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Xavien Howard

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Dolphins, CB Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#38 overall), 2016 College: Baylor Agent(s): Damarius Bilbo (Klutch Sports Group)

Active (Knee)

Howard was limited in practice Thursday leading up to the Week 2 matchup versus Buffalo.

 

Dolphins – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Xavien Howard signed a 5 year, $75,250,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $39,260,641 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,050,000. In 2020, Howard will earn a base salary of $11,900,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,325,000 and a dead cap value of $20,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,250,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $15,050,000
    Total Guarantees $39,260,641
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,185,641
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $1,285,641 $2,064,189 $7,000,000 - $10,349,830 $27,849,830 $15,285,641($15,285,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $27,849,830 2019 Cap Savings: $-17,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,664,189 2019 Cap Savings: $2,685,641 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $22,249,830 2020 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-11,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,064,189 2020 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2019 Cap Savings: $8,285,641
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $11,900,000 $1,400,000 - $25,000 $13,325,000 $20,000,000 $11,925,000($27,210,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-6,675,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,600,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,725,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $15,800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,475,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $11,925,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $12,075,000 $1,400,000 - $25,000 $13,500,000 $6,700,000 $12,100,000($39,310,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,900,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $12,100,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 3 yr, $39,310,641; $2,800,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 29 $12,375,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $100,000 $14,375,000 $2,800,000 $12,975,000($52,285,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $11,575,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $11,575,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,975,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,975,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $11,400,000 $1,400,000 $500,000 $100,000 $13,400,000 $1,400,000 $12,000,000($64,285,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,400,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $11,650,000 - $500,000 $100,000 $12,250,000 - $12,250,000($76,535,641)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $12,250,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $27.18M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus + 2020 salary)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $7M (guaranteed)
    • $2.5M of 2021 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020 (100% injury guaranteed now)
    • $6.775M of 2022 salary guaranteed for injury
    • 2020-2021 Workout Bonus: $25,000
    • 2022-2024 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2022-2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,128,039
    Signing Bonus $2,656,756
    Average Salary $1,532,010
    Total Guarantees $3,385,303
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,385,303
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $2,656,756 - - - - - $3,106,756
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $728,547 - - - - - - $728,547
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,007,094 - - - - - - $1,007,094
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,285,641 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - $15,285,641
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,900,000 - - $25,000 - - - $11,925,000
    5 seasons $15,371,282 $9,656,756 $7,000,000 $25,000 - - - $32,053,038
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $12,075,000 - - $25,000 - - - $12,100,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $12,375,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $12,975,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,400,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $11,650,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $12,250,000
    $62,871,282 $9,656,756 $8,500,000 $350,000 - - - $81,378,038
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,371,282 $9,656,756 $7,000,000 $25,000 - - - $32,053,038
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2019, $10,527

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Cedrick Wilson (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $10,527

  • Transactions

    Sep 27 2019Fined $10,527 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Cedrick Wilson (DAL)
    May 9 2019Signed a 5 year $75.25 million contract extension with Miami (MIA)
    May 18 2016Signed a 4 year $6.12 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 29 2016Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 2 (#38 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 MIA 1 1 1 27 43.5 1 1
    2019 MIA 5 5 5 325 29.0 17 12 5 1
    2018 MIA 12 12 12 802 73.6 35 25 10 7
    2017 MIA 16 16 16 1024 97.2 1 48 42 6 4
    2016 MIA 7 7 6 528 45.8 40 29 11 1
    Totals 41 41 40 2,706 - 1 141 108 33 1 12