Xavien Howard

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Dolphins, CB Age: 28-329d 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 $17,115,000 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 $17,115,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,213,281 and a dead cap value of $42,865,843.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $90,000,000
    Signing Bonus $17,115,000
    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 Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $1,035,000 $4,823,000 - $100,000 $1,255,281 $1,000,000 $8,213,281 $42,865,843 $18,250,000($18,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $42,865,843 2022 Cap Savings: $-34,652,562 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $23,680,843 2022 Cap Savings: $-15,467,562 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $25,263,281 2023 Dead Cap: $17,602,562 2022 Cap Savings: $-17,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $6,078,281 2023 Dead Cap: $17,602,562 2022 Cap Savings: $2,135,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $18,150,000 $4,823,000 - $100,000 $1,255,281 - $24,328,281 $35,752,562 $18,250,000($36,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $35,752,562 2023 Cap Savings: $-11,424,281 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $17,602,562 2023 Cap Savings: $6,725,719 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $24,228,281 2024 Dead Cap: $11,524,281 2023 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $6,078,281 2024 Dead Cap: $11,524,281 2023 Cap Savings: $18,250,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 2 yr, $36,500,000; $11,524,281 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $15,400,000 $3,423,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 $1,255,281 - $23,178,281 $11,524,281 $18,500,000($55,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $11,524,281 2024 Cap Savings: $11,654,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $11,524,281 2024 Cap Savings: $11,654,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,678,281 2025 Dead Cap: $6,846,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,678,281 2025 Dead Cap: $6,846,000 2024 Cap Savings: $18,500,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $13,650,000 $3,423,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 - - $20,173,000 $6,846,000 $16,750,000($71,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $6,846,000 2025 Cap Savings: $13,327,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $6,846,000 2025 Cap Savings: $13,327,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000
    2026 Contract details by year 33 $15,150,000 $3,423,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 - - $21,673,000 $3,423,000 $18,250,000($90,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $3,423,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $18,250,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 34 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
    6 seasons $23,135,449 $9,656,756 $7,710,294 $25,000 $5,021,124 - $3,545,823 $49,094,446
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $17,115,000 - $100,000 - - - $18,250,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $18,150,000 - - $100,000 - - - $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
    $86,520,449 $26,771,756 $16,710,294 $525,000 $5,021,124 - $3,545,823 $139,094,446
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,135,449 $9,656,756 $7,710,294 $25,000 $5,021,124 - $3,545,823 $49,094,446
  • 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)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    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 72 72 70 4,641 - 2 241 187 54 4 27