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Aldon Smith

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Cowboys, OLB Age: 30 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2011 College: Missouri Agent(s): Ronald Slavin (SportStars)

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  • Current Contract

    Aldon Smith signed a 1 year, $2,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including an average annual salary of $2,000,000. In 2020, Smith will earn a base salary of $910,000 and a roster bonus of $440,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,350,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $910,000 $440,000 $1,350,000 - $1,350,000($1,350,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,350,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,350,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,350,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $40,625 ($650,000, 0 LTBE)
    • Reinstatatement Bonus: $90,000
    • 30 days after reinstatement: $50,000
    • Training Camp Bonus: $100,000
    • 2 Preseason Games: $100,000
    • Week 1 Bonus: $100,000
    • Sack Incentives
      8: $500,000
      10: $1M
      12: $1.5M
      14: $2M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,750,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,754,400
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,754,400
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $14,383,996
    Signing Bonus $8,961,092
    Average Salary $3,595,999
    Total Guarantees $14,383,996
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $7,775,056 - - - - - $8,150,056
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,028,818 - - - - - - $1,028,818
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,682,636 - - - - - - $1,682,636
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,099,507 - - - - - - $1,099,507
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - - $1,100,000 $500,000 - - - $1,600,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $1,750,000 - - - $20,600 $3,020,600
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $2,250,000 $500,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $500,000 - - - $1,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - $440,000 - - - - $1,350,000
    8 seasons $8,845,961 $7,775,056 $5,540,000 $1,500,000 - - $20,600 $23,681,617
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,185,961 $7,775,056 $1,100,000 $500,000 - - - $13,561,017
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $4,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $8,770,600
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $910,000 - $440,000 - - - - $1,350,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/17/2015, 16 games, $2,264,703

      Role in a DUI, hit and run and vandalism issues in August of 2015


    • Player contract details by year 08/29/2014, 9 games, $2,422,972

      Violating the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policy


    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2011, $15,000

      Hitting QB Matthew Stafford below the knee


    • TOTAL: $4,702,675

  • Transactions

    Apr 1 2020Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 4 2016Signed a 2 year $11.5 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Nov 17 2015Suspended 1 year for his role in a DUI, Hit and Run, and Vandalism incident in August of 2015, forfeiting the remaining $2,264,703 of 2015 salary with Oakland (OAK)
    Sep 11 2015Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Aug 7 2015Released by San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 6 2015Signed a 1 year $9.754 million restructured contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 29 2014Suspended 9 games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $2.42M in 2014 salary/bonus with San Francisco (SF)
    May 2 2014San Francisco (SF) exercised a $9.754 million option for 2015
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $14.384 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 DAL 1 1 54 74.0 1 11 6 5
    2017 OAK
    2016 OAK 4
    2015 OAK 9 9 7 520 47.0 3.5 28 21 7
    2014 SF 7 7 6 417 39.8 2 15 10 5
    2013 SF 11 11 8 574 54.2 8.5 34 29 5
    2012 SF 16 16 16 1003 96.0 19.5 66 50 16 3 1
    2011 SF 16 16 14 37 30 6 2
    Totals 64 60 37 2,568 - 49 191 146 44 5 1