Ronald Darby

Jacksonville Jaguars, Cornerback
Age: 30-170d (Jan 02, 1994)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Florida State
Drafted: Round 2 (#50 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Tory Dandy (Relativity Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,500,000

2024 Cash

$5,000,000

Career Earnings

$34,854,245

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Ronald Darby signed a 2 year , $8,500,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,250,000. In 2024, Darby will earn a base salary of $1,250,000, a signing bonus of $3,000,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,500,000 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $8,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,500,000
Total GTD:
$5,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $3,500,000 1.37% $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000
2025 31 $5,000,000 1.83% $3,500,000 $8,500,000 $2,750,000
2026 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $250,000 $3,500,000 1.37% $5,500,000
2025 31 $2,750,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $250,000 $5,000,000 1.83% $2,750,000
2026 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,250,000 $3,000,000 $250,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,250,000
2025 31 $2,750,000 - $250,000 $3,500,000 $8,500,000 $4,250,000 $3,500,000
Contract Notes
  • $5.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + $1.25M of 2025 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2019

Ronald Darby signed a 1 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $3,500,000 signing bonus, $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,500,000
Total GTD:
$4,500,000
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Ronald Darby signed a 4 year , $4,569,691 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $1,583,412 signing bonus, $2,176,125 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,142,423.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,569,691
Average Salary:
$1,142,423
Signing Bonus:
$1,583,412
GTD at Sign:
$2,176,125
Total GTD:
$2,176,125
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$34,854,245

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 21
Active
$2,018,412
$2,018,412
2016 22
Active
$642,713
$2,661,125
2017 23
Retained
Active
$50,000
$800,426
$2,711,125
$3,511,551
Champion
2018 24
Injured
$1,058,139
$4,569,690
2019 25
Injured
$5,625,000
$10,194,690
2020 26
Active
$2,812,500
$13,007,190
2021 27
Injured
$10,000,000
$23,007,190
2022 28
Injured
$9,647,055
$32,654,245
2023 29
Active
$2,200,000
$34,854,245
Total      
$34,854,245
$34,854,245
2024 30
Active
$5,000,000
2025 31
Active
$3,500,000
Total
$43,354,245
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
21
$435,000
$1,583,412
$2,018,412
$2,018,412
2016
22
$592,713
$50,000
$642,713
$2,661,125
2017
23
$800,426
$50,000
$50,000
$800,426
$2,711,125
$3,511,551
2018
24
$1,008,139
$50,000
$1,058,139
$4,569,690
2019
25
$1,000,000
$3,500,000
$1,125,000
$5,625,000
$10,194,690
2020
26
$1,250,000
$1,000,000
$562,500
$2,812,500
$13,007,190
2021
27
$1,000,000
$9,000,000
$10,000,000
$23,007,190
2022
28
$9,500,000
$147,055
$9,647,055
$32,654,245
2023
29
$1,200,000
$500,000
$500,000
$2,200,000
$34,854,245
Total
$16,786,278
$15,583,412
$1,834,555
$150,000
$500,000
$34,854,245
$34,854,245
2024
30
$1,250,000
$3,000,000
$250,000
$5,000,000
2025
31
$2,750,000
$250,000
$3,500,000
Total
$20,786,278
$18,583,412
$1,834,555
$650,000
$500,000
$43,354,245

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,027,713 $1,583,412 - - $100,000 - $2,711,125
3 $2,808,565 $3,500,000 $1,125,000 - $50,000 - $7,483,565
1 $1,250,000 $1,000,000 $562,500 - - - $2,812,500
2 $10,500,000 $9,000,000 $147,055 - - - $19,647,055
1 $1,200,000 $500,000 - - - $500,000 $2,200,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2018 PHI 11 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2019 PHI 17 - 17 Hip
2021 DEN 2 - 4 Hamstring
2021 DEN 18 - 18 Shoulder
2022 DEN 6 - 18 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 2 year $8.5 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Aug 17, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.7 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 10, 2023 Released by Denver (DEN), clearing $9.6M of cap
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 3 year $30 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 29, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Mar 15, 2019 Signed a 1 year $6.5 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Aug 11, 2017 Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Buffalo (BUF) for Jordan Matthews and 2018 3rd round pick (#96 Harrison Phillips)
  • May 19, 2015 Signed a 4 year $4.569 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 01, 2015 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 2 (#50 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BAL 16 7 442 38.20 25 22 3
2022 DEN 5 5 281 85.70 14 12 2 1
2021 DEN 11 11 676 81.50 53 42 11
2020 WAS 16 15 1,001 95.90 55 43 12
2019 PHI 11 11 522 50.30 37 34 3 2
2018 PHI 9 9 542 83.80 43 39 4 1
2017 PHI 8 7 382 37.10 34 30 4 3
2016 BUF 14 14 824 76.70 69 60 9
2015 BUF 15 15 915 83.90 68 61 7 2
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