Cedric Thornton

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $775,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.46%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $775,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.56%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $775,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $775,000
  • Position Ranking: 73/196 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 309
  • College: Southern Arkansas
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2011 Undrafted Free Agent (Eagles)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Cedric Thornton signed afour year, $17 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys on March 10, 2016. $6 million is fully guaranteed upon signing, including a $5 million signing bonus. Another $3 million is guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2017 league year.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201729$775,000$0$0$0$0$775,0000.5%
Total$775,000$0$0$0$0$775,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $13,396,000
Years: 6
Career APY: $2,232,667
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Eagles20114$2,040,000$510,000$2,040,000100.0%$510,000
EaglesRFA20151$2,356,000$2,356,000$2,356,000100.0%$2,356,000
CowboysUFATerminated20164$17,000,000$4,250,000$9,000,00052.9%$9,000,000
BillsSFAActive20171$775,000$775,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles5$4,396,000$879,200$4,396,0000.0%$00.0%
Cowboys1$9,000,000$9,000,000$2,250,0000.0%$6,750,0000.0%
Bills0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Eagles$375,000$0$0$0$0$375,0000.3%
2012Eagles$465,000$0$0$0$0$465,0000.4%
2013Eagles$555,000$0$0$0$0$555,0000.5%
2014Eagles$645,000$0$0$0$0$645,0000.5%
2015Eagles$2,356,000$0$0$0$0$2,356,0001.6%
2016Cowboys$1,000,000 $1,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$2,250,0001.4%
2017Bills$775,000$0$0$0$0$775,0000.5%
Total$6,171,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$7,421,000 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2017$4,250,000$3,000,000
Cowboys2018$2,500,000$0
Total$6,750,000$3,000,000

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141655.1%14.5%3516185120003401
20151340.5%8.4%171616431000000
20161326.2%0.0%12101.59441001110
2017935.3%13.3%13613420000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average