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Embed This Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker Age: 32 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#55 overall), 2010 College: Penn State Agent(s): Mark Bartelstein (Priority Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Sean Lee signed a 1 year, $3,500,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2019, Lee will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 and a roster bonus of $937,500, while carrying a cap hit of $6,012,500.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $2,000,000 $937,500 $3,075,000 $6,012,500 - $2,937,500($2,937,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $6,012,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $6,012,500 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $6,012,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $6,012,500
    2020 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active 53-Man Roster: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • Per Game Active 46-Man Roster: $62,500 ($1M, 7 LTBE)
    • Playing Time Incentives:
      50%: $1M
      65%: $1M
      80%: $1M
      80% + Playoff Birth: $500,000

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2019

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Guaranteed $16,130,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2013 27 $630,000 $2,300,000 - - - $2,930,000 $16,130,000 $10,630,000($10,630,000)
    2014 28 $750,000 $2,000,000 - - $950,000 $3,700,000 $14,250,000 $5,500,000($16,130,000)
    2015 29 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - - $950,000 $5,450,000 $9,800,000 $2,500,000($18,630,000)
    2016 30 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,750,000 - $1,450,000 $6,200,000 $9,850,000 $5,000,000($23,630,000)
    2017 31 $1,300,000 $2,000,000 - - $4,025,000 $7,325,000 $14,400,000 $9,000,000($32,630,000)
    2018 32 $7,000,000 - - - $4,025,000 $11,025,000 $14,100,000 $7,000,000($39,630,000)
    2019 33 $7,000,000 - - - $3,075,000 $10,075,000 $3,075,000 $7,000,000($46,630,000)
    2020 Free agent year 34 UFA  
    • 2015 Escalator: $1.5M with 80% of snaps across 2013-14
    • 2016 Escalator: $2M with 80% snaps in 2015
    • 2017 Escalator: $2M with 80% snaps in 2016 (exercised)
    • 2018 Escalator: $2M with 80% snaps in 2017
    • 2019 Escalator: $1.5M with 80% snaps in 2018
    • 2014 restructure: $4.75 million/5 years
    • 2016 Per Game Bonus: $125,000 ($2M, 14 LTBE)
    • 2016 Restructure: $2M/4 years
    • 2017 Restructure: $7.7M/ 3 years
    • 2019: Reduced base salary from $7M to $3.5M (incentives added)
    Source: Todd Archer
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,200,000 - - - - - $1,520,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - - $405,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 $10,000,000 - - - - - $10,630,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - $4,750,000 - - $5,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 - - - $7,700,000 - - $9,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    9 seasons $14,445,000 $11,200,000 $2,000,000 - $14,450,000 - - $42,095,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $937,500 - - - - $2,937,500
    $16,445,000 $11,200,000 $2,937,500 - $14,450,000 - - $45,032,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Sean Lee ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 DAL 7 7 5 220 0.261 0.5 30 15 15
    2017 DAL 11 11 11 625 0.604 101 70 31 1 1
    2016 DAL 16 15 15 976 0.925 144 92 52
    2015 DAL 14 14 14 814 0.772 2.5 128 76 52 1
    2013 DAL 11 11 11 702 0.616 99 68 31 4
    2012 DAL 6 6 6 313 0.902 58 36 22 1 1
    2011 DAL 15 15 15 1 106 70 34 4
    2010 DAL 14 14 31 19 3 1 2
    Totals 94 93 77 3,650 - 4 697 446 240 3 13