Josh McCown

Quarterback Age: 35 Exp: 13 Years
College: Sam Houston State
  • Current Contract

    Josh McCown signed a 3 year, $14,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $6,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,666,667. In 2015, McCown will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and a roster bonus of $1,000,000. McCown has a cap hit of $3,916,666 while his dead money value is $6,250,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $4,666,667
    Guaranteed $6,250,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year $2,250,000 $666,666 $1,000,000 $3,916,666 $6,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year $4,375,000 $666,666 - $5,041,666 $2,333,334
    2017 Contract details by year $3,625,000 $666,667 $750,000 $5,041,667 $666,667
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $6.25M guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2015 Base + 2015 roster bonus +  $1M of 2016 base
    • Incentives: $6 million
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Guaranteed $4,750,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 $3,750,000 $1,000,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
    2015 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000 -
    2016 Free agent year UFA  
    • Annual $1M Playing time incentives
    • $3M playoff incentives
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $483,000 - - - - - $708,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - - - - - $300,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $1,430,000 - - - - - - $1,430,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - $4,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $2,500,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,950,000 - - $50,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $810,000 - - - - - - $810,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 $25,000 - $25,000 - - - $875,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 $25,000 - - - - - $865,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,750,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $16,260,000 $5,033,000 $1,000,000 $125,000 - - - $22,418,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Josh McCown ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($3,916,666) Rank
    NFL: #329
    AFC: #0
    AFC North: #0
    Cleveland Browns: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Total Cash ($5,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #199
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($4,666,667) Rank
    NFL: #272
    Quarterback: #0