Deshaun Watson

Quarterback

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,408,244 (2.02% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,354,247 (1.05% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.53
  • Contract Value: $13,854,482 ($3,463,621 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $13,854,482
  • Contract Ranking: 39/125 at QB

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2017)
(📝: 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$3,148,7461.6%
201924$862,249$2,053,997$862,249$1,724,498$3,778,4951.8%
202025$1,177,124$2,053,997$1,177,123$2,354,247$4,408,2442.0%
202126$17,540,000$0$0$0$17,540,0008.2%
Total$20,599,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$5,638,494$31,394,482

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.
Career Earnings: $11,500,235
Career APY: $3,833,412
Potential Earnings: $31,394,482
Total Guarantees: $13,854,482
Largest Cash Payment: $17,540,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $17,540,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
TexansDraftedActive20174$13,854,482$3,463,621$13,854,482$11,500,23583.0%$3,833,412
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Texans3$11,500,235$3,833,412$9,446,2380.0%$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$3,148,7461.6%$1,094,749
2019Texans$862,249$2,053,997$862,249$1,724,498$3,778,4951.8%$1,724,498
2020Texans$1,177,124$2,053,997$1,177,123$2,354,247$4,408,2442.0%$2,354,247
2021Texans$17,540,000$0$0$0$17,540,0008.2%$17,540,000
Total$20,599,373$8,215,988$2,579,121$5,638,494$31,394,482$31,394,482

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201778142.1%0.0%126/20461.8%169919819103.0362697.5231
2018160099.9%0.0%345/50568.3%416526962103.1995515.6593
2019150093.7%0.0%333/49567.3%385226124498.0824135.07103

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$24,011,000$3,463,621
Injury Adjusted$24,011,000$3,463,621
test
OTC Valuation $4.9M $9.7M $14.6M $19.5M $24.4M APY $5.8M $11.7M $17.5M $23.3M $29.2M $20,316,000 $25,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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