Lavonte David

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Inside Linebacker
Age: 34-190d (Jan 23, 1990)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: Nebraska
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2012
Agent(s): Ron Butler (Agency1 Athlete Management Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$8,500,000

2024 Cash

$8,500,000

Career Earnings

$85,947,757

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Lavonte David signed a 1 year , $8,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2024, David will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $4,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,500,000 and a dead cap value of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$8,500,000
Total GTD:
$8,500,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 34 $8,500,000 3.33% $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000
2025 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 34 $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $8,500,000 3.33% $8,500,000
2025 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 34 $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Lavonte David signed a 1 year , $4,500,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $3,335,000 signing bonus, $3,335,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, David will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,668,000 and a dead cap value of $2,668,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,335,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,335,000
Total GTD:
$3,335,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2022 Extension

Lavonte David signed a 2 year , $25,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,500,000. In 2024, David will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,285,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $25,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$17,500,000
Total GTD:
$20,000,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2015-2020 Extension

Lavonte David signed a 5 year , $50,250,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $25,556,418 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,050,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $50,250,000
Average Salary:
$10,050,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$5,738,418
Total GTD:
$25,556,418
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2012-2015 Rookie

Lavonte David signed a 4 year , $3,596,732 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $964,896 signing bonus, $1,363,896 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $899,183.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,596,732
Average Salary:
$899,183
Signing Bonus:
$964,896
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$1,363,896
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$85,947,757

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 22
Active
$1,354,896
$1,354,896
2013 23
Active
$547,806
$1,902,702
2014 24
Active
$705,612
$2,608,314
2015 25
Active
$5,889,443
$8,497,757
2016 26
Active
$10,000,000
$18,497,757
2017 27
Active
$6,000,000
$24,497,757
2018 28
Active
$8,750,000
$33,247,757
2019 29
Active
$9,750,000
$42,997,757
2020 30
Active
$10,750,000
$53,747,757
Champion
2021 31
Active
$12,500,000
$66,247,757
2022 32
Active
$12,500,000
$78,747,757
2023 33
Active
$7,200,000
$85,947,757
Total      
$85,947,757
$85,947,757
2024 34
Active
$8,500,000
Total
$94,447,757
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
22
$390,000
$964,896
$1,354,896
$1,354,896
2013
23
$547,806
$547,806
$1,902,702
2014
24
$705,612
$705,612
$2,608,314
2015
25
$738,418
$5,000,000
$125,000
$26,025
$5,889,443
$8,497,757
2016
26
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$18,497,757
2017
27
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$24,497,757
2018
28
$8,750,000
$8,750,000
$33,247,757
2019
29
$9,750,000
$9,750,000
$42,997,757
2020
30
$10,750,000
$10,750,000
$53,747,757
2021
31
$1,075,000
$11,425,000
$12,500,000
$66,247,757
2022
32
$12,500,000
$12,500,000
$78,747,757
2023
33
$1,165,000
$3,335,000
$2,700,000
$7,200,000
$85,947,757
Total
$62,371,836
$15,724,896
$5,000,000
$125,000
$2,726,025
$85,947,757
$85,947,757
2024
34
$4,000,000
$4,500,000
$8,500,000
Total
$66,371,836
$20,224,896
$5,000,000
$125,000
$2,726,025
$94,447,757

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
12 $62,371,836 $15,724,896 $5,000,000 - $125,000 $2,726,025 $85,947,757

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 TB 16 - 18 Foot
  • Mar 22, 2024 Signed a 1 year $8.5 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Nov 10, 2023 Fined $13,659 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 15, 2023 Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Sep 17, 2021 Fined $12,875 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Dallas (DAL)
  • Mar 09, 2021 Signed a 2 year $25 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Aug 09, 2015 Signed a 5 year $50.25 million extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • May 18, 2012 Signed a 4 year $3.59 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Apr 27, 2012 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 2 (#58 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 13, 2013 Unnecessary Roughness against Geno Smith $7,875
Sep 17, 2021 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Dallas (DAL) $12,875
Nov 10, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Houston (HOU) $13,659
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 TB 15 14 908 84.50 5 133 86 47 1
2022 TB 17 17 1,075 95.90 3 124 80 44 1
2021 TB 12 12 787 84.60 2 97 63 34 2
2020 TB 16 15 1,056 99.30 2 117 82 35 3 1
2019 TB 16 16 1,160 99.50 1 122 82 40 3 1
2018 TB 14 14 922 88.10 4 119 94 25 1
2017 TB 13 13 817 76.70 100 75 25 4
2016 TB 16 16 1,041 98.10 5 87 67 20 4 1
2015 TB 16 16 1,093 99.50 3 147 85 62 2 3
2014 TB 14 14 919 84.00 1 145 101 44 4
2013 TB 16 16 1,022 98.00 6 145 105 39 2 5
2012 TB 16 16 1,059 98.60 2 139 112 27 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 1 years, $9,867,310
  • Avg. Salary: $9,867,310
  • NFL Rank: 230
  • ILB Rank: 8

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $8,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 258
  • ILB Rank: 12

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Demario Davis 3 $27,000,000 $9,000,000 30
Jordan Hicks 2 $10,000,000 $5,000,000 30
De'Vondre Campbell 5 $50,000,000 $10,000,000 28
Craig Robertson 2 $4,100,000 $2,050,000 30
Averages 3 $22,775,000 $6,512,500 29.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at David's current age (34), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $25,657,143 $8,552,381

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and David 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 Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Demario Davis
2018-2019
100.00 5.03 0.28 3.22 80.00 0.81 82.35
Jordan Hicks
2020-2021
100.00 4.67 0.15 2.48 72.05 0.58 57.00
De'Vondre Campbell
2020-2021
96.97 5.34 0.12 2.78 75.55 0.25 66.65
Craig Robertson
2017-2018
100.00 2.00 0.09 1.79 71.65 0.42 67.70
Average 99.24 4.26 0.16 2.57 74.81 0.52 68.43
Lavonte David
2022-2023
96.97 5.19 0.23 3.69 78.05 0.50 78.40
Pct Change -2.29 21.83 43.75 43.58 -4.33 -3.85 14.57
Median Prime % Change 14.57%
Average Prime % Change 16.18%

Calculated Market Value: Lavonte David

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
1 years, $9,867,310 $9,867,310
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