Darius Slay

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Eagles, CB Age: 33-59d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2013 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Darius Slay signed a 3 year, $42,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $10,185,000 signing bonus, $24,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2024, Slay will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $11,940,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,996,000 and a dead cap value of $35,096,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus $10,185,000
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $24,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $24,500,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $1,165,000 $5,287,000 - - $5,361,000 $11,813,000 $46,909,000 $11,350,000($11,350,000) $11,350,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $46,909,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-35,096,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $44,534,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-32,721,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,023,000 2024 Dead Cap: $33,886,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,210,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $10,648,000 2024 Dead Cap: $33,886,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,165,000
    2024 Contract details by year 33 $1,210,000 $2,037,000 $2,388,000 - $5,361,000 $10,996,000 $35,096,000 $13,150,000($24,500,000) $12,250,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $35,096,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-24,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $33,886,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-22,890,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $10,996,000 2025 Dead Cap: $24,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $9,786,000 2025 Dead Cap: $24,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,210,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 2 yr, $24,500,000; $24,100,000 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 34 $1,255,000 $2,037,000 $5,607,000 $150,000 $5,361,000 $14,410,000 $24,100,000 $17,500,000($42,000,000) $14,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $24,100,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-9,690,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $24,100,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-9,690,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $9,786,000 2026 Dead Cap: $14,314,000 2025 Cap Savings: $4,624,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $9,786,000 2026 Dead Cap: $14,314,000 2025 Cap Savings: $4,624,000
    2026 Contract details by year 35 - $2,037,000 $5,607,000 - $3,076,000 $14,314,000 $14,314,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $14,314,000 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $14,314,000 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $7,501,000 2027 Dead Cap: $6,813,000 2026 Cap Savings: $6,813,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $7,501,000 2027 Dead Cap: $6,813,000 2026 Cap Savings: $6,813,000
    2027 Contract details by year 36 - $2,037,000 $5,607,000 - - - $6,813,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $6,813,000 2027 Cap Savings: $-6,813,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $6,813,000 2027 Cap Savings: $-6,813,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $4,425,000 2028 Dead Cap: $2,388,000 2027 Cap Savings: $-4,425,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $4,425,000 2028 Dead Cap: $2,388,000 2027 Cap Savings: $-4,425,000
    2028 Contract details by year 37 - - $5,607,000 - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $2,388,000 2029 Dead Cap: $-2,388,000 2028 Cap Savings: $-2,388,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $2,388,000 2029 Dead Cap: $-2,388,000 2028 Cap Savings: $-2,388,000
    2029 Contract details by year 38 - - $3,381,000 - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2030 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2030 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $24.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + 2024 option bonus)
    • 2024 Option Bonus: $11.94M (guaranteed, due 3/13/2024)
    • 2025 Option Bonus: $16.1M 
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2023

    Darius Slay signed a 3 year, $50,050,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $13,000,000 signing bonus, $30,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,683,333. In 2024, Slay will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $11,940,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,996,000 and a dead cap value of $35,096,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $50,050,000
    Signing Bonus $13,000,000
    Average Salary $16,683,333
    Total Guarantees $30,050,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $26,050,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2016-2020

    Darius Slay signed a 4 year, $48,150,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $14,500,000 signing bonus, $23,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,037,500. In 2024, Slay will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $11,940,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,996,000 and a dead cap value of $35,096,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,150,000
    Signing Bonus $14,500,000
    Average Salary $12,037,500
    Total Guarantees $23,100,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $23,100,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Darius Slay signed a 4 year, $5,289,302 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $2,226,764 signing bonus, $3,127,187 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,322,326. In 2024, Slay will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $11,940,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,996,000 and a dead cap value of $35,096,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,289,302
    Signing Bonus $2,226,764
    Average Salary $1,322,326
    Total Guarantees $3,127,187
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,127,187
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $2,226,764 - - - - - $2,631,764
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,423 - $100,000 $50,000 - - $115,717 $761,140
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $735,846 - $100,000 $50,000 - - - $885,846
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $14,500,000 $81,250 $50,000 - - - $15,631,250
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 - $3,600,000 $100,000 - - - $7,800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,726,269 - $234,375 $250,000 - - - $3,210,644
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $12,550,000 - $218,750 $250,000 - - - $13,018,750
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 $13,000,000 - - - - - $14,050,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 - - - $11,425,000 - - $12,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - - - $15,380,000 - - $16,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 $10,185,000 - - - - - $11,350,000
    11 seasons $26,422,538 $39,911,764 $4,334,375 $750,000 $26,805,000 - $115,717 $98,339,394
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,210,000 - - - - $11,940,000 - $13,150,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $1,255,000 - - $150,000 - $16,095,000 - $17,500,000
    $28,887,538 $39,911,764 $4,334,375 $900,000 $26,805,000 $28,035,000 $115,717 $128,989,394
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $22,012,538 $16,726,764 $4,334,375 $750,000 - - $115,717 $43,939,394
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,410,000 $23,185,000 - - $26,805,000 - - $54,400,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/04/2020, $10,500

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against DK Metcalf (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 01/05/2018, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against Green Bay (impersonating a shooter)


    • TOTAL: $22,654

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2023Signed a 2 year $42 million contract extension with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 19 2022Converted $14.88M of 2022 salary into signing bonus and added additional void year, clearing $11.904M of cap space with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 5 2021Converted $11.4M of 2021 salary/bonus into signing bonus, clearing $9.14M of cap space with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Dec 4 2020Fined $10,500 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against DK Metcalf (SEA)
    Mar 19 2020Signed a 3 year $50.05 million contract extension with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 19 2020Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Detroit (DET) for 2020 3rd round pick (#85 - traded) and 2020 5th round pick (#166)
    Jan 5 2018Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration against Green Bay (impersonating a shooter)
    Jul 29 2016Signed a 4 year $48.15 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
    May 9 2013Signed a 4 year $5.29 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Apr 26 2013Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 2 (#36 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 PHI 12 12 12 809 84.7 57 48 9 2
    2022 PHI 17 17 17 1003 104.5 55 40 15 3
    2021 PHI 16 16 16 955 85.3 52 40 12 3
    2020 PHI 15 15 13 884 80.3 59 53 6 1
    2019 DET 14 14 14 871 75.5 46 36 10 2
    2018 DET 15 15 15 874 88.7 43 40 3 3
    2017 DET 16 16 16 1065 97.8 60 54 6 8
    2016 DET 13 13 13 731 71.2 1 44 43 1 1 2
    2015 DET 16 16 16 999 95.9 59 47 11 2
    2014 DET 16 16 16 1011 96.7 61 47 13 2
    2013 DET 14 13 4 338 32.8 34 25 6
    Totals 164 163 152 9,540 - 1 570 473 92 1 28