• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio:
  • Total Contract Value: $760,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $760,000
  • Position Ranking: 39/101 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 242
  • College: Washington
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 3, #79 overall (Chargers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2017 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Donald Butler signed a 7 year contract extension with the San Diego Chargers on March 1, 2014. The total value of the contract is $51.8 million and it contains a $11.15 million signing bonus. In 2016 the Chargers must decide to pick up an option on Butler. The option is worth $12 million. If they fail to exercise the option the 2017 thru 2020 years of the contract will void. Butler can also earn escalators in the final years of the deal. Base salaries of the contract are $750,000(2014), $3,250,000(2015), $4,650,000(2016), $4,000,000(2017), $4,650,000(2018), $5,350,000(2019), and $6,000,000(2020).

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$760,000$0$0$0$0$564,7060.4%
Total$760,000$0$0$0$0$564,706
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $19,211,794
Years: 7
Career APY: $2,744,542
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
Chargers20104$3,346,500$836,625$3,346,500100.0%$836,625
ChargersUFA20147$51,800,000$7,400,000$15,150,00029.2%$7,575,000
DolphinsSFAActive20161$760,000$760,000$715,29494.1%$715,294
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers6$18,496,500$3,082,750$11,806,50063.8%$6,690,00036.2%
Dolphins1$715,294$715,294$564,706100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Chargers$320,000$202,125$0$0$0$522,125
2011Chargers$405,000$202,125$0$0$0$607,1250.5%
2012Chargers$490,000$202,125$0$0$0$692,1250.6%
2013Chargers$1,323,000$202,125$0$0$0$1,525,1251.2%
2014Chargers$750,000$2,230,000$0$0$0$2,980,0002.2%
2015Chargers$3,250,000$2,230,000$0$0$0$5,480,0003.8%
2016Dolphins$760,000$0$0$0$0$564,7060.4%
Total$7,298,000$5,268,500$0$0$0$12,371,206 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chargers2016$6,690,000$0
Total$6,690,000$0

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131271130.55.54141300100
201414452816512000300
20151424190.53210001110
20169171100300000000

Financial Reports

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