Dalton Risner

Age: 29-11d (Jul 13, 1995)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Kansas State
Drafted: Round 2 (#41 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,321,754

2024 Cash

$2,410,000

Career Earnings

$11,680,573

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Dalton Risner signed a 1 year , $2,410,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $500,000 signing bonus, $1,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,410,000. In 2024, Risner will earn a base salary of $1,410,000 and a signing bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,321,754 and a dead cap value of $1,100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,410,000
Average Salary:
$2,410,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,100,000
Total GTD:
$1,100,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $2,321,754 0.91% $2,410,000 $2,410,000 $1,100,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,410,000 $500,000 $411,754 $2,321,754 0.91% $1,100,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,410,000 $500,000 $2,410,000 $2,410,000 $2,410,000 $2,410,000
Contract Notes

  • $1.1M guaranteed (signing bonus + $600,000 of salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)

Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Dalton Risner signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $1,375,000 signing bonus, $2,625,000 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:
$1,375,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,625,000
Total GTD:
$2,625,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022 Rookie

Dalton Risner signed a 4 year , $7,142,284 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $3,214,388 signing bonus, $4,034,037 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,785,571.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,142,284
Average Salary:
$1,785,571
Signing Bonus:
$3,214,388
GTD at Sign:
$4,034,037
Total GTD:
$4,034,037
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$11,680,573

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 24
Active
$3,709,388
$3,709,388
2020 25
Active
$1,103,074
$4,812,462
2021 26
Injured
$1,144,299
$5,956,761
2022 27
Injured
$2,790,000
$8,746,761
2023 28
Active
$2,933,812
$11,680,573
Total      
$11,680,573
$11,680,573
2024 29
Active
$2,410,000
Total
$14,090,573
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
24
$495,000
$3,214,388
$3,709,388
$3,709,388
2020
25
$819,649
$283,425
$1,103,074
$4,812,462
2021
26
$1,069,299
$75,000
$1,144,299
$5,956,761
2022
27
$2,690,000
$100,000
$2,790,000
$8,746,761
2023
28
$1,250,000
$1,375,000
$2,933,812
$11,680,573
Total
$6,323,948
$4,589,388
$175,000
$283,425
$11,680,573
$11,680,573
2024
29
$1,410,000
$500,000
$2,410,000
Total
$7,733,948
$5,089,388
$175,000
$283,425
$14,090,573

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,073,948 $3,214,388 - - $175,000 $283,425 $8,746,761
1 $1,250,000 $1,375,000 - - - - $2,933,812

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 DEN 18 - 18 Elbow
2022 DEN 18 - 18 Elbow
  • May 29, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.41 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Sep 19, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Nov 29, 2019 Fined $10,527 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jul 16, 2019 Signed a 4 year $7.14 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Apr 26, 2019 Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 2 (#41 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 29, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF) $10,527
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 MIN 14 10 675 72.90
2022 DEN 15 15 967 90.30
2021 DEN 15 15 832 81.00
2020 DEN 16 16 999 92.90
2019 DEN 16 16 987 96.30

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 3 years, $30,179,973
  • Avg. Salary: $10,059,991
  • NFL Rank: 211
  • G Rank: 16

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $2,410,000
  • NFL Rank: 692
  • G Rank: 39

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Ben Powers 4 $51,500,000 $12,875,000 26
Quenton Nelson 4 $80,000,000 $20,000,000 25
Will Hernandez 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 27
Coleman Shelton 2 $4,750,000 $2,375,000 27
Averages 3 $36,312,500 $9,937,500 26.3

Base Calculated Value

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

Length Value Avg. Salary
1 $11,196,429 $11,196,429

Statistical Comparisons

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

Player GP% QB Hurries Allowed/Gm QB Sacks Allowed/Gm Rating
Ben Powers
2021-2022
88.24 0.87 0.10 64.55
Quenton Nelson
2020-2021
87.88 0.54 0.07 76.90
Will Hernandez
2021-2022
88.24 1.13 0.33 60.65
Coleman Shelton
2021-2022
88.24 0.45 0.20 57.80
Average 88.15 0.75 0.18 64.98
Dalton Risner
2022-2023
87.88 1.44 0.11 59.10
Pct Change -0.31 -92.00 38.89 -9.05
Median Prime % Change -4.68%
Average Prime % Change -15.62%

Calculated Market Value: Dalton Risner

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
3 years, $30,179,973 $10,059,991
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