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Embed This T.J. McDonald

Free Safety Age: 27 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#71 overall), 2013 College: Southern California Agent(s): David Dunn (Athletes First)
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  • Current Contract

    T.J. McDonald signed a 4 year, $24,010,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $4,760,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,002,500. In 2018, McDonald will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,502,000 and a dead cap value of $9,048,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $24,010,000
    Signing Bonus $4,760,000
    Average Salary $6,002,500
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,204,445
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 26 $944,445 $952,000 $200,000 $200,000 $2,296,445 $7,604,445 $6,004,445($6,004,445)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,604,445 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,308,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $5,160,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,863,555 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $3,796,445 2018 Dead Cap: $3,808,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,352,000 2018 Dead Cap: $3,808,000 2017 Cap Savings: $944,445
    2018 Contract details by year 27 $1,500,000 $952,000 - $50,000 $2,502,000 $9,048,000 $1,550,000($7,554,445)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $9,048,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,546,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,858,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,356,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,144,000 2019 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,642,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,954,000 2019 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2018 Cap Savings: $548,000
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 $952,000 - $50,000 $6,002,000 $6,496,000 $5,050,000($12,604,445)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,496,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-494,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,856,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,146,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,592,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,410,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $952,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,050,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $6,390,000 $952,000 $200,000 $50,000 $7,592,000 $1,904,000 $6,640,000($19,244,445)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,688,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,904,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,688,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $952,000 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,640,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $952,000 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,640,000
    2021 Contract details by year 30 $5,760,000 $952,000 $200,000 $50,000 $6,962,000 $952,000 $6,010,000($25,254,445)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,010,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,010,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,010,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $952,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,010,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7.2M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2018 salary)
    • $3.64M of his 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/18/2018
    • 2017 Per Game Active Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,344,445
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,344,445
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 26 $944,445 - $200,000 $200,000 $1,344,445 - $1,344,445($25,254,445)
    2018 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Per Game Active: $12,500 ($200,000)
    • Workout Bonus: $200,000
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $648,000 - - - - - $1,053,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $518,815 - - - - - - $518,815
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $624,426 - - - - - $162,447 $786,873
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,671,000 - - - - - - $1,671,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $944,445 $4,760,000 $100,000 $200,000 - - - $6,004,445
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,550,000
    6 seasons $5,663,686 $5,408,000 $100,000 $250,000 - - $162,447 $11,584,133
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $50,000 - - - $5,050,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,390,000 - $200,000 $50,000 - - - $6,640,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,760,000 - $200,000 $50,000 - - - $6,010,000
    $22,813,686 $5,408,000 $500,000 $400,000 - - $162,447 $29,284,133
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 03/29/2017, 8 games, $364,705

      Off-field incident


    • TOTAL: $364,705

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how T.J. McDonald ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Average Annual ($0) Rank
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 MIA 10 10 10 664 0.993 57 41 16 3
    2017 MIA 8 8 8 547 0.519 45 31 14 1
    2016 LA 16 16 16 1069 0.982 1 63 50 13 2
    2015 LA 11 11 11 772 0.905 1 63 38 24 1
    2014 LA 16 16 16 1047 1.000 2 105 84 21 1
    2013 LA 10 10 10 650 0.942 1 52 44 8 1