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: 4/76 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 26 $944,445 $952,000 $200,000 $200,000 $0 $1,852,000 1.1%
2018 27 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $952,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $2,502,000 1.4%
2019 28 $5,000,000 $3,640,000 $952,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $6,002,000 3.2%
2020 29 $6,390,000 $952,000 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $7,592,000 3.8%
2021 30 $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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Rams Drafted Expired 2013 4 $3,867,241 $966,810 $0 $3,867,241 100.0% $966,810
Dolphins UFA 2017 1 $1,344,445 $1,344,445 $0 $0 0.0% $0
Dolphins Extension Active 2017 4 $24,010,000 $6,002,500 $6,260,000 $1,310,000 5.5% $1,310,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Rams 4 $3,867,241 $966,810 $3,867,241 0.0% $0 0.0%
Dolphins 1 $1,310,000 $1,310,000 $1,852,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Rams $405,000 $162,000 $0 $0 $0 $567,000 0.5% $1,053,000
2014 Rams $518,815 $162,000 $0 $0 $0 $680,815 0.5% $518,815
2015 Rams $624,426 $162,000 $0 $0 $0 $786,426 0.5% $624,426
2016 Rams $1,671,000 $162,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,833,000 1.2% $1,671,000
2017 Dolphins $944,445 $952,000 $200,000 $200,000 $0 $1,852,000 1.1% $1,310,000
2018 Dolphins $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $952,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $2,502,000 1.4% $5,800,000
2019 Dolphins $5,000,000 $3,640,000 $952,000 $0 $50,000 $0 $6,002,000 3.2% $5,050,000
2020 Dolphins $6,390,000 $952,000 $200,000 $50,000 $0 $7,592,000 3.8% $6,640,000
2021 Dolphins $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

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 10 61.0% 18.7%458194141-20000
2014 16 100.0% 31.6%84202138261200130
2015 11 66.4% 15.8%392416521001100
2016 16 98.3% 29.8%501416646200000
2017 8 51.9% 2.2%261200203170000
2018 14 99.2% 8.3%6322001053410100

Financial Reports

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