Xavien Howard

Cornerback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $10,349,830
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.31%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $15,285,641
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 11.25%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.48
  • Total Contract Value: $75,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,050,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/304 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,185,641
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 201
  • College: Baylor
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2016 Draft, Round 2, #38 overall (Dolphins)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Xavien Howard signed a five year, $75.25 million extension with the Dolphins on May 9, 2019. All contract details come via a report from PFT so please credit them if using these numbers. Howard received $27.18 million fully guaranteed at signing and $46 million in total guarantees. The full guarantee is made up of Howard's 2019 and 2020 base salaries, a $7 million 2019 roster bonus, and a $7 million signing bonus. If Howard is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2020 league year he will have his 2021 salary fully guaranteed. There is a $6.775 million injury only guarantee in 2021. In the final three years of the contract Howard can earn up to $500,000 in annual per game bonuses.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201926$1,285,641$2,064,189$7,000,000$0$0$8,285,641$10,349,8305.5%
2020 📝
March 18: Base salary becomes fully guaranteed
27$11,900,000$1,400,000$0$0$25,000$11,900,000$13,325,0006.7%
202128$12,075,000$1,400,000$0$0$25,000$0$13,500,000--
202229$12,375,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$14,375,000--
202330$11,400,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$13,400,000--
202431$11,650,000$0$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,250,000--
Total$60,685,641$7,664,189$7,000,000$1,500,000$350,000$20,185,641$77,199,830
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Career Earnings: $11,842,397
Career APY: $3,947,466
Potential Earnings: $81,378,038
Total Guarantees: $31,020,944
Largest Cash Payment: $15,285,641 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,375,000 (2022)

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
DolphinsExtensionActive20195$75,250,000$15,050,000$27,185,641$7,000,0009.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins3$11,842,397$3,947,466$4,178,2080.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout 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$10,349,8305.5%$15,285,641
2020Dolphins$11,900,000$1,400,000$0$0$25,000$11,900,000$13,325,0006.7%$11,925,000
2021Dolphins$12,075,000$1,400,000$0$0$25,000$0$13,500,000--$12,100,000
2022Dolphins$12,375,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$14,375,000--$12,975,000
2023Dolphins$11,400,000$1,400,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$13,400,000--$12,000,000
2024Dolphins$11,650,000$0$0$500,000$100,000$0$12,250,000--$12,250,000
Total$62,871,282$9,656,756$7,000,000$1,500,000$350,000$21,364,188$81,378,038$81,378,038

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2016745.2%0.9%291100106001000
20171697.2%6.2%39511131124710001
20181273.6%6.5%25100010127520100

Financial Reports

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