Diontae Johnson

Wide Receiver

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $7,616,690 (3.54% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $19,000,000 (8.57% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.49
  • Contract Value: $36,710,000 ($18,355,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 17/303 at WR

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$1,500,000$6,116,690$0$1,500,000$7,616,6903.5%
2023 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
27$8,000,000$5,833,333$2,500,000$0$16,333,3337.0%
2024 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
28$7,000,000$5,833,334$3,000,000$0$15,833,3346.2%
Total$16,500,000$17,783,357$5,500,000$1,500,000$39,783,357

Contract Notes

Diontae Johnson agreed to a two year extension with the Steelers on August 4, 2022. Initial details from Mike Garafolo and Adam Caplan.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$18.4M
$36.7M
202220232024
Cash Due$16,210,000$10,500,000$10,000,000
Running Cash$16,210,000$26,710,000$36,710,000
Career Earnings: $20,702,195
Career APY: $6,900,732
Potential Earnings: $42,702,195
Total Guarantees: $20,133,428
Largest Cash Payment: $19,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $16,333,333 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersDraftedExtended20194$4,280,962$1,070,241$1,133,428$3,202,19574.8%$1,067,398
SteelersExtensionActive20222$36,710,000$18,355,000$19,000,000$17,500,00047.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers3$20,702,195$6,900,732$2,918,8380.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Steelers$495,000$283,357$0$0$778,3570.4%$1,628,428
2020Steelers$689,589$283,357$0$0$972,9460.5%$689,589
2021Steelers$884,178$283,357$0$0$1,167,5350.6%$884,178
2022Steelers$1,500,000$6,116,690$0$1,500,000$7,616,6903.5%$19,000,000
2023Steelers$8,000,000$5,833,333$2,500,000$0$16,333,3337.0%$10,500,000
2024Steelers$7,000,000$5,833,334$3,000,000$0$15,833,3346.2%$10,000,000
Total$18,568,767$18,633,428$5,500,000$1,500,000$42,702,195$42,702,195

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2019160065.5%10.7%44110.305968011.5552
2020151066.8%4.2%3155.008892310.5700
2021161084.1%0.6%55310.60107116110.9800
202230088.4%0.0%000.00211969.3000

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$11,013,000$18,355,000
Injury Adjusted$11,013,000$18,355,000
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.8M $13.1M $17.5M $21.9M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $10,493,000 $6,000,000

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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