Desmond King

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Texans, CB Age: 27-301d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#151 overall), 2017 College: Iowa Agent(s): Rosenhaus Sports

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  • Current Contract

    Desmond King signed a 2 year, $7,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $3,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2022, King will earn a base salary of $1,088,611, a signing bonus of $1,000,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a restructure bonus of $911,389, while carrying a cap hit of $2,514,977 and a dead cap value of $3,500,001.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $3,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $1,088,611 $500,000 $470,672 $455,694 $2,514,977 $3,500,001 $3,500,000($3,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,500,001 2022 Cap Savings: $-985,024 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,911,390 2022 Cap Savings: $603,587 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,544,306 2023 Dead Cap: $955,695 2022 Cap Savings: $-29,329 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $955,695 2023 Dead Cap: $955,695 2022 Cap Savings: $1,559,282

    Potential Out: 2023, 1 yr, $3,500,000; $1,455,695 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 29 $3,000,000 $500,000 $500,000 $455,695 $4,455,695 $1,455,695 $3,500,000($7,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,455,695 2023 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $955,695 2023 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,455,695 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $955,695 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.5 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + $500,000 of 2023 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,417 ($500,000, 16 LTBE in 2022)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,679,992
    Signing Bonus $279,992
    Average Salary $669,998
    Total Guarantees $279,992
    Guaranteed at Signing $279,992
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $279,992 - - - - - $744,992
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - $298,620 $853,620
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,129,235 - - - - - - $1,129,235
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,003,765 - - - - - $82,802 $1,086,567
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $500,000 $441,176 - - - $250,000 $3,191,176
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,088,611 $1,000,000 $500,000 - $911,389 - - $3,500,000
    6 seasons $6,886,611 $1,779,992 $941,176 - $911,389 - $631,422 $11,150,590
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $3,500,000
    $9,886,611 $1,779,992 $1,441,176 - $911,389 - $631,422 $14,650,590
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,668,765 $279,992 - - - - $381,422 $3,330,179
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,129,235 - - - - - - $1,129,235
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,088,611 $1,500,000 $941,176 - $911,389 - $250,000 $6,691,176
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2018, $10,026

      Taunting against Zay Jones (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $10,026

  • Transactions

    Sep 15 2022Converted $911,389 of 2022 salary into signing bonus, clearing $455,695 of cap with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 15 2022Signed a 2 year $7 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 18 2021Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Nov 2 2020Traded to Tennessee (TEN) from Los Angeles (LAC) for 2021 6th round pick (#185 Nick Niemann)
    Sep 21 2018Fined $10,026 Taunting against Zay Jones (BUF)
    May 11 2017Signed a 4 year $2.67 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Apr 29 2017Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 5 (#151 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 HOU 4 4 3 195 65.7 18 16 2
    2021 HOU 16 16 12 927 81.6 93 68 25 1 3
    2020 TEN 15 15 8 708 67.8 2 54 40 14
    2019 LAC 15 15 8 591 60.1 2.5 51 40 11 1
    2018 LAC 16 16 8 800 77.3 61 47 14 1 3
    2017 LAC 16 16 4 716 68.5 4 75 65 10 1
    Totals 82 82 43 3,937 - 9 352 276 76 3 7