John Johnson

Safety

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $3,650,000 (1.73% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $13,250,000 (6.08% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.63
  • Contract Value: $33,750,000 ($11,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 10/192 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$1,250,000$2,400,000$0$1,250,000$3,650,0001.7%
2022 📝
March 31: Option date
27$4,000,000$3,750,000$0$0$7,750,0003.5%
2023 📝
March 19: Roster bonus due
28$8,750,000$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$13,500,0006.0%
2024 📝
February 10: Contract voids
29Void$3,750,000VoidVoid$8,850,0003.5%
202530Void$3,750,000VoidVoid$0--
202631Void$1,350,000VoidVoid$0--
Total$14,000,000$18,750,000$1,000,000$1,250,000$33,750,000

Contract Notes

John Johnson signed a three year, $33.75 million contract with the Browns on March 15, 2021. Johnson received $24 million in guarantees of which $20 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Johnson has a guarantee on his 2021 base salary and he received a $12 million signing bonus. In 2022 Johnson will earn a protected option bonus worth $6.75 million. His 2022 salary is injury guaranteed and will be fully guaranteed on the third day of the 2022 league year. On the 3rd day of the 2023 league year he can earn a $1 million roster bonus. The Browns used three void years for cap purposes in the contract.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$11.3M
$22.5M
$33.8M
202120222023
Cash Due$13,250,000$10,750,000$9,750,000
Running Cash$13,250,000$24,000,000$33,750,000
Career Earnings: $16,616,913
Career APY: $4,154,228
Potential Earnings: $38,366,913
Total Guarantees: $20,757,752
Largest Cash Payment: $13,250,000 (2021)
Largest Cap Number: $13,500,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RamsDraftedExpired20174$3,259,490$814,873$757,752$4,616,913141.6%$1,154,228
BrownsUFAActive20213$33,750,000$11,250,000$20,000,000$12,000,00035.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Rams4$4,616,913$1,154,228$4,616,9130.0%$00.0%
Browns0$12,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Rams$465,000$189,438$0$0$654,4380.4%$1,222,752
2018Rams$583,385$189,438$0$0$772,8230.4%$583,385
2019Rams$677,776$189,438$0$0$867,2140.5%$677,776
2020Rams$2,133,000$189,438$0$0$2,322,4381.1%$2,133,000
2021Browns$1,250,000$2,400,000$0$1,250,000$3,650,0001.7%$13,250,000
2022Browns$4,000,000$3,750,000$0$0$7,750,0003.5%$10,750,000
2023Browns$8,750,000$3,750,000$1,000,000$0$13,500,0006.0%$9,750,000
2024Browns$0$3,750,000$0$0$8,850,0003.5%$0
2025Browns$0$3,750,000$0$0$0--$0
2026Browns$0$1,350,000$0$0$0--$0
Total$17,859,161$19,507,752$1,000,000$1,250,000$38,366,913$38,366,913

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160066.6%35.4%52180010111690000
2018160095.2%7.4%82370032114461000
2019610035.9%4.0%242700202200000
2020150093.9%16.4%733200208100000
2021120093.6%27.3%301600114301000

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$4,657,000$11,250,000
Injury Adjusted$4,657,000$11,250,000
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OTC Valuation $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.6M $13.3M APY $2.9M $5.8M $8.8M $11.7M $14.6M $4,777,000 $3,000,000

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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