Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.12%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $17,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 9.59%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.13
  • Total Contract Value: $51,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/91 at RT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $27,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 6"
  • Weight: 315
  • College: Tennessee
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 1, #19 overall (Dolphins)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Ja'Wuan James signed a four year, $51 million contract with the Broncos on March 12, 2019. James received $27 million in full guarantees and $32 million in injury guarantees. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 league year he will earn a $2 million roster bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201927$5,000,000$3,000,000$0$5,000,000$8,000,0004.3%
202028$10,000,000$3,000,000$0$10,000,000$13,000,0006.5%
2021 📝
March 17: $5 million of base salary becomes fully guaranteed
29$11,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$14,000,000--
2022 📝
March 12: 2022 option deadline
March 17: $2 million roster bonus due
30$11,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$0$16,000,000--
Total$37,000,000$12,000,000$2,000,000$15,000,000$51,000,000
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Career Earnings: $29,769,398
Career APY: $5,953,880
Potential Earnings: $68,769,398
Total Guarantees: $35,428,398
Largest Cash Payment: $17,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $16,000,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedExpired20145$17,769,398$3,553,880$8,428,398$17,769,398100.0%$3,553,880
BroncosUFAActive20194$51,000,000$12,750,000$27,000,000$12,000,00023.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins5$17,769,398$3,553,880$17,769,3980.0%$00.0%
Broncos0$12,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%
0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Dolphins$420,000$1,112,436$0$420,000$1,532,4361.2%$4,869,744
2015Dolphins$803,109$1,112,436$0$803,109$1,915,5451.3%$803,109
2016Dolphins$1,186,218$1,112,436$0$1,186,218$2,298,6541.5%$1,186,218
2017Dolphins$1,569,327$1,112,436$0$1,569,327$2,681,7631.6%$1,569,327
2018Dolphins$9,341,000$0$0$9,341,000$9,341,0005.3%$9,341,000
2019Broncos$5,000,000$3,000,000$0$5,000,000$8,000,0004.3%$17,000,000
2020Broncos$10,000,000$3,000,000$0$10,000,000$13,000,0006.5%$10,000,000
2021Broncos$11,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$14,000,000--$11,000,000
2022Broncos$11,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$0$16,000,000--$13,000,000
Total$50,319,654$16,449,744$2,000,000$28,319,654$68,769,398$68,769,398

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20141694.8%16.6%
2015737.9%5.2%
20161698.6%13.8%
2017846.7%4.8%
20181588.6%11.4%

Financial Reports

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