Josh Allen

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Bills, QB Age: 25-206d 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, paid 5th league day of 2025)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $15M (5th league day of 2026)
    • 2027 Roster Bonus: $25M (5th league day of 2027)
    • 2028 Roster Bonus: $25M (5th league day of 2028)
    • 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 12 12 12 781 96.1 440 289 65.7 3216 268.00 26 10 97.5 75 422 3 7 270.84
    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 56 56 54 3,551 - 1,793 1,125 62.7 12,923 230.77 93 41 - 375 1,984 28 38 1,162.52