Tanzel Smart

New York Jets, Defensive Tackle
Age: 29-259d (Nov 06, 1994)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Tulane
Drafted: Round 6 (#189 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Cliff Brady (Capital Sports Advisors)
2024 Cap Hit

$985,000

2024 Cash

$1,125,000

2024-2024 (CURRENT)

Tanzel Smart signed a 1 year , $1,125,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $1,125,000. In 2024, Smart will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, while carrying a cap hit of $985,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,125,000
Average Salary:
$1,125,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $985,000 0.39% $1,125,000 $1,125,000 -
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,125,000 $985,000 0.39% -
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023

Tanzel Smart signed a 1 year contract with the New York Jets.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
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2022-2022

Tanzel Smart signed a 1 year , $1,035,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $1,035,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,035,000
Average Salary:
$1,035,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2020-2021

Tanzel Smart signed a 2 year , $1,740,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $870,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,740,000
Average Salary:
$870,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie

Tanzel Smart signed a 4 year , $2,564,783 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $164,783 signing bonus, $164,783 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $641,196.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,564,783
Average Salary:
$641,196
Signing Bonus:
$164,783
GTD at Sign:
$164,783
Total GTD:
$164,783
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,296,848

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 23
Active
$629,783
$629,783
2018 24
Active
$555,000
$1,184,783
2019 25
Active
$645,000
$1,829,783
2020 26
Retained
Retained
Active
$24,000
$228,247
$44,118
$1,853,783
$2,082,030
$2,126,148
2021 27
Reserve
$165,600
$2,291,748
2022 28
Reserve
Retained
$358,200
$172,500
$2,649,948
$2,822,448
2023 29
Retained
Retained
Injured
Retained
$200,500
$120,000
$112,700
$41,200
$3,022,948
$3,142,948
$3,255,648
$3,296,848
Total      
$3,296,848
$3,022,948
$3,142,948
$3,255,648
$3,296,848
2024 30
Active
$1,125,000
Total
$4,421,848
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
23
$465,000
$164,783
$629,783
$629,783
2018
24
$555,000
$555,000
$1,184,783
2019
25
$645,000
$645,000
$1,829,783
2020
26
$24,000
$228,247
$44,118
$24,000
$228,247
$44,118
$1,853,783
$2,082,030
$2,126,148
2021
27
$165,600
$165,600
$2,291,748
2022
28
$358,200
$172,500
$358,200
$172,500
$2,649,948
$2,822,448
2023
29
$200,500
$120,000
$112,700
$41,200
$200,500
$120,000
$112,700
$41,200
$3,022,948
$3,142,948
$3,255,648
$3,296,848
Total
$3,132,065
$164,783
$3,296,848
$3,022,948
$3,142,948
$3,255,648
$3,296,848
2024
30
$1,125,000
$1,125,000
Total
$4,257,065
$164,783
$4,421,848

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,665,000 $164,783 - - - - $1,829,783
1 $24,000 - - - - - $24,000
4 $1,443,065 - - - - - $1,443,065

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 NYJ 16 - 16 COVID-19
  • Jan 09, 2024 Signed a reserve/future contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 22, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 20, 2023 Waived by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 18, 2023 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 15, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 13, 2023 Waived by New York (NYJ)
  • Oct 31, 2023 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYJ)
  • Sep 30, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 30, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 29, 2023 Released by New York (NYJ)
  • Jan 10, 2023 Signed a reserve/future contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 31, 2022 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 30, 2022 Released by New York (NYJ), clearing $895,000 of cap
  • Jan 10, 2022 Signed a reserve/future contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Sep 02, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 31, 2021 Waived by New York (NYJ)
  • Jan 02, 2021 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYJ)
  • Dec 20, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Dec 19, 2020 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 10, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Nov 09, 2020 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYJ)
  • Oct 14, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYJ)
  • Sep 11, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by Cleveland (CLE)
  • Sep 05, 2020 Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 16, 2020 Signed a contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 15, 2020 Waived by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Jun 20, 2017 Signed a 4 year $2.56 million contract with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Apr 29, 2017 Drafted by Los Angeles (LA): Round 6 (#189 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 4 63 23.50 2 1 1
2022 NYJ 3 49 26.10 5 2 3
2021 NYJ 0.00
2020 NYJ 3 26 5.10 3 2 1
2019 LAR 13 174 15.70 7 2 5
2018 LAR 2 6 0.90
2017 LAR 16 4 310 29.40 14 9 5
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