T.J. McDonald

Safety

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,502,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.41%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,800,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.37%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.32
  • Total Contract Value: $24,010,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,002,500
  • Position Ranking: 4/80 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,260,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 217
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2013 Draft, Round 3, #71 overall (Rams)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

TJ McDonald signed a one year contract with the Miami Dolphins on March 31, 2017. We are estimating that McDonald's contract is worth $1,344,445 and that he will receive a $200,000 roster bonus. McDonald will be suspended for 8 games at the start of the regular season.

McDonald signed a four year contract extension worth $24.01 million with the Dolphins on September 1, 2017. McDonald received $6.26 million in guarantees including bonuses of $4.76 million. If McDonald is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2018 league year another $3.64 million will become fully guaranteed.  These contract details are not  a "verified report". If you are using these numbers please place the appropriate link back to this page on OTC and credit OTC as the source of the information.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201726$944,445$952,000$200,000$200,000$0$1,852,0001.1%
201827$1,500,000 $1,500,000$952,000$0$50,000$0$2,502,0001.4%
201928$5,000,000 $3,640,000$952,000$0$50,000$0$6,002,0003.2%
202029$6,390,000$952,000$200,000$50,000$0$7,592,0003.8%
202130$5,760,000$952,000$200,000$50,000$0$6,962,000--
Total$19,594,445$4,760,000$600,000$400,000$0$24,910,000
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Career Earnings: $5,177,241
Career APY: $1,035,448
Potential Earnings: $28,677,241
Total Guarantees: $6,260,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,640,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,592,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20134$3,867,241$966,810$3,867,241100.0%$966,810
DolphinsUFA20171$1,344,445$1,344,445$00.0%$0
DolphinsExtensionActive20174$24,010,000$6,002,500$1,310,0005.5%$1,310,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams4$3,867,241$966,810$3,867,2410.0%$00.0%
Dolphins1$1,310,000$1,310,000$1,852,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Rams$405,000$162,000$0$0$0$567,0000.5%$1,053,000
2014Rams$518,815$162,000$0$0$0$680,8150.5%$518,815
2015Rams$624,426$162,000$0$0$0$786,4260.5%$624,426
2016Rams$1,671,000$162,000$0$0$0$1,833,0001.2%$1,671,000
2017Dolphins$944,445$952,000$200,000$200,000$0$1,852,0001.1%$1,310,000
2018Dolphins$1,500,000 $1,500,000$952,000$0$50,000$0$2,502,0001.4%$5,800,000
2019Dolphins$5,000,000 $3,640,000$952,000$0$50,000$0$6,002,0003.2%$5,050,000
2020Dolphins$6,390,000$952,000$200,000$50,000$0$7,592,0003.8%$6,640,000
2021Dolphins$5,760,000$952,000$200,000$50,000$0$6,962,000--$6,010,000
Total$22,813,686$5,408,000$600,000$400,000$0$28,777,241 $28,677,241

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131061.0%18.7%458194141-20000
201416100.0%31.6%84202138261200130
20151166.4%15.8%392416521001100
20161698.3%29.8%501416646200000
2017851.9%2.2%261200203170000
2018699.8%16.0%1812000032310000

Financial Reports

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