Tyrel Dodson

Seattle Seahawks, Linebacker
Age: 25-361d (Jun 25, 1998)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Texas A&M
Drafted: Undrafted, BUF, 2019
Agent(s): Zeke Sandhu (Elite Athlete Management)
2024 Cap Hit

$4,260,000

2024 Cash

$4,260,000

Career Earnings

$4,573,427

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Tyrel Dodson signed a 1 year , $4,260,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,260,000. In 2024, Dodson will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a signing bonus of $1,000,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,260,000 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,260,000
Average Salary:
$4,260,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,000,000
Total GTD:
$1,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 26 $4,260,000 1.67% $4,260,000 $4,260,000 $1,000,000
2025 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 26 $2,250,000 $1,000,000 $760,000 $250,000 $4,260,000 1.67% $1,000,000
2025 27
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 26 $2,250,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 $4,260,000 $4,260,000 $4,260,000 $4,260,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Extension

Tyrel Dodson signed a 1 year , $2,010,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $2,010,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,010,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,010,000
Average Salary:
$2,010,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,010,000
Total GTD:
$2,010,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Extension

Tyrel Dodson signed a 1 year , $895,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including an average annual salary of $895,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $895,000
Average Salary:
$895,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / RFA
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2020-2021

Tyrel Dodson signed a 2 year , $1,114,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $4,000 signing bonus, $4,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $557,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,114,000
Average Salary:
$557,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,000
Total GTD:
$4,000
Free Agent:
2022 / ERFA
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2019-2021 Rookie

Tyrel Dodson signed a 3 year , $1,780,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $25,000 signing bonus, $75,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $593,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,780,000
Average Salary:
$593,333
Signing Bonus:
$25,000
GTD at Sign:
$75,000
Total GTD:
$75,000
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$4,573,427

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 21
Retained
Retained
$112,352
$64,000
$112,352
$176,352
2020 22
Active
$712,075
$888,427
2021 23
Active
$780,000
$1,668,427
2022 24
Active
$895,000
$2,563,427
2023 25
Active
$2,010,000
$4,573,427
Total      
$4,573,427
$4,573,427
2024 26
Active
$4,260,000
Total
$8,833,427
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
21
$87,353
$64,000
$25,000
$112,352
$64,000
$112,352
$176,352
2020
22
$499,996
$4,000
$208,079
$712,075
$888,427
2021
23
$780,000
$780,000
$1,668,427
2022
24
$895,000
$895,000
$2,563,427
2023
25
$1,010,000
$1,000,000
$2,010,000
$4,573,427
Total
$3,336,349
$1,029,000
$208,079
$4,573,427
$4,573,427
2024
26
$2,250,000
$1,000,000
$250,000
$4,260,000
Total
$5,586,349
$2,029,000
$250,000
$208,079
$8,833,427

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $3,336,349 $1,029,000 - - - $208,079 $4,573,427

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 BUF 7 - 13 Hamstring
2021 BUF 15 - 15 COVID-19
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 1 year $4.26 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Dec 22, 2023 Fined $11,167 Roughing the Passer against Dallas (DAL)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Signed a 1 year $2.01 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Feb 10, 2022 Signed a 1 year contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jan 06, 2020 Signed a reserve/future contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 07, 2019 Signed to the practice squad by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 04, 2019 Waived by Buffalo (BUF)
  • Sep 12, 2019 Suspended 6 games for conduct detrimental to the league, forfeiting $174,708 in 2019 salary with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 30, 2019 Signed a contract with Buffalo (BUF)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 22, 2023 Roughing the Passer against Dallas (DAL) $11,167

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Sep 12, 2019 Personal Conduct 6 $174,708
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BUF 17 9 529 51.90 3 70 53 17 1
2022 BUF 16 3 220 21.00 1 28 19 9
2021 BUF 16 266 25.10 15 10 5
2020 BUF 10 2 247 38.20 1 22 13 9
2019 BUF 0.00

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $8,849,340
  • Avg. Salary: $4,424,670
  • NFL Rank: 431
  • LB Rank: 18

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $4,260,000
  • NFL Rank: 438
  • LB Rank: 19

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Craig Robertson 2 $4,100,000 $2,050,000 30
Raekwon McMillan 2 $2,990,000 $1,495,000 27
Ja'whaun Bentley 2 $13,500,000 $6,750,000 27
Alex Anzalone 3 $18,300,000 $6,100,000 28
Averages 2 $9,722,500 $4,098,750 28.0

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Dodson's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
5 $19,314,955 $3,862,991

Statistical Comparisons

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

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hits/Gm Rating
Craig Robertson
2017-2018
100.00 2.00 0.09 1.79 71.65 0.00 67.70
Raekwon McMillan
2021-2022
94.12 1.44 0.06 0.67 38.10 0.00 21.35
Ja'whaun Bentley
2021-2022
97.06 3.88 0.12 2.33 70.15 0.24 72.55
Alex Anzalone
2021-2022
91.18 4.06 0.08 2.13 75.50 0.23 46.10
Average 95.59 2.85 0.09 1.73 63.85 0.12 51.93
Tyrel Dodson
2022-2023
103.12 2.18 0.11 1.96 80.10 0.22 68.95
Pct Change 7.88 -23.51 22.22 13.29 -25.45 83.33 32.77
Median Prime % Change 13.29%
Average Prime % Change 15.79%

Calculated Market Value: Tyrel Dodson

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, $8,849,340 $4,424,670
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