Dorance Armstrong Jr.

Edge Rusher

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2027 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $5,135,000 (1.95% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $16,885,000 (7.04% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.29
  • Contract Value: $33,000,000 ($11,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,125,000
  • Contract Ranking: 28/269 at EDGE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$1,125,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$250,000$1,125,000$5,135,0001.9%
2025 📝
April 1: Base salary is guaranteed
28$6,000,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$0$0$9,760,0003.8%
202629$8,595,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$0$0$12,355,0004.4%
2027 📝
February 8: Contract voids on 4th day of 2027 waiver period
30Void$3,000,000VoidVoidVoidVoid$6,000,0001.9%
202831Void$3,000,000VoidVoidVoidVoid$0--
Total$18,455,000$15,000,000$1,530,000$750,000$250,000$1,125,000$33,250,000

Contract Notes

Dorance Armstrong signed a three year, $33 million contract with the Commanders on March 11, 2024. $22.125 million is guaranteed for injury of which $16.125 million is fully guaranteed including a $15 million signing bonus. If on the roster on April 1 of 2025 Armstrong's 2025 salary will be fully guaranteed. There are annual per game and workout bonuses. There are two void years for salary cap purposes. Another $9 million in incentives are available.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$11M
$22M
$33M
202420252026
Cash Due$16,885,000$6,760,000$9,355,000
Running Cash$16,885,000$23,645,000$33,000,000
Career Earnings: $30,639,992
Career APY: $5,106,665
Potential Earnings: $48,639,992
Total Guarantees: $22,794,992
Largest Cash Payment: $16,885,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Number: $12,355,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20184$3,129,992$782,498$669,992$3,389,992108.3%$847,498
CowboysUFAExpired20222$12,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000$12,250,000102.1%$6,125,000
CommandersUFAActive20243$33,000,000$11,000,000$16,125,000$15,000,00045.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys6$15,639,992$2,606,665$14,257,6390.0%$1,500,0000.0%
Commanders0$15,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Cowboys$480,000$167,498$0$0$0$0$647,4980.3%$1,149,992
2019Cowboys$570,000$167,498$0$0$0$0$737,4980.4%$570,000
2020Cowboys$750,000$167,498$0$0$0$0$917,4980.4%$750,000
2021Cowboys$920,000$167,498$0$0$0$0$1,087,4980.5%$920,000
2022Cowboys$1,500,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$0$1,500,000$3,617,6471.6%$6,750,000
2023Cowboys$5,000,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$250,000$0$7,250,0003.2%$5,500,000
2024Commanders$1,125,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$250,000$1,125,000$5,135,0001.9%$16,885,000
2025Commanders$6,000,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$0$0$9,760,0003.8%$6,760,000
2026Commanders$8,595,000$3,000,000$510,000$250,000$0$0$12,355,0004.4%$9,355,000
2027Commanders$1,345,000$3,000,000$0$0$0$0$6,000,0001.9%$0
2028Commanders$1,390,000$3,000,000$0$0$0$0$0--$0
Total$27,675,000$18,669,992$2,530,000$750,000$500,000$2,625,000$47,507,639$48,639,992
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2024$1,500,000$0
Total$1,500,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018150126.7%11.8%0000000000000
2019151023.4%42.6%0000000000000
2020160033.2%58.8%201000112000100
2021134044.0%17.1%2214532.53122000100
2022170047.3%20.3%17168.555.59150001200
2023170041.7%21.9%20187.540.57121000000

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$4,599,000$11,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,599,000$11,000,000
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OTC Valuation $5.9M $11.7M $17.6M $23.5M $29.4M APY $5.7M $11.3M $17M $22.7M $28.3M $11,201,000 $10,000,000

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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