Russell Wilson

Quarterback

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2029 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $17,000,000 (7.73% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $57,000,000 (25.20% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.35
  • Contract Value: $245,000,000 ($49,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $124,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 2/105 at QB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202234$2,000,000$10,000,000$5,000,000$7,000,000$17,000,0007.7%
202335$8,000,000$14,000,000$0$8,000,000$22,000,0009.2%
2024 📝
March 21: 2025 salary is guaranteed
36$17,000,000$18,400,000$0$17,000,000$35,400,00013.8%
2025 📝
March 21: $4 million guaranteed
37$37,000,000$18,400,000$0$0$55,400,000--
202638$40,000,000$18,400,000$0$0$58,400,000--
202739$45,000,000$8,400,000$0$0$53,400,000--
202840$50,000,000$4,400,000$0$0$54,400,000--
Total$199,000,000$92,000,000$5,000,000$32,000,000$296,000,000

Contract Notes

Russell Wilson signed a five year contract extension worth $245 million with the Broncos. $165 million is guaranteed including $124 million at signing. Wilson's 2022, 2023, and 2024 salaries are all guaranteed. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2024 league year his 2025 salary will be guaranteed. The contract breakdown comes from Mike Klis.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$49M
$98M
$147M
$196M
$245M
2022202320242025202620272028
Cash Due$33,000,000$1,000,000$39,000,000$37,000,000$40,000,000$45,000,000$50,000,000
Running Cash$33,000,000$34,000,000$73,000,000$110,000,000$150,000,000$195,000,000$245,000,000
Career Earnings: $231,340,123
Career APY: $23,134,012
Potential Earnings: $477,340,123
Total Guarantees: $296,319,472
Largest Cash Payment: $70,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $58,400,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20124$2,996,774$749,194$619,472$2,198,12373.3%$732,708
SeahawksExtensionExtended20154$87,600,000$21,900,000$31,700,000$72,142,00082.4%$18,035,500
BroncosExtensionExtended20194$140,000,000$35,000,000$70,000,000$00.0%$0
SeahawksExtensionTraded20194$140,000,000$35,000,000$70,000,000$107,000,00076.4%$35,666,667
BroncosExtensionActive20225$245,000,000$49,000,000$124,000,000$50,000,00020.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks10$181,340,123$18,134,012$155,340,1230.0%$26,000,0000.0%
Broncos0$50,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Seahawks$390,000$154,868$0$0$544,8680.5%$1,009,472
2013Seahawks$526,217$154,868$0$0$681,0850.5%$526,217
2014Seahawks$662,434$154,868$0$0$817,3020.6%$662,434
2015Seahawks$700,000$6,354,868$0$700,000$7,054,8684.7%$31,700,000
2016Seahawks$12,342,000$6,200,000$0$12,342,000$18,542,00012.0%$12,342,000
2017Seahawks$775,000$8,286,764$0$6,340,000$14,626,4708.6%$12,600,000
2018Seahawks$15,500,000$8,286,764$0$4,900,000$23,786,76413.4%$15,500,000
2019Seahawks$5,000,000$21,286,766$0$5,000,000$26,286,76613.8%$70,000,000
2020Seahawks$18,000,000$13,000,000$0$18,000,000$31,000,00015.5%$18,000,000
2021Seahawks$19,000,000$13,000,000$0$19,000,000$32,000,00017.5%$19,000,000
2022Broncos$2,000,000$10,000,000$5,000,000$7,000,000$17,000,0007.7%$57,000,000
2023Broncos$8,000,000$14,000,000$0$8,000,000$22,000,0009.2%$28,000,000
2024Broncos$17,000,000$18,400,000$0$17,000,000$35,400,00013.8%$39,000,000
2025Broncos$37,000,000$18,400,000$0$0$55,400,000--$37,000,000
2026Broncos$40,000,000$18,400,000$0$0$58,400,000--$40,000,000
2027Broncos$45,000,000$8,400,000$0$0$53,400,000--$45,000,000
2028Broncos$50,000,000$4,400,000$0$0$54,400,000--$50,000,000
Total$271,895,651$168,879,766$5,000,000$98,282,000$451,340,123$477,340,123
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2022$26,000,000$0
Total$26,000,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201216----96.4%0.0%252/39364.1%3118261033100.0944895.2463
2013160096.1%0.0%257/40763.1%335726944101.2965395.61105
2014160099.7%0.0%285/45263.1%34752074295.01188497.26110
2015160097.2%0.0%329/48368.1%402434845110.11035535.4173
2016160095.2%0.0%353/54664.7%421921114192.6722593.6182
2017160099.5%0.0%321/52461.3%376232114094.7905506.13123
20181600100.0%0.0%280/42765.6%344835751110.9673765.60102
20191600100.0%0.0%341/51666.1%411031548106.3753424.6372
2020160098.3%0.0%384/55868.8%4212401347105.1835136.2200
2021140079.5%0.0%259/40064.8%311325633103.1431834.3200
2022100189.3%0.0%198/33658.9%2369853582.3351373.9100

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$23,257,000$49,000,000
Injury Adjusted$23,257,000$49,000,000
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OTC Valuation $8M $16.1M $24.1M $32.2M $40.2M APY $8.4M $16.8M $25.1M $33.5M $41.9M $27,889,000 $14,000,000

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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