DeMarcus Ware

Career Earnings: $90,352,501
Career APY: $7,529,375
Total Guarantees: $54,321,176
Largest Cash Payment: $26,005,001 (2009)
Largest Cap Hit: $13,230,693 (2010)
  • Date of Birth: July 31, 1982
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 258
  • College: Troy
  • Entry: 2005 Draft, Round 1, #11 overall (Cowboys)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20055$13,000,000$2,600,000$12,035,00092.6%$3,008,750
CowboysExtensionTerminated20096$78,000,000$13,000,000$52,005,00166.7%$10,401,000
BroncosSFARenegotiated20143$30,000,000$10,000,000$20,000,00066.7%$10,000,000
BroncosOtherExpired20161$6,500,000$6,500,000$6,312,50097.1%$6,312,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys9$64,040,001$7,115,556$54,071,9690.0%$8,571,5000.0%
Broncos3$26,312,500$8,770,833$26,343,7500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2005Cowboys$230,000 $1,680,000$0$1,450,000$0$0$1,680,0002.0%$3,070,000
2006Cowboys$350,000$1,432,000$0$0$0$1,782,0001.7%$7,510,000
2007Cowboys$730,000$1,432,000$0$0$0$2,162,0002.0%$730,000
2008Cowboys$725,000$1,432,000$0$0$0$2,157,0001.9%$725,000
2009Cowboys$6,005,001 $5,591,176$5,430,693$0$0$0$11,435,6949.3%$26,005,001
2010Cowboys$7,800,000$5,430,693$0$0$0$13,230,693--$7,800,000
2011Cowboys$685,000$5,301,693$0$0$0$5,986,6935.0%$7,200,000
2012Cowboys$825,000$6,220,443$0$500,000$0$7,545,4436.3%$5,000,000
2013Cowboys$840,000$7,252,446$0$0$0$8,092,4466.6%$6,000,000
2014Broncos$3,000,000 $3,000,000$1,666,666$5,000,000$0$0$9,666,6667.3%$13,000,000
2015Broncos$7,000,000 $7,000,000$1,666,666$0$0$0$8,666,6666.0%$7,000,000
2016Broncos$4,000,000$3,666,668$500,000$0$0$8,010,4185.2%$6,312,500
Total$32,190,001$40,931,968$6,950,000$500,000$0$80,415,719 $90,352,501
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2014$8,571,500$0
Total$8,571,500$0