Dion Dawkins

Left Tackle

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $8,166,029 (3.70% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $14,750,441 (7.20% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.81
  • Contract Value: $58,300,000 ($14,575,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $29,500,441
  • Contract Ranking: 9/92 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$1,250,441$2,015,588$4,850,000$0$50,000$6,100,441$8,166,0293.7%
202127$7,300,000$3,595,000$0$250,000$250,000$7,300,000$11,395,0006.4%
2022 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
28$8,130,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$12,725,0005.6%
2023 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
29$8,855,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$13,450,0005.6%
2024 📝
March 21: Roster bonus due
30$9,300,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$13,895,0005.4%
Total$34,835,441$16,395,588$6,350,000$1,000,000$1,050,000$13,400,441$59,631,029

Contract Notes

Dion Dawkins signed a 4 year contract extension worth $58.3 million with the Bills. Dawkins received $32.5 million in guarantees, $29.5 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. Dawkin's guarantee consists of his 2020 and 2021 base salaries, an $8.6 million signing bonus, and a 2021 option bonus worth $7.5 million. There are annual per game bonuses and workout bonuses in the contract.
Career Earnings: $11,747,793
Career APY: $3,915,931
Potential Earnings: $62,483,234
Total Guarantees: $31,436,058
Largest Cash Payment: $15,300,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $13,895,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedRenegotiated20174$4,183,234$1,045,809$1,935,617$3,147,79375.2%$1,049,264
BillsExtensionActive20204$58,300,000$14,575,000$29,500,441$8,600,00014.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills3$11,747,793$3,915,931$2,852,2050.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bills$465,000$295,588$0$0$0$465,000$760,5880.5%$1,647,352
2018Bills$655,147$295,588$0$0$0$288,265$950,7350.5%$655,147
2019Bills$795,294$295,588$0$0$50,000$0$1,140,8820.6%$845,294
2020Bills$1,250,441$2,015,588$4,850,000$0$50,000$6,100,441$8,166,0293.7%$14,750,441
2021Bills$7,300,000$3,595,000$0$250,000$250,000$7,300,000$11,395,0006.4%$15,300,000
2022Bills$8,130,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$12,725,0005.6%$9,130,000
2023Bills$8,855,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$13,450,0005.6%$9,855,000
2024Bills$9,300,000$3,595,000$500,000$250,000$250,000$0$13,895,0005.4%$10,300,000
Total$36,750,882$17,282,352$6,350,000$1,000,000$1,100,000$14,153,706$62,483,234$62,483,234

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2017160074.3%14.2%
2018160099.8%12.7%
2019160095.2%14.6%
2020100097.3%19.0%

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$15,505,000$14,575,000
Injury Adjusted$15,505,000$14,575,000
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.2M $9.2M $12.3M $15.4M APY $3.8M $7.7M $11.5M $15.3M $19.2M $12,036,000 $11,500,000

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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