Cornelius Lucas

Washington Commanders, Left Tackle
Age: 32-345d (Jul 18, 1991)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Kansas State
Drafted: Undrafted, DET, 2014
2024 Cap Hit

$2,800,000

2024 Cash

$2,800,000

Career Earnings

$14,045,218

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Cornelius Lucas signed a 1 year , $2,800,000 contract with the Washington Commanders, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $2,210,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,800,000. In 2024, Lucas will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000 and a workout bonus of $80,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,800,000 and a dead cap value of $2,210,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,800,000
Average Salary:
$2,800,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,210,000
Total GTD:
$2,210,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 33 $2,800,000 1.10% $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,210,000
2025 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 33 $1,210,000 $1,000,000 $510,000 $80,000 $2,800,000 1.10% $2,210,000
2025 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,210,000 $1,000,000 $80,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Cornelius Lucas signed a 2 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Washington Commanders, including $1,800,000 signing bonus, $2,920,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,800,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,920,000
Total GTD:
$2,920,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2019

Cornelius Lucas signed a 1 year , $815,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including an average annual salary of $815,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $815,000
Average Salary:
$815,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2017-2017

Cornelius Lucas signed a 1 year , $690,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including an average annual salary of $690,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $690,000
Average Salary:
$690,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2014-2016

Cornelius Lucas signed a 3 year , $1,550,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $20,000 signing bonus, $20,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $516,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,550,000
Average Salary:
$516,667
Signing Bonus:
$20,000
GTD at Sign:
$20,000
Total GTD:
$20,000
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$14,045,218

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 23
Active
$596,153
$596,153
2015 24
Active
$510,000
$1,106,153
2016 25
Active
$600,000
$1,706,153
2017 26
Active
$649,411
$2,355,564
2018 27
Retained
Retained
$90,000
$46,470
$2,445,564
$2,492,034
2019 28
Active
$1,004,434
$3,496,468
2020 29
Active
$2,128,750
$5,625,218
2021 30
Active
$1,550,000
$7,175,218
2022 31
Active
$3,570,000
$10,745,218
2023 32
Active
$3,300,000
$14,045,218
Total      
$14,045,218
$14,045,218
2024 33
Active
$2,800,000
Total
$16,845,218
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
23
$420,000
$20,000
$156,153
$596,153
$596,153
2015
24
$510,000
$510,000
$1,106,153
2016
25
$600,000
$600,000
$1,706,153
2017
26
$649,412
$649,411
$2,355,564
2018
27
$46,471
$90,000
$90,000
$46,470
$2,445,564
$2,492,034
2019
28
$805,000
$199,434
$1,004,434
$3,496,468
2020
29
$910,000
$1,000,000
$218,750
$2,128,750
$5,625,218
2021
30
$1,130,000
$420,000
$1,550,000
$7,175,218
2022
31
$1,120,000
$1,800,000
$600,000
$50,000
$3,570,000
$10,745,218
2023
32
$2,450,000
$800,000
$50,000
$3,300,000
$14,045,218
Total
$8,640,883
$2,910,000
$2,038,750
$100,000
$355,587
$14,045,218
$14,045,218
2024
33
$1,210,000
$1,000,000
$80,000
$2,800,000
Total
$9,850,883
$3,910,000
$2,038,750
$180,000
$355,587
$16,845,218

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,530,000 $20,000 - - - $156,153 $1,706,153
2 $649,412 $90,000 - - - - $739,411
1 $46,471 - - - - - $46,470
1 $805,000 - - - - $199,434 $1,004,434
4 $5,610,000 $2,800,000 $2,038,750 - $100,000 - $10,548,750

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 WAS 15 - 15 COVID-19
  • Mar 25, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.8 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Mar 24, 2022 Signed a 2 year $6.5 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Mar 19, 2020 Signed a 2 year $3.8 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Jan 23, 2019 Signed a reserve/future contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Dec 28, 2018 Signed a contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • Dec 20, 2018 Signed a contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • Aug 31, 2018 Released by Los Angeles (LA)
  • Apr 16, 2018 Signed a 1 year $880,000 contract with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Sep 12, 2017 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Sep 03, 2017 Waived by Detroit (DET)
  • Mar 09, 2017 Assigned a 1 year $1.797 million tender by Detroit (DET)
  • May 10, 2014 Signed a 3 year $1.55 million contract with Detroit (DET)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 WAS 16 3 182 17.20
2022 WAS 16 12 672 56.50
2021 WAS 15 7 587 52.10
2020 WAS 14 8 555 50.90
2019 CHI 16 8 516 47.30
2018 NO 1 1 52 44.10
2017 LAR 1 1 65 6.70
2016 DET 5 41 4.00
2015 DET 15 3 332 30.70
2014 DET 15 3 448 41.00
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