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Josh Norman

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Bills, CB Age: 32 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#143 overall), 2012 College: Coastal Carolina Agent(s): Ryan Williams (Athletes First)

Injured Reserve (Hamstring)

Norman will miss at least the first few weeks of the regular season.

 

Bills – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Josh Norman signed a 1 year, $6,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2020, Norman will earn a base salary of $2,800,000, a roster bonus of $2,812,500 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,812,500 and a dead cap value of $1,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $2,800,000 $2,812,500 $200,000 $5,812,500 $1,500,000 $5,812,500($5,812,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,312,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,812,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,312,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,812,500
    2021 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $1.5M guaranteed at signing  ($1.5M of salary)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (3/22/2020)
    • Week 1 Bonus: $500,000
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $93,750 ($1.5M, 14 LTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2020

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $50,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $36,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,952,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,952,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,299,000
    Signing Bonus $199,000
    Average Salary $574,750
    Total Guarantees $199,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $199,000 - - - - - $589,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - - $570,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,542,000 - - - - - $103,448 $1,645,448
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $13,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 $7,000,000 $437,500 - - - - $23,937,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $13,300,000 - $500,000 - - - - $13,800,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,800,000 - $437,500 - - - - $11,237,500
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - $2,812,500 $200,000 - - - $5,812,500
    9 seasons $51,382,000 $15,199,000 $4,187,500 $200,000 - - $103,448 $71,071,948
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,982,000 $199,000 - - - - - $3,284,448
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $45,600,000 $15,000,000 $1,375,000 - - - - $61,975,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - $2,812,500 $200,000 - - - $5,812,500
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/04/2019, $10,527

      Excessive Facemask penalty against New York (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $10,026

      Fighting against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $36,464

      Horse-Collar tackle against Jimmy Graham (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2016, $25,000

      Criticizing Officials against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2016, $9,115

      Excessive celebration against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 09/30/2016, $48,620

      Unnecessary Rougness against New York (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2015, $17,363

      Striking the head/neck area of Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2015, $8,681

      Excessive facemask against Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 11/13/2015, $5,787

      Uniform violation (cleats)


    • Player contract details by year 10/09/2015, $8,681

      Excessive celebration


    • Player contract details by year 12/05/2014, $11,025

      Wearing


    • Player contract details by year 11/21/2014, $8,268

      Fighting against Atlanta (ATL)


    • TOTAL: $199,557

  • Transactions

    Mar 9 2020Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Feb 14 2020Released by Washington (WAS), clearing $12.4M of cap space
    Oct 4 2019Fined $10,527 Excessive Facemask penalty against New York (NYG)
    Dec 28 2018Fined $10,026 Fighting against Tennessee (TEN)
    Nov 10 2017Fined $36,464 Horse-Collar tackle against Jimmy Graham (SEA)
    Nov 4 2016Fined $25,000 Criticizing Officials against Cincinnati (CIN)
    Oct 6 2016Fined $10,000 Excessive celebration against Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 30 2016Fined $48,620 Unnecessary Rougness against New York (NYG)
    Apr 22 2016Signed a 5 year $75 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Apr 20 2016Carolina (CAR) rescinded the $13.952M franchise tag, making him a free agent
    Mar 1 2016Carolina (CAR) offered a 1 year $13.952 million non-exclusive franchise tag for 2016
    Dec 23 2015Fined $26,044 Multiple unsportsmanlike conduct offenses against Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)
    Nov 13 2015Fined $5,787 Uniform violation (cleats)
    Oct 9 2015Fined $8,681 Excessive celebration
    Dec 5 2014Fined $11,025 Wearing
    Nov 21 2014Fined $8,268 Fighting against Atlanta (ATL)
    May 10 2012Signed a 4 year $2.21 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 28 2012Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 5 (#143 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Josh Norman ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 WAS 14 12 8 612 53.4 1 40 33 7 1 1
    2018 WAS 16 16 16 1028 99.5 64 41 23 3 3
    2017 WAS 14 14 13 904 82.3 64 47 17 2
    2016 WAS 16 16 16 1059 96.6 67 52 15 2 3
    2015 CAR 16 16 16 1062 96.5 56 48 8 5 4
    2014 CAR 14 14 10 632 61.5 48 35 12 1 2
    2013 CAR 7 7 102 10.1 4 3 1
    2012 CAR 16 16 12 771 73.4 73 50 21 1
    Totals 113 111 91 6,170 - 1 416 309 104 14 14