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: 0.71%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.35
  • Total Contract Value: $13,854,482
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,463,621
  • Position Ranking: 11/41 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,854,482
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 221
  • College: Clemson
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201722$465,000 $465,000$2,053,997$0$0$0$2,518,9971.5%
201823$555,000 $1,094,749$2,053,997$539,749$0$0$3,148,7461.8%
201924$862,249 $1,724,498$2,053,997$862,249$0$0$3,778,4952.0%
202025$1,177,124 $2,354,247$2,053,997$1,177,123$0$0$4,408,2442.2%
Total$3,059,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$0$0$13,854,482
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Career Earnings: $8,680,988
Career APY: $8,680,988
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 SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20174$13,854,482$3,463,621$8,680,98862.7%$8,680,988
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans1$8,680,988$8,680,988$2,518,9970.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2017Texans$465,000 $465,000$2,053,997$0$0$0$2,518,9971.5%$8,680,988
2018Texans$555,000 $1,094,749$2,053,997$539,749$0$0$3,148,7461.8%$1,094,749
2019Texans$862,249 $1,724,498$2,053,997$862,249$0$0$3,778,4952.0%$1,724,498
2020Texans$1,177,124 $2,354,247$2,053,997$1,177,123$0$0$4,408,2442.2%$2,354,247
Total$3,059,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$0$0$13,854,482 $13,854,482

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017742.1%0.0%126/20461.8%169919819103.0362697.5231
20186100.0%0.0%140/21764.5%1798972590.8362035.6172

Financial Reports

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