Dante Fowler Jr.

Washington Commanders, Defensive End
Age: 29-331d (Aug 03, 1994)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Florida
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Jovan Barnes
2024 Cap Hit

$3,250,000

2024 Cash

$3,250,000

Career Earnings

$63,184,866

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 1 year , $3,250,000 contract with the Washington Commanders, including $1,430,000 signing bonus, $1,430,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000. In 2024, Fowler Jr. will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $1,430,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,430,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,430,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,430,000
Total GTD:
$1,430,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $3,250,000 1.27% $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $1,430,000
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,210,000 $1,430,000 $510,000 $100,000 $3,250,000 1.27% $1,430,000
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,210,000 $1,430,000 $100,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,000,000
Total GTD:
$1,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,000,000
Total GTD:
$1,000,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2020-2021

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 3 year , $45,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $14,000,000 signing bonus, $29,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $45,000,000
Average Salary:
$15,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$14,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$23,000,000
Total GTD:
$29,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2019-3019

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 1 year , $12,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$12,000,000
Total GTD:
$12,000,000
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Dante Fowler Jr. signed a 4 year , $23,490,253 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including $15,343,820 signing bonus, $23,490,253 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,872,563.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $23,490,253
Average Salary:
$5,872,563
Signing Bonus:
$15,343,820
GTD at Sign:
$23,490,253
Total GTD:
$23,490,253
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$63,184,866

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 21
Injured
$15,661,820
$15,661,820
2016 22
Active
$1,502,739
$17,164,559
2017 23
Active
$2,570,478
$19,735,037
2018 24
Retained
Active
$1,498,086
$1,926,114
$21,233,123
$23,159,237
2019 25
Active
$12,000,000
$35,159,237
2020 26
Active
$16,055,053
$51,214,290
2021 27
Active
$6,000,000
$57,214,290
2022 28
Active
$2,970,576
$60,184,866
2023 29
Active
$3,000,000
$63,184,866
Total      
$63,184,866
$63,184,866
2024 30
Active
$3,250,000
Total
$66,434,866
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
21
$318,000
$15,343,820
$15,661,820
$15,661,820
2016
22
$1,502,739
$1,502,739
$17,164,559
2017
23
$2,570,478
$2,570,478
$19,735,037
2018
24
$1,498,086
$1,926,114
$1,498,086
$1,926,114
$21,233,123
$23,159,237
2019
25
$9,000,000
$3,000,000
$12,000,000
$35,159,237
2020
26
$2,000,000
$14,000,000
$55,053
$16,055,053
$51,214,290
2021
27
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$57,214,290
2022
28
$1,500,000
$1,000,000
$470,576
$2,970,576
$60,184,866
2023
29
$1,500,000
$1,000,000
$3,000,000
$63,184,866
Total
$27,815,417
$31,343,820
$3,470,576
$55,053
$63,184,866
$63,184,866
2024
30
$1,210,000
$1,430,000
$100,000
$3,250,000
Total
$29,025,417
$32,773,820
$3,470,576
$100,000
$55,053
$66,434,866

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,889,303 $15,343,820 - - - - $21,233,123
2 $10,926,114 - $3,000,000 - - - $13,926,114
2 $8,000,000 $14,000,000 - - - $55,053 $22,055,053
2 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $470,576 - - - $5,970,576

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2015 JAX 1 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2020 ATL 10 - 11 COVID-19
2021 ATL 7 - 9 Knee
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Mar 21, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Aug 19, 2022 Fined $10,609 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
  • Mar 18, 2022 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Feb 16, 2022 Released by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 18, 2020 Signed a 3 year $45 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 10, 2019 Signed a 1 year $12 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Dec 07, 2018 Fined $26,739 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)
  • Nov 16, 2018 Fined $10,026 Excessive Facemask against Seattle (SEA)
  • Oct 30, 2018 Traded to Los Angeles (LAR) from Jacksonville (JAX) for 2019 3rd round pick (#98 Quincy Williams) and 2020 5th round pick (#165)
  • Jul 20, 2018 Suspended 1 game for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $214,012 in 2018 salary with Jacksonville (JAC)
  • May 02, 2018 Jacksonville (JAC) declined a $14.2 million option for 2019
  • Nov 18, 2016 Fined $9,115 Late Hit against Houston (HOU)
  • Nov 04, 2016 Fined $9,115 Unnecessary Roughness against Tennessee (TEN)
  • May 12, 2015 Signed a 4 year $23.49 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Apr 30, 2015 Drafted by Jacksonville (JAC): Round 1 (#3 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 04, 2016 Unnecessary Roughness against Tennessee (TEN) $9,115
Nov 18, 2016 Late Hit against Houston (HOU) $9,115
Nov 16, 2018 Excessive Facemask against Seattle (SEA) $10,026
Dec 07, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET) $26,739
Aug 19, 2022 Unsportsmanlike Conduct $10,609

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Jul 20, 2018 Personal Conduct 1 $214,013
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 DAL 17 254 25.10 4 13 8 5 1
2022 DAL 17 343 29.90 6 27 22 5 2
2021 ATL 14 6 509 54.10 5 36 20 16 3
2020 ATL 14 13 601 56.00 3 23 12 11
2019 LAR 16 10 894 80.50 12 58 40 18 2
2018 LAR 15 6 580 59.50 4 30 23 7 2
2017 JAX 16 466 44.90 8 21 18 3 1
2016 JAX 16 1 570 53.00 4 32 23 9
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