Jason Witten

Tight End

Age: 38
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 16
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $4,750,000 (2.16% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,000,000 (1.81% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.84
  • Contract Value: $4,000,000 ($4,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 24/168 at TE

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202038$3,500,000$500,000$750,000$3,500,000$4,750,0002.2%
Total$3,500,000$500,000$750,000$3,500,000$4,750,000

Contract Notes

Jason Witten signed a one year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders on March 22, 2020.  Contract is worth $4 million with $3.5 million guaranteed (via salary guarantee).  Witten can earn up to $500,000 ($31,250 per game active) in roster bonuses.
Career Earnings: $72,003,000
Career APY: $4,500,188
Potential Earnings: $76,003,000
Total Guarantees: $29,702,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,032,000 (2011)
Largest Cap Number: $12,262,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20034$3,153,000$788,250$670,000$1,580,00050.1%$526,667
CowboysExtensionRenegotiated20066$27,600,000$4,600,000$12,000,000$20,641,00074.8%$4,128,200
CowboysExtensionRenegotiated20115$37,000,000$7,400,000$13,532,000$38,132,000103.1%$6,355,333
CowboysExtensionTerminated20174$26,000,000$6,500,000$0$7,400,00028.5%$7,400,000
CowboysSFAExpired20191$4,250,000$4,250,000$0$4,250,000100.0%$4,250,000
RaidersUFAActive20201$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,500,000$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys16$72,003,000$4,500,188$72,003,0000.0%$00.0%
Raiders0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2003Cowboys$225,000$167,500$0$0$0$0$392,5000.5%$895,000
2004Cowboys$305,000$167,500$0$0$0$0$472,5000.6%$305,000
2005Cowboys$380,000$167,500$0$0$0$0$547,5000.6%$380,000
2006Cowboys$500,000$1,367,500$0$0$0$0$1,867,5001.8%$6,500,000
2007Cowboys$595,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$2,795,0002.6%$6,595,000
2008Cowboys$1,905,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$4,105,0003.5%$1,905,000
2009Cowboys$2,500,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$4,700,0003.8%$2,500,000
2010Cowboys$2,641,000$2,200,000$500,000$0$0$0$5,341,000--$3,141,000
2011Cowboys$1,032,000$3,500,000$500,000$0$0$1,032,000$5,032,0004.2%$14,032,000
2012Cowboys$2,000,000$3,500,000$0$0$0$1,968,000$5,500,0004.6%$2,000,000
2013Cowboys$940,000$3,412,000$0$0$0$0$4,352,0003.7%$5,500,000
2014Cowboys$5,000,000$3,412,000$0$0$0$0$8,412,0006.3%$5,000,000
2015Cowboys$1,500,000$4,612,000$0$0$0$0$6,112,0004.1%$5,100,000
2016Cowboys$1,000,000$4,862,000$0$0$0$0$5,862,0003.7%$6,500,000
2017Cowboys$7,400,000$4,862,000$0$0$0$0$12,262,0007.3%$7,400,000
2019Cowboys$2,000,000$0$0$2,250,000$0$0$4,250,0002.1%$4,250,000
2020Raiders$3,500,000$0$0$500,000$750,000$3,500,000$4,750,0002.2%$4,000,000
Total$33,423,000$38,830,000$1,000,000$2,750,000$750,000$6,500,000$76,753,000$76,003,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----99.2%0.0%000.007994211.9510
201216----98.1%15.2%000.0011010399.4300
2013160098.7%16.6%000.007385111.7800
2014160099.0%19.7%000.006470311.0500
2015160099.2%13.3%000.00777139.3311
2016160096.0%19.1%000.00696739.8311
2017160098.3%16.7%000.00615438.9511
2019160075.4%20.5%000.00635298.4411
202020037.8%23.2%000.00252.5000

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$2,611,000$4,000,000
Injury Adjusted$2,611,000$4,000,000
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OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.3M $6.5M $8.6M $10.8M APY $2.5M $5.0M $7.5M $10.0M $12.5M $8,613,000 $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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