Za'Darius Smith

3-4 Outside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.69%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $22,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 12.03%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.07
  • Total Contract Value: $66,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/55 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 263
  • College: Kentucky
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 4, #122 overall (Ravens)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

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 BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201926$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$7,250,0003.9%
2020 📝
March 15: $9 million roster bonus due
27$2,000,000$5,000,000$9,000,000$500,000$750,000$17,250,0008.6%
2021 📝
March 15: $5 million roster bonus due
28$9,500,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$500,000$750,000$20,750,000--
202229$14,500,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$20,750,000--
Total$27,000,000$20,000,000$14,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$66,000,000
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Career Earnings: $23,965,152
Career APY: $5,991,288
Potential Earnings: $69,965,152
Total Guarantees: $20,483,152
Largest Cash Payment: $22,250,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $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$20,000,00030.3%$0
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%
Packers0$20,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Ravens$435,000$120,788$0$0$0$555,7880.4%$918,152
2016Ravens$525,000$120,788$0$0$0$645,7880.4%$525,000
2017Ravens$615,000$120,788$0$0$0$735,7880.4%$615,000
2018Ravens$1,907,000$120,788$0$0$0$2,027,7881.1%$1,907,000
2019Packers$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$7,250,0003.9%$22,250,000
2020Packers$2,000,000$5,000,000$9,000,000$500,000$750,000$17,250,0008.6%$12,250,000
2021Packers$9,500,000$5,000,000$5,000,000$500,000$750,000$20,750,000--$15,750,000
2022Packers$14,500,000$5,000,000$0$500,000$750,000$20,750,000--$15,750,000
Total$30,482,000$20,483,152$14,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$69,965,152$69,965,152

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20151538.3%20.8%20105.524.5771000000
20161347.0%12.0%101019441001000
20171448.5%14.6%1483.5223161001000
20181666.7%6.1%27188.56110232001000

Financial Reports

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