T.J. Ward

Safety Age: 28 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#38 overall), 2010 College: Oregon Agent(s): Gary Glick (Synergy Sports)
  • Current Contract

    T.J. Ward signed a 4 year, $22,500,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $14,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,625,000. In 2015, Ward will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a roster bonus of $2,500,000. Ward has a cap hit of $7,750,000 while his dead money value is $10,250,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $5,625,000
    Guaranteed $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $2,000,000 $1,250,000 - $3,250,000 $7,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year $4,000,000 $1,250,000 $2,500,000 $7,750,000 $10,250,000
    2016 Contract details by year $4,500,000 $1,250,000 - $5,750,000 $2,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year $4,500,000 $1,250,000 - $5,750,000 $1,250,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7M initial guaranteed (signing bonus + 2014 base)
    • 2015: $4M guarantees on 5th league day
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $2.5 million

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,088,000
    Signing Bonus $2,075,000
    Average Salary $1,272,000
    Guaranteed $3,030,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2010 $302,000 $518,750 - - $820,750 -
    2011 $405,000 $518,750 - $973,000 $1,896,750 -
    2012 $490,000 $518,750 $50,000 - $1,058,750 -
    2013 $630,000 $518,750 $50,000 - $1,198,750 $518,750
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
    • $3 million guaranteed
    • Incentives:$973,000
    • 2012 IR week 15
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $302,000 $2,075,000 - - - - - $2,377,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 - - - - - $973,000 $1,378,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $490,000 - - $50,000 - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $50,000 - - - $680,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $7,000,000
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $3,827,000 $7,075,000 - $100,000 - - $973,000 $11,975,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/23/2012 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $25,000 for helmet-to-helmet hit on Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree
    10/06/2010 Player contract details by year Helmet-to-Helmet Hit $15,000 Helmet to helmet hit against Jordan Shipley
    - $40,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how T.J. Ward ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($7,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    AFC: #0
    AFC West: #0
    Denver Broncos: #0
    Safety: #0

    Total Cash ($6,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0

    Average Annual ($5,625,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Safety: #0