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Bud Dupree

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Outside Linebacker Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#22 overall), 2015 College: Kentucky Agent(s): Todd France, Brian Ayrault (CAA Sports)

Steelers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Bud Dupree signed a 1 year, $15,828,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $15,828,000. In 2020, Dupree will earn a base salary of $15,828,000, while carrying a cap hit of $15,828,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,828,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,828,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $15,828,000 $15,828,000 - $15,828,000($15,828,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,828,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,828,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,828,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $15,828,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,222,282
    Signing Bonus $4,967,114
    Average Salary $2,305,571
    Guaranteed $8,631,999
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 22 $435,000 $1,241,778 - $1,676,778 $8,631,570 $5,464,411($5,464,411)
    2016 23 $854,195 $1,241,778 - $2,095,973 $6,955,219 $854,195($6,318,606)
    2017 24 $1,273,390 $1,241,778 - $2,515,168 $4,859,246 $1,273,390($7,591,996)
    2018 25 $1,692,583 $1,241,780 - $2,934,363 $2,344,080 $1,692,583($9,284,579)
    2019 26 $9,232,000 - - $9,232,000 $9,232,000 $9,232,000($18,516,579)
    2020 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • 5th year option available
    • $8.632M guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2015-17 salaries + $1,102,300 of 2018 salary)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $5,464,411
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $854,195 - - - - - - $854,195
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,273,390 - - - - - - $1,273,390
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,692,583 - - - - - - $1,692,583
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,232,000 - - - - - - $9,232,000
    5 seasons $13,487,168 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $18,516,579
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $15,828,000 - - - - - - $15,828,000
    $29,315,168 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $34,344,579
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,487,168 $4,967,114 - - - - - $18,516,579
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/22/2019, $3,507

      Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Russell Wilson (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 10/20/2017, $24,309

      Roughing the Passer against Alex Smith (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/22/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against Minnesota (MIN)


    • Player contract details by year 01/12/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Matt Moore (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $79,257

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Bud Dupree ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Pittsburgh Steelers: #
    Outside Linebacker: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Outside Linebacker: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 PIT 16 16 16 1000 0.907 11.5 68 49 19 4
    2018 PIT 16 16 15 869 0.836 5.5 42 30 12 1 1
    2017 PIT 15 15 15 799 0.813 6 40 31 9
    2016 PIT 11 7 4 318 0.304 4 23 19 4 1
    2015 PIT 16 16 5 563 0.510 4 26 17 9
    Totals 74 70 55 3,549 - 31 199 146 53 6 1
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $83,031,395
    • Avg. Salary: $16,606,279
    • NFL Rank: 38
    • OLB Rank: 3

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2020
    • Avg. Salary: $2,305,571
    • NFL Rank: 649
    • OLB Rank: 41

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Bud Dupree to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Dee Ford 5 $85,500,000 $17,100,000 27
    Olivier Vernon 5 $85,000,000 $17,000,000 25
    Chandler Jones 5 $82,500,000 $16,500,000 27
    Za'Darius Smith 4 $66,000,000 $16,500,000 26
    Averages 4.8 $79,750,000 $16,789,474 26.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Dupree's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $83,923,075 $16,784,615


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Dupree statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Sacks, Tackles, Hurries, Stops, Rating

    Player GP% Sacks/GM Tkl/GM Hurries Stops Rating
    Dee Ford 2017-2018, SF 68.75 0.68 2.41 2.45 1.86 74.15
    Olivier Vernon 2014-2015, NYG 100 0.44 2.25 2.19 2.34 77.6
    Chandler Jones 2015-2016, ARI 96.88 0.76 2.23 2.74 2 82.1
    Za'Darius Smith 2017-2018, GB 93.75 0.4 1.4 1.83 1.13 67.55
    Average 89.85 0.57 2.07 2.30 1.83 75.35
    Bud Dupree 2018-2019 100 0.52 2.45 2.07 1.83 70.9
    % Change 11.30% -8.77% 18.36% -10.00% 0.00% -5.91%
    Median Prime % Change -2.96%
    Average Prime % Change 0.83%


    Bud Dupree's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $83,031,395 $16,606,279