Darius Leonard
Linebacker
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2018
Experience: 3 Years
College: South Carolina State
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$98,500,000
Signing Bonus $20,000,000 AAV$19,700,000 G'teed:$52,500,000 Free Agent:2027 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2021 Contract details by year 26 $3,384,000 $4,837,785 - - $8,221,785 $33,837,785
2022 Contract details by year 27 $6,916,000 $4,000,000 - - $10,916,000 $25,616,000
2023 Contract details by year 28 $15,700,000 $4,000,000 $510,000 - $20,210,000 $14,700,000
2024 Contract details by year 29 $13,614,000 $4,000,000 $2,510,000 - $20,124,000 $8,000,000
2025 Contract details by year 30 $14,840,000 $4,000,000 $4,710,000 - $23,550,000 $4,000,000
2026 Contract details by year 31 $19,190,000 - $510,000 - $19,700,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $33M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary + $2.7M of 2023 salary)
  • Remaining $13M of 2023 salary fully guarantees in March 2022
  • $6.5M of 2024 salary guaranteed for injury
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $2M
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $4.2M
  • 2023-26 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $3,351,131 - $3,831,131
2019 Player Cash Earnings $809,446 - - $809,446
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,138,891 - - $1,420,487
2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,384,000 $20,000,000 - $23,384,000
4 seasons $5,812,337 $23,351,131 - $29,445,064

Cap Hit

#1
Linebacker
#4
Indianapolis Colts
#127
NFL

AAV

#1
Linebacker
#35
NFL

Cash

#1
Linebacker
#13
NFL
  • Nov 6 2021

    Fined $5,150 Uniform Violation against New York (NYJ)

  • Aug 8 2021

    Signed a 5 year $98.5 million contract extension with Indianapolis (IND)

  • Jul 23 2018

    Signed a 4 year $7.24 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)

  • Apr 27 2018

    Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 2 (#36 overall)