David Johnson

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $9,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.05%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,750,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.48%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.69
  • Total Contract Value: $39,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $13,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/187 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201827$1,882,500$3,159,843$0$0$1,882,500$5,041,8432.8%
2019 📝
March 15: $5.1 million of 2020 base salary becomes fully guaranteed
28$5,700,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$5,700,000$9,750,0005.2%
2020 📝
March 13: $2.1 million of 2021 base salary becomes fully guaranteed
29$10,200,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$10,200,000$14,250,0007.1%
202130$7,950,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$0$12,000,000--
Total$25,732,500$12,159,843$900,000$2,250,000$17,782,500$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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedRenegotiated20154$2,992,872$748,218$639,372$2,263,37275.6%$754,457
CardinalsExtensionActive20183$39,000,000$13,000,000$24,682,500$13,882,50035.6%$13,882,500
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals4$16,145,872$4,036,468$7,145,3720.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Cardinals$435,000$159,843$0$0$0$0$594,8430.4%$1,074,372
2016Cardinals$525,000$159,843$0$0$24,000$0$708,8430.5%$549,000
2017Cardinals$615,000$159,843$0$0$25,000$0$799,8430.5%$640,000
2018Cardinals$1,882,500$3,159,843$0$0$0$1,882,500$5,041,8432.8%$13,882,500
2019Cardinals$5,700,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$0$5,700,000$9,750,0005.2%$6,750,000
2020Cardinals$10,200,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$0$10,200,000$14,250,0007.1%$11,250,000
2021Cardinals$7,950,000$3,000,000$300,000$750,000$0$0$12,000,000--$9,000,000
Total$27,307,500$12,639,372$900,000$2,250,000$49,000$17,782,500$43,145,372$43,145,872

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
OffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20151637.5%24.6%1255814.683645712.7441
20161683.8%0.2%29312394.2168087911.0453
201714.1%0.0%11232.1066711.2021
20181363.7%0.0%2589403.67504468.9332

Financial Reports

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