Za'Darius Smith
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 4 (#122 overall), 2015
Experience: 6 Years
College: Kentucky
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$66,000,000
Signing Bonus $20,000,000 AAV$16,500,000 G'teed:$20,000,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2019 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $500,000 $750,000 - $7,250,000 $20,750,000
2020 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $5,000,000 $9,500,000 $750,000 - $17,250,000 $27,250,000
2021 Contract details by year 28 $990,000 $5,000,000 $500,000 $750,000 $7,380,000 $14,620,000 $24,760,000
2022 Contract details by year 29 $14,500,000 $5,000,000 $500,000 $750,000 $7,380,000 $28,130,000 $12,380,000
Contract Notes:
  • $20M guaranteed (signing bonus)
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $9M (3/20/2020)
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $5M (3rd league day of 2021, 3/19/21)
  • Per Game 46-Man Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
  • Workout Bonus: $750,000
  • Pro Bowl: $250,000 escalator (earned for 2021)
  • 10 Sacks: $500,000 escalator (earned for 2021)
  • 12 Sacks: $500,000 escalator
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $483,152 - $1,036,376
2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $525,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $615,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,907,000 - - $1,907,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $20,000,000 $1,250,000 $22,250,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $10,281,239 $12,281,239
6 seasons $6,482,000 $20,483,152 $11,649,463 $38,614,615

Cap Hit

#5
Outside Linebacker
#3
Green Bay Packers
#51
NFL

AAV

#6
Outside Linebacker
#58
NFL

Cash

#6
Outside Linebacker
#44
NFL
  • Mar 17 2021

    Converted $14.26 million of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $7.38M of cap space with Green Bay (GB)

  • Sep 25 2020

    Fined $10,000 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Detroit (DET)

  • Oct 11 2019

    Fined $10,527 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Dallas (DAL)

  • Mar 12 2019

    Signed a 4 year $66 million contract with Green Bay (GB)

  • Oct 6 2017

    Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)

  • Oct 28 2016

    Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Ryan Fitzpatrick (NYJ)

  • May 8 2015

    Signed a 4 year $2.763 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)

  • May 2 2015

    Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 4 (#122 overall)