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Darren Waller

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Raiders, TE Age: 28-22d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 6 (#204 overall), 2015 College: Georgia Tech Agent(s): Andy Simms (1 of 1 Agency)

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  • Current Contract

    Darren Waller signed a 4 year, $29,800,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including $10,600,004 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,450,000. In 2021, Waller will earn a base salary of $6,020,000, a workout bonus of $250,000 and a incentive bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,370,000 and a dead cap value of $6,020,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $29,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,450,000
    Total Guarantees $10,600,004
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,320,004
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $3,320,004 - - - $3,320,004 $3,320,004 $3,320,004($3,320,004)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,320,004 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,320,004 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,320,004 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,320,004
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $7,280,000 - $250,000 $100,000 $7,630,000 $7,280,000 $7,715,823($11,035,827)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,280,000 2020 Cap Savings: $350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $7,630,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,280,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $350,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $7,630,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $6,020,000 - $250,000 $100,000 $6,370,000 $6,020,000 $6,370,000($17,405,827)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,020,000 2021 Cap Savings: $350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,370,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,020,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $350,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,370,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $6,250,000 $250,000 $250,000 - $6,750,000 - $6,750,000($24,155,827)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,750,000
    2023 Contract details by year 31 $6,250,000 $250,000 $250,000 - $6,750,000 - $6,750,000($30,905,827)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $6,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $6,750,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    •  2022-2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000)
    • Pro Bowl: $100,000 (earned 2020)
    • 2021 salary fully guarantees 2/10/2021
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $1,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $675,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,391,096
    Signing Bonus $104,732
    Average Salary $597,774
    Total Guarantees $104,732
    Guaranteed at Signing $104,732
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $366,176 $104,732 - - - - - $470,908
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $401,471 - - - - - - $401,471
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $91,200 - - - - - - $91,200
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $185,294 - - - - - - $185,294
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,320,004 - - - - - - $3,320,004
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,280,000 - - $250,000 - - $185,823 $7,715,823
    6 seasons $12,259,145 $104,732 - $250,000 - - $185,823 $12,799,700
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,020,000 - - $250,000 - - - $6,370,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - - - $6,750,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - - - $6,750,000
    $30,779,145 $104,732 $500,000 $1,000,000 - - $185,823 $32,669,700
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,473,847 $104,732 - - - - - $1,578,579
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,505,298 - - - - - - $3,505,298
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,280,000 - - $250,000 - - $185,823 $7,715,823
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/05/2020, $30,000

      Conduct Detrimental to the league


    • Player contract details by year 06/30/2017, 16 games, $642,774

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 07/01/2016, 4 games, $145,064

      Substance abuse


    • TOTAL: $817,838

  • Transactions

    Oct 5 2020Fined $30,000 Conduct Detrimental to the league
    Oct 16 2019Signed a 4 year $29.8 million contract extension with Oakland (OAK)
    Nov 27 2018Signed to the active roster by Oakland (OAK)
    Sep 3 2018Signed to the practice squad by Baltimore (BAL)
    Sep 2 2018Waived by Baltimore (BAL)
    Jun 30 2017Suspended 1 year for violating the league's substance abuse policy (2nd offense) forfeiting $642,774 with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jul 1 2016Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $145,064 in 2016 salary with Baltimore (BAL)
    May 7 2015Signed a 4 year $2.391 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 6 (#204 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Darren Waller ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 LV 16 16 15 992 91.7 145 107 1196 11.2 9 2 171.6
    2019 OAK 16 16 16 940 117 90 1145 12.7 3 1 131
    2018 OAK 4 4 42 4.0 6 6 75 12.5 0 0 9.6
    2017 BAL 0 0 0 0 0
    2016 BAL 13 12 3 235 20.7 17 10 85 8.5 2 0 20.5
    2015 BAL 6 6 1 45 4.0 6 2 18 9 0 0 1.8
    Totals 55 54 35 2,254 - 291 215 2,519 11.7 14 3 334.50