Marcell Dareus

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $16,400,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 9.82%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.40%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.61
  • Total Contract Value: $95,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,850,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/116 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $42,900,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 331
  • College: Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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 resepective 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.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$3,000,000 $3,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$7,823,5295.5%
2016$7,900,000 $7,900,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$12,691,1768.2%
2017$9,750,000 $9,750,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$16,400,0009.8%
2018$9,925,000 $7,350,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$16,575,0009.3%
2019$8,335,000$6,400,000$2,000,000$250,000$0$16,985,0008.9%
2020$12,350,000$1,400,000$2,000,000$250,000$0$16,000,0008.0%
2021$1,240,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,650,000
Total$52,500,000$32,000,000$6,000,000$1,500,000$0$101,124,705
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $61,521,947
Years: 6
Career APY: $10,253,658
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedRenegotiated20115$28,467,301$5,693,460$20,407,30171.7%$5,101,825
BillsExtensionActive20156$95,100,000$15,850,000$41,114,64643.2%$20,557,323
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills6$61,521,947$10,253,658$40,922,006100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Bills$375,000$3,335,418$0$0$0$3,710,4183.1%
2012Bills$1,302,605$3,335,418$0$0$0$4,638,0233.8%
2013Bills$2,230,210 $2,230,210$3,335,418$0$0$0$5,565,6284.5%
2014Bills$3,157,814 $3,157,814$3,335,418$0$0$0$6,493,2324.9%
2015Bills$3,000,000 $3,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$0$7,823,5295.5%
2016Bills$7,900,000 $7,900,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$12,691,1768.2%
2017Bills$9,750,000 $9,750,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$16,400,0009.8%
2018Bills$9,925,000 $7,350,000$6,400,000$0$250,000$0$16,575,0009.3%
2019Bills$8,335,000$6,400,000$2,000,000$250,000$0$16,985,0008.9%
2020Bills$12,350,000$1,400,000$2,000,000$250,000$0$16,000,0008.0%
2021Bills$1,240,000$0$2,000,000$250,000$0$14,650,000
Total$59,565,629$45,341,672$6,000,000$1,500,000$0$121,532,006 

Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131646257.556.58123001000
2014153613105512141001000
201515381324550000000
2016824153.513541000000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average