Darius Slayton

New York Giants, Wide Receiver
Age: 27-161d (Jan 12, 1997)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Auburn
Drafted: Round 5 (#171 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Michael Perrett (Element Sports Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$7,750,000

2024 Cash

$6,000,000

Career Earnings

$9,418,988

2023-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Darius Slayton signed a 2 year , $12,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $3,500,000 signing bonus, $4,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2024, Slayton will earn a base salary of $2,500,000, a roster bonus of $2,400,000 and a workout bonus of $350,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,750,000 and a dead cap value of $4,350,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,900,000
Total GTD:
$4,900,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 26 $4,205,882 1.87% $6,200,000 $6,200,000 $5,250,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 1 YR, $6,200,000; $4,350,000 DEAD CAP
2024 27 $7,750,000 3.03% $6,000,000 $12,200,000 $4,350,000
2025 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 26 $1,400,000 $1,750,000 - $705,882 $350,000 $4,205,882 1.87% $5,250,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 1 YR, $6,200,000; $4,350,000 DEAD CAP
2024 27 $2,500,000 $1,750,000 $2,400,000 $750,000 $350,000 $7,750,000 3.03% $4,350,000
2025 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 26 $1,400,000 $3,500,000 - $350,000 $6,200,000 $6,200,000 $6,200,000 $6,100,000
2024 27 $2,500,000 - $2,400,000 $350,000 $6,000,000 $12,200,000 $6,100,000 $6,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $4.9M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $44,117 ($750,000, 15 LTBE in 2023)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $2.4M (3/18/2024)
  • 2024 Incentives: $2.15M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2022 Rookie

Darius Slayton signed a 4 year , $2,753,988 contract with the New York Giants, including $233,988 signing bonus, $233,988 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $688,497.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,753,988
Average Salary:
$688,497
Signing Bonus:
$233,988
GTD at Sign:
$233,988
Total GTD:
$233,988
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$9,418,988

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 22
Active
$728,988
$728,988
2020 23
Active
$675,000
$1,403,988
2021 24
Active
$850,000
$2,253,988
2022 25
Active
$965,000
$3,218,988
2023 26
Active
$6,200,000
$9,418,988
Total      
$9,418,988
$9,418,988
2024 27
Active
$6,000,000
Total
$15,418,988
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
22
$495,000
$233,988
$728,988
$728,988
2020
23
$675,000
$675,000
$1,403,988
2021
24
$850,000
$850,000
$2,253,988
2022
25
$965,000
$965,000
$3,218,988
2023
26
$1,400,000
$3,500,000
$350,000
$200,000
$6,200,000
$9,418,988
Total
$4,385,000
$3,733,988
$350,000
$200,000
$9,418,988
$9,418,988
2024
27
$2,500,000
$2,400,000
$350,000
$6,000,000
Total
$6,885,000
$3,733,988
$2,400,000
$700,000
$200,000
$15,418,988

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $4,385,000 $3,733,988 - - $350,000 $200,000 $9,418,988

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 NYG 17 - 17 COVID-19
  • Mar 16, 2023 Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • Sep 07, 2022 Accepted a pay cut from $2.54M to $965,000 for 2022, clearing $1.575M of cap with New York (NYG)
  • May 13, 2019 Signed a 4 year $2.75 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • Apr 27, 2019 Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 5 (#171 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 NYG 17 12 844 81.40 50 770 4 0
2022 NYG 16 11 698 61.50 46 724 2 2
2021 NYG 13 5 536 48.70 26 339 2 1
2020 NYG 16 14 877 86.60 50 751 3 1
2019 NYG 14 9 709 65.60 48 740 8 0
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