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Lavonte David

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Outside Linebacker Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2012 College: Nebraska Agent(s): Ron Butler (Impact Sports)

Buccaneers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    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. In 2020, David will earn a base salary of $10,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,750,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $50,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,050,000
    Total Guarantees $25,556,418
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,738,418
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $738,418 $241,224 $5,000,000 $125,000 $6,104,642 $25,922,642 $5,889,443($5,889,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $25,922,642 2015 Cap Savings: $-19,818,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $25,922,642 2015 Cap Savings: $-19,818,000 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $25,922,642 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $-19,818,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $25,922,642 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $-19,818,000
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $10,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000($15,889,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $10,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $6,000,000 - - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000($21,889,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $8,750,000 - - - $8,750,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000($30,639,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,750,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,750,000 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $8,750,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $9,750,000 - - - $9,750,000 - $9,750,000($40,389,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $9,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $9,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $9,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $9,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $10,750,000 - - - $10,750,000 - $10,750,000($51,139,443)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $10,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $10,750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $10,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $10,750,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.73M initially guaranteed (2015 roster bonus + 2015 salary)
    • $5M 2016 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 3/13/2016
    • $6M 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 2/7/2017
    • $3.818M of 2018 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 3/18/2018
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $5M (8/13/15)
    • Annual Pro Bowl/1st Team Bonus: $300,000
    • Additional incentives: $4.7M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,596,732
    Signing Bonus $964,896
    Average Salary $899,183
    Total Guarantees $1,363,896
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $964,896 - - - - - $1,354,896
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $547,806 - - - - - - $547,806
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $705,612 - - - - - - $705,612
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $738,418 - $5,000,000 $125,000 - - $26,025 $5,889,443
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,750,000 - - - - - - $8,750,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - - - - - $9,750,000
    8 seasons $36,881,836 $964,896 $5,000,000 $125,000 - - $26,025 $42,997,757
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,750,000 - - - - - - $10,750,000
    $47,631,836 $964,896 $5,000,000 $125,000 - - $26,025 $53,747,757
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $36,881,836 $964,896 $5,000,000 $125,000 - - - $42,997,757
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2013, $7,875

      Unnecessary Roughness against Geno Smith


    • TOTAL: $7,875

  • Transactions

    Aug 9 2015Signed a 5 year $50.25 million extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
    May 18 2012Signed a 4 year $3.59 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 2 (#58 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Lavonte David ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 TB 16 16 16 1160 0.995 1 122 82 40 3 1
    2018 TB 14 14 14 922 0.881 3.5 119 94 25 1
    2017 TB 13 13 13 817 0.767 100 75 25 4
    2016 TB 16 16 16 1041 0.981 5 87 67 20 4 1
    2015 TB 16 16 16 1093 0.995 3 147 85 62 2 3
    2014 TB 14 14 14 919 0.840 1 145 101 44 4
    2013 TB 16 16 16 1022 0.980 6 145 105 39 2 5
    2012 TB 16 16 16 1059 0.986 2 139 112 27 1
    Totals 121 121 121 8,033 - 22 1,004 721 282 20 11