Embed This Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#24 overall), 2010 College: Oklahoma State Agent(s): Roc Nation Sports
  • Current Contract

    Dez Bryant signed a 5 year, $70,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $45,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2017, Bryant will earn a base salary of $13,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $17,000,000 and a dead cap value of $25,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $45,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $32,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $32,000,000 $16,000,000($16,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $32,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-25,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $32,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-25,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $9,000,000 $4,000,000 $13,000,000 $38,000,000 $16,000,000($32,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $38,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-25,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $16,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $26,000,0002017 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-13,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002017 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $13,000,000 $4,000,000 $17,000,000 $25,000,000 $13,000,000($45,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $25,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $-8,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $12,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $17,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $8,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002018 Dead Cap: $8,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $13,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $16,500,000 $8,000,000 $12,500,000($57,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $8,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $8,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $12,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $12,500,000

    Potential Out: 2019, 4 yr, $57,500,000; $4,000,000 dead cap

    2019 Contract details by year 30 $12,500,000 $4,000,000 $16,500,000 $4,000,000 $12,500,000($70,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $12,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $12,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $12,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $12,500,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32M initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015, 2016 salaries)
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2016 (3/13/16)
    • $6.5M of signing bonus paid upfront, another $6.5M is including in his 2015 game checks.
    • $7M of signing bonus deferred to 3/15/16
    • $500,000 Annual base salary de-escalators for missing workouts
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2015Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,823,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,823,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2015 26 $12,823,000 - - $12,823,000 -
    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
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,950,000 $570,000 - - - - $2,840,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,112,500 - - $250,000 - - - $1,362,500
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,335,000 - - $250,000 - - $2,185,500 $3,770,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,557,500 - - $250,000 - - - $1,807,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,780,000 - - $250,000 - - - $2,030,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $13,000,000 - - - - - $16,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $16,000,000
    7 seasons $18,105,000 $21,950,000 $570,000 $1,000,000 - - $2,185,500 $43,810,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - - - - - $13,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - - - - - $12,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - - - - - $12,500,000
    $56,105,000 $21,950,000 $570,000 $1,000,000 - - $2,185,500 $81,810,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/25/2013, $7,875


    • TOTAL: $7,875

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dez Bryant ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum AAV
    Rishard Matthews, TEN
    Similarity Score: 96.84%
    16 16 9 781 0.735 108 65 945 14.5 9 1 $5,000,000
    Tyrell Williams, LAC
    Similarity Score: 94.02%
    16 16 12 893 0.835 119 69 1059 15.3 7 0 $525,000
    Marvin Jones, DET
    Similarity Score: 91.65%
    15 15 15 879 0.848 103 55 930 16.9 4 0 $8,000,000
    Kenny Britt, LA
    Similarity Score: 91.24%
    15 15 15 787 0.784 111 68 1002 14.7 5 2 $1,400,000
    DeSean Jackson, WAS
    Similarity Score: 90.55%
    15 15 15 707 0.665 100 56 1005 17.9 4 0 $9,400,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 13 13 13 688 0.649 96 50 796 15.9 8 1 130
    2015 9 9 9 444 0.463 72 31 401 12.9 3 0 58.1
    2014 16 16 16 897 0.847 136 88 1320 15 16 0 228
    2013 16 16 16 933 0.936 159 93 1233 13.3 13 3 199.4
    2012 16 16 14 920 0.836 138 92 1382 15 12 5 207.7
    2011 15 15 13 103 63 928 14.7 9 3 145.3
    2010 12 12 2 73 45 561 12.5 6 2 90.1
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    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 Bryant's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    Dez Bryant'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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