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Wide Receiver Age: 25 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2017 College: Washington Agent(s): Terra Firma Sports Management

Bengals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    John Ross signed a 4 year, $17,115,863 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $10,587,900 signing bonus, $17,115,863 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,278,966. In 2020, Ross will earn a base salary of $2,798,981, while carrying a cap hit of $5,445,956 and a dead cap value of $5,445,956.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $17,115,863
    Signing Bonus $10,587,900
    Average Salary $4,278,966
    Total Guarantees $17,115,863
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,115,863
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 22 $437,469 $2,646,975 $3,084,444 $17,115,863 $11,025,369($11,025,369)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $17,115,863 2017 Cap Savings: $-14,031,419 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $10,587,900 2017 Cap Savings: $-7,503,456 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $9,174,938 2018 Dead Cap: $7,940,925 2017 Cap Savings: $-6,090,494 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2018 Dead Cap: $7,940,925 2017 Cap Savings: $437,469
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $1,242,994 $2,646,975 $3,889,969 $14,003,888 $1,242,994($12,268,363)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $14,003,888 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,113,919 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $7,940,925 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,050,956 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,709,938 2019 Dead Cap: $5,293,950 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,819,969 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2019 Dead Cap: $5,293,950 2018 Cap Savings: $1,242,994
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $2,020,988 $2,646,975 $4,667,963 $10,113,919 $2,020,988($14,289,351)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,113,919 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,445,956 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,293,950 2019 Cap Savings: $-625,987 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,466,944 2020 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,798,981 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2020 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2019 Cap Savings: $2,020,988
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $2,798,981 $2,646,975 $5,445,956 $5,445,956 $2,798,981($17,088,332)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,445,956 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,646,975 2020 Cap Savings: $2,798,981 Post-6/1 Release

    N/A in 2020

    Post-6/1 Trade

    N/A in 2020

    2021 Contract details by year 26 - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully guaranteed
    • May contain offsetting roster bonuses (unconfirmed)
    • 5th-year option available in 2021
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $437,469 $10,587,900 - - - - - $11,025,369
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,242,994 - - - - - - $1,242,994
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,020,988 - - - - - - $2,020,988
    3 seasons $3,701,451 $10,587,900 - - - - - $14,289,351
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,798,981 - - - - - - $2,798,981
    $6,500,432 $10,587,900 - - - - - $17,088,332
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,701,451 $10,587,900 - - - - - $14,289,351
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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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
    2019 CIN 8 8 8 410 0.711 56 28 506 18.1 63.25 3 1 7 67
    2018 CIN 13 13 10 600 0.685 58 21 210 10 16.15 7 0 7 63.9
    2017 CIN 3 3 1 17 0.025 2 0 0 0 1 0 -0.8
    Totals 24 24 19 1,027 - 116 49 716 14.6 29.83 10 2 14 130.10