Darius Slay

Cornerback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,126,269
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.37%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $3,226,269
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.24%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.53
  • Total Contract Value: $48,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/76 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $23,100,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 192
  • College: Mississippi State
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 2, #36 overall (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Darius Slay signed a four year, $48 million contract extension with the Lions. $23.1 million is fully guaranteed upon signing including a $14.5 million signing bonus. Slay has annual per game roster bonuses in his contract.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 25 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,456,691 $100,000 $50,000 $0 $4,606,691 3.0%
2017 26 $4,100,000 $7,600,000 $2,900,000 $3,600,000 $100,000 $0 $10,681,250 6.4%
2018 27 $2,726,269 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $6,126,269 3.5%
2019 28 $12,550,000 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $15,934,375 8.4%
2020 29 $10,000,000 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $13,400,000 6.7%
Total $30,376,269 $15,056,691 $4,450,000 $900,000 $0 $50,748,585
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Career Earnings: $30,839,302
Career APY: $5,139,884
Potential Earnings: $54,389,302
Total Guarantees: $26,227,187
Largest Cash Payment: $15,650,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,934,375 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Lions Drafted Renegotiated 2013 4 $5,289,304 $1,322,326 $3,127,187 $4,163,033 78.7% $1,387,678
Lions Extension Active 2016 4 $48,000,000 $12,000,000 $23,100,000 $26,676,269 55.6% $8,892,090
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Lions 6 $30,839,302 $5,139,884 $25,020,552 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Lions $405,000 $405,000 $556,691 $0 $0 $0 $961,691 0.8% $2,631,764
2014 Lions $495,423 $495,423 $556,691 $150,000 $0 $0 $1,202,114 0.9% $645,423
2015 Lions $735,846 $556,691 $100,000 $50,000 $0 $1,442,537 1.0% $885,846
2016 Lions $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $3,456,691 $100,000 $50,000 $0 $4,606,691 3.0% $15,650,000
2017 Lions $4,100,000 $7,600,000 $2,900,000 $3,600,000 $100,000 $0 $10,681,250 6.4% $7,800,000
2018 Lions $2,726,269 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $6,126,269 3.5% $3,226,269
2019 Lions $12,550,000 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $15,934,375 8.4% $13,050,000
2020 Lions $10,000,000 $2,900,000 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $13,400,000 6.7% $10,500,000
Total $32,012,538 $16,726,764 $4,700,000 $950,000 $0 $54,354,927   $54,389,302

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 13 32.8% 35.9%27700005000000
2014 16 96.8% 7.1%48130010172420000
2015 16 95.3% 10.5%4811001013200000
2016 13 71.2% 11.1%4311711132241000
2017 16 97.7% 17.7%5260010237730100
2018 15 88.6% 10.9%40300101631070001

Financial Reports

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