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Bud Dupree

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Titans, OLB Age: 28-6d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#22 overall), 2015 College: Kentucky Agent(s): Todd France, Brian Ayrault (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Bud Dupree signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including a $16,000,000 signing bonus, $35,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. In 2021, Dupree will earn a base salary of $1,750,000, a signing bonus of $16,000,000 and a roster bonus of $161,755, while carrying a cap hit of $5,111,755 and a dead cap value of $33,750,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $16,000,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $35,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $33,750,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $1,750,000 $3,200,000 $161,755 $5,111,755 $33,750,000 $17,911,755($17,911,755)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $33,750,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-28,638,245 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-10,888,245 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $20,950,000 2022 Dead Cap: $12,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,838,245 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2022 Dead Cap: $12,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,911,755
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $16,000,000 $3,200,000 - $19,200,000 $28,800,000 $16,000,000($33,911,755)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $28,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-9,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $12,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $19,200,000 2023 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2023 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $16,000,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 2 yr, $33,911,755; $9,600,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 $3,200,000 - $20,200,000 $9,600,000 $17,000,000($50,911,755)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $10,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $9,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $10,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $16,000,000 $3,200,000 - $19,200,000 $6,400,000 $16,000,000($66,911,755)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $12,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $12,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2024 Cap Savings: $16,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2024 Cap Savings: $16,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 $15,500,000 $3,200,000 - $18,700,000 $3,200,000 $15,500,000($82,411,755)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $15,500,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $33.75M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary+ 2022 salary)
    • $1.25M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2022 (injury guaranteed now)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $14,705 ($250,000, 11 LTBE)
    • Annual Sacks Incentive: $500,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,828,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $15,828,000
    Total Guarantees $15,828,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,828,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,222,282
    Signing Bonus $4,967,114
    Average Salary $2,305,571
    Total Guarantees $8,631,999
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,631,999
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $5,464,411
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $854,195 - - - - - - $854,195
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,273,390 - - - - - - $1,273,390
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,692,583 - - - - - - $1,692,583
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,232,000 - - - - - - $9,232,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $15,828,000 - - - - - - $15,828,000
    6 seasons $29,315,168 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $34,344,579
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 $16,000,000 $161,755 - - - - $17,911,755
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - - - - - $16,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - - - - - $16,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - - - - - - $15,500,000
    $95,565,168 $20,967,114 $161,755 - - - $62,297 $116,756,334
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $29,315,168 $4,967,114 - - - - $62,297 $34,344,579
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/22/2019, $3,507

      Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Russell Wilson (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 10/20/2017, $24,309

      Roughing the Passer against Alex Smith (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/22/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration against Minnesota (MIN)


    • Player contract details by year 01/12/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Matt Moore (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $79,257

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Signed a 5 year $82.5 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
    Mar 16 2020Signed a 1 year $15.828 million franchise tag by Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Nov 22 2019Fined $3,507 Entering the field for a fight against Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 20 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Russell Wilson (SEA)
    Apr 22 2018Pittsburgh (PIT) exercised a $9.232M option for 2019
    Oct 20 2017Fined $24,309 Roughing the Passer against Alex Smith (KC)
    Sep 22 2017Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration against Minnesota (MIN)
    Jan 12 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Matt Moore (MIA)
    May 15 2015Signed a 4 year $9.222 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 1 (#22 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 PIT 11 11 11 609 63.1 8 31 23 8 2
    2019 PIT 16 16 16 1000 90.7 11.5 68 49 19 4
    2018 PIT 16 16 15 869 83.6 5.5 42 30 12 1 1
    2017 PIT 15 15 15 799 81.3 6 40 31 9
    2016 PIT 11 7 4 318 30.4 4 23 19 4 1
    2015 PIT 16 16 5 563 51.0 4 26 17 9
    Totals 85 81 66 4,158 - 39 230 169 61 8 1