Xavien Howard
Cornerback
Drafted: Round 2 (#38 overall), 2016
Experience: 7 Years
College: Baylor
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$90,000,000
Signing Bonus $13,770,000 AAV$18,000,000 G'teed:$36,300,000 Free Agent:2027 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2022 Contract details by year 28 $1,035,000 $4,154,000 $3,345,000 - $100,000 $1,255,281 $9,889,281 $42,965,843
2023 Contract details by year 29 $1,165,000 $4,154,000 - $3,397,000 $100,000 $1,255,281 $10,071,281 $37,176,562
2024 Contract details by year 30 $15,400,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 $1,255,281 $25,906,281 $23,105,281
2025 Contract details by year 31 $13,650,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 - $22,901,000 $15,699,000
2026 Contract details by year 32 $15,150,000 $2,754,000 $3,000,000 $3,397,000 $100,000 - $24,401,000 $9,548,000
2027 Contract details by year 33 - - - $3,397,000 - - $3,397,000 $3,397,000
Contract Notes:
  • $36.3M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
  • 2023 Option Bonus: $16.985M (guaranteed, must be exercised 3/15/23 - 3/24/23)
  • $4M of 2024 salary fully guarantees 3/15/2024 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $3M 3/14/2024
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $3M (2nd league day of 2025)
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $3M (2nd league day of 2026)
  • Pro Bowl/1st-Team All-Pro: $1M
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $2,656,756 - $3,106,756
2017 Player Cash Earnings $728,547 - - $728,547
2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,007,094 - - $1,007,094
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,285,641 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $15,285,641
2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,900,000 - - $11,970,823
2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,764,167 - $9,231,418 $16,995,585
2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $13,770,000 $4,445,000 $19,250,000
2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,165,000 - - $18,250,000
8 seasons $25,335,449 $23,426,756 $37,832,241 $86,594,446

Cap Hit

#2
Cornerback
#4
Miami Dolphins
#39
NFL

AAV

#2
Cornerback
#77
NFL

Cash

#2
Cornerback
#48
NFL
  • Apr 1 2022

    Signed a 5 year $90 million restructured contract extension with Miami (MIA)

  • Sep 27 2019

    Fined $10,527 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Cedrick Wilson (DAL)

  • May 9 2019

    Signed a 5 year $75.25 million contract extension with Miami (MIA)

  • May 18 2016

    Signed a 4 year $6.12 million contract with Miami (MIA)

  • Apr 29 2016

    Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 2 (#38 overall)