David Onyemata
Defensive Tackle
Drafted: Round 4 (#120 overall), 2016
Experience: 5 Years
College: Manitoba
Contract: 3 yr(s)
$26,000,000
Signing Bonus $10,000,000 AAV$8,666,667 G'teed:$18,000,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $2,500,000 - - - $3,500,000 $11,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 28 $660,000 - - - $4,670,000 $5,330,000 $14,010,000
2022 Contract details by year 29 $7,500,000 - $1,000,000 - $4,670,000 $13,170,000 $9,340,000
2023 Contract details by year 30 - - - - $4,670,000 $4,670,000 $4,670,000
Contract Notes:
  • $15M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + $4M of 2021 salary)
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $500,000 (restructured in 2021)
  • Remaining $3M of 2021 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2021
  • 2023 automatically voids ($2.5M of dead cap)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $542,345 - $1,104,903
2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - $540,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $630,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,905,882 - - $1,905,882
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $8,333,333 - $10,166,666
2021 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - $7,170,000
6 seasons $5,185,882 $8,875,678 - $21,517,451

Cap Hit

#11
Defensive Tackle
#7
New Orleans Saints
#131
NFL

AAV

#12
Defensive Tackle
#212
NFL

Cash

#12
Defensive Tackle
#176
NFL
  • Jul 17 2021

    Suspended 6 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $1,182,743 in 2021 salary/bonus with New Orleans (NO)

  • Mar 3 2021

    Converted $6.51M of 2021 salary & bonus into signing bonus, clearing $4.34M of cap space with New Orleans (NO)

  • Mar 16 2020

    Signed a 3 year $26 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)

  • Jun 28 2019

    Suspended 1 game for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $119,117 of 2019 salary with New Orleans (NO)

  • Nov 16 2018

    Fined $26,739 Roughing the Passer against Andy Dalton (CIN)

  • Nov 9 2018

    Fined $6,683 Uniform violation (socks) against Los Angeles (LAR)

  • Sep 14 2018

    Fined $40,108 Multiple roughing the passer penalties against Ryan Fitzpatrick (TB)

  • Oct 27 2017

    Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Randall Cobb (GB)

  • May 18 2016

    Signed a 4 year $2.882 million contract with New Orleans (NO)

  • Apr 30 2016

    Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 4 (#120 overall)