T.J. McDonald

Safety

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,002,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.08%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,050,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.62%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Total Contract Value: $24,010,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,002,500
  • Position Ranking: 18/230 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,260,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 217
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201726$944,445$952,000$200,000$200,000$0$1,852,0001.1%
201827$1,500,000$952,000$0$50,000$1,500,000$2,502,0001.4%
201928$5,000,000$952,000$0$50,000$3,640,000$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$5,140,000$24,910,000
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Career Earnings: $10,977,241
Career APY: $1,829,540
Potential Earnings: $28,677,241
Total Guarantees: $6,908,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,640,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,592,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20134$2,926,278$731,570$648,000$3,867,241132.2%$966,810
DolphinsExtensionActive20174$24,010,000$6,002,500$6,260,000$7,110,00029.6%$3,555,000
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%
Dolphins2$7,110,000$3,555,000$4,354,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
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$952,000$0$50,000$1,500,000$2,502,0001.4%$5,800,000
2019Dolphins$5,000,000$952,000$0$50,000$3,640,000$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$5,140,000$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
20181487.4%7.4%6323001053410100

Financial Reports

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