Za\'Darius Smith

Edge Rusher

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $17,250,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 8.46%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $12,250,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 7.40%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $66,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/228 at EDGE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 263
  • College: Kentucky
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 4, #122 overall (Ravens)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $20,735,000

Contract Notes

Za'Darius Smith signed a four year, $66 million contract with the Packers on March 12, 2019. Smith received a $20 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2020 and 2021 league years he will earn roster bonuses of $9 and $5 million. He has annual per game bonuses of $500,000 and workout bonuses of $750,000.

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$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$0$7,250,0003.7%
202027$2,000,000$5,000,000$9,000,000$500,000$750,000$9,000,000$17,250,0008.5%
202128$9,500,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$500,000$750,000$0$20,750,0009.7%
202229$14,500,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$0$20,750,0009.1%
Total$27,000,000$20,000,000$14,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$9,000,000$66,000,000
Career Earnings: $26,215,152
Career APY: $5,243,030
Potential Earnings: $69,965,152
Total Guarantees: $20,483,152
Largest Cash Payment: $22,250,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $20,750,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensDraftedExpired20154$2,763,152$690,788$483,152$3,965,152143.5%$991,288
PackersUFAActive20194$66,000,000$16,500,000$20,000,000$22,250,00033.7%$22,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens4$3,965,152$991,288$3,965,1520.0%$00.0%
Packers1$22,250,000$22,250,000$7,250,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Ravens$435,000$120,788$0$0$0$0$555,7880.4%$918,152
2016Ravens$525,000$120,788$0$0$0$0$645,7880.4%$525,000
2017Ravens$615,000$120,788$0$0$0$0$735,7880.4%$615,000
2018Ravens$1,907,000$120,788$0$0$0$0$2,027,7881.2%$1,907,000
2019Packers$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$0$7,250,0003.7%$22,250,000
2020Packers$2,000,000$5,000,000$9,000,000$500,000$750,000$9,000,000$17,250,0008.5%$12,250,000
2021Packers$9,500,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$500,000$750,000$0$20,750,0009.7%$15,750,000
2022Packers$14,500,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$0$20,750,0009.1%$15,750,000
Total$30,482,000$20,483,152$14,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$9,000,000$69,965,152$69,965,152

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015150138.3%20.8%20105.524.5771000000
2016130347.0%12.0%101019441001000
2017142048.5%14.6%1483.5223161001000
2018160066.7%6.1%27188.56110232001000
2019160084.0%17.4%411413.5112.517370001000

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$20,273,000$16,500,000
Injury Adjusted$20,273,000$16,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,625,000 $8,387,967

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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