Chidobe Awuzie

Tennessee Titans, Cornerback
Age: 29-36d (May 24, 1995)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Colorado
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Rep 1 Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$6,940,000

2024 Cash

$12,000,000

Career Earnings

$25,975,315

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Chidobe Awuzie signed a 3 year , $36,000,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including $7,500,000 signing bonus, $22,980,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2024, Awuzie will earn a base salary of $3,990,000 and a signing bonus of $7,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,940,000 and a dead cap value of $19,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $36,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$19,000,000
Total GTD:
$22,980,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $6,940,000 2.72% $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $19,000,000
2025 30 $14,500,000 5.31% $12,000,000 $24,000,000 $12,510,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $24,000,000; $2,500,000 DEAD CAP
2026 31 $14,500,000 4.96% $12,000,000 $36,000,000 $2,500,000
2027 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $3,990,000 $2,500,000 $450,000 $6,940,000 2.72% $19,000,000
2025 30 $11,490,000 $2,500,000 $510,000 $14,500,000 5.31% $12,510,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $24,000,000; $2,500,000 DEAD CAP
2026 31 $11,490,000 $2,500,000 $510,000 $14,500,000 4.96% $2,500,000
2027 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $3,990,000 $7,500,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
2025 30 $11,490,000 - $12,000,000 $24,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
2026 31 $11,490,000 - $12,000,000 $36,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $19M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + $7.51M of 2025 salary)
  • Additional $3.98M of 2025 salary fully guarantees the 5th league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Free Agent

Chidobe Awuzie signed a 3 year , $21,750,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,250,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $21,750,000
Average Salary:
$7,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,500,000
Total GTD:
$7,500,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie

Chidobe Awuzie signed a 4 year , $4,283,588 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $1,255,336 signing bonus, $1,255,336 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,070,897.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,283,588
Average Salary:
$1,070,897
Signing Bonus:
$1,255,336
GTD at Sign:
$1,255,336
Total GTD:
$1,255,336
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$25,975,315

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 22
Active
$1,720,336
$1,720,336
2018 23
Active
$659,709
$2,380,045
2019 24
Active
$1,090,149
$3,470,194
2020 25
Active
$1,225,719
$4,695,913
2021 26
Active
$9,038,235
$13,734,148
2022 27
Injured
$5,638,232
$19,372,380
2023 28
Active
$6,602,935
$25,975,315
Total      
$25,975,315
$25,975,315
2024 29
Active
$12,000,000
2025 30
Active
$12,000,000
2026 31
Active
$12,000,000
Total
$61,975,315
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
22
$465,000
$1,255,336
$1,720,336
$1,720,336
2018
23
$659,709
$659,709
$2,380,045
2019
24
$854,417
$235,732
$1,090,149
$3,470,194
2020
25
$1,049,126
$176,593
$1,225,719
$4,695,913
2021
26
$1,350,000
$4,500,000
$3,188,235
$9,038,235
$13,734,148
2022
27
$5,250,000
$188,232
$200,000
$5,638,232
$19,372,380
2023
28
$6,050,000
$200,000
$6,602,935
$25,975,315
Total
$15,678,252
$5,755,336
$3,376,467
$400,000
$412,325
$25,975,315
$25,975,315
2024
29
$3,990,000
$7,500,000
$12,000,000
2025
30
$11,490,000
$12,000,000
2026
31
$11,490,000
$12,000,000
Total
$42,648,252
$13,255,336
$3,376,467
$400,000
$412,325
$61,975,315

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,028,252 $1,255,336 - - - $412,325 $4,695,913
3 $12,650,000 $4,500,000 $3,376,467 - $400,000 - $21,279,402

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 DAL 3 - 9 Hamstring
2020 DAL 14 - 14 COVID-19
2021 CIN 9 - 9 COVID-19
2021 CIN 15 - 15 COVID-19
2022 CIN 9 - 18 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $36 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
  • Nov 17, 2023 Fined $10,927 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 16, 2021 Signed a 3 year $21.75 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • May 11, 2017 Signed a 4 year $4.28 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Apr 28, 2017 Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 2 (#60 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 17, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Houston (HOU) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CIN 15 10 722 69.20 57 43 14 1
2022 CIN 8 8 471 90.20 35 29 6 1
2021 CIN 14 14 777 71.20 64 53 11 2
2020 DAL 8 5 452 72.60 38 28 10 1
2019 DAL 16 16 1,042 94.70 79 48 31 1
2018 DAL 15 14 884 84.30 71 57 14 1 1
2017 DAL 10 6 312 30.20 25 14 11 1 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $21,087,096
  • Avg. Salary: $10,543,548
  • NFL Rank: 203
  • CB Rank: 14

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $12,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 183
  • CB Rank: 13

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Jonathan Jones 2 $19,000,000 $9,500,000 29
Darious Williams 3 $30,000,000 $10,000,000 28
William Jackson 3 $40,500,000 $13,500,000 28
James Bradberry 3 $38,000,000 $12,666,667 29
Averages 3 $31,875,000 $11,416,667 28.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Awuzie's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $34,860,465 $11,620,155

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Awuzie statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Int/Gm, Catch Rate/Yr, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Int/Gm Catch Rate/Yr Rating
Jonathan Jones
2021-2022
64.71 3.18 0.23 60.35 59.40
Darious Williams
2020-2021
90.91 3.23 0.13 57.70 72.55
William Jackson
2019-2020
87.50 2.29 0.07 56.55 62.50
James Bradberry
2021-2022
100.00 2.24 0.21 55.60 68.45
Average 85.78 2.74 0.16 57.55 65.73
Chidobe Awuzie
2022-2023
71.88 3.13 0.00 54.90 66.25
Pct Change -16.20 14.23 -100.00 4.60 0.79
Median Prime % Change 0.79%
Average Prime % Change -19.32%

Calculated Market Value: Chidobe Awuzie

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
2 years, $21,087,096 $10,543,548
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