Donovan Smith

Left Tackle

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2024 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $18,400,000 (8.94% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $15,750,000 (6.22% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.86
  • Contract Value: $31,000,000 ($15,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $28,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/129 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202128$1,000,000$2,650,000$1,000,000$3,650,0002.0%
2022 📝
March 20: $1.25 million is guaranteed
29$15,750,000$2,650,000$15,750,000$18,400,0008.9%
202330$15,250,000$2,650,000$0$17,900,0008.0%
2024 📝
February 25: Contract voids
31Void$2,650,000Void$5,300,0002.1%
202532Void$2,650,000Void$0--
Total$32,000,000$13,250,000$16,750,000$45,250,000

Contract Notes

Donovan Smith signed a two year, $31 million contract extension with the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers guaranteed his existing 2021 salary and added void years as part of the contract. Smith received an additional $15.75 million in guarantees as part of the new contract. The extension lowered his cap number in 2021 by $10.6 million.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$15.5M
$31M
202120222023
Cash Due$0$15,750,000$15,250,000
Running Cash$0$15,750,000$31,000,000
Career Earnings: $48,157,093
Career APY: $6,879,585
Potential Earnings: $79,157,093
Total Guarantees: $60,123,120
Largest Cash Payment: $15,750,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $18,400,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedExpired20154$6,068,858$1,517,215$4,373,120$6,068,858100.0%$1,517,215
BuccaneersUFAExtended20193$41,250,000$13,750,000$27,000,000$27,000,00065.5%$13,500,000
BuccaneersExtensionActive20212$31,000,000$15,500,000$28,750,000$15,088,23548.7%$15,088,235
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers7$48,157,093$6,879,585$36,718,8580.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Buccaneers$435,000$668,429$0$0$435,000$1,103,4290.8%$3,108,716
2016Buccaneers$710,857$668,429$0$0$710,857$1,379,2860.9%$710,857
2017Buccaneers$886,714$668,429$0$100,000$553,547$1,655,1431.0%$986,714
2018Buccaneers$1,162,571$668,429$0$100,000$0$1,931,0001.0%$1,262,571
2019Buccaneers$7,000,000$0$5,500,000$0$12,500,000$12,500,0006.4%$12,500,000
2020Buccaneers$14,500,000$0$0$0$14,500,000$14,500,0007.1%$14,500,000
2021Buccaneers$1,000,000$2,650,000$0$0$1,000,000$3,650,0002.0%$15,088,235
2022Buccaneers$15,750,000$2,650,000$0$0$15,750,000$18,400,0008.9%$15,750,000
2023Buccaneers$15,250,000$2,650,000$0$0$0$17,900,0008.0%$15,250,000
2024Buccaneers$0$2,650,000$0$0$0$5,300,0002.1%$0
2025Buccaneers$0$2,650,000$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$56,695,142$15,923,716$5,500,000$200,000$45,449,404$78,318,858$79,157,093

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
20151600100.0%16.5%
20161600100.0%9.3%
2017150097.1%15.0%
20181600100.0%15.8%
2019151092.7%15.7%
2020150089.7%11.8%
2021170097.0%18.6%

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$19,464,000$15,500,000
Injury Adjusted$19,464,000$15,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.5M $9.7M $13M $16.2M APY $3.8M $7.7M $11.5M $15.3M $19.2M $8,699,000 $14,575,000

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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