Dorance Armstrong

Washington Commanders, Defensive End
Age: 27-10d (Jun 10, 1997)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Kansas
Drafted: Round 4 (#116 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Kennard McGuire (MS World)
2024 Cap Hit

$4,885,000

2024 Cash

$16,885,000

Career Earnings

$16,057,892

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Dorance Armstrong signed a 3 year , $33,000,000 contract with the Washington Commanders, including $15,000,000 signing bonus, $22,125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,000,000. In 2024, Armstrong will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $15,000,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,885,000 and a dead cap value of $16,125,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $33,000,000
Average Salary:
$11,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$15,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$16,125,000
Total GTD:
$22,125,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $4,885,000 1.91% $16,885,000 $16,885,000 $16,125,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $16,885,000; $12,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $9,760,000 3.57% $6,760,000 $23,645,000 $12,000,000
2026 29 $12,355,000 4.23% $9,355,000 $33,000,000 $9,000,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
$6,000,000 1.92% - - $6,000,000
2028
Void
$3,000,000 0.90% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,125,000 $3,000,000 $510,000 $250,000 $4,885,000 1.91% $16,125,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $16,885,000; $12,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $510,000 $250,000 $9,760,000 3.57% $12,000,000
2026 29 $8,595,000 $3,000,000 $510,000 $250,000 $12,355,000 4.23% $9,000,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
- $3,000,000 - - $6,000,000 1.92% $6,000,000
2028
Void
- $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 0.90% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,125,000 $15,000,000 $250,000 $16,885,000 $16,885,000 $16,885,000 $11,000,000
2025 28 $6,000,000 - $250,000 $6,760,000 $23,645,000 $11,822,500 $8,057,500
2026 29 $8,595,000 - $250,000 $9,355,000 $33,000,000 $11,000,000 $9,355,000
2027 30
Void
- - - - - - -
2028 31
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $16.125M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • 2025 salary fully guarantees 4/1/2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Dorance Armstrong signed a 2 year , $12,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2024, Armstrong will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $1,500,000 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,000,000
Total GTD:
$6,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Dorance Armstrong signed a 4 year , $3,129,996 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $669,996 signing bonus, $669,996 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $782,499.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,129,996
Average Salary:
$782,499
Signing Bonus:
$669,996
GTD at Sign:
$669,996
Total GTD:
$669,996
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$16,057,892

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 21
Active
$1,149,996
$1,149,996
2019 22
Active
$727,398
$1,877,394
2020 23
Active
$1,010,498
$2,887,892
2021 24
Active
$920,000
$3,807,892
2022 25
Active
$6,750,000
$10,557,892
2023 26
Active
$5,500,000
$16,057,892
Total      
$16,057,892
$16,057,892
2024 27
Active
$16,885,000
2025 28
Active
$6,760,000
2026 29
Active
$9,355,000
Total
$49,057,892
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
21
$480,000
$669,996
$1,149,996
$1,149,996
2019
22
$570,000
$157,398
$727,398
$1,877,394
2020
23
$750,000
$260,498
$1,010,498
$2,887,892
2021
24
$920,000
$920,000
$3,807,892
2022
25
$1,500,000
$4,500,000
$500,000
$250,000
$6,750,000
$10,557,892
2023
26
$5,000,000
$5,500,000
$16,057,892
Total
$9,220,000
$5,169,996
$500,000
$667,896
$16,057,892
$16,057,892
2024
27
$1,125,000
$15,000,000
$250,000
$16,885,000
2025
28
$6,000,000
$250,000
$6,760,000
2026
29
$8,595,000
$250,000
$9,355,000
Total
$24,940,000
$20,169,996
$500,000
$750,000
$667,896
$49,057,892

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $9,220,000 $5,169,996 $500,000 - - $667,896 $16,057,892
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $33 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Oct 20, 2023 Fined $21,855 Unnecessary Roughness Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Mar 17, 2022 Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • May 12, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.12 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 4 (#116 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 20, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness Los Angeles (LAC) $21,855
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 DAL 17 421 41.60 8 38 20 18
2022 DAL 17 5 543 47.30 9 33 17 16 1
2021 DAL 13 5 506 44.30 5 37 23 14
2020 DAL 16 2 367 33.20 33 21 12 1
2019 DAL 15 257 23.40 2 15 12 3 1
2018 DAL 15 1 272 25.90 1 13 8 5

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $19,246,118
  • Avg. Salary: $9,623,059
  • NFL Rank: 229
  • DE Rank: 20

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $11,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 197
  • DE Rank: 16

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Anthony Nelson 2 $10,000,000 $5,000,000 26
Arden Key 3 $21,000,000 $7,000,000 26
Carl Lawson 3 $45,000,000 $15,000,000 25
Josh Sweat 3 $40,000,000 $13,333,333 23
Averages 3 $29,000,000 $10,083,333 25.0

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Armstrong's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $16,823,530 $8,411,765

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Armstrong statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Anthony Nelson
2021-2022
100.00 1.12 0.31 1.12 0.56 66.80
Arden Key
2021-2022
100.00 0.79 0.32 0.85 1.24 75.40
Carl Lawson
2019-2020
87.50 1.25 0.38 1.04 1.71 65.90
Josh Sweat
2019-2020
93.75 1.33 0.33 1.33 0.73 66.95
Average 95.31 1.12 0.34 1.09 1.06 68.76
Dorance Armstrong
2022-2023
103.03 1.09 0.47 1.32 1.32 65.95
Pct Change 8.10 -2.68 38.24 21.10 24.53 -4.09
Median Prime % Change 14.60%
Average Prime % Change 14.20%

Calculated Market Value: Dorance Armstrong

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, $19,246,118 $9,623,059
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