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David Onyemata

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Saints, DT Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#120 overall), 2016 College: Manitoba Agent(s):

Saints – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    David Onyemata signed a 3 year, $26,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,666,667. In 2020, Onyemata will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,500,000 and a dead cap value of $10,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $26,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $8,666,667
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $2,500,000 - $3,500,000 $10,000,000 $11,000,000($11,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $10,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000($18,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,500,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $18,500,000; $5,000,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 29 $7,500,000 $2,500,000 - $10,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,500,000($26,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 - $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $2,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $2,500,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • 2023 automatically voids ($2.5M of dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,882,345
    Signing Bonus $542,345
    Average Salary $720,586
    Total Guarantees $542,345
    Guaranteed at Signing $542,345
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $542,345 - - - - $112,558 $1,104,903
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,905,882 - - - - - - $1,905,882
    4 seasons $3,525,882 $542,345 - - - - $112,558 $4,180,785
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - - - $11,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $7,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - - - - - $7,500,000
    $19,025,882 $10,542,345 $500,000 - - - $112,558 $30,180,785
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,525,882 $542,345 - - - - - $4,180,785
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 06/28/2019, 1 game $119,118

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 11/16/2018, $26,739

      Roughing the Passer against Andy Dalton (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2018, $6,683

      Uniform violation (socks) against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 09/14/2018, $6,250

      Multiple roughing the passer penalties against Ryan Fitzpatrick (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 10/27/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Randall Cobb (GB)


    • TOTAL: $170,944

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Signed a 3 year $26 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Jun 28 2019Suspended 1 game for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $119,117 of 2019 salary with New Orleans (NO)
    Nov 16 2018Fined $26,739 Roughing the Passer against Andy Dalton (CIN)
    Nov 9 2018Fined $6,683 Uniform violation (socks) against Los Angeles (LAR)
    Sep 14 2018Fined $40,108 Multiple roughing the passer penalties against Ryan Fitzpatrick (TB)
    Oct 27 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Randall Cobb (GB)
    May 18 2016Signed a 4 year $2.882 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 4 (#120 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 NO 15 15 15 577 53.3 3 32 22 10
    2018 NO 16 16 4 616 60.9 4.5 35 23 12 1
    2017 NO 16 16 6 598 56.4 2 38 18 20
    2016 NO 16 16 393 37.4 18 11 7
    Totals 63 63 25 2,184 - 10 123 74 49 1 0