Justin Watson

Wide Receiver

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $895,000 (0.43% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,035,000 (0.50% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.16
  • Contract Value: $1,035,000 ($1,035,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 151/307 at WR

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202226$1,035,000$895,0000.4%
Total$1,035,000$895,000

Contract Notes

Justin Watson signed a four year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $2,761,736 on May 9, 2018. Watson received a $301,736 signing bonus. Watson was the 144th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
2022
Cash Due$1,035,000
Running Cash$1,035,000
Career Earnings: $3,021,736
Career APY: $755,434
Potential Earnings: $4,056,736
Total Guarantees: $301,736
Largest Cash Payment: $1,035,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $995,434 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedTerminated20184$2,761,736$690,434$301,736$3,021,736109.4%$755,434
BuccaneersPracticeExpired20211$252,000$252,000$0$00.0%$0
ChiefsSFAActive20221$1,035,000$1,035,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers5$3,021,736$604,347$3,021,7360.0%$00.0%
Chiefs0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Buccaneers$480,000$75,434$555,4340.3%$781,736
2019Buccaneers$570,000$75,434$645,4340.3%$570,000
2020Buccaneers$750,000$75,434$825,4340.4%$750,000
2021Buccaneers$252,000$0$00.0%$0
2022Chiefs$1,035,000$0$895,0000.4%$1,035,000
Total$4,007,000$301,736$3,916,736$4,056,736

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201812046.5%42.5%000.00155.0000
2019160020.0%56.3%000.001515910.6200
2020112314.8%37.7%000.0079413.4000
20211020.0%4.0%000.00000.0000
202220023.6%32.2%000.0025025.0100

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$2,453,000$1,035,000
Injury Adjusted$2,453,000$1,035,000
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.8M $13.1M $17.5M $21.9M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $10,493,000 $6,000,000

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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