Sam Darnold

Quarterback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,874,476
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.41%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,854,895
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.06%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.27
  • Total Contract Value: $30,247,694
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,561,924
  • Position Ranking: 20/112 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $30,247,694
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 221
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 1
  • 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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201821$480,000$5,019,581$0$480,000$5,499,5813.1%
201922$570,000$5,019,581$1,284,895$1,854,895$6,874,4763.7%
202023$660,000$5,019,581$2,569,790$3,229,790$8,249,3714.1%
202124$750,000$5,019,581$3,854,685$4,604,685$9,624,266--
Total$2,460,000$20,078,324$7,709,370$10,169,370$30,247,694
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Career Earnings: $20,558,324
Career APY: $20,558,324
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
JetsDraftedActive20184$30,247,694$7,561,924$30,247,694$20,558,32468.0%$20,558,324
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Jets1$20,558,324$20,558,324$5,499,5810.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Jets$480,000$5,019,581$0$480,000$5,499,5813.1%$20,558,324
2019Jets$570,000$5,019,581$1,284,895$1,854,895$6,874,4763.7%$1,854,895
2020Jets$660,000$5,019,581$2,569,790$3,229,790$8,249,3714.1%$3,229,790
2021Jets$750,000$5,019,581$3,854,685$4,604,685$9,624,266--$4,604,685
Total$2,460,000$20,078,324$7,709,370$10,169,370$30,247,694$30,247,694

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20181380.8%0.0%239/41457.7%286517153077.6441383.1152

Financial Reports

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