Xavien Howard

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Dolphins, CB Age: 29-165d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#38 overall), 2016 College: Baylor Agent(s): David Canter (DEC Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Xavien Howard signed a 5 year, $90,000,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $13,770,000 signing bonus, $36,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,000,000. In 2022, Howard will earn a base salary of $1,035,000, a signing bonus of $13,770,000, a roster bonus of $3,345,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,889,281 and a dead cap value of $42,965,843.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $90,000,000
    Signing Bonus $13,770,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Total Guarantees $36,300,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $36,300,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $1,035,000 $4,154,000 $3,345,000 - $100,000 $1,255,281 $9,889,281 $42,965,843 $18,250,000($18,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $42,965,843 2022 Cap Savings: $-33,076,562 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $40,765,843 2022 Cap Savings: $-30,876,562 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $11,054,281 2023 Dead Cap: $31,911,562 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,165,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $8,854,281 2023 Dead Cap: $31,911,562 2022 Cap Savings: $1,035,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $1,165,000 $4,154,000 - $3,397,000 $100,000 $1,255,281 $10,071,281 $33,076,562 $18,250,000($36,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $33,076,562 2023 Cap Savings: $-23,005,281 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $31,911,562 2023 Cap Savings: $-21,840,281 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,971,281 2024 Dead Cap: $23,105,281 2023 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,806,281 2024 Dead Cap: $23,105,281 2023 Cap Savings: $1,265,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 2 yr, $36,500,000; $23,105,281 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $15,400,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 $1,255,281 $25,906,281 $23,105,281 $18,500,000($55,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $23,105,281 2024 Cap Savings: $2,801,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $23,105,281 2024 Cap Savings: $2,801,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,406,281 2025 Dead Cap: $15,699,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,406,281 2025 Dead Cap: $15,699,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,500,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $13,650,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 - $22,901,000 $15,699,000 $16,750,000($71,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $15,699,000 2025 Cap Savings: $7,202,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $15,699,000 2025 Cap Savings: $7,202,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $6,151,000 2026 Dead Cap: $9,548,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $6,151,000 2026 Dead Cap: $9,548,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000
    2026 Contract details by year 33 $15,150,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 - $24,401,000 $9,548,000 $18,250,000($90,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $9,548,000 2026 Cap Savings: $14,853,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $9,548,000 2026 Cap Savings: $14,853,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $6,151,000 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $6,151,000 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000
    2027 Contract details by year 34 - - - $3,397,000 - - $3,397,000 $3,397,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $3,397,000 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $0
    2027 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $36.3M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
    • $4M of 2024 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2024 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $3M (2nd league day of 2024)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $3M (2nd league day of 2025)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $3M (2nd league day of 2026)
    • Pro Bowl/1st-Team All-Pro: $1M

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2024

    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

    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 Awards 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 - - $45,823 $11,970,823
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,764,167 - $710,294 - $5,021,124 - $3,500,000 $16,995,585
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $13,770,000 $3,345,000 $100,000 - - - $18,250,000
    7 seasons $24,170,449 $23,426,756 $11,055,294 $125,000 $5,021,124 - $3,545,823 $67,344,446
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 - - $100,000 - $16,985,000 - $18,250,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $15,400,000 - $3,000,000 $100,000 - - - $18,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $13,650,000 - $3,000,000 $100,000 - - - $16,750,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $15,150,000 - $3,000,000 $100,000 - - - $18,250,000
    $69,535,449 $23,426,756 $20,055,294 $525,000 $5,021,124 $16,985,000 $3,545,823 $139,094,446
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $24,170,449 $23,426,756 $11,055,294 $125,000 $5,021,124 - $3,545,823 $67,344,446
  • Fines

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

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Cedrick Wilson (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $10,527

  • Transactions

    Apr 1 2022Signed a 5 year $90 million restructured contract extension with Miami (MIA)
    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)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 MIA 11 11 11 702 87.4 31 24 7 1
    2021 MIA 16 16 16 1026 92.1 1 50 39 11 2 5
    2020 MIA 16 16 15 936 91.3 51 40 11 1 10
    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 83 83 81 5,343 - 2 272 211 61 4 28