Dawson Knox

Tight End

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2027 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $2,600,545 (1.24% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $7,995,000 (2.99% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.07
  • Contract Value: $52,000,000 ($13,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,920,000
  • Contract Ranking: 7/161 at TE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$965,000$1,605,545$0$0$30,000$965,000$2,600,5451.2%
202327$1,955,000$3,900,000$0$340,000$250,000$1,955,000$6,445,0002.8%
202428$4,910,000$3,900,000$5,000,000$340,000$250,000$0$14,400,0005.6%
202529$10,910,000$3,900,000$0$340,000$250,000$0$15,400,000--
202630$9,910,000$3,900,000$1,500,000$340,000$250,000$0$15,900,000--
Total$28,650,000$17,205,545$6,500,000$1,360,000$1,030,000$2,920,000$54,745,545

Contract Notes

Dawson Knox signed a four year, $52 million contract extension with the Bills. Knox received $31.2M in guarantees. Know will earn a $7 million signing bonus and his 2022 and 2023 salaries are fully guaranteed. There is also a guaranteed $10 million option bonus due in 2023. $340,000 per year is tied to being active on gameday.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$13M
$26M
$39M
$52M
20222023202420252026
Cash Due$5,455,000$12,545,000$10,500,000$11,500,000$12,000,000
Running Cash$5,455,000$18,000,000$28,500,000$40,000,000$52,000,000
Career Earnings: $9,902,180
Career APY: $3,300,727
Potential Earnings: $57,442,180
Total Guarantees: $20,742,180
Largest Cash Payment: $12,545,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $15,900,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExtended20194$3,521,600$880,400$822,180$2,902,18082.4%$967,393
BillsExtensionActive20224$52,000,000$13,000,000$19,920,000$7,000,00013.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills3$9,902,180$3,300,727$2,696,6350.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Bills$495,000$205,545$0$0$0$0$700,5450.4%$1,317,180
2020Bills$675,000$205,545$0$0$30,000$0$910,5450.4%$705,000
2021Bills$850,000$205,545$0$0$30,000$0$1,085,5450.6%$880,000
2022Bills$965,000$1,605,545$0$0$30,000$965,000$2,600,5451.2%$7,995,000
2023Bills$1,955,000$3,900,000$0$340,000$250,000$1,955,000$6,445,0002.8%$12,545,000
2024Bills$4,910,000$3,900,000$5,000,000$340,000$250,000$0$14,400,0005.6%$10,500,000
2025Bills$10,910,000$3,900,000$0$340,000$250,000$0$15,400,000--$11,500,000
2026Bills$9,910,000$3,900,000$1,500,000$340,000$250,000$0$15,900,000--$12,000,000
Total$30,670,000$17,822,180$6,500,000$1,360,000$1,090,000$2,920,000$57,442,180$57,442,180

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2019150160.0%18.4%199.002838813.9200
2020122044.8%8.1%000.002428812.0300
2021152076.5%4.1%040.004958712.0900
202230074.4%0.0%000.009717.9000

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$6,301,000$13,000,000
Injury Adjusted$6,301,000$13,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.1M $4.2M $6.3M $8.4M $10.5M APY $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M $6,301,000 $8,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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