O.J. Howard

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Bills, TE Age: 27-274d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2017 College: Alabama Agent(s): CAA Sports

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  • Current Contract

    O.J. Howard signed a 1 year, $3,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $1,250,000 signing bonus, $3,195,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2022, Howard will earn a base salary of $1,945,000, a signing bonus of $1,250,000, a roster bonus of $255,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,875,000 and a dead cap value of $3,195,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,250,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $3,195,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,195,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $1,945,000 $625,000 $255,000 $50,000 $2,875,000 $3,195,000 $3,500,000($3,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,195,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-320,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,625,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,570,000 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2022 Cap Savings: $305,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $625,000 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,250,000
    2023 Contract details by year 29 - $625,000 - - $625,000 $625,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $625,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.19M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $15,000 ($255,000)
    • 2023 automatically voids 23 days before the 2023 league year
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,094,618
    Signing Bonus $6,208,813
    Average Salary $2,773,655
    Total Guarantees $11,094,618
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,094,618
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $451,235 $6,208,813 - - - - - $6,660,048
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $969,301 - - - - - - $969,301
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,473,602 - - - - - - $1,473,602
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,977,903 - - - - - - $1,977,903
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,013,000 - - - - - - $6,013,000
    5 seasons $10,885,041 $6,208,813 - - - - - $17,093,854
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,945,000 $1,250,000 $255,000 $50,000 - - - $3,500,000
    $12,830,041 $7,458,813 $255,000 $50,000 - - - $20,593,854
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,885,041 $6,208,813 - - - - - $17,093,854
  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2022Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Apr 29 2020Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $6.013 million option for 2021
    May 22 2017Signed a 4 year $11 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 27 2017Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#19 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 TB 17 17 9 365 30.9 21 14 135 9.6 1 0 19.5
    2020 TB 4 4 1 132 12.3 19 11 146 13.3 2 0 26.6
    2019 TB 14 14 13 793 68.4 53 34 459 13.5 1 1 49.9
    2018 TB 10 10 8 436 39.1 48 34 565 16.6 5 0 86.5
    2017 TB 14 14 14 608 55.6 39 26 432 16.6 6 3 75.2
    Totals 59 59 45 2,334 - 180 119 1,737 14.6 15 4 257.70