Embed This Cedric Thornton

Defensive End Age: 28 Exp: 5 Years
Undrafted: 2011, Eagles College: Southern Arkansas
  • Current Contract

    Cedric Thornton signed a 4 year, $17,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,250,000. In 2017, Thornton will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,250,000 and a dead cap value of $6,750,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $17,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $4,250,000
    Total Guarantees $9,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $1,250,000 $2,250,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($6,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $6,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-3,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $5,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-2,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $2,250,0002017 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002017 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $3,000,000 $1,250,000 $4,250,000 $6,750,000 $3,000,000($9,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $-2,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $3,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $4,250,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Dead Cap: $2,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $3,000,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $9,000,000; $2,500,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 29 $4,000,000 $1,250,000 $5,250,000 $2,500,000 $4,000,000($13,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $2,750,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $4,000,000 $1,250,000 $5,250,000 $1,250,000 $4,000,000($17,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary)
    • $3M 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 3/13/2017
    • 2018 & 2019 Incentives:
      $1M for 65% playing time + 6 sacks 

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,356,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,356,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2015 26 $2,356,000 - - $2,356,000 -
    2016 Free agent year 27 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $66,176 - - - - - - $66,176
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $96,900 - - - - - - $96,900
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $7,500 - - - - - $7,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,356,000 - - - - - $37,652 $2,393,652
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $6,000,000
    6 seasons $5,184,076 $5,007,500 - - - - $37,652 $10,229,228
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    $16,184,076 $5,007,500 - - - - $37,652 $21,229,228
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Cedric Thornton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($4,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #346
    Dallas Cowboys: #11
    Defensive End: #35

    Total Cash ($3,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Defensive End: #0

    Average Annual ($4,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Defensive End: #0
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Romeo Okwara, NYG
    Similarity Score: 86.23%
    16 16 4 368 0.332 1 25 12 13 $545,000
    Glenn Dorsey, SF
    Similarity Score: 83.82%
    12 12 7 400 0.349 1 24 20 4 $3,000,000
    Evander Hood, WAS
    Similarity Score: 82.68%
    16 16 14 661 0.603 1 33 17 16 1 $870,000
    Denico Autry, OAK
    Similarity Score: 77.91%
    16 16 7 690 0.658 3 29 22 7 $465,000
    Jack Crawford, DAL
    Similarity Score: 76.99%
    16 16 10 530 0.502 3 25 12 13 $615,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 13 13 278 0.264 1.5 22 12 10
    2015 13 13 13 493 0.405 1 33 17 16
    2014 16 16 16 640 0.551 1 52 36 16
    2013 16 16 16 717 0.608 1 60 48 12 1
    2012 16 16 395 0.377 1 27 19 8
    2011
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • DE Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • DE Rank: #0

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Thornton's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Thornton's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Thornton statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Cedric Thornton's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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