Lamar Jackson

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Ravens, QB Age: 25-24d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#32 overall), 2018 College: Louisville Agent(s): Self-Repped (Self-Repped)

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  • Current Contract

    Lamar Jackson signed a 4 year, $9,471,648 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including a $4,968,471 signing bonus, $7,575,059 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,367,912. In 2022, Jackson will earn a base salary of $23,016,000, while carrying a cap hit of $23,016,000 and a dead cap value of $23,016,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,471,648
    Signing Bonus $4,968,471
    Average Salary $2,367,912
    Total Guarantees $7,575,059
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,575,059
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 21 $480,000 $1,242,117 $1,722,117 $7,575,059 $5,448,471($5,448,471)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,575,059 2018 Cap Savings: $-5,852,942 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,968,471 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,246,354 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,848,705 2019 Dead Cap: $3,726,354 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,126,588 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,242,117 2019 Dead Cap: $3,726,354 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 22 $910,529 $1,242,117 $2,152,646 $6,332,942 $1,002,510($6,450,981)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,332,942 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,180,296 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,726,354 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,573,708 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $3,848,705 2020 Dead Cap: $2,484,237 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,696,059 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,242,117 2020 Dead Cap: $2,484,237 2019 Cap Savings: $910,529
    2020 Contract details by year 23 $1,341,059 $1,242,117 $2,583,176 $4,180,296 $1,535,980($7,986,961)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,180,296 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,597,120 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,484,237 2020 Cap Savings: $98,939 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,938,176 2021 Dead Cap: $1,242,120 2020 Cap Savings: $-355,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,242,117 2021 Dead Cap: $1,242,120 2020 Cap Savings: $1,341,059
    2021 Contract details by year 24 $1,771,588 $1,242,120 $3,013,708 $1,597,120 $1,771,588($9,758,549)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,597,120 2021 Cap Savings: $1,416,588 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,242,120 2021 Cap Savings: $1,771,588 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,597,120 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $1,416,588 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,242,120 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $1,771,588
    2022 Contract details by year 25 $23,016,000 - $23,016,000 $23,016,000 $23,016,000($32,774,549)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $23,016,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $23,016,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $23,016,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $23,016,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $7.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary + $355,000 of 2021 salary)
    • 5th-year option available (exercised)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $4,968,471 - - - - - $5,448,471
    2019 Player Cash Earnings MVP $910,529 - - - - - $91,981 $1,002,510
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,341,059 - - - - - $194,921 $1,535,980
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,771,588 - - - - - - $1,771,588
    4 seasons $4,503,176 $4,968,471 - - - - $286,902 $9,758,549
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $23,016,000 - - - - - - $23,016,000
    $27,519,176 $4,968,471 - - - - $286,902 $32,774,549
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,503,176 $4,968,471 - - - - $286,902 $9,758,549
  • Transactions

    Apr 27 2021Baltimore (BAL) exercised a $23 million option for 2022
    Jun 5 2018Signed a 4 year $9.47 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 1 (#32 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Lamar Jackson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 BAL 12 12 12 810 65.2 382 246 64.4 2882 240.17 16 13 86.97 133 767 2 6 239.98
    2020 BAL 15 15 15 917 94.4 376 242 64.4 2757 183.80 26 9 99.35 159 1005 7 10 332.78
    2019 BAL 15 15 15 987 87.3 401 265 66.1 3127 208.47 36 6 113.34 176 1206 7 9 415.68
    2018 BAL 16 16 7 587 49.3 170 99 58.2 1201 75.06 6 3 84.46 147 695 5 12 157.54
    Totals 58 58 49 3,301 - 1,329 852 64.1 9,967 171.84 84 31 - 615 3,673 21 37 1,145.98
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $200,596,295
    • Avg. Salary: $40,119,259
    • NFL Rank: 3
    • QB Rank: 3

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2023
    • Avg. Salary: $2,367,912
    • NFL Rank: 648
    • QB Rank: 47

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Lamar Jackson to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Deshaun Watson 4 $156,000,000 $39,000,000 24
    Josh Allen 6 $258,034,000 $43,005,667 25
    Dak Prescott 4 $160,000,000 $40,000,000 27
    Patrick Mahomes 10 $450,000,000 $45,000,000 24
    Averages 6 $256,008,500 $42,668,083 25


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Jackson's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    7 $300,649,272 $42,949,896


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Jackson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Passing Yards, Passing Touchdowns, Passing Interceptions, Completion %, Passer Rating, Rushing Yards, Rushing Touchdowns, Rating

    Player GP% Pass Yds/GM Pass TD/GM Pass Int/GM Pass Comp% Pass Rat Rush Yds/GM Rush TD/GM Rating
    Deshaun Watson 2018-2019, HOU 96.88 258.61 1.68 0.68 67.79 100.55 31.1 0.39 81.8
    Josh Allen 2019-2020, BUF 100 238.53 1.78 0.59 64.01 96.24 29.09 0.53 77.25
    Dak Prescott 2019-2020, DAL 65.63 321.81 1.86 0.71 66.56 99.66 17.62 0.29 82.75
    Patrick Mahomes 2018-2019, KC 93.75 304.27 2.53 0.57 65.97 109.58 16.33 0.13 88.65
    Average 89.07 280.81 1.96 0.64 66.08 101.51 23.54 0.34 82.61
    Lamar Jackson 2020-2021 93.1 208.85 1.56 0.81 64.38 93.16 65.63 0.33 74.65
    % Change 4.52% -25.63% -20.41% -26.56% -2.57% -8.23% 44.70% -0.74% -9.64%
    Median Prime % Change -8.23%
    Average Prime % Change -4.95%


    Calculated Market Value: Lamar Jackson

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $200,596,295 $40,119,259