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Embed This Darron Lee

Inside Linebacker Age: 24 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#20 overall), 2016 College: Ohio State Agent(s): CAA Sports
  • Current Contract

    Darron Lee signed a 4 year, $10,221,648 contract with the New York Jets, including a $5,633,926 signing bonus, $7,927,787 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,555,412. In 2019, Lee will earn a base salary of $1,843,861, while carrying a cap hit of $1,843,861.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,221,648
    Signing Bonus $5,633,926
    Average Salary $2,555,412
    Total Guarantees $7,927,787
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,927,787
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 21 $450,000 $1,408,481 $1,858,481 $3,702,342 $6,083,926($6,083,926)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $3,702,342 2016 Cap Savings: $-1,843,861 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,408,481 2016 Cap Savings: $450,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $7,927,787 2017 Dead Cap: $-4,225,445 2016 Cap Savings: $-6,069,306 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $5,633,926 2017 Dead Cap: $-4,225,445 2016 Cap Savings: $-3,775,445
    2017 Contract details by year 22 $914,620 $1,408,481 $2,323,101 $6,519,304 $914,620($6,998,546)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,519,304 2017 Cap Savings: $-4,196,203 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,225,443 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,902,342 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $3,702,342 2018 Dead Cap: $2,816,962 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,379,241 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,408,481 2018 Dead Cap: $2,816,962 2017 Cap Savings: $914,620
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $1,379,241 $1,408,481 $2,787,722 $4,196,203 $1,054,713($8,053,259)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,196,203 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,408,481 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,816,962 2018 Cap Savings: $-29,240 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $2,787,722 2019 Dead Cap: $1,408,481 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,408,481 2019 Dead Cap: $1,408,481 2018 Cap Savings: $1,379,241
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $1,843,861 - $1,843,861 - $1,843,861($9,897,120)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,843,861 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,843,861 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,843,861 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,843,861
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $9,501,000 - $9,501,000 - $9,501,000($19,398,120)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0
    2020 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th-year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2019 Player contract details by year - $1,325,630 - $1,325,630 -($0)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $5,633,926 - - - - - $6,083,926
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $914,620 - - - - - - $914,620
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,054,714 - - - - - - $1,054,713
    3 seasons $2,419,334 $5,633,926 - - - - - $8,053,259
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,843,861 - - - - - - $1,843,861
    $4,263,195 $5,633,926 - - - - - $9,897,120
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2018, 4 games, $655,935

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 08/24/2018, $20,054

      Horse-Collar tackle against Washington (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $36,464

      Roughing the Passer against Matt Moore (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $9,115

      Excessive Facemask against Miami (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Jay Cutler (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $9,115

      Late Hit against Eric Wood (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $748,914

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Darron 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 NYJ 12 12 12 808 0.721 74 43 31 3
    2017 NYJ 15 15 15 1028 0.919 3 95 67 28 2
    2016 NYJ 13 13 9 641 0.619 1 70 42 28
    Totals 40 40 36 2,477 - 4 239 152 87 2 3