Dawson Knox

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Bills, TE Age: 25-28d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#96 overall), 2019 College: Mississippi Agent(s): Chase Callahan, Bruce Tollner, Ryan Tollner (Rep 1 Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Dawson Knox signed a 4 year, $3,521,600 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $822,180 signing bonus, $822,180 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $880,400. In 2021, Knox will earn a base salary of $850,000 and a workout bonus of $30,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,085,545 and a dead cap value of $441,090.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,521,600
    Signing Bonus $822,180
    Average Salary $880,400
    Total Guarantees $822,180
    Guaranteed at Signing $822,180
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 23 $495,000 $205,545 - $700,545 $822,180 $1,577,618($1,577,618)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $822,180 2019 Cap Savings: $-121,635 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $822,180 2019 Cap Savings: $-121,635 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $205,545 2020 Dead Cap: $616,635 2019 Cap Savings: $495,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $205,545 2020 Dead Cap: $616,635 2019 Cap Savings: $495,000
    2020 Contract details by year 24 $513,236 $205,545 $30,000 $748,781 $616,635 $832,056($2,409,674)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $616,635 2020 Cap Savings: $132,146 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $616,635 2020 Cap Savings: $132,146 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $205,545 2021 Dead Cap: $411,090 2020 Cap Savings: $543,236 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $205,545 2021 Dead Cap: $411,090 2020 Cap Savings: $543,236
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $850,000 $205,545 $30,000 $1,085,545 $441,090 $880,000($3,289,674)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $441,090 2021 Cap Savings: $644,455 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $441,090 2021 Cap Savings: $644,455 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $235,545 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2021 Cap Savings: $850,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $235,545 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2021 Cap Savings: $850,000
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $965,000 $205,545 $30,000 $1,200,545 $205,545 $995,000($4,284,674)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2022 Cap Savings: $995,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2022 Cap Savings: $995,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $995,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $205,545 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $995,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $822,180 - - - - $260,438 $1,577,618
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $513,236 - - $30,000 - - $288,820 $832,056
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $30,000 - - - $880,000
    3 seasons $1,858,236 $822,180 - $60,000 - - $549,258 $3,289,674
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $965,000 - - $30,000 - - - $995,000
    $2,823,236 $822,180 - $90,000 - - $549,258 $4,284,674
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,858,236 $822,180 - $60,000 - - $549,258 $3,289,674
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $28,075

      Blindside block against New York (NYG)


    • TOTAL: $28,075

  • Transactions

    Sep 20 2019Fined $28,075 Blindside block against New York (NYG)
    Jun 14 2019Signed a 4 year $3.5 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Apr 26 2019Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 3 (#96 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dawson Knox ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 BUF 9 9 8 502 66.5 41 31 415 13.4 7 0 85.5
    2020 BUF 12 12 7 487 44.8 44 24 288 12 3 2 42.8
    2019 BUF 15 15 10 659 60.1 50 28 388 13.9 2 0 51.7
    Totals 36 36 25 1,648 - 135 83 1,091 13.1 12 2 180.00