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: 11.81%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.74
  • Total Contract Value: $30,247,694
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,561,924
  • Position Ranking: 3/39 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 21 $480,000 $480,000 $5,019,581 $0 $0 $0 $5,499,581 3.1%
2019 22 $570,000 $1,854,895 $5,019,581 $1,284,895 $0 $0 $6,874,476 3.6%
2020 23 $660,000 $3,229,790 $5,019,581 $2,569,790 $0 $0 $8,249,371 4.1%
2021 24 $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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Career Earnings: $20,078,324
Career APY: $0
Potential Earnings: $30,247,694
Total Guarantees: $30,247,694
Largest Cash Payment: $20,558,324 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,624,266 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Jets Drafted Active 2018 4 $30,247,694 $7,561,924 $30,247,694 $20,078,324 66.4% $0
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Jets 0 $20,078,324 $0 $0 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 Jets $480,000 $480,000 $5,019,581 $0 $0 $0 $5,499,581 3.1% $20,558,324
2019 Jets $570,000 $1,854,895 $5,019,581 $1,284,895 $0 $0 $6,874,476 3.6% $1,854,895
2020 Jets $660,000 $3,229,790 $5,019,581 $2,569,790 $0 $0 $8,249,371 4.1% $3,229,790
2021 Jets $750,000 $4,604,685 $5,019,581 $3,854,685 $0 $0 $9,624,266 -- $4,604,685
Total $2,460,000 $20,078,324 $7,709,370 $0 $0 $30,247,694   $30,247,694

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Passing Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special Comp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRating AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2018 11 78.3% 0.0%199/35156.7%235714152472.8401062.7141

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average