T.J. Smith

Carolina Panthers, Defensive End
Age: 27-97d (Apr 19, 1997)
Exp: 1 Years
Country: US
College: Arkansas
Drafted: Undrafted, LAC, 2020
Agent(s): Tony Agnone (Eastern Athletic Services)
2024 Cap Hit

$915,000

2024 Cash

$915,000

Career Earnings

$1,003,900

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

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Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $915,000
Average Salary:
$915,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / ERFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $915,000 0.36% $915,000 $915,000 -
2025 28
ERFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $915,000 $915,000 0.36% -
2025 28
ERFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $915,000 $915,000 $915,000 $915,000 $915,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023

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Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $750,000
Average Salary:
$750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$100,000
Total GTD:
$100,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022

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Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $705,000
Average Salary:
$705,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
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2021-2021

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Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $660,000
Average Salary:
$660,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
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2021-2022

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Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,485,000
Average Salary:
$742,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / ERFA
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2020-2022 Rookie

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Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,295,000
Average Salary:
$765,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000
GTD at Sign:
$35,000
Total GTD:
$35,000
Free Agent:
2023 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$1,003,900

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 23
Retained
Retained
$142,800
$35,000
$142,800
$177,800
2021 24
Retained
Reserve
$101,066
$55,200
$278,866
$334,066
2022 25
Reserve
Retained
$207,000
$39,167
$541,066
$580,233
2023 26
Retained
Retained
Active
$192,000
$148,333
$83,334
$772,233
$920,566
$1,003,900
Total      
$1,003,900
$772,233
$920,566
$1,003,900
2024 27
Active
$915,000
Total
$1,918,900
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
23
$142,800
$25,000
$10,000
$142,800
$35,000
$142,800
$177,800
2021
24
$101,066
$55,200
$101,066
$55,200
$278,866
$334,066
2022
25
$207,000
$39,167
$207,000
$39,167
$541,066
$580,233
2023
26
$192,000
$148,333
$83,334
$192,000
$148,333
$83,334
$772,233
$920,566
$1,003,900
Total
$993,900
$10,000
$1,003,900
$772,233
$920,566
$1,003,900
2024
27
$915,000
$915,000
Total
$1,908,900
$10,000
$1,918,900

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $167,800 $10,000 - - - - $177,800
3 $826,100 - - - - - $826,100

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 LAC 5 - 13 Undisclosed
  • May 13, 2024 Signed a contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Dec 30, 2023 Signed to the active roster by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 30, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 29, 2023 Waived by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jan 20, 2023 Signed a reserve/future contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 31, 2022 Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 30, 2022 Waived by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jan 10, 2022 Signed a reserve/future contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Oct 05, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Minnesota (MIN)
  • Aug 25, 2021 Waived by Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Jan 04, 2021 Signed a reserve/future contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Sep 07, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Sep 05, 2020 Waived by Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Apr 26, 2020 Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIN 2 26 12.40 4 1 3
2022 MIN 1 22 34.90 4 1 3
2021 MIN 1 20 9.40 3 1 2
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