17 is always crucial for players gunning for performance incentives. Here are the players who had a lot riding on Sunday.

Information from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter was used to compile this list.

Darren McFadden, RB, Dallas Cowboys

1,000 rushing yards: $300,000; 1,200 rushing yards: additional $250,000

McFadden added an extra $300,000 to his $1.15 million salary in 2015 by eclipsing the 1,000-yard rushing mark on Sunday. This marks the first time since 2010 -- and just the second time in the running back's career -- that McFadden reached 1,000 yards. McFadden was 111 yards short of earning another $250,000.

Doug Baldwin, WR, Seattle Seahawks

75 receptions: $150,000; 85 receptions: $100,000

Baldwin had already cashed in on his breakout season, receiving $250,000 thanks to his 73 catches entering Week 17. Against the Cardinals on Sunday, he added $150,000 more to his bonus total on a 15-yard catch in the second quarter. That reception brought his season total to 75. Baldwin was unable to grab another 10 catches, which would've pocketed him a cool $100,000.

Michael Crabtree, WR, Oakland Raiders

90 receptions: $300,000

Regardless of Crabtree's performance on Sunday, he had already added $900,000 in bonuses to his $3.2 million cash compensation this season. He sat at 82 catches entering Week 17 against the Chiefs, and needed eight more to collect another $300,000, but he managed just three.

Danny Amendola, WR, New England Patriots

70 receptions: $225,000

Amendola already cashed in on a $525,000 bonus for reaching 63 receptions. The wide receiver needed seven catches to earn another $225,000, but he could only manage two against the Dolphins. Still, his 65 catches this season are the second-highest of Amendola's career.

Ted Ginn Jr., WR, Carolina Panthers

50 receptions: $150,000

Ginn sat out Sunday's game against the Buccaneers with a knee injury, so he was unable to get the six catches required to receive a $150,000 bonus. The good news, however, is that Ginn's performance this season (44 catches) had already netted the WR $100,000.

Greg Hardy, DE, Dallas Cowboys

8.0 sacks: $1 million; 10.0 sacks: additional $1 million

Hardy needed 1.5 sacks on Sunday to earn $1 million -- and 3.5 sacks to collect an additional $1 million. But Hardy didn't compile any sacks against the Redskins on Sunday. After recording four sacks in his first four games as a Cowboy, Hardy's put up just two in his next seven contests.

Tamba Hali, OLB, Kansas City Chiefs

8.0 sacks: $1 million; 10.0 sacks: additional $1 million

Part of Hali's restructured deal this offseason included two separate $1 million bonuses should the OLB reach 8.0 sacks and 10.0 sacks. The 32-year-old Hali entered this week having a career renaissance of sorts, with 6.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. Hali played through a broken thumb on Sunday, but was unable to reach either bonus against the Raiders.

Sean Lee, LB, Dallas Cowboys

80 percent of snaps played: $2 million salary escalator

The six-year contract Lee signed in 2013 includes a $2 million salary escalator in 2016 if Lee plays at least 80 percent of the Cowboys' defensive snaps in 2015. Lee entered Sunday having played 82.1 percent of snaps, but he missed Dallas' Week 17 game against the Redskins with a hamstring injury. Lee's absence caused him to dip below the 80 percent threshold. Lee said after the game that it was his decision to sit out on Sunday and forgo the $2 million. ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer said the team could elect to give Lee the escalator anyway.

James Starks, RB, Green Bay Packers

600 rushing yards: $75,000; 800 rushing yards: additional $75,000

Starks cut it close, but with a four-yard run at the end of the third quarter -- his last carry of the game -- the RB reached 601 yards for the season. That netted him a $75,000 bonus, in addition to the $1,384,375 he's already received this season.