Josh Allen

Quarterback

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2029 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $10,202,337 (5.43% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $20,000,000 (9.11% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.96
  • Contract Value: $258,000,000 ($43,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $100,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/107 at QB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$920,000$6,663,742$2,618,595$0$3,538,595$10,202,3375.4%
2022 📝
March 21: $10M of 2024 base salary is guaranteed
26$4,100,000$11,772,281$0$500,000$4,100,000$16,372,2817.7%
2023 📝
March 21: $13.5M of 2024 base salary is guaranteed; $16.5M of 2025 roster bonus is guaranteed
27$27,500,000$11,772,281$0$500,000$27,500,000$39,772,28117.7%
2024 📝
March 21: $14M of 2025 base salary is guaranteed; $8.5M of 2025 Roster bonus is guaranteed
28$23,500,000$11,772,281$6,000,000$500,000$6,000,000$41,772,28116.3%
2025 📝
March 21: $15M 2026 roster bonus guaranteed
29$14,000,000$11,772,281$25,000,000$500,000$0$51,272,281--
2026 📝
March 21: $22.5 million base salary is guaranteed; $14 million of 2027 salary is guaranteed; $25 million 2027 roster bonus guaranteed
30$22,500,000$11,772,281$15,000,000$1,000,000$0$46,980,000--
202731$14,000,000$0$25,000,000$1,000,000$0$40,000,000--
2028 📝
March 21: $15.5 million salary is guaranteed; Roster bonus due
32$15,554,595$0$25,000,000$1,000,000$0$41,554,595--
Total$122,074,595$65,525,147$98,618,595$5,000,000$41,138,595$287,926,056

Contract Notes

Josh Allen signed a $258M, six year extension with the Bills on August 6, 2021. The contract has $150 million guaranteed for injury with $100 million fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee consists of Allen's 2021, 2022, and 2023 base salaries, a $6 million roster bonus due in 2024, a $16.46 million signing bonus, and a 2022 option bonus worth $42.4 million. If Allen is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 league year, $10 million of his 2023 salary will be fully guaranteed. If Allen is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2023 league year, $13.5 million of his 2024 salary is fully guaranteed and $16.5 million of a 2025 roster bonus is fully guaranteed. On the 5th day of the 2024 league year, Allen will earn a full guarantee on the entire 2025 roster bonus and his 2025 salary worth $14 million. The 2025 salary is not injury guaranteed. On the 5th day of the 2025 league year Allen will earn a full guarantee on his $15 million 2026 roster bonus which was not guaranteed at signing.  On the 5th day of the 2026 league year Allen earns a guarantee of non guaranteed totals of $22.5 million for his 2026 salary, $14 million of his 2027 salary and a $25 million roster bonus in 2027. On the 5th day of the league year in 2028 Allen's 2028 salary will be guaranteed and he will earn a $25 million roster bonus. Another $30 million in incentives can increase the contract value to $288 million.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$43M
$86M
$129M
$172M
$215M
$258M
Old Money20212022202320242025202620272028
Cash Due$90,000$16,461,405$23,894,000$28,000,000$30,000,000$39,500,000$38,500,000$40,000,000$41,554,595
Running Cash$16,551,405$40,445,405$68,445,405$98,445,405$137,945,405$176,445,405$216,445,405$258,000,000
Career Earnings: $34,365,844
Career APY: $11,455,281
Potential Earnings: $302,459,034
Total Guarantees: $121,183,034
Largest Cash Payment: $47,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $51,272,281 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedExtended20184$21,183,034$5,295,759$21,183,034$17,904,43984.5%$5,968,146
BillsExtensionActive20216$258,000,000$43,000,000$100,000,000$16,461,4056.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills3$34,365,844$11,455,281$14,532,9780.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Bills$480,000$3,371,461$0$0$480,000$3,851,4612.0%$13,965,844
2019Bills$570,000$3,371,461$872,865$0$1,442,865$4,814,3262.4%$1,442,865
2020Bills$750,000$3,371,461$1,745,730$0$2,405,730$5,867,1912.7%$2,495,730
2021Bills$920,000$6,663,742$2,618,595$0$3,538,595$10,202,3375.4%$20,000,000
2022Bills$4,100,000$11,772,281$0$500,000$4,100,000$16,372,2817.7%$47,000,000
2023Bills$27,500,000$11,772,281$0$500,000$27,500,000$39,772,28117.7%$28,000,000
2024Bills$23,500,000$11,772,281$6,000,000$500,000$6,000,000$41,772,28116.3%$30,000,000
2025Bills$14,000,000$11,772,281$25,000,000$500,000$0$51,272,281--$39,500,000
2026Bills$22,500,000$11,772,281$15,000,000$1,000,000$0$46,980,000--$38,500,000
2027Bills$14,000,000$0$25,000,000$1,000,000$0$40,000,000--$40,000,000
2028Bills$15,554,595$0$25,000,000$1,000,000$0$41,554,595--$41,554,595
Total$123,874,595$75,639,530$101,237,190$5,000,000$45,467,190$302,459,034$302,459,034

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018124067.9%0.0%169/32052.8%207410122867.9896317.1882
2019160092.6%0.0%271/46158.8%30892093885.31095104.79144
2020160095.1%0.0%396/57269.2%4544371026107.21024214.1800
202160095.6%0.0%114/18362.3%13701225102.5351885.4200

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$35,709,000$43,000,000
Injury Adjusted$35,709,000$43,000,000
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OTC Valuation $6.3M $12.7M $19.0M $25.4M $31.7M APY $7.5M $15.0M $22.5M $30.0M $37.5M $26,914,000 $11,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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