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Andy Dalton

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Bears, QB Age: 33-7d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#35 overall), 2011 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): Jeff Nalley (Select Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Andy Dalton signed a 1 year, $10,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2021, Dalton will earn a base salary of $2,500,000 and a signing bonus of $7,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,000,000 and a dead cap value of $10,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 34 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,000,000 $10,500,000 $10,000,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-5,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-2,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2022 Contract details by year 35 - $2,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 36 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022-23 void automatically after 2021
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2014-2020

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $96,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Total Guarantees $17,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,214,198
    Signing Bonus $2,292,144
    Average Salary $1,303,550
    Total Guarantees $4,028,171
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,028,171
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $2,292,144 - - - - - $2,667,144
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $612,009 - - - - - - $612,009
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $749,018 - - $100,000 - - - $849,018
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $986,027 $12,000,000 $5,100,000 - - - - $18,086,027
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 $200,000 - - - $7,200,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $200,000 - - - $10,700,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,100,000 - - $200,000 - - - $13,300,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,700,000 - - $200,000 - - - $13,900,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $200,000 - - $12,043 $16,212,043
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $101,553 $3,101,553
    10 seasons $60,022,054 $16,292,144 $9,100,000 $1,100,000 - - $113,596 $86,627,794
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    $62,522,054 $23,792,144 $9,100,000 $1,100,000 - - $113,596 $96,627,794
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $59,022,054 $14,292,144 $9,100,000 $1,100,000 - - $12,043 $83,526,241
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $101,553 $3,101,553
  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2021Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    May 2 2020Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 30 2020Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Aug 4 2014Signed a 6 year $96 million extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $5.2 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 29 2011Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 2 (#35 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Andy Dalton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 DAL 13 11 9 619 56.9 333 216 64.9 2169 197.18 14 8 87.28 28 114 0 2 135.86
    2019 CIN 16 13 13 927 82.5 528 314 59.5 3494 268.77 16 14 78.27 32 73 4 8 202.66
    2018 CIN 11 11 11 627 62.9 365 226 61.9 2566 233.27 21 11 89.59 16 99 0 1 174.54
    2017 CIN 16 16 16 941 97.3 496 297 59.9 3320 207.50 25 12 86.59 38 99 0 4 210.7
    2016 CIN 16 16 16 1085 99.8 563 364 64.7 4206 262.88 18 8 91.83 46 184 4 9 260.64
    2015 CIN 13 13 13 802 75.7 386 255 66.1 3250 250.00 25 7 106.25 57 142 3 6 244.2
    2014 CIN 16 16 16 1031 97.1 482 309 64.1 3398 212.38 19 17 83.32 60 169 4 3 224.62
    2013 CIN 16 16 16 1117 98.7 586 363 61.9 4296 268.50 33 20 88.8 61 183 2 4 288.14
    2012 CIN 16 16 16 1027 97.2 528 329 62.3 3669 229.31 27 16 87.38 47 120 4 4 250.76
    2011 CIN 16 16 16 516 300 58.1 3398 212.38 20 13 80.39 37 152 1 4 207.12
    Totals 149 144 142 8,176 - 4,783 2,973 62.2 33,766 234.49 218 126 - 422 1,335 22 45 2,199.24