Aldon Smith

Edge Rusher

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $1,350,000 (0.62% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,000,000 (0.84% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.48
  • Contract Value: $2,000,000 ($2,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 66/195 at EDGE

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202031$910,000$440,000$650,000$1,350,0000.6%
Total$910,000$440,000$650,000$1,350,000

Contract Notes

Aldon Smith signed a one year, $2 million contract with the Cowboys on April 2, 2020. Smith received no guarantees but will earn roster bonuses based on his reinstatement and good standing with the team at various reporting dates in the offseason. $650,000 of the contract is tied to per game bonuses. Smith currently remains on the suspended list so we are counting his cap charge at $0 until his status changes.
Career Earnings: $17,369,786
Career APY: $2,481,398
Potential Earnings: $17,769,786
Total Guarantees: $14,384,000
Largest Cash Payment: $9,336,092 (2011)
Largest Cap Number: $3,922,909 (2013)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersDraftedRenegotiated20114$14,384,000$3,596,000$14,384,000$13,284,49292.4%$3,321,123
49ersOtherTerminated20151$7,754,000$7,754,000$0$00.0%$0
RaidersSFAExpired20151$5,250,000$5,250,000$0$2,485,29447.3%$2,485,294
RaidersUFATerminated20162$11,500,000$5,750,000$0$00.0%$0
CowboysSFAActive20201$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers4$14,884,492$3,721,123$13,147,0540.0%$1,600,0000.0%
Raiders3$2,485,294$828,431$2,485,2940.0%$00.0%
Cowboys0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201149ers$375,000$2,240,273$0$0$0$0$2,615,2732.2%$9,336,092
201249ers$1,028,818$2,240,273$0$0$0$0$3,269,0912.7%$1,028,818
201349ers$1,682,636$2,240,273$0$0$0$1,682,636$3,922,9093.1%$1,682,636
201449ers$2,336,454$2,240,273$0$0$0$0$3,339,7812.5%$1,236,946
2015Raiders$1,250,000$0$4,000,000$0$0$0$2,485,2941.6%$2,485,294
2016Raiders$1,250,000$0$0$4,000,000$500,000$0$00.0%$0
2017Raiders$1,250,000$0$0$4,000,000$500,000$0$00.0%$0
2020Cowboys$910,000$0$440,000$650,000$0$0$1,350,0000.6%$2,000,000
Total$10,082,908$8,961,092$4,440,000$8,650,000$1,000,000$1,682,636$16,982,348$17,769,786
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2015$1,600,000$1,600,000
Total$1,600,000$1,600,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201115----48.1%0.0%31614104.513274002100
201217----94.6%16.8%501619.5144.518291163000
2013114053.9%9.5%2958.548.511180000000
2014130042.8%18.2%105216470000000
201590045.1%5.2%2173.524583000000
202020077.7%14.5%8816120000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$12,210,000$2,000,000
Injury Adjusted$12,210,000$2,000,000
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OTC Valuation $4.7M $9.4M $14.1M $18.8M $23.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,265,000 $7,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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