Chris Johnson

Running Back Age: 29 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#24 overall), 2008 College: East Carolina Agent(s): Lagardere Unlimited
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Chris Johnson signed a 2 year, $8,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2015, Johnson will earn a base salary of $3,500,000, a signing bonus of $500,000 and a signing bonus of $500,000. Johnson has a cap hit of $5,250,000 while his dead money value is $1,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Guaranteed $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $2,750,000 $3,000,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $3,500,000 $1,500,000 $250,000 $5,250,000 $1,500,000
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Incentives (Yards): $1 million
    • 3M guaranteed (Signing bonus)
    • 2015 Option Bonus: $500,000 (due 22nd day before the 2015 league start)

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2015 Player contract details by year - $1,500,000 $1,500,000

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2016

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $53,975,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $13,493,750
    Guaranteed $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 25 $3,000,000 $2,050,002 - $965,000 $355,000 $6,370,002 -
    2012 26 $8,000,000 $2,050,002 - $965,000 $355,000 $11,370,002 -
    2013 27 $10,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $12,000,000 $15,000,000
    2014 28 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 $4,000,000
    2015 29 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 $2,000,000
    2016 30 $7,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - $9,000,000 -
    2017 Free agent year UFA  
    • $13 million guaranteed
    • 2013: $9M guaranteed on 2/9/2013
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $2 million (due 7th day of 2016)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $250,010 $87,500 - - - $1,605,000 $2,237,510
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - $3,860,000 - $4,245,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - - - $1,065,000 - $235,000 $1,850,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,500,000
    7 seasons $23,230,000 $12,750,010 $87,500 - $1,065,000 $3,860,000 $1,840,000 $42,832,510
    $23,230,000 $12,750,010 $87,500 - $1,065,000 $3,860,000 $1,840,000 $42,832,510
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    10/23/2008 Player contract details by year Celebration $10,000 Excessive Celebration (banging on drums) against Kansas City (KC)
    - $10,000