Lamar Jackson

Quarterback

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2028 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $32,400,000 (12.81% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $32,500,000 (12.67% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $260,000,000 ($52,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $135,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 5/121 at QB

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
SigningOption
202326$7,500,000$14,650,000$0$0$7,500,000$22,150,0009.9%
2024 📝
March 18: $21M of 2025 salary is guaranteed
27$14,250,000$14,650,000$3,500,000$750,000$14,250,000$32,400,00012.8%
2025 📝
March 19: $29M of 2026 salary is guaranteed
28$20,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$21,000,000$43,650,00016.8%
202629$51,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$0$74,650,00026.3%
202730$51,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$0$74,650,00023.8%
2028 📝
March 15: Contract voids
31Void$0$8,000,000VoidVoid$12,500,000--
202932Void$0$4,500,000VoidVoid$0--
Total$144,500,000$73,250,000$40,000,000$3,000,000$42,750,000$260,000,000

Contract Notes

Lamar Jackson signed a five year, $260 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens on May 4, 2023. $185 million is guaranteed of which $135 million is fully guaranteed at signing. Most of the contract details come from PFT and we are assuming two void years for salary cap purposes based on a report by Jamison Hensley on the salary cap charges. Jackson's 2023 and 2024 salaries are fully guaranteed and he will receive a $72.5 million signing bonus.  There is a guaranteed option in 2024 worth $17.5 million and another option due in 2025 worth $22.5 million. If Jackson is on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year he will have his 2025 base salary of $20.25 million and a $750,000 roster bonus become guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2025 league year $29 million of Jackson's 2026 salary will be fully guaranteed. There are $750,000 roster bonuses due on the 5th day of the 2026 and 2027 league year. Jackson has a no trade clause as part of his contract and he can not be designated a franchise or transition player at the end of this contract.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$52M
$104M
$156M
$208M
$260M
20232024202520262027
Cash Due$80,000,000$32,500,000$43,500,000$52,000,000$52,000,000
Running Cash$80,000,000$112,500,000$156,000,000$208,000,000$260,000,000
Career Earnings: $112,487,652
Career APY: $18,747,942
Potential Earnings: $292,487,652
Total Guarantees: $143,055,062
Largest Cash Payment: $80,000,000 (2023)
Largest Cap Number: $74,650,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RavensDraftedExpired20184$9,471,652$2,367,913$8,055,062$32,487,652343.0%$6,497,530
RavensFranchiseRenegotiated20231$32,416,000$32,416,000$0$00.0%$0
RavensFranchiseActive20235$260,000,000$52,000,000$135,000,000$80,000,00030.8%$80,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Ravens6$112,487,652$18,747,942$54,637,6520.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusOption BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Ravens$480,000$1,242,118$0$0$480,000$1,722,1181.0%$5,448,472
2019Ravens$910,530$1,242,118$0$0$910,530$2,152,6481.1%$910,530
2020Ravens$1,341,060$1,242,118$0$0$1,341,060$2,583,1781.3%$1,341,060
2021Ravens$1,771,590$1,242,118$0$0$1,771,590$3,013,7081.7%$1,771,590
2022Ravens$23,016,000$0$0$0$23,016,000$23,016,00011.2%$23,016,000
2023Ravens$7,500,000$14,650,000$0$0$7,500,000$22,150,0009.9%$80,000,000
2024Ravens$14,250,000$14,650,000$3,500,000$750,000$14,250,000$32,400,00012.8%$32,500,000
2025Ravens$20,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$21,000,000$43,650,00016.8%$43,500,000
2026Ravens$51,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$0$74,650,00026.3%$52,000,000
2027Ravens$51,250,000$14,650,000$8,000,000$750,000$0$74,650,00023.8%$52,000,000
2028Ravens$99,999,999$0$8,000,000$0$0$12,500,000--$0
2029Ravens$99,999,999$0$4,500,000$0$0$0--$0
Total$372,019,178$78,218,472$40,000,000$3,000,000$70,269,180$292,487,652$292,487,652

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2018160049.2%0.0%99/17058.2%1201631684.51476954.75124
2019150187.7%0.2%265/40166.1%312736623113.317612066.9792
2020150089.3%0.0%242/37664.4%27572692999.315910056.3700
2021125065.2%0.0%246/38264.4%288216133887.01337675.8200
2022123266.4%0.0%203/32662.3%22421772691.11127646.8300
2023161092.4%0.0%307/45767.2%367824737102.71488215.5500

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$39,424,000$52,000,000
Injury Adjusted$41,685,531$48,750,000
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OTC Valuation $7.2M $14.4M $21.6M $28.8M $36M APY $9.2M $18.3M $27.5M $36.7M $45.8M $25,867,000 $37,500,000

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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