Tyler Smith

Left Guard

Age: 23
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $3,651,577 (1.41% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $1,922,192 (0.87% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.53
  • Contract Value: $13,389,116 ($3,347,279 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,389,116
  • Contract Ranking: 18/100 at LG

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202221$705,000$1,729,385$705,000$2,434,3851.1%
202322$1,313,596$1,729,385$1,313,596$3,042,9811.3%
202423$1,922,192$1,729,385$1,922,192$3,651,5771.4%
202524$2,530,788$1,729,385$2,530,788$4,260,1731.6%
Total$6,471,576$6,917,540$6,471,576$13,389,116

Contract Notes

Tyler Smith signed a 4 year rookie contract with the Dallas Cowboys on May 13, 2022 worth $13,389,116 fully guaranteed including a $6,917,540 signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$3.3M
$6.7M
$10M
$13.4M
2022202320242025
Cash Due$7,622,540$1,313,596$1,922,192$2,530,788
Running Cash$7,622,540$8,936,136$10,858,328$13,389,116
Career Earnings: $8,936,136
Career APY: $4,468,068
Potential Earnings: $13,389,116
Total Guarantees: $13,389,116
Largest Cash Payment: $7,622,540 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $4,260,173 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedActive20224$13,389,116$3,347,279$13,389,116$8,936,13666.7%$4,468,068
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys2$8,936,136$4,468,068$5,477,3660.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2022Cowboys$705,000$1,729,385$705,000$2,434,3851.1%$7,622,540
2023Cowboys$1,313,596$1,729,385$1,313,596$3,042,9811.3%$1,313,596
2024Cowboys$1,922,192$1,729,385$1,922,192$3,651,5771.4%$1,922,192
2025Cowboys$2,530,788$1,729,385$2,530,788$4,260,1731.6%$2,530,788
Total$6,471,576$6,917,540$6,471,576$13,389,116$13,389,116

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnaps
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecial
2022170096.7%18.0%
2023142378.6%6.1%

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$8,002,000$3,347,279
Injury Adjusted$9,204,205$2,928,869
test
OTC Valuation $1.7M $3.4M $5M $6.7M $8.4M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,390,000 $3,686,670

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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