Deshaun Watson

Quarterback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,778,495
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.79%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,724,498
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.88%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.46
  • Total Contract Value: $13,854,482
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,463,621
  • Position Ranking: 38/124 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,854,482
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 221
  • College: Clemson
  • Accrued Seasons: 2
  • Entry: 2017 Draft, Round 1, #12 overall (Texans)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2021, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Deshaun Watson signed a 4 year contract worth $13,854,482 with the Texans on May 12, 2017. Watson received a guarantee worth $13,854,482 including a $8,215,988 signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201722$465,000$2,053,997$0$465,000$2,518,9971.5%
201823$555,000$2,053,997$539,749$1,094,749$3,148,7461.8%
2019 📝
July 3: $862,249 roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
24$862,249$2,053,997$862,249$1,724,498$3,778,4952.0%
2020 📝
July 3: $1,177,123 roster bonus due 5th day of training camp
25$1,177,124$2,053,997$1,177,123$2,354,247$4,408,2442.2%
Total$3,059,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$5,638,494$13,854,482
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Career Earnings: $9,775,737
Career APY: $4,887,869
Potential Earnings: $13,854,482
Total Guarantees: $13,854,482
Largest Cash Payment: $8,680,988 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,408,244 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20174$13,854,482$3,463,621$13,854,482$9,775,73770.6%$4,887,869
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans2$9,775,737$4,887,869$5,667,7430.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Texans$465,000$2,053,997$0$465,000$2,518,9971.5%$8,680,988
2018Texans$555,000$2,053,997$539,749$1,094,749$3,148,7461.8%$1,094,749
2019Texans$862,249$2,053,997$862,249$1,724,498$3,778,4952.0%$1,724,498
2020Texans$1,177,124$2,053,997$1,177,123$2,354,247$4,408,2442.2%$2,354,247
Total$3,059,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$5,638,494$13,854,482$13,854,482

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017742.1%0.0%126/20461.8%169919819103.0362697.5231
20181699.9%0.0%345/50568.3%416526962103.1995515.6593

Financial Reports

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