Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2007 College: Louisiana State
  • Current Contract

    Dwayne Bowe signed a 2 year, $12,500,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $3,500,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,250,000. In 2015, Bowe will earn a base salary of $2,650,000, a signing bonus of $3,500,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Bowe has a cap hit of $4,500,000 while his dead money value is $9,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,500,000
    Average Salary $6,250,000
    Guaranteed $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $2,650,000 $1,750,000 $100,000 $4,500,000 $9,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year $6,150,000 $1,750,000 $100,000 $8,000,000 $4,600,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9 million guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2015 base + $2.85M of 2016 base)
    • Annual Yards/Rec Incentives: $250,000

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $8,894,118 $8,894,118

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $11,200,000
    Guaranteed $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2013 $750,000 $3,000,000 $250,000 $4,000,000 $20,250,000
    2014 $8,235,294 $3,000,000 $250,000 $11,485,294 $12,000,000
    2015 $10,750,000 $3,000,000 $250,000 $14,000,000 $9,000,000
    2016 $9,750,000 $3,000,000 $250,000 $13,000,000 $6,000,000
    2017 $9,750,000 $3,000,000 $250,000 $13,000,000 $3,000,000
    2018 Free agent year UFA  
    • $20 million guaranteed now
    • 2013 Salary is fully guaranteed
    • 2014: $4.25M guaranteed; $4.5M more guarantees 3rd day of 2014
    • 2015: $1.5M guaranteed for injury; fully guarantees 3rd day of 2014 
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2014-15 Base Guarantees Void per 2014 Drug Suspension
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $1,400,000 $515,000 - - - $1,800,000 $4,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $2,480,000 - $2,850,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - $100,000 - - - - $560,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $150,000 - - - - $750,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,765,000 - $150,000 - - - - $2,915,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,515,000 - - - - - - $9,515,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 $15,000,000 - $250,000 - - - $16,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $8,235,294 - - $250,000 - - - $8,485,294
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $22,980,294 $16,400,000 $915,000 $500,000 - $2,480,000 $1,800,000 $45,075,294
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/15/2014 Player contract details by year 1 game $691,176 Violating the NFL's substance abuse policy
    11/17/2009 Player contract details by year 4 games $108,235 Violating the NFL's substance abuse policy
    $5 $799,411
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dwayne Bowe ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($4,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    AFC: #0
    AFC North: #0
    Cleveland Browns: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0

    Total Cash ($6,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0

    Average Annual ($6,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0