Embed This Don Carey

Strong Safety Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#177 overall), 2009 College: Norfolk State
  • Current Contract

    Don Carey signed a 1 year, $1,350,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including an average annual salary of $1,350,000. In 2017, Carey will earn a base salary of $975,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,162,500 and a dead cap value of $187,500.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,350,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $760,000 $387,500 $50,000 $1,197,500 $1,385,000 $1,185,000($1,185,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $1,385,0002016 Cap Savings: $-187,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $575,0002016 Cap Savings: $622,500 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $1,197,5002017 Dead Cap: $187,5002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $387,5002017 Dead Cap: $187,5002016 Cap Savings: $810,000
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $975,000 $187,500 - $1,162,500 $187,500 $975,000($2,160,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $187,5002017 Cap Savings: $975,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $187,5002017 Cap Savings: $975,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $187,5002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $975,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $187,5002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $975,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2016

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $3,135,000
    Signing Bonus $800,000
    Average Salary $1,045,000
    Guaranteed $800,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 27 $730,000 $200,000 - - $930,000 $600,000
    2015 28 $745,000 $200,000 $50,000 - $995,000 $400,000
    2016 29 $760,000 $200,000 $50,000 - $1,010,000 $1,010,000
    2017 Free agent year 30 UFA  
    • 2015-16 Roster Bonus: $50,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - - - - - - $310,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 - - - - - - $320,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings - $116,750 - - - - - $116,750
    2013 Player Cash Earnings - $800,000 - - - - - $800,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $730,000 - - - - - $49,026 $779,026
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $745,000 - $50,000 - - - - $795,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $760,000 $375,000 $50,000 - - - - $1,185,000
    7 seasons $2,865,000 $1,291,750 $100,000 - - - $49,026 $4,305,776
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $975,000 - - - - - - $975,000
    $3,840,000 $1,291,750 $100,000 - - - $49,026 $5,280,776
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2010, $12,500

      Helmet to helmet hit against Jason Witten


    • TOTAL: $12,500

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Don Carey ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Detroit Lions: #
    Strong Safety: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Strong Safety: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Strong Safety: #
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Chris Banjo, NO
    Similarity Score: 54.53%
    9 9 2 0.002 4 2 $405,000
    Colin Jones, CAR
    Similarity Score: 53.8%
    14 14 1 13 0.012 3 2 1 $510,000
    Peyton Thompson, JAC
    Similarity Score: 38.4%
    15 15 84 0.078 12 8 2 $450,000
    Brynden Trawick, OAK
    Similarity Score: 26.08%
    15 15 50 0.048 22 6 6 1 $405,000
    Chris Prosinski, CHI
    Similarity Score: -21.28%
    16 16 1 173 0.161 24 16 5 $695,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 14 14 73 0.071 11 4 1 1
    2015 16 16 39 0.037 21 3 2
    2014 13 13 3 101 0.097 12 6 1
    2013 14 14 3 197 0.191 30 16 3 1
    2012 9 9 6 358 0.613 39 19 8 2
    2011 5 5 11 5 3
    2010 15 15 10 55 36 15 1
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • SS Rank: #0

    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 Carey's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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

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    Statistical Comparisons

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

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    Don Carey'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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