Embed This Jason Witten

Tight End Age: 35 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#69 overall), 2003 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)



  • Current Contract

    Jason Witten signed a 4 year, $29,600,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including an average annual salary of $7,400,000. In 2017, Witten will earn a base salary of $7,400,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,262,000 and a dead cap value of $12,262,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $29,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,400,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $7,400,000 - $4,862,000 $12,262,000 $12,262,000 $7,400,000($7,400,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $12,262,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,862,0002017 Cap Savings: $7,400,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $12,262,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,862,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $7,400,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $5,750,000 $750,000 - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000($13,900,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: -2019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000($20,400,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: -2019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: -2019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: -2020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: -2020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2020 Contract details by year 38 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000($26,900,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: -2020 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: -2020 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: -2021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: -2021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 39 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000($33,400,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: -2021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: -2021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2021 Dead Cap: -2022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2021 Dead Cap: -2022 Dead Cap: $02021 Cap Savings: $6,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 40 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $93,750 ($1.5M)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $125,000 ($2M)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bomus: $187,500 ($3M)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $37,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,500,000
    Average Salary $7,400,000
    Guaranteed $19,532,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 29 $3,391,000 $3,700,000 $500,000 $1,000,000 - - $8,591,000 $22,732,000
    2012 30 $3,641,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $8,141,000 $14,641,000
    2013 31 $940,000 $2,500,000 - - - $912,000 $4,352,000 $12,060,000
    2014 32 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 - - - $912,000 $8,412,000 $6,148,000
    2015 33 $1,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - $2,112,000 $6,112,000 $8,836,000
    2016 34 $1,000,000 - - - - $4,862,000 $5,862,000 $6,500,000
    2017 35 $7,400,000 - - - - $4,862,000 $12,262,000 $4,862,000
    2018 Free agent year 36 UFA  
    • $19 million guaranteed
    • 2011 Roster Bonus: $500,000
    • 2012 Roster Bonus: $1 million
    • 2013 Restructure Bonus: $4.65 million / 5 years
    • 2015 Restructure: $3.6M/3 years
    • 2016 Restructure: $5.5M / 2 years
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $670,000 - - - - - $895,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $6,500,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $595,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $6,595,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,905,000 - - - - - - $1,905,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,641,000 - $500,000 - - - - $3,141,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,391,000 $12,500,000 $500,000 - - - - $16,391,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,641,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,641,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $940,000 - - - $4,560,000 - - $5,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - $3,600,000 - - $5,100,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $5,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - - - - - - $7,400,000
    15 seasons $31,923,000 $19,170,000 $2,000,000 - $13,660,000 $6,000,000 - $72,753,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - $750,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    $50,673,000 $19,170,000 $9,250,000 - $13,660,000 $6,000,000 - $98,753,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jason Witten ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 5 5 5 336 0.997 38 27 229 8.5 2 1 32.9
    2016 16 16 16 1018 0.960 95 69 673 9.8 3 1 83.3
    2015 16 16 16 1020 0.992 104 77 713 9.3 3 1 87.3
    2014 16 16 16 1048 0.990 90 64 703 11 5 0 100.3
    2013 16 16 16 984 0.987 111 73 851 11.7 8 0 133.1
    2012 16 16 16 1079 0.981 149 110 1039 9.4 3 0 121.9
    2011 16 16 16 117 79 942 11.9 5 1 124.2
    2010 16 16 16 128 94 1002 10.7 9 1 154.2
    2009 16 16 16 124 94 1030 11 2 0 115
    2008 16 16 16 0 81 952 11.8 4 0 120.88
    2007 16 16 16 0 96 1145 11.9 7 1 154.5
    2006 16 16 15 0 64 754 11.8 1 0 81.4
    2003 15 15 7 0 35 347 9.9 1 0 40.7