A.J. McCarron

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Bengals, QB Age: 33-181d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#164 overall), 2014 College: Alabama Agent(s): Todd France, Brian Ayrault (CAA Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    A.J. McCarron signed a 1 year, $1,165,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $1,165,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,165,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,165,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $1,165,000 $313,332 - $388,333($388,333) $388,333
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $313,332 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $313,332 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $313,332 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $313,332
    2024 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    A.J. McCarron signed a 1 year, $1,212,500 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $137,500 signing bonus, $137,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,212,500.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,212,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $1,212,500
    Total Guarantees $137,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $137,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020

    A.J. McCarron signed a 1 year, $4,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    A.J. McCarron signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $2,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2019

    A.J. McCarron signed a 2 year, $10,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $7,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,900,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2017Entry Level

    A.J. McCarron signed a 4 year, $2,401,652 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $181,652 signing bonus, $181,652 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $600,413.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,401,652
    Signing Bonus $181,652
    Average Salary $600,413
    Total Guarantees $181,652
    Guaranteed at Signing $181,652
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $181,652 - - - - - $601,652
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - - $900,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $3,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - $316 $4,000,316
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,212,500
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $206,000 - - - - - - $206,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $64,722 - - - - - - $64,722
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $388,333 - - - - - - $388,333
    9 seasons $8,354,055 $7,819,152 - $100,000 - - $316 $16,273,523
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,879,055 $181,652 - - - - - $3,060,707
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - - $900,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - - - $316 $7,000,316
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 $137,500 - - - - - $1,212,500
  • Transactions

    Dec 4 2023Signed to the active roster by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Sep 24 2023Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 3 2021Signed a 1 year $1.2 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 16 2020Signed a 1 year $4 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 19 2019Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 14 2019Released by Oakland (OAK); clearing $5 million in cap space
    Sep 1 2018Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Buffalo (BUF) for 2019 5th round pick (#158 - traded)
    Mar 14 2018Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    May 22 2014Signed a 4 year $2.4 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 10 2014Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 5 (#164 overall)
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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
    2023 CIN 2 2 5 0.5 5 4 80 19 9.50 0 0 82.5 0 0 0 0 0.76
    2020 HOU 16 2 2 0.2 1 1 100 20 10.00 0 0 118.75 0 0 0 0 0.8
    2019 HOU 16 2 1 69 6.3 37 21 56.8 225 112.50 0 1 63.46 5 39 1 0 16.9
    2018 OAK 16 2 12 1.1 3 1 33.3 8 4.00 0 0 42.36 3 -2 0 1 0.12
    2017 CIN 16 3 26 2.7 14 7 50 66 22.00 0 0 63.39 0 0 0 0 2.64
    2016 CIN 16 1 2 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2015 CIN 16 7 3 257 24.2 119 79 66.4 854 122.00 6 2 97.11 14 31 0 1 55.26
    2014 CIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 98 19 4 373 - 179 113 63.1 1,192 62.74 6 3 - 22 68 1 2 76.48