Darius Slay

Cornerback

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2026 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 11
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $10,696,000 (4.16% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $11,500,000 (4.57% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.08
  • Contract Value: $39,000,000 ($13,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/277 at CB

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOption
202332$1,165,000$10,708,000$0$150,000$1,165,000$11,873,0005.1%
2024 📝
September 1: Option due
33$1,210,000$7,458,000$2,028,000$150,000$11,350,000$10,696,0004.2%
2025 📝
September 1: Option due
34$1,255,000$7,458,000$4,947,000$150,000$0$13,810,0005.3%
2026 📝
February 20: Contract voids
35Void$5,173,000$4,947,000VoidVoid$25,030,0008.8%
202736Void$2,097,000$4,947,000VoidVoid$00.0%
202837Void$0$4,947,000VoidVoid$0--
202938Void$0$2,919,000VoidVoid$0--
Total$3,630,000$32,894,000$24,735,000$450,000$12,515,000$61,409,000

Contract Notes

Darius Slay renegotiated his contract with the Eagles. The new contract runs for 3 years and is worth $39 million with $24.5 millon guaranteed. Slay received a $10.185 million signing bonus and has a guaranteed option in the 2nd year of the contract.  There is another option in 2025 that is worth $16.1 million. The final four years of the contract are void years for salary cap purposes. The new contract reduced Slay's salary cap number in 2023 by $14.283 million.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$13M
$26M
$39M
202320242025
Cash Due$11,500,000$11,500,000$16,000,000
Running Cash$11,500,000$23,000,000$39,000,000
Career Earnings: $98,408,052
Career APY: $8,946,187
Potential Earnings: $125,908,052
Total Guarantees: $75,277,187
Largest Cash Payment: $16,500,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $25,030,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedRenegotiated20134$5,289,302$1,322,326$3,127,187$4,163,03378.7%$1,387,678
LionsExtensionTraded20164$48,000,000$12,000,000$23,100,000$39,695,01982.7%$9,923,755
EaglesExtensionRenegotiated20203$50,050,000$16,683,333$26,050,000$43,050,00086.0%$14,350,000
EaglesOtherActive20233$39,000,000$13,000,000$23,000,000$11,500,00029.5%$11,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions7$43,858,052$6,265,436$40,954,9270.0%$2,900,0000.0%
Eagles4$54,550,000$13,637,500$32,514,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2013Lions$405,000$556,691$0$0$0$0$405,000$961,6910.8%$2,631,764
2014Lions$495,423$556,691$0$150,000$0$0$495,423$1,202,1140.9%$645,423
2015Lions$735,846$556,691$0$100,000$0$50,000$0$1,442,5371.0%$885,846
2016Lions$1,000,000$3,456,691$0$100,000$0$50,000$1,000,000$4,606,6913.0%$15,650,000
2017Lions$4,100,000$2,900,000$0$3,500,000$100,000$100,000$7,600,000$10,681,2506.4%$7,800,000
2018Lions$2,726,269$2,900,000$0$0$250,000$250,000$0$6,126,2693.4%$3,226,269
2019Lions$12,550,000$2,900,000$0$0$250,000$250,000$0$15,934,3758.2%$13,018,750
2020Eagles$1,050,000$3,250,000$0$0$0$0$1,050,000$4,300,0001.9%$14,050,000
2021Eagles$1,075,000$5,535,000$0$0$0$0$0$6,610,0003.2%$12,500,000
2022Eagles$1,120,000$8,611,000$0$0$0$0$0$9,731,0004.3%$16,500,000
2023Eagles$1,165,000$10,708,000$0$0$0$150,000$1,165,000$11,873,0005.1%$11,500,000
2024Eagles$1,210,000$7,458,000$2,028,000$0$0$150,000$11,350,000$10,696,0004.2%$11,500,000
2025Eagles$1,255,000$7,458,000$4,947,000$0$0$150,000$0$13,810,0005.3%$16,000,000
2026Eagles$0$5,173,000$4,947,000$0$0$0$0$25,030,0008.8%$0
2027Eagles$0$2,097,000$4,947,000$0$0$0$0$00.0%$0
2028Eagles$0$0$4,947,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
2029Eagles$0$0$2,919,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$28,887,538$64,116,764$24,735,000$3,850,000$600,000$1,150,000$23,065,423$123,004,927$125,908,052
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2020$2,900,000$0
Total$2,900,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013132032.8%35.9%27700005000000
2014160096.8%7.1%48130010172420000
2015160095.3%10.5%4811001013200000
2016133071.2%11.1%4311711132241000
2017160097.7%17.7%5260010237730100
2018151088.6%10.9%40300101631070001
2019142075.2%1.1%361000001321901380
2020151080.3%14.1%53600206100000
2021160184.7%0.0%401200509300200
2022170090.7%0.0%4015000014300000
2023125069.6%0.0%489001015200000

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$5,800,000$13,000,000
Injury Adjusted$9,128,073$8,937,500
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.3M $9.4M $12.5M $15.7M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,488,000 $3,775,717

Weekly Valuation Trends

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