Cedric Thornton

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $4,250,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.52%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $3,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 2.05%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $17,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 18/115 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Weight: 309
  • College: Southern Arkansas
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2011 Undrafted Free Agent (Eagles)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (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

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$1,000,000 $1,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$2,250,0001.4%
2017$3,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$4,250,0002.5%
2018$4,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$5,250,0002.9%
2019$4,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$5,250,0002.8%
Total$12,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$17,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $10,396,000
Years: 6
Career APY: $1,732,667
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount 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
CowboysUFAActive20164$17,000,000$4,250,000$6,000,00035.3%$6,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Eagles5$4,396,000$879,200$4,396,000100.0%$00.0%
Cowboys1$6,000,000$6,000,000$2,250,000100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of 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%
2017Cowboys$3,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$4,250,0002.5%
2018Cowboys$4,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$5,250,0002.9%
2019Cowboys$4,000,000$1,250,000$0$0$0$5,250,0002.8%
Total$16,396,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$21,396,000 

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201316481216712001000
2014163516185120003401
201511171616431000000
20161212101.59441001110

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average