David Edwards

Buffalo Bills, Guard
Age: 27-126d (Mar 20, 1997)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: Round 5 (#169 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton (CAA Football)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,295,000

2024 Cash

$3,170,000

Career Earnings

$7,384,282

2024-2025 Extension (CURRENT)

David Edwards signed a 2 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $1,750,000 signing bonus, $2,950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Edwards will earn a base salary of $1,200,000, a signing bonus of $1,750,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,295,000 and a dead cap value of $2,950,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,950,000
Total GTD:
$2,950,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $2,295,000 0.90% $3,170,000 $3,170,000 $2,950,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,170,000; $875,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $3,705,000 1.36% $2,830,000 $6,000,000 $875,000
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,200,000 $875,000 $170,000 $50,000 $2,295,000 0.90% $2,950,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,170,000; $875,000 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $2,560,000 $875,000 $170,000 $100,000 $3,705,000 1.36% $875,000
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,200,000 $1,750,000 $50,000 $3,170,000 $3,170,000 $3,170,000 $3,000,000
2025 28 $2,560,000 - $100,000 $2,830,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,830,000
Contract Notes
  • $2.95M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $10,000 ($170,000)
  • Annual Incentives: $1.25M (playing time)
    2025 Base Escalator: $1.25M (playing time)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

David Edwards signed a 1 year , $1,770,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $600,000 signing bonus, $1,720,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,770,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,770,000
Average Salary:
$1,770,000
Signing Bonus:
$600,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,720,000
Total GTD:
$1,720,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022 Rookie

David Edwards signed a 4 year , $2,784,520 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $264,520 signing bonus, $264,520 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $696,130.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,784,520
Average Salary:
$696,130
Signing Bonus:
$264,520
GTD at Sign:
$264,520
Total GTD:
$264,520
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,384,282

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 22
Active
$759,520
$759,520
2020 23
Active
$1,214,762
$1,974,282
2021 24
Active
$850,000
$2,824,282
Champion
2022 25
Injured
$2,790,000
$5,614,282
2023 26
Active
$1,770,000
$7,384,282
Total      
$7,384,282
$7,384,282
2024 27
Active
$3,170,000
2025 28
Active
$2,830,000
Total
$13,384,282
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
22
$495,000
$264,520
$759,520
$759,520
2020
23
$675,000
$539,762
$1,214,762
$1,974,282
2021
24
$850,000
$850,000
$2,824,282
2022
25
$2,790,000
$2,790,000
$5,614,282
2023
26
$1,120,000
$600,000
$50,000
$1,770,000
$7,384,282
Total
$5,930,000
$864,520
$50,000
$539,762
$7,384,282
$7,384,282
2024
27
$1,200,000
$1,750,000
$50,000
$3,170,000
2025
28
$2,560,000
$100,000
$2,830,000
Total
$9,690,000
$2,614,520
$200,000
$539,762
$13,384,282

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $4,810,000 $264,520 - - - $539,762 $5,614,282
1 $1,120,000 $600,000 - - $50,000 - $1,770,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2022 LAR 6 - 18 Concussion
  • Mar 06, 2024 Signed a 2 year $6 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 23, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.77 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 07, 2019 Signed a 4 year $2.78 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Apr 27, 2019 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAR): Round 5 (#169 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 BUF 16 139 12.80
2022 LAR 4 4 230 72.60
2021 LAR 17 17 1,085 99.60
2020 LAR 16 6 1,011 90.30
2019 LAR 16 7 706 62.30
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