Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2005 College: Georgia
  • Current Contract

    Thomas Davis signed a 5 year / $16,500,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,300,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $16,500,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $3,300,000
    Guaranteed $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $950,000 $1,400,000 $50,000 $1,000,000 $3,400,000 $7,850,000
    2015 Contract details by year $7,250,000 $1,400,000 $250,000 $1,000,000 $9,900,000 $5,400,000
    2016 Contract details by year $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $5 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $36,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $7,300,000
    Guaranteed $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2011 $1,000,000 $1,400,000 - - - - $2,400,000 $8,000,000
    2012 $700,000 $1,400,000 - - - - $2,100,000 $5,600,000
    2013 $1,500,000 $1,400,000 $2,800,000 $166,666 $500,000 $450,000 $6,816,666 $4,699,998
    2014 $2,750,000 $2,816,666 - $166,666 - - $5,733,332 $5,633,332
    2015 $7,250,000 $2,816,666 - $166,666 - - $10,233,332 $2,816,668
    Free agent year 2016 UFA  
    • Signing bonus: $7 million
    • 2013 Option Bonus: $500,000
    • 2013 Base Escalator: $500k
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $2.8M
    • 2013 Incentive: $450,000
    • 2013 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2014 Option Bonus: $5 million
    • 2014 Incentive: $120,000
    • 2014-15 Workout Bonus: $100,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $2,350,000 $1,175,000 - - - $2,580,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 $1,175,000 - - $5,875,000 - $6,225,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 $1,175,000 - $100,000 - - $640,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 $1,175,000 - $100,000 - - $750,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,200,000 $1,175,000 - $100,000 - - $2,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,268,000 $1,175,000 - - - - $3,268,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $15,175,000 - - - - $8,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $8,175,000 - - - - $700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $8,175,000 $2,800,000 $500,000 $500,000 $450,000 $5,750,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $950,000 $18,175,000 - $50,000 - - $11,000,000
    Est. Earnings $11,388,000 $57,925,000 $3,975,000 $850,000 $6,375,000 $450,000 $41,213,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/07/2014 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $16,537 Helmet to Helmet hit against Jimmy Graham (NO)
    11/23/2012 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $21,000 for striking a defenseless Tampa Bay player in the head and neck area
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Thomas Davis ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,400,000) Rank
    NFL: #328
    NFC: #155
    NFC South: #0
    Carolina Panthers: #9
    Outside Linebacker: #31

    Total Cash ($11,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #52
    Outside Linebacker: #5

    Average Annual ($3,300,000) Rank
    NFL: #371
    Outside Linebacker: #30