Jason Witten

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.12%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.36%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $4,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 22/159 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 261
  • College: Tennessee
  • Accrued Seasons: 15
  • Entry: 2003 Draft, Round 3, #69 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Jason Witten signed a one year, $4.25 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys on March 6, 2019. None of the contract is guaranteed. Witten can earn up to $1.25 million in roster bonuses for being on the 53 man roster and $1 million in roster bonuses for being active on game day. Another $750,000 in incentives can increase the value of the contract to a max of $5 million if earned.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201937$2,000,000$2,250,000$4,250,0002.3%
Total$2,000,000$2,250,000$4,250,000
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Career Earnings: $67,753,000
Career APY: $4,516,867
Potential Earnings: $72,003,000
Total Guarantees: $26,202,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,032,000 (2011)
Largest Cap Hit: $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
CowboysSFAActive20191$4,250,000$4,250,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys15$67,753,000$4,516,867$67,753,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2003Cowboys$225,000$167,500$0$0$0$392,5000.5%$895,000
2004Cowboys$305,000$167,500$0$0$0$472,5000.6%$305,000
2005Cowboys$380,000$167,500$0$0$0$547,5000.6%$380,000
2006Cowboys$500,000$1,367,500$0$0$0$1,867,5001.8%$6,500,000
2007Cowboys$595,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$2,795,0002.6%$6,595,000
2008Cowboys$1,905,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$4,105,0003.5%$1,905,000
2009Cowboys$2,500,000$2,200,000$0$0$0$4,700,0003.8%$2,500,000
2010Cowboys$2,641,000$2,200,000$500,000$0$0$5,341,000--$3,141,000
2011Cowboys$1,032,000$3,500,000$500,000$0$1,032,000$5,032,0004.2%$14,032,000
2012Cowboys$2,000,000$3,500,000$0$0$1,968,000$5,500,0004.6%$2,000,000
2013Cowboys$940,000$3,412,000$0$0$0$4,352,0003.5%$5,500,000
2014Cowboys$5,000,000$3,412,000$0$0$0$8,412,0006.3%$5,000,000
2015Cowboys$1,500,000$4,612,000$0$0$0$6,112,0004.3%$5,100,000
2016Cowboys$1,000,000$4,862,000$0$0$0$5,862,0003.8%$6,500,000
2017Cowboys$7,400,000$4,862,000$0$0$0$12,262,0007.3%$7,400,000
2019Cowboys$2,000,000$0$0$2,250,000$0$4,250,0002.3%$4,250,000
Total$29,923,000$38,830,000$1,000,000$2,250,000$3,000,000$72,003,000$72,003,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111699.2%0.0%7994211.95000.0010
20121698.1%15.2%11010399.43000.0000
20131698.7%16.6%7385111.78000.0000
20141699.0%19.7%6470311.05000.0000
20151699.2%13.3%777139.33000.0011
20161696.0%19.1%696739.83000.0011
20171698.3%16.7%615438.95000.0011
2019166.2%23.1%3155.01000.0000

Financial Reports

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