Dion Dawkins

Left Tackle

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2030 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $11,509,833 (4.50% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $14,000,000 (5.74% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.22
  • Contract Value: $60,060,000 ($20,020,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $30,205,000
  • Contract Ranking: 4/93 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOptionRegularPer Game
202430$2,160,000$8,509,833$0$0$340,000$500,000$2,160,000$11,509,8334.5%
2025 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due
31$11,045,000$4,914,834$1,200,000$2,000,000$340,000$500,000$17,045,000$19,999,8347.7%
2026 📝
March 17: Roster bonus due; $4.75M is guaranteed
32$15,465,000$4,914,834$1,200,000$500,000$340,000$500,000$0$22,919,8348.1%
202733$18,830,000$2,200,000$1,200,000$0$340,000$500,000$0$23,070,0007.3%
202834$0$2,200,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$0$4,600,000--
202935$0$0$1,200,000$0$0$0$0$0--
Total$47,500,000$22,739,501$6,000,000$2,500,000$1,360,000$2,000,000$19,205,000$82,099,501

Contract Notes

Dion Dawkins signed a three year, $60.02 million contract extension with the Bills. $34.9 million is guaranteed of which $30.2 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Dawkins' base salry in 2024 and 2025 are guaranteed and he received an $11 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2025 league year he will earn a $2 million roster bonus. On the 5th day of the 2026 league year he will earn a $4.75 million full guarantee on his salary as well as a $500,000 roster bonus. There are annual per game and workout bonuses as part of the contract. Two void years are used for cap purposes. The extension created $5.1 million in salary cap space for the Bills.

 

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$20M
$40M
$60.1M
2024202520262027
Cash Due$3,700,000$19,885,000$16,805,000$19,670,000
Running Cash$3,700,000$23,585,000$40,390,000$60,060,000
Career Earnings: $63,168,528
Career APY: $9,024,075
Potential Earnings: $122,528,528
Total Guarantees: $61,641,058
Largest Cash Payment: $19,885,000 (2025)
Largest Cap Number: $23,070,000 (2027)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExtended20174$4,183,234$1,045,809$1,935,617$3,147,79375.2%$1,049,264
BillsExtensionExtended20204$58,300,000$14,575,000$29,500,441$49,020,73584.1%$12,255,184
BillsExtensionActive20243$60,060,000$20,020,000$30,205,000$11,000,00018.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills7$63,168,528$9,024,075$40,414,3220.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bills$465,000$295,588$0$0$0$0$465,000$760,5880.5%$1,647,352
2018Bills$655,147$295,588$0$0$0$0$288,265$950,7350.5%$655,147
2019Bills$795,294$295,588$0$0$0$50,000$0$1,140,8820.6%$845,294
2020Bills$1,250,441$2,015,588$0$4,850,000$0$50,000$6,100,441$8,166,0293.7%$14,750,441
2021Bills$7,300,000$2,095,000$1,500,000$0$250,000$250,000$7,300,000$11,380,2946.1%$15,300,000
2022Bills$1,035,000$3,514,000$1,500,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$1,035,000$7,034,2943.4%$9,115,294
2023Bills$3,671,667$4,809,833$1,500,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$500,000$10,981,5004.8%$9,855,000
2024Bills$2,160,000$8,509,833$0$0$340,000$500,000$2,160,000$11,509,8334.5%$14,000,000
2025Bills$11,045,000$4,914,834$1,200,000$2,000,000$340,000$500,000$17,045,000$19,999,8347.7%$19,885,000
2026Bills$15,465,000$4,914,834$1,200,000$500,000$340,000$500,000$0$22,919,8348.1%$16,805,000
2027Bills$18,830,000$2,200,000$1,200,000$0$340,000$500,000$0$23,070,0007.3%$19,670,000
2028Bills$0$2,200,000$1,200,000$0$0$0$0$4,600,000--$0
2029Bills$0$0$1,200,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$62,672,549$36,060,686$10,500,000$8,350,000$2,110,000$2,850,000$34,893,706$122,513,823$122,528,528

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2017160074.3%14.2%
2018160099.8%12.7%
2019160095.2%14.6%
2020160094.9%20.0%
2021160090.9%18.0%
2022150188.2%18.3%
2023170096.2%17.9%

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$15,835,000$20,020,000
Injury Adjusted$15,835,000$20,020,000
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.3M $14.2M APY $4.2M $8.3M $12.5M $16.7M $20.8M $6,918,000 $6,750,000

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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