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Outside Linebacker Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2005 College: Troy Agent(s): SportsTrust Advisors
  • Current Contract

    DeMarcus Ware signed a 3 year, $30,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2016, Ware will earn a base salary of $4,000,000, a roster bonus of $343,750 and a restructure bonus of $2,000,000. Ware has a cap hit of $8,010,418 while his dead money value is $5,666,668.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Guaranteed $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $3,000,000 $1,666,666 $5,000,000 - - $9,666,666 $16,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $7,000,000 $1,666,666 - - - $8,666,666 $10,333,334
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $4,000,000 $1,666,668 $343,750 - $2,000,000 $8,010,418 $5,666,668
    2017 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $16.5 initially guaranteed (2014 base + 2014 bonus + signing bonus + $3.5M of 2015 base)
    • Additional $3.5M of 2015 base guarantees on the 5th league day of 2015.
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $5M
    • 2016 base salary reduced from $7M to $6.5M
    • 2016 Sack Incentives:
      $1.25 million for eight sacks
      $2.5 million for nine
      $3 million for 11
      $3.5 million for 13. 
    • 2016 Per Game Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000 11 LTBE)

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2014 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Player contract details by year $8,571,500 - - $8,571,500
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 - $1,450,000 - - - - $1,680,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $350,000 - - - - $7,160,000 - $7,510,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $730,000 - - - - - - $730,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $725,000 - - - - - - $725,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,005,000 $20,000,000 - - - - - $26,005,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $7,800,000 - - - - - - $7,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $685,000 - - $500,000 $6,515,000 - - $7,700,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - - $500,000 $3,675,000 - - $5,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 - - $500,000 $5,160,000 - - $6,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    11 seasons $28,190,000 $25,000,000 $6,450,000 $1,500,000 $15,350,000 $7,160,000 - $83,650,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $343,750 - $2,000,000 - - $6,343,750
    $32,190,000 $25,000,000 $6,793,750 $1,500,000 $17,350,000 $7,160,000 - $89,993,750
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/25/2015 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $17,363 Roughing the Passer against Alex Smith (KC)
    12/20/2012 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $15,750 for roughing Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger
    - $33,113
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how DeMarcus Ware ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,010,418) Rank
    NFL: #115
    Denver Broncos: #5
    Outside Linebacker: #8

    Total Cash ($6,343,750) Rank
    NFL: #195
    Outside Linebacker: #16

    Average Annual ($10,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #81
    Outside Linebacker: #5
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking DeMarcus Ware's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

    Trending Up

    • Week 17 Rating: 11.92
    • AAV: $10,000,000
    • Free Agent: 2017

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 72.8
    • Points/Game: 6.62
    • Points/Snap: 0


     

    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2015 11 10 403 7.5 25 17 8 1
    2014 16 15 738 10.5 40 34 6 1 1
    2013 13 13 629 6 40 28 12 1
    2012 16 16 869 11.5 56 33 23 5
    2011 16 16 19.5 58 48 10 2
    2010 16 16 15.5 66 56 10 2
    2009 16 15 11 57 45 12 5
    2008 16 16 20 84 69 15 6
    2007 16 16 14 84 60 24 4
    2006 16 16 11.5 73 59 14 5 1
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • OLB Rank: #5

    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 Ware's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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

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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    DeMarcus Ware'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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