La'el Collins

Right Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,225,084
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.11%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,016,750
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.62%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.37
  • Total Contract Value: $50,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/74 at RT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,966,750
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 321
  • College: LSU
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Undrafted Free Agent (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)

Contract Notes

La'el Collins signed a 5 year contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys on September 3, 2019.  Based on initial report from Todd Archer of ESPN the contract is worth $50 million in new money with a full guarantee of $19,966,000 with a potential full guarantee of $35,000,000.  Collins received a $9 million signing bonus, and will earn a $3.5 million option bonus on the 5th day league year in 2020 along with guaranteed salaries in 2019 and 2020.  Collins has injury salary guarantees in 2021 and 2022 which will vest into a full guarantee on the fifth day of the individual league year. The contract will decrease Collins' 2019 salary cap figure by $5.7 million.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201926$1,016,750$3,208,334$1,016,750$4,225,0842.2%
2020 📝
March 17: $3.5 million option bonus due.
27$6,450,000$2,500,000$6,450,000$8,950,0004.5%
2021 📝
March 17: $8.55 million injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee for skill/cap/injury.
28$8,550,000$2,500,000$0$11,050,000--
2022 📝
March 17: $6.483 million injury guarantee vests into a full guarantee for skill/cap/injury.
29$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,000--
202330$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,000--
202431$10,000,000$700,000$0$10,700,000--
Total$46,016,750$13,908,334$7,466,750$59,925,084
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Career Earnings: $19,482,750
Career APY: $4,870,688
Potential Earnings: $68,999,500
Total Guarantees: $31,066,250
Largest Cash Payment: $10,016,750 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,500,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysUDFARenegotiated20153$1,599,500$533,167$1,599,500$982,75061.4%$491,375
CowboysExtensionRenegotiated20172$15,400,000$7,700,000$9,500,000$9,500,00061.7%$4,750,000
CowboysExtensionActive20195$50,000,000$10,000,000$19,966,750$9,000,00018.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys4$19,482,750$4,870,688$9,074,4160.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Cowboys$435,000$7,000$435,000$442,0000.3%$456,000
2016Cowboys$526,750$7,000$526,750$533,7500.3%$526,750
2017Cowboys$1,000,000$1,340,333$1,000,000$2,340,3331.4%$5,000,000
2018Cowboys$4,350,000$1,408,333$4,350,000$5,758,3333.2%$4,500,000
2019Cowboys$1,016,750$3,208,334$1,016,750$4,225,0842.2%$10,016,750
2020Cowboys$6,450,000$2,500,000$6,450,000$8,950,0004.5%$9,950,000
2021Cowboys$8,550,000$2,500,000$0$11,050,000--$8,550,000
2022Cowboys$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,000--$10,000,000
2023Cowboys$10,000,000$2,500,000$0$12,500,000--$10,000,000
2024Cowboys$10,000,000$700,000$0$10,700,000--$10,000,000
Total$52,328,500$16,671,000$13,778,500$68,999,500$68,999,500

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20151269.7%9.8%
2016317.6%3.4%
201716100.0%12.7%
20181699.9%16.8%
20192100.0%20.0%

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average