Donovan Smith

Kansas City Chiefs, Left Tackle
Age: 31-36d (Jun 23, 1993)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Penn State
Drafted: Round 2 (#34 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Jim Ivler (SportStars)
Career Earnings

$62,911,737

2023-2023 Free Agent

Donovan Smith signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $1,980,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$1,980,000
Total GTD:
$1,980,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 30 $2,700,000 1.20% $2,700,000 $2,700,000 $1,980,000
2024 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 30 $1,980,000 $720,000 $2,700,000 1.20% $1,980,000
2024 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 30 $1,980,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000
Contract Notes
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $60,000 ($1.02M, 13 LTBE)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Extension

Donovan Smith signed a 2 year , $31,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $13,250,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $31,000,000
Average Salary:
$15,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$13,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$28,750,000
Total GTD:
$30,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2021

Donovan Smith signed a 3 year , $41,250,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $27,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,750,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $41,250,000
Average Salary:
$13,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$27,000,000
Total GTD:
$27,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2019-2019 Franchise Tag

Donovan Smith signed a 1 year , $14,067,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including an average annual salary of $14,067,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $14,067,000
Average Salary:
$14,067,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Donovan Smith signed a 4 year , $6,068,860 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $2,673,716 signing bonus, $3,899,042 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,517,215.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $6,068,860
Average Salary:
$1,517,215
Signing Bonus:
$2,673,716
GTD at Sign:
$3,899,042
Total GTD:
$3,899,042
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$62,911,737

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 22
Active
$3,251,594
$3,251,594
2016 23
Active
$710,857
$3,962,451
2017 24
Active
$986,715
$4,949,166
2018 25
Active
$1,262,571
$6,211,737
2019 26
Active
$7,500,000
$13,711,737
2020 27
Active
$16,500,000
$30,211,737
Champion
2021 28
Active
$14,250,000
$44,461,737
2022 29
Active
$15,750,000
$60,211,737
2023 30
Active
$2,700,000
$62,911,737
Champion
Total      
$62,911,737
$62,911,737
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
22
$435,000
$2,673,716
$142,878
$3,251,594
$3,251,594
2016
23
$710,857
$710,857
$3,962,451
2017
24
$986,715
$986,715
$4,949,166
2018
25
$1,162,571
$100,000
$1,262,571
$6,211,737
2019
26
$2,000,000
$5,500,000
$7,500,000
$13,711,737
2020
27
$16,500,000
$16,500,000
$30,211,737
2021
28
$1,000,000
$13,250,000
$14,250,000
$44,461,737
2022
29
$15,750,000
$15,750,000
$60,211,737
2023
30
$1,980,000
$2,700,000
$62,911,737
Total
$40,525,143
$15,923,716
$5,500,000
$100,000
$142,878
$62,911,737
$62,911,737

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $38,545,143 $15,923,716 $5,500,000 - $100,000 $142,878 $60,211,737
1 $1,980,000 - - - - - $2,700,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 TB 15 - 15 COVID-19
  • May 03, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 07, 2023 Released by Tampa Bay (TB), clearing $9.95M of cap
  • Mar 24, 2021 Signed a 2 year $31 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Oct 04, 2019 Fined $28,075 Helmet to Helmet hit against Marcus Peters (LAR)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 3 year $41.25 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Mar 04, 2019 Offered a 1 year $14.067 million franchise tag by Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Jun 01, 2015 Signed a 4 year $6.068 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • May 01, 2015 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 2 (#34 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 04, 2019 Helmet to Helmet hit against Marcus Peters (LAR) $28,075
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 KC 12 12 749 69.90
2022 TB 13 13 907 74.60
2021 TB 17 17 1,148 97.00
2020 TB 15 14 963 89.70
2019 TB 15 15 1,075 92.80
2018 TB 16 16 1,116 100.00
2017 TB 16 16 1,064 97.30
2016 TB 16 0 0.00
2015 TB 16 16 1,095 100.00

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $10,228,576
  • Avg. Salary: $5,114,288
  • NFL Rank: 402
  • LT Rank: 21

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2024
  • Avg. Salary: $3,000,000

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Charles Leno 3 $37,000,000 $12,333,333 29
Kelvin Beachum 2 $5,150,000 $2,575,000 33
Anthony Castonzo 2 $33,000,000 $16,500,000 31
Cornelius Lucas 2 $6,500,000 $3,250,000 30
Averages 2 $20,412,500 $8,664,583 30.8

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Smith's current age (31), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $19,657,737 $6,552,579

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Smith statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, QB Hurries Allowed/Gm, QB Sacks Allowed/Gm, Rating

Player GP% QB Hurries Allowed/Gm QB Sacks Allowed/Gm Rating
Charles Leno
2019-2020
100.00 1.81 0.32 66.75
Kelvin Beachum
2021-2022
94.12 1.78 0.22 67.20
Anthony Castonzo
2018-2019
84.38 1.63 0.19 78.35
Cornelius Lucas
2020-2021
87.88 1.44 0.28 76.00
Average 91.60 1.67 0.25 72.08
Donovan Smith
2022-2023
75.76 2.04 0.32 56.75
Pct Change -17.29 -22.16 -28.00 -21.27
Median Prime % Change -21.72%
Average Prime % Change -22.18%

Calculated Market Value: Donovan Smith

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, $10,228,576 $5,114,288
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