• 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $7,300,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 4.32%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $9,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.74%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Total Contract Value: $42,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 11/203 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,130,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 234
  • College: Penn State
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 2, #55 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2013
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Sean Lee signed a six year $42 million contract extension with the Cowboys on August 22, 2013. The contract contains a $10 million signing bonus. Lee's 2013 and 2014 base salaries are fully guaranteed. The contract can max out at $51 million if Lee attains 80% playtime in each year of the contract. If he reaches the 80% mark the following years salary will escalate by either $1.5 million (2015 and 2019) or $2 million (2016-2018). Failing to complete workouts will cause his yearly salary to fall by $500,000.

On March 4, 2014 Lee converted $4.75 million of his $5.5 million base salary into a signing bonus.

On March 7, 2017 Lee converted an estimated $7.725 million of base salary into a signing bonus, providing the Cowboys with $5.15 million in cap relief.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201327$630,000$2,300,000$0$0$0$2,930,0002.4%
201428$750,000 $750,000$2,950,000$0$0$0$3,700,0002.8%
201529$2,500,000$2,950,000$0$0$0$5,450,0003.8%
201630$1,000,000$3,450,000$2,000,000$0$0$6,200,0004.0%
201731$1,275,000$6,025,000$0$0$0$7,300,0004.4%
201832$7,000,000$4,025,000$0$0$0$11,025,0006.2%
201933$7,000,000$3,075,000$0$0$0$10,075,0005.3%
Total$20,155,000$24,775,000$2,000,000$0$0$46,680,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $34,375,000
Years: 7
Career APY: $4,910,714
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20104$3,500,000$875,000$3,020,00086.3%$1,006,667
CowboysExtensionActive20136$42,000,000$7,000,000$31,355,00074.7%$7,838,750
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys7$34,375,000$4,910,714$21,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010Cowboys$320,000$300,000$0$0$0$620,000--
2011Cowboys$450,000$300,000$0$0$0$750,0000.6%
2012Cowboys$540,000$300,000$510,000$0$0$1,350,0001.1%
2013Cowboys$630,000$2,300,000$0$0$0$2,930,0002.4%
2014Cowboys$750,000 $750,000$2,950,000$0$0$0$3,700,0002.8%
2015Cowboys$2,500,000$2,950,000$0$0$0$5,450,0003.8%
2016Cowboys$1,000,000$3,450,000$2,000,000$0$0$6,200,0004.0%
2017Cowboys$1,275,000$6,025,000$0$0$0$7,300,0004.4%
2018Cowboys$7,000,000$4,025,000$0$0$0$11,025,0006.2%
2019Cowboys$7,000,000$3,075,000$0$0$0$10,075,0005.3%
Total$21,465,000$25,675,000$2,510,000$0$0$49,400,000 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20151477.1%16.0%76522.5161135100000
20161592.5%16.6%9352001221000100
2017851.3%7.1%511900801190000

Financial Reports

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