Joey Bosa

Edge Rusher

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $15,000,000 (7.41% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $43,000,000 (18.06% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.87
  • Contract Value: $135,000,000 ($27,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $78,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/208 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202025$1,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000$8,000,000$15,000,0007.4%
202126$13,750,000$7,000,000$0$13,750,000$20,750,00011.3%
2022 📝
March 20: $24 million 2023 salary is fully guaranteed
27$21,250,000$7,000,000$0$21,250,000$28,250,00012.4%
202328$24,000,000$7,000,000$0$0$31,000,00012.9%
2024 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
29$15,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000$0$29,000,00011.3%
2025 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
30$17,000,000$0$8,360,000$0$25,360,000--
Total$92,000,000$35,000,000$22,360,000$43,000,000$149,360,000

Contract Notes

Joey Bosa signed a five year contract extension with the Chargers worth $135 million. All contract details come via a report from Pro Football Talk. Bosa's contract has $78 million fully guaranteed at signing and $102 million in overall guarantees. The full guarantee consists of a $35 million signing bonus, $7 million roster bonus, and Bosa's 2020, 2021, and 2022 base salaries. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year Bosa's $24 million 2023 injury guaranteed salary will vest to a full guarantee. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2024 league year Bosa will earn a $7 million roster bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2025 league year he will earn an $8.36 million roster bonus.
Career Earnings: $60,873,672
Career APY: $15,218,418
Potential Earnings: $175,233,672
Total Guarantees: $103,873,672
Largest Cash Payment: $43,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $31,000,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedRenegotiated20164$25,873,672$6,468,418$25,873,672$25,873,672100.0%$6,468,418
ChargersExtensionActive20205$135,000,000$27,000,000$78,000,000$35,000,00025.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers4$60,873,672$15,218,418$25,873,6720.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Chargers$450,000$4,254,304$0$450,000$4,704,3043.0%$17,467,216
2017Chargers$540,000$4,254,304$1,086,076$1,626,076$5,880,3803.6%$1,626,076
2018Chargers$630,000$4,254,304$2,172,152$2,802,152$7,056,4563.9%$2,802,152
2019Chargers$720,000$4,254,304$3,258,228$3,978,228$8,232,5324.4%$3,978,228
2020Chargers$1,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000$8,000,000$15,000,0007.4%$43,000,000
2021Chargers$13,750,000$7,000,000$0$13,750,000$20,750,00011.3%$13,750,000
2022Chargers$21,250,000$7,000,000$0$21,250,000$28,250,00012.4%$21,250,000
2023Chargers$24,000,000$7,000,000$0$0$31,000,00012.9%$24,000,000
2024Chargers$15,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000$0$29,000,00011.3%$22,000,000
2025Chargers$17,000,000$0$8,360,000$0$25,360,000--$25,360,000
Total$94,340,000$52,017,216$28,876,456$51,856,456$175,233,672$175,233,672

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016120352.6%2.6%291210.571.517210000000
2017160081.2%0.5%521311.56010191004000
201879030.5%0.0%1855.542.5790000100
2019160086.0%2.9%481911.578.518300001000
202060070.8%1.6%1334.5317110000000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $4.2M $8.4M $12.7M $16.9M $21.1M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $6,178,000 $7,500,000

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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