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Darius Leonard

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Colts, LB Age: 25-18d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2018 College: South Carolina State Agent(s): Malki Kawa, Ethan Lock (First Round Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Darius Leonard signed a 4 year, $7,247,805 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including a $3,351,131 signing bonus, $4,160,577 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,811,951. In 2021, Leonard will earn a base salary of $3,443,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,280,785 and a dead cap value of $837,785.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,247,805
    Signing Bonus $3,351,131
    Average Salary $1,811,951
    Total Guarantees $4,160,577
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,160,577
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $480,000 $837,782 $1,317,782 $4,160,577 $3,831,131($3,831,131)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,160,577 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,842,795 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,351,131 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,033,349 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $1,647,228 2019 Dead Cap: $2,513,349 2018 Cap Savings: $-329,446 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $837,782 2019 Dead Cap: $2,513,349 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $809,446 $837,782 $1,647,228 $3,322,795 $809,446($4,640,577)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,322,795 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,675,567 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,513,349 2019 Cap Savings: $-866,121 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,647,228 2020 Dead Cap: $1,675,567 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $837,782 2020 Dead Cap: $1,675,567 2019 Cap Savings: $809,446
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,138,891 $837,782 $1,976,673 $1,675,567 $1,420,487($6,061,064)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,675,567 2020 Cap Savings: $301,106 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,675,567 2020 Cap Savings: $301,106 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $837,782 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2020 Cap Savings: $1,138,891 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $837,782 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2020 Cap Savings: $1,138,891
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $3,443,000 $837,785 $4,280,785 $837,785 $3,443,000($9,504,064)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2021 Cap Savings: $3,443,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2021 Cap Savings: $3,443,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $3,443,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $837,785 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $3,443,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4.16M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary)
    • 2021 Proven Performance Bonus
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings DROY $480,000 $3,351,131 - - - - - $3,831,131
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $809,446 - - - - - - $809,446
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,138,891 - - - - - $281,596 $1,420,487
    3 seasons $2,428,337 $3,351,131 - - - - $281,596 $6,061,064
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,443,000 - - - - - - $3,443,000
    $5,871,337 $3,351,131 - - - - $281,596 $9,504,064
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,428,337 $3,351,131 - - - - $281,596 $6,061,064
  • Transactions

    Jul 23 2018Signed a 4 year $7.24 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 2 (#36 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Darius Leonard 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
    2020 IND 14 14 14 825 87.5 3 132 86 46 3
    2019 IND 13 13 13 837 80.7 5 121 71 50 2 5
    2018 IND 16 15 15 955 91.2 7 163 111 52 4 2
    Totals 43 42 42 2,617 - 15 416 268 148 9 7