Josh Allen

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Bills, QB Age: 25-1d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2018 College: Wyoming Agent(s): Tom Condon, Todd France, Patrick Collins, Jim Denton (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Josh Allen signed a 6 year, $258,034,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $16,500,000 signing bonus, $150,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $43,005,667. In 2021, Allen will earn a base salary of $920,000, a signing bonus of $16,500,000 and a roster bonus of $2,618,596, while carrying a cap hit of $10,210,057 and a dead cap value of $103,410,057.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $258,034,000
    Signing Bonus $16,500,000
    Average Salary $43,005,667
    Total Guarantees $150,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $100,038,596
    Free Agent: 2029 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $920,000 $6,671,461 $2,618,596 - - $10,210,057 $103,410,057 $20,038,596($20,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $103,410,057 2021 Cap Savings: $-93,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $64,890,057 2021 Cap Savings: $-54,680,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $47,810,057 2022 Dead Cap: $55,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-37,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $9,290,057 2022 Dead Cap: $55,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $920,000
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $4,100,000 $3,300,000 - $8,480,000 $500,000 $16,380,000 $93,200,000 $47,000,000($67,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $93,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-76,820,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $55,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-39,220,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $49,380,000 2023 Dead Cap: $43,820,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-33,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $11,780,000 2023 Dead Cap: $43,820,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,600,000
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $27,500,000 $3,300,000 - $8,480,000 $500,000 $39,780,000 $77,320,000 $28,000,000($95,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $77,320,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-37,540,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $43,820,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,040,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $45,280,000 2024 Dead Cap: $32,040,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-5,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $11,780,000 2024 Dead Cap: $32,040,000 2023 Cap Savings: $28,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $23,500,000 $3,300,000 $6,000,000 $8,480,000 $500,000 $41,780,000 $38,040,000 $30,000,000($125,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $38,040,000 2024 Cap Savings: $3,740,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $32,040,000 2024 Cap Savings: $9,740,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $17,780,000 2025 Dead Cap: $20,260,000 2024 Cap Savings: $24,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $11,780,000 2025 Dead Cap: $20,260,000 2024 Cap Savings: $30,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $3,300,000 $25,000,000 $8,480,000 $500,000 $51,280,000 $20,260,000 $39,500,000($164,538,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $20,260,000 2025 Cap Savings: $31,020,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $20,260,000 2025 Cap Savings: $31,020,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $11,780,000 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2025 Cap Savings: $39,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $11,780,000 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2025 Cap Savings: $39,500,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 5 yr, $164,538,596; $8,480,000 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 30 $22,500,000 - $15,000,000 $8,480,000 $1,000,000 $46,980,000 $8,480,000 $38,500,000($203,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2026 Cap Savings: $38,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2026 Cap Savings: $38,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $38,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $8,480,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $38,500,000
    2027 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 - $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000($243,038,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $40,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $40,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $40,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Cap Savings: $40,000,000
    2028 Contract details by year 32 $15,550,000 - $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $41,550,000 - $41,550,000($284,588,596)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $41,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $41,550,000 Post-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $41,550,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $41,550,000
    2029 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $100M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2021 roster bonus + 2022 salary + 2022 option bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 roster bonus)
    • $10M of 2024 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2022
    • Additional $13.5M of 2024 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2023
    • $10.5M of 2025 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2024
    • 2022 Option Bonus: $42.4M
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $6M (fully guarantees 8/11/2021)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $25M ($16.5M fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2023)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $15M
    • 2027 Roster Bonus: $25M
    • 2028 Roster Bonus: $25M
    • 2022-2025 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2026-2028 Workout Bonus: $1M
    • $30M of additional incentives based on production/winning
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2022Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $21,443,037
    Signing Bonus $13,485,846
    Average Salary $5,360,759
    Total Guarantees $21,443,037
    Guaranteed at Signing $21,443,037
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
  • 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 $13,485,846 - - - - - $13,965,846
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - $872,865 - - - $51,850 $1,494,715
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - $1,745,730 - - - $119,907 $2,615,637
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 $16,500,000 $2,618,596 - - - - $20,038,596
    4 seasons $2,720,000 $29,985,846 $5,237,191 - - - $171,757 $38,114,794
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 - - $500,000 - $42,400,000 - $47,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $27,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $28,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $23,500,000 - $6,000,000 $500,000 - - - $30,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - $25,000,000 $500,000 - - - $39,500,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 - $15,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $38,500,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - $25,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $40,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $15,550,000 - $25,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $41,550,000
    $123,870,000 $29,985,846 $101,237,191 $5,000,000 - $42,400,000 $171,757 $302,664,794
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,720,000 $29,985,846 $5,237,191 - - - $171,757 $38,114,794
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/29/2021, $15,000

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 10/25/2019, $7,017

      Throwing the ball into the stands against Miami (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $22,017

  • Transactions

    Aug 6 2021Signed a 6 year $258 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
    May 3 2021Buffalo (BUF) exercised a $23 million option for 2022
    Jan 29 2021Fined $15,000 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
    Oct 25 2019Fined $7,017 Throwing the ball into the stands against Miami (MIA)
    Jul 25 2018Signed a 4 year $21.44 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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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 BUF 2 2 2 148 98.7 84 47 56 449 224.50 3 1 77.93 14 79 0 2 33.86
    2020 BUF 16 16 15 1035 95.1 572 396 69.2 4544 284.00 37 10 107.15 102 421 8 9 395.06
    2019 BUF 16 16 16 1016 92.6 461 271 58.8 3089 193.06 20 9 85.32 109 510 9 14 288.56
    2018 BUF 12 12 11 719 67.9 320 169 52.8 2074 172.83 10 12 67.89 89 631 8 8 208.06
    Totals 46 46 44 2,918 - 1,437 883 61.5 10,156 220.78 70 32 - 314 1,641 25 33 925.54