DeMarcus Walker

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Bears, DE Age: 29-208d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#51 overall), 2017 College: Florida State Agent(s): David Canter

 
  • Current Contract

    DeMarcus Walker signed a 3 year, $21,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $15,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024, Walker will earn a base salary of $7,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,666,666 and a dead cap value of $9,283,334.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $15,650,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,500,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 29 $3,700,000 $666,666 $2,000,000 $50,000 $6,416,666 $10,550,000 $7,750,000($7,750,000) $7,750,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $10,550,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,133,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,050,000 2023 Cap Savings: $2,366,666 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,216,666 2024 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2023 Cap Savings: $-2,800,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,716,666 2024 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2023 Cap Savings: $3,700,000
    2024 Contract details by year 30 $7,950,000 $666,666 - $50,000 $8,666,666 $9,283,334 $8,000,000($15,750,000) $7,875,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $9,283,334 2024 Cap Savings: $-616,668 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,333,334 2024 Cap Savings: $7,333,332 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $8,616,666 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2024 Cap Savings: $50,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $666,666 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2024 Cap Savings: $8,000,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 2 yr, $15,750,000; $666,668 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 31 $5,200,000 $666,668 - $50,000 $5,916,668 $666,668 $5,250,000($21,000,000) $7,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2025 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2025 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $5,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $666,668 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $5,250,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2023 roster bonus + $2.8M of 2024 salary)
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $2M (3/19/2023)
    • Additional $5.15M of 2024 salary fully guarantees 3/16/2024 (full $7.95M injury guaranteed at sign)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    DeMarcus Walker signed a 1 year, $1,187,500 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including a $100,000 signing bonus, $600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,187,500. In 2024, Walker will earn a base salary of $7,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,666,666 and a dead cap value of $9,283,334.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,187,500
    Signing Bonus $100,000
    Average Salary $1,187,500
    Total Guarantees $600,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $600,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    DeMarcus Walker signed a 1 year, $1,500,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $300,000 signing bonus, $800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,500,000. In 2024, Walker will earn a base salary of $7,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,666,666 and a dead cap value of $9,283,334.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus $300,000
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Total Guarantees $800,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $800,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    DeMarcus Walker signed a 4 year, $5,073,859 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $1,830,080 signing bonus, $2,525,710 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,268,465. In 2024, Walker will earn a base salary of $7,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,666,666 and a dead cap value of $9,283,334.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,073,859
    Signing Bonus $1,830,080
    Average Salary $1,268,465
    Total Guarantees $2,525,710
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,525,710
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $1,830,080 - - - - - $2,295,080
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $695,630 - - - - - $6,957 $702,587
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $926,260 - - - - - - $926,260
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,156,890 - - - - - $151,007 $1,307,897
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $300,000 $152,941 - - - - $1,452,941
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $100,000 $52,500 - - - - $1,187,500
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 - - - $7,750,000
    7 seasons $8,978,780 $4,230,080 $2,205,441 $50,000 - - $157,964 $15,622,265
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $7,950,000 - - $50,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - $50,000 - - - $5,250,000
    $22,128,780 $4,230,080 $2,205,441 $150,000 - - $157,964 $28,872,265
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,243,780 $1,830,080 - - - - $157,964 $5,231,824
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $300,000 $152,941 - - - - $1,452,941
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $100,000 $52,500 - - - - $1,187,500
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $50,000 - - - $7,750,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 13 2023Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    May 12 2022Signed a 1 year $1.18 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
    Apr 15 2021Signed a 1 year $1.5 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    May 15 2017Signed a 4 year $5.07 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Apr 28 2017Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#51 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 CHI 17 17 11 670 70.1 3.5 30 17 13
    2022 TEN 17 17 6 426 36.5 7 32 23 9
    2021 HOU 13 13 2 456 40.1 2 30 21 9 1
    2020 DEN 13 13 4 384 35.3 4.5 18 9 9 1
    2019 DEN 10 10 1 225 20.8 4 21 13 8
    2018 DEN 3 3 21 2.1 1 4 2 2
    2017 DEN 10 10 101 10.3 1 7 7
    Totals 83 83 24 2,283 - 23 142 92 50 2 0