Ja'Marr Chase

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Bengals, WR Age: 23-5d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2021 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Rocky Lampert, Jason Lampert, Caitlin Aoki (Alliance Sports Management)

 
  • Current Contract

    Ja'Marr Chase signed a 4 year, $30,819,641 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $19,774,284 signing bonus, $30,819,641 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,704,910. In 2024, Chase will earn a base salary of $1,055,000 and a roster bonus of $3,807,679, while carrying a cap hit of $9,806,250 and a dead cap value of $9,806,249.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,819,641
    Signing Bonus $19,774,284
    Average Salary $7,704,910
    Total Guarantees $30,819,641
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,819,641
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2021 Contract details by year 21 $660,000 $4,943,571 - $5,603,571 $30,819,641 $20,434,284($20,434,284) $20,434,284
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $30,819,641 2021 Cap Savings: $-25,216,070 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $19,774,284 2021 Cap Savings: $-14,170,713 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $15,988,928 2022 Dead Cap: $14,830,713 2021 Cap Savings: $-10,385,357 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2022 Dead Cap: $14,830,713 2021 Cap Savings: $660,000
    2022 Contract details by year 22 $825,000 $4,943,571 $1,235,893 $7,004,464 $25,216,070 $2,060,893($22,495,177) $11,247,589
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $25,216,070 2022 Cap Savings: $-18,211,606 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $14,830,713 2022 Cap Savings: $-7,826,249 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,328,928 2023 Dead Cap: $9,887,142 2022 Cap Savings: $-8,324,464 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2023 Dead Cap: $9,887,142 2022 Cap Savings: $2,060,893
    2023 Contract details by year 23 $940,000 $4,943,571 $2,521,786 $8,405,357 $18,211,606 $3,461,786($25,956,963) $8,652,321
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $18,211,606 2023 Cap Savings: $-9,806,249 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $9,887,142 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,481,785 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,268,035 2024 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,862,678 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2024 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2023 Cap Savings: $3,461,786
    2024 Contract details by year 24 $1,055,000 $4,943,571 $3,807,679 $9,806,250 $9,806,249 $4,862,679($30,819,642) $7,704,911
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $9,806,249 2024 Cap Savings: $1 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2024 Cap Savings: $4,862,679 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $9,806,249 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,943,571 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $4,862,679
    2025 Contract details by year 25 $21,816,000 - - $21,816,000 - $21,816,000($52,635,642) $10,527,128
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $21,816,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $21,816,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully Guaranteed
    • 5th Year Option Available 
    • Roster Bonuses due at training camp (fully guaranteed)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2021 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND),
    OROY
    $660,000 $19,774,284 - - - - - $20,434,284
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - $1,235,893 - - - - $2,060,893
    2023 Player Cash Earnings AFC PRO BOWL:WR $940,000 - $2,521,786 - - - - $3,461,786
    3 seasons $2,425,000 $19,774,284 $3,757,679 - - - - $25,956,963
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,055,000 - $3,807,679 - - - - $4,862,679
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $21,816,000 - - - - - - $21,816,000
    $25,296,000 $19,774,284 $7,565,358 - - - - $52,635,642
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,425,000 $19,774,284 $3,757,679 - - - - $25,956,963
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/09/2022, $15,914

      Taunting against Kansas City (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2022, $23,870

      Multiple unsportsmanlike conducts against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • TOTAL: $39,784

  • Transactions

    Dec 9 2022Fined $15,914 Taunting against Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 16 2022Fined $23,870 Multiple unsportsmanlike conducts against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 2 2021Signed a 4 year $30.8 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 29 2021Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#5 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ja'Marr Chase ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2023 CIN 16 16 15 859 90.3 145 100 1216 12.2 76.00 7 1 4 162.72
    2022 CIN 12 12 12 793 80.3 134 87 1046 12 87.17 9 2 6 155.4
    2021 CIN 17 17 17 940 85.5 128 81 1455 18 85.59 13 2 9 223.6
    Totals 45 45 44 2,592 - 407 268 3,717 13.9 82.60 29 5 19 541.72
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $104,545,948
    • Avg. Salary: $26,136,487
    • NFL Rank: 25
    • WR Rank: 4

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2026
    • Avg. Salary: $7,704,910
    • NFL Rank: 284
    • WR Rank: 36

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Ja'Marr Chase to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Chris Godwin 3 $60,000,000 $20,000,000 26
    D.K. Metcalf 3 $72,000,000 $24,000,000 24
    A.J. Brown 4 $100,000,000 $25,000,000 24
    D.J. Moore 3 $61,884,000 $20,628,000 24
    Averages 3.3 $73,471,000 $22,606,462 24.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Chase's current age (23), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $110,701,505 $22,140,301


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Chase statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    Chris Godwin 2020-2021, TB 78.79 8.15 6.27 74.73 0.46 5.2 0.27 79.9
    D.K. Metcalf 2020-2021, SEA 100 7.82 4.79 68.79 0.67 4.4 0.39 82.6
    A.J. Brown 2020-2021, PHI 81.82 7.81 4.93 72 0.59 5.1 0.56 85.25
    D.J. Moore 2020-2021, CAR 96.97 8.78 4.97 73.44 0.25 5.5 0.5 77.75
    Average 89.40 8.14 5.24 72.24 0.49 5.05 0.43 81.38
    Ja'Marr Chase 2022-2023 84 11.1 7.43 88.9 0.67 5.2 0.38 84.25
    % Change -6.04% 36.36% 41.79% 23.06% 36.73% 2.97% 11.63% 3.53%
    Median Prime % Change 17.35%
    Average Prime % Change 18.75%


    Calculated Market Value: Ja'Marr Chase

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    4 years, $104,545,948 $26,136,487