Leighton Vander Esch Contract Details, Salary Cap Charges, Bonus Money, and Contract History | Over The Cap

Leighton Vander Esch

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,154,142
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.16%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $7,176,568
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.42%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.33
  • Total Contract Value: $11,847,784
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,961,946
  • Position Ranking: 4/60 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $11,847,784
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 256
  • College: Boise State
  • Accrued Seasons: 0
  • Entry: 2018 Draft, Round 1, #19 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2022, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Leighton Vander Esch signed a four year contract with the Dallas Cowboys worth $11,847,784 on May 13, 2018. Vander Esch received a $6,696,568 signing bonus and his entire contract is guaranteed. Vander Esch was the 19th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201822$480,000 $480,000$1,674,142$0$0$0$2,154,1421.2%
201923$1,018,536 $1,018,536$1,674,142$0$0$0$2,692,6781.4%
202024$1,557,072 $1,557,072$1,674,142$0$0$0$3,231,2141.6%
202125$2,095,608 $2,095,608$1,674,142$0$0$0$3,769,750--
Total$5,151,216$6,696,568$0$0$0$11,847,784
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $6,696,568
Years: 0
Career APY: $0
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedActive20184$11,847,784$2,961,946$6,696,56856.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys0$6,696,568$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2018Cowboys$480,000 $480,000$1,674,142$0$0$0$2,154,1421.2%
2019Cowboys$1,018,536 $1,018,536$1,674,142$0$0$0$2,692,6781.4%
2020Cowboys$1,557,072 $1,557,072$1,674,142$0$0$0$3,231,2141.6%
2021Cowboys$2,095,608 $2,095,608$1,674,142$0$0$0$3,769,750--
Total$5,151,216$6,696,568$0$0$0$11,847,784 

Statistics (2014-present)

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Financial Reports

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