Marcell Dareus


Age: 26 Height: 6′ 3″ Weight: 331
College: Alabama Accrued Seasons: 5
League Entry: 2011 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 3 (Bills)
Marcell Dareus signed a 6 year, $95.1 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on September 10, 2015 that includes $60 million in total guarantees and $42.9 million guaranteed at signing. According to ProFootballTalk, Dareus received a $25 million signing bonus and will receive a $7 million option bonus in 2016. Dareus 2015 and 2016 salary is fully guaranteed.  If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2016 league year his entire 2017 salary and $2.35 million of his 2018 salary will become fully guaranteed. If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2017 League year he will earn an additional $5 million in full guarantees on his 2018 salary. Dareus has $2 million roster bonuses paid on the 3rd day of the resepective league year in the final three seasons of the contract. For each year that Dareus receives any All NFL honors he will receive a $250,000 escalator on each remaining season of his contract.

Contract Details

Total Value: $95,100,000 (avg. $15,850,000/year; $42,900,000 fully guaranteed)
1st highest of 41 34DT contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2013$2,230,210 $2,230,210$3,335,418$0$0$0$5,565,628
2014$3,157,814 $3,157,814$3,335,418$0$0$0$6,493,232
2015$3,000,000 $3,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$7,823,529
2016$7,900,000 $7,900,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$12,691,176
2017$9,750,000 $9,750,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$16,400,000
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