Xavien Howard

Cornerback

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2027 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $9,889,281 (4.65% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $18,250,000 (7.04% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.85
  • Contract Value: $90,000,000 ($18,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $36,300,000
  • Contract Ranking: 6/340 at CB

Current Contract

(Other, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202229$1,035,000$5,409,281$3,345,000$100,000$4,380,000$9,889,2814.7%
202330$1,165,000$8,806,281$0$100,000$1,165,000$10,071,2814.5%
2024 📝
March 18: $4 million is guaranteed; roster bonus due
31$15,400,000$7,406,284$3,000,000$100,000$0$25,906,28410.1%
2025 📝
March 18: roster bonus due
32$13,650,000$6,151,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$22,901,000--
2026 📝
March 18: roster bonus due
33$15,150,000$6,151,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$24,401,000--
2027 📝
February 10: Contract voids
34Void$3,397,000VoidVoidVoid$3,397,000--
Total$46,400,000$37,320,846$12,345,000$500,000$5,545,000$96,565,846

Contract Notes

Xavien Howard signed a new five year contract worth $90 million with the Dolphins. The contract has $40 million in guarantees of which $36 million is guaranteed at signing. Under his previous contract Howard had three years remaining and the new money average for this contract is $25.35 million but it seems clear that they agreed to disregard that contract and sign this one as a new contract supersede the original one. Howard received a $13.77 million signing bonus and has a fully guaranteed option of $16.985 million in 2023. There is a void year for salary cap purposes.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$18M
$36M
$54M
$72M
$90M
20222023202420252026
Cash Due$18,250,000$18,250,000$18,500,000$16,750,000$18,250,000
Running Cash$18,250,000$36,500,000$55,000,000$71,750,000$90,000,000
Career Earnings: $61,423,038
Career APY: $10,237,173
Potential Earnings: $137,653,038
Total Guarantees: $67,320,944
Largest Cash Payment: $18,500,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $25,906,284 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedRenegotiated20164$6,128,038$1,532,010$3,835,303$4,842,39779.0%$1,614,132
DolphinsExtensionExtended20195$75,250,000$15,050,000$27,185,641$42,810,64156.9%$14,270,214
DolphinsOtherActive20225$90,000,000$18,000,000$36,300,000$13,770,00015.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins6$61,423,038$10,237,173$39,272,4860.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Dolphins$450,000$664,189$0$0$0$450,000$1,114,1890.7%$3,106,756
2017Dolphins$728,547$664,189$0$0$0$728,547$1,392,7360.8%$728,547
2018Dolphins$1,007,094$664,189$0$0$0$0$1,671,2830.9%$1,007,094
2019Dolphins$1,285,641$2,064,189$7,000,000$0$0$8,285,641$10,349,8305.3%$15,285,641
2020Dolphins$11,900,000$1,400,000$0$25,000$0$11,900,000$13,325,0006.1%$11,925,000
2021Dolphins$7,764,167$2,655,281$0$25,000$1,000,000$7,764,167$11,419,4485.8%$15,600,000
2022Dolphins$1,035,000$5,409,281$3,345,000$100,000$0$4,380,000$9,889,2814.7%$18,250,000
2023Dolphins$1,165,000$8,806,281$0$100,000$0$1,165,000$10,071,2814.5%$18,250,000
2024Dolphins$15,400,000$7,406,284$3,000,000$100,000$0$0$25,906,28410.1%$18,500,000
2025Dolphins$13,650,000$6,151,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$0$22,901,000--$16,750,000
2026Dolphins$15,150,000$6,151,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$0$24,401,000--$18,250,000
2027Dolphins$0$3,397,000$0$0$0$0$3,397,000--$0
Total$69,535,449$45,432,883$19,345,000$550,000$1,000,000$34,673,355$135,838,332$137,653,038

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201679045.2%0.9%291100106001000
2017160097.2%6.2%39511131124710001
2018124073.6%6.5%25100010127520100
2019511028.8%6.2%12500004100000
2020160084.6%11.9%40110010201001000
2021161091.1%1.1%3911100116502200

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$7,697,000$18,000,000
Injury Adjusted$8,322,293$16,875,000
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OTC Valuation $2.9M $5.7M $8.6M $11.5M $14.3M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $5,229,000 $4,500,000

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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