Dante Fowler Jr.

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $6,666,666 (3.30% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $16,000,000 (8.37% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.40
  • Contract Value: $45,000,000 ($15,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/228 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$2,000,000$4,666,666$0$2,000,000$6,666,6663.3%
202127$13,000,000$4,666,666$1,000,000$6,000,000$18,666,6668.7%
202228$14,000,000$4,666,668$1,000,000$0$19,666,6688.6%
Total$29,000,000$14,000,000$2,000,000$8,000,000$45,000,000

Contract Notes

Dante Fowler signed a three year, $45 million contract with the Falcons on March 25, 2020. Fowler received $29 million in guarantees including a $14 million signing bonus. $22 million is fully guaranteed at signing. $7 million becomes guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2021 league year. $1 million per year of salary is tied to workout attendance and $1 million per year is tied to per game bonuses.
Career Earnings: $47,778,139
Career APY: $9,555,628
Potential Earnings: $78,778,139
Total Guarantees: $80,980,480
Largest Cash Payment: $16,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $19,666,668 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20154$23,490,240$5,872,560$23,490,240$1,926,1138.2%$1,926,113
JaguarsDraftedTraded20154$23,490,240$5,872,560$23,490,240$19,852,02684.5%$6,617,342
RamsUFAExpired20191$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000100.0%$12,000,000
FalconsUFAActive20203$45,000,000$15,000,000$22,000,000$14,000,00031.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams2$13,926,113$6,963,057$13,926,1130.0%$00.0%
Jaguars3$19,852,026$6,617,342$16,016,0730.0%$5,334,0410.0%
Falcons0$14,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Rams$3,638,214$0$0$0$0$1,926,1131.1%$1,926,113
2015Jaguars$435,000$3,835,953$0$0$435,000$4,270,9532.5%$15,778,812
2016Jaguars$1,502,738$3,835,953$0$0$1,502,738$5,338,6912.8%$1,502,738
2017Jaguars$2,570,476$3,835,953$0$0$2,570,476$6,406,4293.1%$2,570,476
2019Rams$9,000,000$0$3,000,000$0$12,000,000$12,000,0006.4%$12,000,000
2020Falcons$2,000,000$4,666,666$0$0$2,000,000$6,666,6663.3%$16,000,000
2021Falcons$13,000,000$4,666,666$0$1,000,000$6,000,000$18,666,6668.7%$14,000,000
2022Falcons$14,000,000$4,666,668$0$1,000,000$0$19,666,6688.6%$15,000,000
Total$46,146,428$25,507,859$3,000,000$2,000,000$24,508,214$74,942,186$78,778,139
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Jaguars2018$5,334,041$1,712,101
Total$5,334,041$1,712,101

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160052.9%0.2%239426.56115000000
2017160044.7%0.0%1817.545.57900022531
2018150057.0%8.0%237434561002200
2019160079.7%10.5%401811.584161660021261

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$13,990,000$15,000,000
Injury Adjusted$13,990,000$15,000,000
test
OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $8,387,967

Weekly Valuation Trends

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