Tyron Smith

Left Tackle

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $13,545,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 6.22%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 4.46%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Total Contract Value: $97,600,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,200,000
  • Position Ranking: 11/89 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,118,013
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 318
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #9 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2014 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $10,365,000

Contract Notes

LT Tyron Smith signed an 8 year, $97.6 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys on July 30, 2014. Smith, who had two years remaining on his rookie contract, received a $10 million signing bonus.  His 2014 and 2015 salaries are fully guaranteed to bring the full guarantee of the contract to $22.118 million. Smith’s 2016 salary can also become fully guaranteed. $500,000 in yearly salary is tied to participation in workouts. On March 9, 2015 Smith converted $10 million of his base salary to a signing bonus to create $8 million in cap space. In 2016 Smith converted $9 million of base salary to bonus money for salary cap relief. On February 21, 2017 Smith converted $8.725 million of his base salary to a signing bonus to provide the Cowboys with $6.98 million of cap relief.

Tyrone Smith restructured his contract on March 14, 2016 converting $9 million of his $10 million base salary to a signing bonus. The move created $7.2 million in cap room in 2016 while adding $1.8 million to the next four years cap charges.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201424$1,079,013$3,897,018$1,079,013$4,976,0313.7%
201525$1,039,000$4,000,000$1,039,000$5,039,0003.5%
201626$1,000,000$5,800,000$0$6,800,0004.4%
201727$1,275,000$7,545,000$0$8,820,0005.3%
201828$10,000,000$7,545,000$0$17,545,0009.9%
201929$10,000,000$5,545,000$0$15,545,0008.3%
202030$10,000,000$3,545,000$0$13,545,0006.8%
202131$10,500,000$1,745,000$0$12,245,0005.7%
202232$13,500,000$0$0$13,500,0005.9%
202333$13,600,000$0$0$13,600,0005.6%
Total$71,993,013$39,622,018$2,118,013$111,615,031
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Career Earnings: $72,535,098
Career APY: $8,059,455
Potential Earnings: $120,135,098
Total Guarantees: $34,614,111
Largest Cash Payment: $13,600,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Hit: $17,545,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20115$22,535,098$4,507,020$12,496,098$10,417,08546.2%$3,472,362
CowboysExtensionActive20148$97,600,000$12,200,000$22,118,013$62,118,01363.6%$10,353,002
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys9$72,535,098$8,059,455$67,245,0980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Cowboys$375,000$1,897,018$0$2,272,0181.9%$7,963,072
2012Cowboys$943,004$1,897,018$0$2,840,0222.4%$943,004
2013Cowboys$1,511,009$1,897,018$1,511,009$3,408,0272.8%$1,511,009
2014Cowboys$1,079,013$3,897,018$1,079,013$4,976,0313.7%$11,079,013
2015Cowboys$1,039,000$4,000,000$1,039,000$5,039,0003.5%$11,039,000
2016Cowboys$1,000,000$5,800,000$0$6,800,0004.4%$10,000,000
2017Cowboys$1,275,000$7,545,000$0$8,820,0005.3%$10,000,000
2018Cowboys$10,000,000$7,545,000$0$17,545,0009.9%$10,000,000
2019Cowboys$10,000,000$5,545,000$0$15,545,0008.3%$10,000,000
2020Cowboys$10,000,000$3,545,000$0$13,545,0006.8%$10,000,000
2021Cowboys$10,500,000$1,745,000$0$12,245,0005.7%$10,500,000
2022Cowboys$13,500,000$0$0$13,500,0005.9%$13,500,000
2023Cowboys$13,600,000$0$0$13,600,0005.6%$13,600,000
Total$74,822,026$45,313,072$3,629,022$120,135,098$120,135,098

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2011----99.2%0.0%
201215----86.3%10.4%
2013160099.8%16.4%
20141600100.0%19.0%
20151600100.0%13.0%
2016132078.8%14.3%
2017132171.1%12.5%
2018132078.9%12.5%
2019133078.7%14.9%

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$9,928,000$12,200,000
Injury Adjusted$11,982,034$9,912,500
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $9.9M $12.4M APY $3.0M $6.0M $9.0M $12.0M $15.0M $6,604,000 $6,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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