Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $17,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 10.03%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $13,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 9.24%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Total Contract Value: $70,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 8/585 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $32,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 222
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 1, #24 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Dez Bryant signed a five year, $70 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys on July 15, 2015. $32 million is fully guaranteed upon signing, which incldues a $20 million signing bonus and his 2015 and 2016 base salaries. If Bryant is on the roster on the fifth day of 2016 League Year his $13 million 2017 salary, that is guaranteed for injury only will become fully guaranteed to bring the total guarantee to $45 million. Base salaries of the contract come from a report by Todd Archer. 

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$3,000,000 $3,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$7,000,0004.9%
2016$9,000,000 $9,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$13,000,0008.4%
2017$13,000,000 $13,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$17,000,00010.2%
2018$12,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$16,500,0009.3%
2019$12,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$16,500,0008.7%
Total$50,000,000$20,000,000$0$0$0$70,000,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $43,810,500
Years: 7
Career APY: $6,258,643
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20105$11,810,500$2,362,100$11,810,500100.0%$2,362,100
CowboysFranchiseActive20155$70,000,000$14,000,000$32,000,00045.7%$16,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys7$43,810,500$6,258,643$31,810,500100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Cowboys$320,000$390,000$570,000$0$0$1,280,000
2011Cowboys$1,112,500$640,000$0$0$0$1,752,5001.5%
2012Cowboys$1,335,000$1,118,500$0$250,000$0$2,703,5002.2%
2013Cowboys$1,557,500 $1,557,500$1,118,500$0$250,000$0$2,926,0002.4%
2014Cowboys$1,780,000$1,118,500$0$250,000$0$3,148,5002.4%
2015Cowboys$3,000,000 $3,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$7,000,0004.9%
2016Cowboys$9,000,000 $9,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$13,000,0008.4%
2017Cowboys$13,000,000 $13,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$17,000,00010.2%
2018Cowboys$12,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$16,500,0009.3%
2019Cowboys$12,500,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$16,500,0008.7%
Total$56,105,000$24,385,500$570,000$750,000$0$81,810,500 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141688132015.016000.0000
201593140112.93000.0000
2016135079615.98000.0011
2017124321.50000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average