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David Njoku

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Browns, TE Age: 24 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2017 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

Browns – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    David Njoku signed a 4 year, $9,525,095 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $5,067,342 signing bonus, $9,525,095 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,381,274. In 2020, Njoku will earn a base salary of $1,763,877, while carrying a cap hit of $3,030,714 and a dead cap value of $3,030,714.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,525,095
    Signing Bonus $5,067,342
    Average Salary $2,381,274
    Total Guarantees $9,525,095
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,525,095
    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 21 $465,000 $1,266,835 $1,731,835 $9,525,096 $5,532,342($5,532,342)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $9,525,096 2017 Cap Savings: $-7,793,261 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $5,067,342 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,335,507 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $5,724,589 2018 Dead Cap: $3,800,507 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,992,754 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,266,835 2018 Dead Cap: $3,800,507 2017 Cap Savings: $465,000
    2018 Contract details by year 22 $897,959 $1,266,835 $2,164,794 $7,793,261 $897,959($6,430,301)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,793,261 2018 Cap Savings: $-5,628,467 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,800,507 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,635,713 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $5,259,589 2019 Dead Cap: $2,533,672 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,094,795 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,266,835 2019 Dead Cap: $2,533,672 2018 Cap Savings: $897,959
    2019 Contract details by year 23 $1,330,918 $1,266,835 $2,597,753 $5,628,467 $1,339,519($7,769,820)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $5,628,467 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,030,714 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,533,672 2019 Cap Savings: $64,081 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,361,630 2020 Dead Cap: $1,266,837 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,763,877 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,266,835 2020 Dead Cap: $1,266,837 2019 Cap Savings: $1,330,918
    2020 Contract details by year 24 $1,763,877 $1,266,837 $3,030,714 $3,030,714 $1,763,877($9,533,697)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,030,714 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,266,837 2020 Cap Savings: $1,763,877 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,030,714 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,266,837 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,763,877
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $6,013,000 - $6,013,000 - $6,013,000($15,546,697)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,013,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,013,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,013,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,013,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully guaranteed
    • 5th-year option available (exercised)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $5,067,342 - - - - - $5,532,342
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $897,959 - - - - - - $897,959
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,330,918 - - - - - $8,601 $1,339,519
    3 seasons $2,693,877 $5,067,342 - - - - $8,601 $7,769,820
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,763,877 - - - - - - $1,763,877
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,013,000 - - - - - - $6,013,000
    $10,470,754 $5,067,342 - - - - $8,601 $15,546,697
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,693,877 $5,067,342 - - - - - $7,769,820
  • Transactions

    Apr 27 2020Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $6.013 million option for 2021
    Jun 15 2017Signed a 4 year $9.52 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 27 2017Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#29 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how David Njoku 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 Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 CLE 4 4 1 101 9.4 10 5 41 8.2 1 0 10.1
    2018 CLE 16 16 14 873 79.9 89 56 639 11.4 4 0 87.9
    2017 CLE 16 16 5 501 46.9 60 32 386 12.1 4 0 62.7
    Totals 36 36 20 1,475 - 159 93 1,066 11.5 9 0 160.70