Dante Fowler Jr.

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Cowboys, DE Age: 27-338d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2015 College: Florida Agent(s): Jovan Barnes

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  • Current Contract

    Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2022, Fowler Jr. will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000 and a roster bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,911,754 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $1,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $411,754 $2,911,754 $1,000,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,911,754 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,911,754 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,911,754 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,911,754
    2023 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 14 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2022 Player contract details by year - $4,666,668 - $4,666,668 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2021

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $45,000,000
    Signing Bonus $14,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $29,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2019-3019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $12,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $23,490,253
    Signing Bonus $15,343,820
    Average Salary $5,872,563
    Total Guarantees $23,490,253
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,490,253
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $318,000 $15,343,820 - - - - - $15,661,820
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,502,739 - - - - - - $1,502,739
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,570,478 - - - - - - $2,570,478
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,926,114 - - - - - - $1,926,114
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,498,086 - - - - - - $1,498,086
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $12,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $14,000,000 - - - - $55,053 $16,055,053
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000
    7 seasons $24,815,417 $29,343,820 $3,000,000 - - - $55,053 $57,214,290
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - - $3,000,000
    $26,315,417 $30,343,820 $3,500,000 - - - $55,053 $60,214,290
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,889,303 $15,343,820 - - - - - $21,233,123
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,926,114 - $3,000,000 - - - - $13,926,114
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $14,000,000 - - - - $55,053 $22,055,053
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2018, $26,739

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 11/16/2018, $10,026

      Excessive Facemask against Seattle (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 07/20/2018, 1 game $214,013

      Personal Conduct


    • Player contract details by year 11/18/2016, $9,115

      Late Hit against Houston (HOU)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2016, $9,115

      Unnecessary Roughness against Tennessee (TEN)


    • TOTAL: $269,008

  • Transactions

    Mar 18 2022Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Feb 16 2022Released by Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 18 2020Signed a 3 year $45 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 10 2019Signed a 1 year $12 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Dec 7 2018Fined $26,739 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)
    Nov 16 2018Fined $10,026 Excessive Facemask against Seattle (SEA)
    Oct 30 2018Traded to Los Angeles (LAR) from Jacksonville (JAC) for 2019 3rd round pick (#98 Quincy Williams) and 2020 5th round pick (#165)
    Jul 20 2018Suspended 1 game for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $214,012 in 2018 salary with Jacksonville (JAC)
    May 2 2018Jacksonville (JAC) declined a $14.2 million option for 2019
    Nov 18 2016Fined $9,115 Late Hit against Houston (HOU)
    Nov 4 2016Fined $9,115 Unnecessary Roughness against Tennessee (TEN)
    May 12 2015Signed a 4 year $23.49 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Jacksonville (JAC): Round 1 (#3 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 ATL 14 14 6 509 43.8 4.5 36 20 16 3
    2020 ATL 14 14 13 601 56.0 3 23 12 11
    2019 LAR 16 16 10 894 80.5 11.5 58 40 18 2
    2018 LAR 15 15 6 580 58.4 4 30 23 7 2
    2017 JAX 16 16 466 44.9 8 21 18 3 1
    2016 JAX 16 16 1 570 53.0 4 32 23 9
    Totals 91 91 36 3,620 - 35 200 136 64 8 0