Buffalo is receiving a 2018 sixth-round pick that can become a fifth-round pick based on performance, according to a source.
The Bills will save $5.73 million off their 2017 salary cap and $2.375 million off their 2018 salary cap. They also shed the 2019 through 2021 years of Dareus’ deal at cap numbers of $16.985 million, $16 million and $14.65 million.
For the Jaguars, Dareus will have a cap hit of $5.73 million in 2017. His cap hit in 2018 will be $10.175, including $7.35 million guaranteed. Future cap hits will be $14.6 million (2019), $14.6 million (2020) and $14.65 million (2021). None of the 2019-21 hits is guaranteed.
The trade will reunite Dareus with head coach Doug Marrone, who coached the Bills from 2013-14.
The No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 draft, Dareus, 27, is a two-time Pro Bowler and was first-team All-Pro in 2014. After totaling 28.5 sacks in his first four seasons, Dareus has only 6.5 sacks in his past three.
ESPN’s Mike Rodak contributed to this report.