David Johnson

Running Back

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,041,843
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.83%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $13,882,500
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 9.62%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.75
  • Total Contract Value: $39,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $13,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/34 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,682,500
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 224
  • College: Northern Iowa
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 3, #86 overall (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

David Johnson signed a three year, $39 million contract extension with the Cardinals on September 10, 2018. Johnson's injury guarantee is worth $31,882,500 with $24,682,500 being fully guaranteed at signing. Johnson's full guarantee consists of a $12 million signing bonus, his 2018 and 2019 base salaries, and $5.1 million of his 2020 base salary. If Johnson is on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year the balance of his 2020 base salary will be fully guaranteed. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2020 league year, $2.1 million of Johnson's 2021 salary will become fully guaranteed. Every year of the contract there are $1.05 million in roster bonuses tied to being active. Another $6 million in incentives can increase the value of the contract to $45 million if earned. Our full thoughts on the contract can be read here. Please credit OTC if using this information.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 27 $1,882,500 $1,882,500 $3,159,843 $0 $0 $0 $5,041,843 2.8%
2019 28 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $9,750,000 5.1%
2020 29 $10,200,000 $5,100,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $14,250,000 7.1%
2021 30 $7,950,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $12,000,000 --
Total $25,732,500 $12,159,843 $3,150,000 $0 $0 $41,041,843
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Career Earnings: $16,145,872
Career APY: $4,036,468
Potential Earnings: $43,145,872
Total Guarantees: $25,321,872
Largest Cash Payment: $13,882,500 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,250,000 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cardinals Drafted Renegotiated 2015 4 $2,992,872 $748,218 $639,372 $2,263,372 75.6% $754,457
Cardinals Extension Active 2018 3 $39,000,000 $13,000,000 $24,682,500 $13,882,500 35.6% $13,882,500
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals 4 $16,145,872 $4,036,468 $7,145,372 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2015 Cardinals $435,000 $159,843 $0 $0 $0 $594,843 0.4% $1,074,372
2016 Cardinals $525,000 $159,843 $0 $24,000 $0 $708,843 0.5% $549,000
2017 Cardinals $615,000 $159,843 $0 $25,000 $0 $799,843 0.5% $640,000
2018 Cardinals $1,882,500 $1,882,500 $3,159,843 $0 $0 $0 $5,041,843 2.8% $13,882,500
2019 Cardinals $5,700,000 $5,700,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $9,750,000 5.1% $6,750,000
2020 Cardinals $10,200,000 $5,100,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $14,250,000 7.1% $11,250,000
2021 Cardinals $7,950,000 $3,000,000 $1,050,000 $0 $0 $12,000,000 -- $9,000,000
Total $27,307,500 $12,639,372 $3,150,000 $49,000 $0 $43,145,372   $43,145,872

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Offense Special AttYardsAvgTD RecYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2015 16 37.5% 24.6%1255814.683645712.7441
2016 16 83.8% 0.2%29312394.2168087911.0453
2017 1 4.1% 0.0%11232.1066711.2021
2018 13 63.7% 0.0%2589403.67504468.9332

Financial Reports

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