Deshaun Watson

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,148,746
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.64%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $1,094,749
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 0.72%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.35
  • Total Contract Value: $13,854,482
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,463,621
  • Position Ranking: 4/29 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 22 $465,000 $465,000 $2,053,997 $0 $0 $0 $2,518,997 1.5%
2018 23 $555,000 $1,094,749 $2,053,997 $539,749 $0 $0 $3,148,746 1.8%
2019 24 $862,249 $1,724,498 $2,053,997 $862,249 $0 $0 $3,778,495 2.0%
2020 25 $1,177,124 $2,354,247 $2,053,997 $1,177,123 $0 $0 $4,408,244 2.2%
Total $3,059,373 $8,215,988 $2,579,121 $0 $0 $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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Texans Drafted Active 2017 4 $13,854,482 $3,463,621 $13,854,482 $9,775,737 70.6% $4,887,869
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Texans 2 $9,775,737 $4,887,869 $5,667,743 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 Texans $465,000 $465,000 $2,053,997 $0 $0 $0 $2,518,997 1.5% $8,680,988
2018 Texans $555,000 $1,094,749 $2,053,997 $539,749 $0 $0 $3,148,746 1.8% $1,094,749
2019 Texans $862,249 $1,724,498 $2,053,997 $862,249 $0 $0 $3,778,495 2.0% $1,724,498
2020 Texans $1,177,124 $2,354,247 $2,053,997 $1,177,123 $0 $0 $4,408,244 2.2% $2,354,247
Total $3,059,373 $8,215,988 $2,579,121 $0 $0 $13,854,482   $13,854,482

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Passing Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special Comp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRating AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2017 7 42.1% 0.0%126/20461.8%169919819103.0362697.5231
2018 16 99.9% 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