Kevin Dotson

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Rams, G Age: 27-219d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#135 overall), 2020 College: Louisiana-Lafayette Agent(s):

 
  • Current Contract

    Kevin Dotson signed a 3 year, $48,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including a $4,250,000 signing bonus, $15,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2024, Dotson will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, a signing bonus of $4,250,000 and a roster bonus of $4,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,666,666 and a dead cap value of $15,500,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $48,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,250,000
    Average Salary $16,000,000
    Total Guarantees $15,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,250,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $1,416,667 $4,250,000 $12,666,666 $15,500,000 $15,500,000($15,500,000) $15,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-2,833,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $8,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $4,166,666 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $12,666,667 2025 Dead Cap: $2,833,333 2024 Cap Savings: $-1 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,666,667 2025 Dead Cap: $2,833,333 2024 Cap Savings: $6,999,999

    Potential Out: 2025, 1 yr, $15,500,000; $2,833,335 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 29 $8,000,000 $1,416,667 $8,500,000 $17,916,666 $2,833,335 $16,500,000($32,000,000) $16,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $2,833,335 2025 Cap Savings: $15,083,331 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $2,833,335 2025 Cap Savings: $15,083,331 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $1,416,667 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2025 Cap Savings: $16,499,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $1,416,667 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2025 Cap Savings: $16,499,999
    2026 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $1,416,668 $8,000,000 $17,416,668 $1,416,668 $16,000,000($48,000,000) $16,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $1,416,668 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $16,000,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $11.25M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
    • 2025 salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $4.25M (fully guarantees 3/11/2024)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $8.5M (3rd league day of 2025)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $8M (3rd league day of 2026)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2023Entry Level

    Kevin Dotson signed a 4 year, $3,953,816 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $658,816 signing bonus, $658,816 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $988,454. In 2024, Dotson will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, a signing bonus of $4,250,000 and a roster bonus of $4,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,666,666 and a dead cap value of $15,500,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,953,816
    Signing Bonus $658,816
    Average Salary $988,454
    Total Guarantees $658,816
    Guaranteed at Signing $658,816
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $610,000 $658,816 - - - - - $1,268,816
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $780,000 - - - - - - $780,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $895,000 - - - - - $746,013 $1,641,013
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000
    4 seasons $4,535,000 $658,816 - - - - $746,013 $5,939,829
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 - - - - $15,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $8,500,000 - - - - $16,500,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 - - - - $16,000,000
    $27,535,000 $4,908,816 $20,750,000 - - - $746,013 $53,939,829
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,285,000 $658,816 - - - - $746,013 $3,689,829
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - - - - - $2,250,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 7 2024Signed a 3 year $48 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Aug 28 2023Traded to Los Angeles (LAR) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with 2025 6th round pick and 2024 5th round pick (#155) for 2025 5th round pick and 2024 4th round pick (#120 - traded)
    Jul 25 2020Signed a 4 year $3.95 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 25 2020Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 4 (#135 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kevin Dotson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2023 LAR 13 13 13 859 79.5
    2022 PIT 17 17 17 1160 113.9
    2021 PIT 9 9 9 565 48.2
    2020 PIT 13 13 4 374 34.1
    Totals 52 52 43 2,958 -
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $65,960,964
    • Avg. Salary: $16,490,241
    • NFL Rank: 106
    • G Rank: 8

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • NFL Rank: 0
    • G Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Kevin Dotson to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Quenton Nelson 4 $80,000,000 $20,000,000 26
    Elgton Jenkins 4 $68,000,000 $17,000,000 26
    Ben Powers 4 $51,500,000 $12,875,000 26
    Connor McGovern 3 $22,350,000 $7,450,000 25
    Averages 3.8 $55,462,500 $14,790,000 25.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Dotson's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $48,891,963 $16,297,321


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Dotson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Hurries Allowed, Sacks Allowed, Rating

    Player GP% Hurries Allowed/GM Sacks Allowed/GM Rating
    Quenton Nelson 2020-2021, IND 87.88 0.52 0.07 76.9
    Elgton Jenkins 2020-2021, GB 72.73 0.71 0.13 75.3
    Ben Powers 2021-2022, DEN 85.29 0.55 0.1 64.55
    Connor McGovern 2021-2022, BUF 88.24 0.4 0.03 60.9
    Average 83.54 0.55 0.08 69.41
    Kevin Dotson 2022-2023 87.88 0.31 0.14 75.25
    % Change 5.20% 43.64% -75.00% 8.41%
    Median Prime % Change 6.81%
    Average Prime % Change -4.44%


    Calculated Market Value: Kevin Dotson

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $65,960,964 $16,490,241