Donovan Wilson

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Cowboys, S Age: 26-359d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#213 overall), 2019 College: Texas A&M Agent(s): Kevin Conner (Universal Sports & Entertainment)

 
  • Current Contract

    Donovan Wilson signed a 3 year, $21,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $6,600,000 signing bonus, $13,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024, Wilson will earn a base salary of $5,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,370,575 and a dead cap value of $10,450,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $21,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,600,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $13,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,500,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 26 $1,400,000 $1,650,000 $220,575 $3,270,575 $13,500,000 $8,220,575($8,220,575) $8,220,575
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-10,229,425 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $6,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-3,329,425 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $8,550,000 2024 Dead Cap: $4,950,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-5,279,425 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2024 Dead Cap: $4,950,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,620,575
    2024 Contract details by year 27 $5,500,000 $1,650,000 $220,575 $7,370,575 $10,450,000 $5,750,000($13,970,575) $6,985,288
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $10,450,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-3,079,425 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,950,000 2024 Cap Savings: $2,420,575 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,150,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2024 Cap Savings: $220,575 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2024 Cap Savings: $5,720,575

    Potential Out: 2025, 2 yr, $13,970,575; $3,300,000 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 28 $6,500,000 $1,650,000 $500,000 $8,650,000 $3,300,000 $7,000,000($20,970,575) $6,990,192
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2025 Cap Savings: $5,350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2025 Cap Savings: $5,350,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2026 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2025 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2026 Dead Cap: $1,650,000 2025 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2026 Contract details by year 29 - $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,650,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,650,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,650,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $13.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary)
    • 2023-2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
    • 2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2022Entry Level

    Donovan Wilson signed a 4 year, $2,647,356 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $127,356 signing bonus, $127,356 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $661,839. In 2024, Wilson will earn a base salary of $5,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,370,575 and a dead cap value of $10,450,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,647,356
    Signing Bonus $127,356
    Average Salary $661,839
    Total Guarantees $127,356
    Guaranteed at Signing $127,356
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 $127,356 - - - - $74,777 $697,133
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 - - - - - $386,617 $1,061,617
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - - - - - $850,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $965,000 - - - - - - $965,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 $6,600,000 - - - - - $8,220,575
    5 seasons $4,385,000 $6,727,356 - - - - $461,394 $11,794,325
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - - - - - $5,750,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    $16,385,000 $6,727,356 - - - - $461,394 $24,544,325
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,385,000 $6,727,356 - - - - $461,394 $11,794,325
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2023, $10,927

      Facemask against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 10/13/2023, $16,391

      Unnecessary Roughness against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 11/27/2020, $4,159

      Helmet to helmet hit against Kirk Cousins (MIN)


    • TOTAL: $31,477

  • Transactions

    Oct 13 2023Fined $16,391 Unnecessary Roughness against San Francisco (SF)
    Oct 13 2023Fined $10,927 Facemask against San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 14 2023Signed a 3 year $21 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Nov 27 2020Fined $4,159 Helmet to helmet hit against Kirk Cousins (MIN)
    May 10 2019Signed a 4 year $2.64 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 27 2019Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 6 (#213 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 DAL 15 15 12 690 68.2 88 55 33 1 2
    2022 DAL 17 17 17 960 89.3 5 99 75 24 2 1
    2021 DAL 9 9 3 336 29.4 29 17 12
    2020 DAL 14 14 10 719 65.1 3.5 71 48 23 3 2
    2019 DAL 11 11 16 1.5 2 1 1
    Totals 66 66 42 2,721 - 9 289 196 93 6 5