Shaq Lawson

Edge Rusher

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,833,333 (4.98% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $13,000,000 (5.80% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.20
  • Contract Value: $30,000,000 ($10,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,800,000
  • Contract Ranking: 31/228 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$6,500,000$1,333,333$2,500,000$0$500,000$9,000,000$10,833,3335.0%
202127$7,900,000$1,333,333$0$100,000$0$7,900,000$9,333,3334.3%
202228$8,900,000$1,333,334$0$100,000$0$0$10,333,3344.5%
Total$23,300,000$4,000,000$2,500,000$200,000$500,000$16,900,000$30,500,000

Contract Notes

Shaq Lawson signed a three year contract with the Miami Dolphins on March 22, 2020.  Contract is worth base value of $30 million with $21 million virtually guaranteed at signing.  Lawson received a $4 million signing bonus and full guaranteed salaries in 2020 and 2021.  Lawson will also receive a $2.5 million roster bonus on March 26, 2020.  Lawson can earn up to $2 million through incentives (sacks and team achievements) in each year of the contract.
Career Earnings: $14,278,976
Career APY: $3,569,744
Potential Earnings: $40,278,976
Total Guarantees: $31,078,976
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $10,833,333 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExpired20164$10,278,976$2,569,744$10,278,976$10,278,976100.0%$2,569,744
DolphinsUFAActive20203$30,000,000$10,000,000$20,800,000$4,000,00013.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills4$10,278,976$2,569,744$10,278,9760.0%$00.0%
Dolphins0$4,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Bills$450,000$1,418,905$0$0$0$450,000$1,868,9051.2%$6,125,620
2017Bills$917,226$1,418,905$0$0$0$917,226$2,336,1311.4%$917,226
2018Bills$1,384,452$1,418,905$0$0$0$1,384,452$2,803,3571.5%$1,384,452
2019Bills$1,851,678$1,418,905$0$0$0$1,851,678$3,270,5831.6%$1,851,678
2020Dolphins$6,500,000$1,333,333$2,500,000$0$500,000$9,000,000$10,833,3335.0%$13,000,000
2021Dolphins$7,900,000$1,333,333$0$100,000$0$7,900,000$9,333,3334.3%$8,000,000
2022Dolphins$8,900,000$1,333,334$0$100,000$0$0$10,333,3344.5%$9,000,000
Total$27,903,356$9,675,620$2,500,000$200,000$500,000$21,503,356$40,778,976$40,278,976

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016106022.1%0.2%76217331001000
2017115039.3%8.7%171649452001000
2018142043.3%3.2%18124185116002000
2019151046.2%7.2%21116.549.513182001000

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$3,934,000$10,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,264,800$9,375,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $8,387,967

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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