Duane Brown

Left Tackle

Age: 35
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 12
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $12,562,500 (6.29% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $10,500,000 (5.89% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $34,500,000 ($11,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,250,000
  • Contract Ranking: 15/108 at LT

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201833$6,250,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$6,250,000$8,250,0004.6%
201934$8,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$350,000$1,750,000$10,850,0005.7%
202035$8,750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$750,000$250,000$1,000,000$12,562,5006.3%
202136$10,000,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$13,000,0006.0%
Total$33,000,000$8,000,000$1,000,000$2,250,000$600,000$9,000,000$44,662,500

Contract Notes

Duane Brown signed a 3 year extension worth $34,500,000 including $16,000,000 in guarantees ($14,250,000 fully guaranteed at signing).  Brown will earn an $8,000,000 signing bonus with a fully guaranteed 2018 salary.  $1,750,000 of the 2019 base salary is guaranteed for injury only at signing, and becomes fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2019 league year.  Brown is due a roster bonus of $1,000,000 on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  The contract includes $2,250,000 in roster bonus paid per game in 2019 through 2021.Duane Brown was traded to the Seattle Seahawks on October 31, 2017. The Seahawks take on nearly $5 million in remaining cap charges for 2017 and a $9.75 million non-guaranteed salary in 2018.
Career Earnings: $72,475,059
Career APY: $6,039,588
Potential Earnings: $93,975,059
Total Guarantees: $64,600,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,600,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $13,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedRenegotiated20085$9,125,000$1,825,000$6,187,000$8,192,08889.8%$2,048,022
SeahawksExtensionRenegotiated20126$53,400,000$8,900,000$22,081,500$4,976,4719.3%$4,976,471
TexansExtensionTraded20126$53,400,000$8,900,000$22,081,500$36,081,50067.6%$7,216,300
SeahawksExtensionActive20183$34,500,000$11,500,000$14,250,000$23,225,00067.3%$11,612,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans9$44,273,588$4,919,288$42,922,5880.0%$552,9410.0%
Seahawks3$28,201,471$9,400,490$24,076,4710.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2008Texans$295,000$100,000$739,000$0$0$0$1,134,0001.0%$2,885,000
2009Texans$385,000$1,033,750$0$0$0$0$1,418,7501.2%$4,015,000
2010Texans$643,500$1,033,750$0$0$0$0$1,525,838--$492,088
2011Texans$800,000$981,250$0$0$0$0$1,781,2501.5%$800,000
2017Seahawks$9,400,000$0$0$0$0$0$4,976,4712.9%$4,976,471
2012Texans$1,081,500$3,481,250$0$0$0$0$4,562,7503.8%$13,581,500
2013Texans$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$2,500,000$5,000,0004.0%$2,500,000
2014Texans$6,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$6,000,000$8,500,0006.4%$6,000,000
2015Texans$7,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$9,500,0006.5%$7,000,000
2016Texans$7,000,000$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$9,500,0006.1%$7,000,000
2018Seahawks$6,250,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$6,250,000$8,250,0004.6%$14,600,000
2019Seahawks$8,000,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$350,000$1,750,000$10,850,0005.7%$8,625,000
2020Seahawks$8,750,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$750,000$250,000$1,000,000$12,562,5006.3%$10,500,000
2021Seahawks$10,000,000$2,000,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$13,000,0006.0%$11,000,000
Total$68,105,000$24,630,000$1,739,000$2,250,000$600,000$17,500,000$92,561,559$93,975,059
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Texans2017$552,941$552,941
Total$552,941$552,941

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2011----97.5%0.0%
201216----98.3%16.6%
2013142085.0%11.4%
2014160099.1%16.4%
2015142076.6%10.1%
2016124069.3%10.1%
2017100058.0%2.9%
2018160099.8%17.4%
2019124071.8%2.4%

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$8,552,000$11,500,000
Injury Adjusted$11,200,596$8,625,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $9.9M $12.4M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $7,501,000 $9,250,000

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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