Marcell Dareus

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $5,585,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.77%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,085,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.22%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.45
  • Total Contract Value: $28,085,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,042,500
  • Position Ranking: 4/118 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $7,835,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 331
  • College: Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #3 overall (Bills)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Other)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $190,000

Contract Notes

Marcell Dareus agreed to a revised contract on February 26, 2019 with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  The contract is now a 2 year contract through 2020.  Dareus received a $5 million signing bonus with a $2,835,000 guaranteed salary in 2019.  The contract has 2020 as an option year which can be activated no later than the 22nd day prior to the start of the 2020 league year.  If the option is activated; Dareus' 2020 salary becomes guaranteed, and he would earn a $10 million roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  Dareus can also earn up to $2.5m in incentives in 2019 through playing time.

Marcell Dareus signed a 6 year, $95.1 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on September 10, 2015 that includes $60 million in total guarantees and $42.9 million guaranteed at signing. According to ProFootballTalk, Dareus received a $25 million signing bonus and will receive a $7 million option bonus in 2016. Dareus 2015 and 2016 salary is fully guaranteed.  If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2016 league year his entire 2017 salary and $2.35 million of his 2018 salary will become fully guaranteed. If he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2017 League year he will earn an additional $5 million in full guarantees on his 2018 salary. Dareus has $2 million roster bonuses paid on the 3rd day of the respective league year in the final three seasons of the contract. For each year that Dareus receives any All NFL honors he will receive a $250,000 escalator on each remaining season of his contract.

Dareus was traded to the Jaguars on October 28, 2017. The Jaguars pick up the balance of the Dareus' 2017 and 2018 guarantees. The Bills gained $5.73 million in 2017 cap space with the trade.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$2,835,000$2,500,000$0$250,000$2,835,000$5,585,0003.0%
2020 📝
February 25: 2020 Option Year to be activated on/before the 22nd day prior to the 1st day of 2020 league year.
March 22: $10 million roster bonus due
30$9,500,000$2,500,000$10,000,000$500,000$0$22,500,00011.3%
Total$12,335,000$5,000,000$10,000,000$750,000$2,835,000$28,085,000
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Career Earnings: $85,267,300
Career APY: $9,474,144
Potential Earnings: $105,267,300
Total Guarantees: $114,042,301
Largest Cash Payment: $27,823,529 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $22,500,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedRenegotiated20115$28,467,301$5,693,460$20,407,301$20,407,30171.7%$5,101,825
BillsExtensionTraded20156$95,100,000$15,850,000$42,900,000$40,864,70543.0%$20,432,353
JaguarsExtensionRenegotiated20156$95,100,000$15,850,000$42,900,000$15,910,29416.7%$7,955,147
JaguarsOtherActive20192$28,085,000$14,042,500$7,835,000$8,085,00028.8%$8,085,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills6$61,272,006$10,212,001$40,922,0060.0%$24,229,4110.0%
Jaguars3$23,995,294$7,998,431$21,495,2940.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Bills$375,000$3,335,418$0$0$0$3,710,4183.1%$13,716,672
2012Bills$1,302,605$3,335,418$0$0$0$4,638,0233.8%$1,302,605
2013Bills$2,230,210$3,335,418$0$0$2,230,210$5,565,6284.5%$2,230,210
2014Bills$3,157,814$3,335,418$0$0$3,157,814$6,493,2324.9%$3,157,814
2015Bills$3,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$7,823,5295.5%$27,823,529
2016Bills$7,900,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$7,900,000$12,691,1768.2%$13,041,176
2017Jaguars$9,750,000$0$0$0$5,735,294$5,735,2943.4%$5,735,294
2018Jaguars$9,925,000$0$0$250,000$7,350,000$10,175,0005.7%$10,175,000
2019Jaguars$2,835,000$2,500,000$0$250,000$2,835,000$5,585,0003.0%$8,085,000
2020Jaguars$9,500,000$2,500,000$10,000,000$500,000$0$22,500,00011.3%$20,000,000
Total$49,975,629$29,741,672$10,000,000$1,250,000$32,208,318$84,917,300$105,267,300
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2017$10,664,706$4,264,706
Bills2018$13,564,705$0
Total$24,229,411$4,264,706

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201116----71.0%0.0%32115.5339102000100
201216----72.3%18.3%26135.5385106000100
2013160072.0%15.6%46257.556.58123001000
2014151062.3%12.2%3613105512141001000
2015150069.6%8.9%381324550000000
201684038.9%8.0%24153.513541000000
2017141039.4%12.5%19615220000000
2018151054.9%1.9%23910221001000
2019610019.6%0.0%850.53111000000

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$190,000$14,042,500
Injury Adjusted$2,061,979$5,265,938
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OTC Valuation $2.8M $5.7M $8.5M $11.4M $14.2M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,332,000 $4,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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