Sam Darnold Contract Details, Salary Cap Charges, Bonus Money, and Contract History | Over The Cap

Sam Darnold

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,499,581
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.84%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $20,558,324
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 9.96%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.74
  • Total Contract Value: $30,247,694
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,561,924
  • Position Ranking: 4/57 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $30,247,694
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 221
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 0
  • Entry: 2018 Draft, Round 1, #3 overall (Jets)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2022, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Sam Darnold, the number 3 overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, signed a four year, fully guaranteed contract with the Jets worth $30,247,694 on July 30, 2018. Darnold received a $20,078,324 signing bonus as part of the guarantee. There are are a total of $7.709 million in fully guaranteed roster bonuses that will be earned on the fifth day of the 2019, 2020, and 2021 training camps.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201821$480,000 $480,000$5,019,581$0$0$0$5,499,5813.1%
201922$570,000 $1,854,895$5,019,581$1,284,895$0$0$6,874,4763.6%
202023$660,000 $3,229,790$5,019,581$2,569,790$0$0$8,249,3714.1%
202124$750,000 $4,604,685$5,019,581$3,854,685$0$0$9,624,266--
Total$2,460,000$20,078,324$7,709,370$0$0$30,247,694
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $20,078,324
Years: 0
Career APY: $0
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedActive20184$30,247,694$7,561,924$20,078,32466.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets0$20,078,324$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2018Jets$480,000 $480,000$5,019,581$0$0$0$5,499,5813.1%
2019Jets$570,000 $1,854,895$5,019,581$1,284,895$0$0$6,874,4763.6%
2020Jets$660,000 $3,229,790$5,019,581$2,569,790$0$0$8,249,3714.1%
2021Jets$750,000 $4,604,685$5,019,581$3,854,685$0$0$9,624,266--
Total$2,460,000$20,078,324$7,709,370$0$0$30,247,694 

Statistics (2014-present)

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Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
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