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Tavon Wilson

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Strong Safety Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#48 overall), 2012 College: Illinois Agent(s): Andy Simms (Young Money APAA Sports)

Lions – The Athletic

Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Tavon Wilson signed a 2 year, $7,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $1,750,000 signing bonus, $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In , Wilson will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,750,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $3,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,250,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $1,500,000 $875,000 $703,125 $50,000 $3,128,125 $3,300,000 $4,003,125($4,003,125)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-171,875 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,328,125 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $2,425,000 2019 Dead Cap: $875,000 2018 Cap Savings: $703,125 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $925,000 2019 Dead Cap: $875,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,203,125
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $875,000 $750,000 $50,000 $2,675,000 $925,000 $1,800,000($5,803,125)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $925,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $925,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $925,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $925,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,750,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.25M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2018 salary)
    • Annual Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 10 LTBE in 2018)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • Annual Playing Time Incentive: $500,000
    • 2019 salary reduced from $2.15M to $1M

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $2,200,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Total Guarantees $500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
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    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,208,382
    Signing Bonus $1,507,564
    Average Salary $1,052,096
    Total Guarantees $2,478,772
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $1,507,564 - - - - - $1,897,564
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $581,772 - - - - - - $581,772
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $773,444 - - - - - - $773,444
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $965,166 - - - - - - $965,166
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $500,000 - - - - - $1,300,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - $500,000 $1,400,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,750,000 $703,125 $50,000 - - - $4,003,125
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $750,000 $50,000 - - - $1,800,000
    8 seasons $6,910,382 $3,757,564 $1,453,125 $100,000 - - $500,000 $12,721,071
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,710,382 $1,507,564 - - - - - $4,217,946
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,200,000 $2,250,000 $1,453,125 $100,000 - - - $8,503,125
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/06/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Mitch Trubisky (CHI)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2016, $24,309

      Hit to the head against CJ Fiedorowicz (HOU)


    • TOTAL: $45,365

  • Transactions

    Dec 6 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Mitch Trubisky (CHI)
    Mar 21 2019Reduced his 2019 salary from $2.15M to $1M with Detroit (DET), clearing $1.15M of cap
    Mar 13 2018Signed a 2 year $7 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
    Nov 4 2016Fined $24,309 Hit to the head against CJ Fiedorowicz
    Mar 9 2016Signed a 2 year $2.2 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    May 11 2012Signed a 4 year $4.2 million contract with New England (NE)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by New England (NE): Round 2 (#48 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 DET 16 16 13 850 0.737 1 97 69 28
    2018 DET 15 15 3 304 0.336 1 36 30 6
    2017 DET 10 10 9 545 0.745 2 55 42 13 1 1
    2016 DET 15 15 14 708 0.689 1 88 73 15 2
    2015 NE 10 9 83 0.076 15 10 2
    2014 NE 16 16 183 0.169 22 15 3
    2013 NE 13 13 17 0.015 3 1 1
    2012 NE 16 16 4 464 0.424 41 25 11 4
    Totals 111 110 43 3,154 - 5 357 265 78 1 8