Marcell Dareus

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $10,175,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.82%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $10,175,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.73%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $95,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,850,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/41 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $42,900,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 331
  • College: Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #3 overall (Bills)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201727$9,750,000 $5,735,294$0$0$0$0$5,735,2943.4%
201828$9,925,000 $7,350,000$0$0$250,000$0$10,175,0005.7%
201929$8,335,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$10,585,0005.6%
202030$12,350,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,600,0007.3%
202131$12,400,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,650,000--
Total$52,760,000$0$6,000,000$1,000,000$0$55,745,294
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Career Earnings: $67,007,300
Career APY: $9,572,471
Potential Earnings: $117,017,300
Total Guarantees: $106,207,301
Largest Cash Payment: $27,823,529 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,650,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedRenegotiated20115$28,467,301$5,693,460$20,407,30171.7%$5,101,825
BillsExtensionTraded20156$95,100,000$15,850,000$40,864,70543.0%$20,432,353
JaguarsExtensionActive20156$95,100,000$15,850,000$5,735,2946.0%$5,735,294
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%
Jaguars1$5,735,294$5,735,294$5,735,2940.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
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 $2,230,210$3,335,418$0$0$0$5,565,6284.5%$2,230,210
2014Bills$3,157,814 $3,157,814$3,335,418$0$0$0$6,493,2324.9%$3,157,814
2015Bills$3,000,000 $3,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$7,823,5295.5%$27,823,529
2016Bills$7,900,000 $7,900,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$12,691,1768.2%$13,041,176
2017Jaguars$9,750,000 $5,735,294$0$0$0$0$5,735,2943.4%$5,735,294
2018Jaguars$9,925,000 $7,350,000$0$0$250,000$0$10,175,0005.7%$10,175,000
2019Jaguars$8,335,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$10,585,0005.6%$10,585,000
2020Jaguars$12,350,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,600,0007.3%$14,600,000
2021Jaguars$12,400,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,650,000--$14,650,000
Total$70,725,629$24,741,672$6,000,000$1,250,000$0$96,667,300 $117,017,300
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 PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111671.0%0.0%32115.5339102000100
20121672.3%18.3%26135.5385106000100
20131672.0%15.6%46257.556.58123001000
20141562.3%12.2%3613105512141001000
20151569.6%8.9%381324550000000
2016838.9%8.0%24153.513541000000
20171439.4%12.5%19615220000000
2018369.1%4.8%10400000000000

Financial Reports

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