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DeMarcus Lawrence Embed This

Defensive End Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#34 overall), 2014 College: Boise State Agent(s): David Canter (DEC Management)

Cowboys – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    DeMarcus Lawrence signed a 5 year, $105,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $25,000,000 signing bonus, $65,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000. In 2019, Lawrence will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, a signing bonus of $25,000,000 and a roster bonus of $4,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,100,000 and a dead cap value of $31,100,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $105,000,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000,000
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Total Guarantees $65,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $48,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $1,500,000 $5,000,000 $4,600,000 $11,100,000 $31,100,000 $31,100,000($31,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $31,100,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-20,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $29,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-18,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $11,100,000 2020 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2020 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $16,900,000 $5,000,000 - $21,900,000 $36,900,000 $16,900,000($48,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $36,900,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-15,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,900,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $21,900,000 2021 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $16,900,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $17,000,000 $5,000,000 - $22,000,000 $15,000,000 $17,000,000($65,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $17,000,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 3 yr, $65,000,000; $10,000,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 30 $19,000,000 $5,000,000 - $24,000,000 $10,000,000 $19,000,000($84,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $19,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $19,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 31 $21,000,000 $5,000,000 - $26,000,000 $5,000,000 $21,000,000($105,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $21,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $21,000,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $48M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus + 2020 salary)
    • $17M 2021 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2019-2019Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $20,571,600
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,571,600
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2019 27 $20,571,600 - - $20,571,600 - $20,571,600($20,571,600)
    2020 Free agent year 28 UFA  

     

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $2,188,080 - - - - - $2,608,080
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $670,302 - - - - - - $670,302
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $703,992 - - - - - - $703,992
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,170,907 - - - - - - $1,170,907
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $17,143,000 - - - - - - $17,143,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $25,000,000 $4,600,000 - - - - $31,100,000
    6 seasons $21,608,201 $27,188,080 $4,600,000 - - - - $53,396,281
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,900,000 - - - - - - $16,900,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - - - - - $19,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - - - - - $21,000,000
    $95,508,201 $27,188,080 $4,600,000 - - - - $127,296,281
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $21,608,201 $27,188,080 $4,600,000 - - - - $53,396,281
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/04/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Teddy Bridgewater (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Case Keenum (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 09/14/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (CAR)


    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2017, $12,154

      Excessive celebration (imitating gun shots) against Arizona (ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 04/20/2016, 4 games, $353,367

      PEDs


    • TOTAL: $427,687

  • 2019 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 DAL 7 7 7 303 0.643 3.5 13 7 6 2
    2018 DAL 16 16 15 735 0.701 10.5 64 42 22 3 1
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 704 0.681 14.5 59 36 23 3
    2016 DAL 13 9 3 329 0.312 1 11 8 3 1
    2015 DAL 16 16 13 700 0.664 8 55 35 20 1
    2014 DAL 7 7 217 0.405 9 6 3
    Totals 75 71 54 2,988 - 38 211 134 77 10 1