Jadeveon Clowney

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Browns, DE Age: 29-140d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2014 College: South Carolina Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Jadeveon Clowney signed a 1 year, $10,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $9,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2022, Clowney will earn a base salary of $1,250,000, a signing bonus of $8,000,000 and a roster bonus of $750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,467,647 and a dead cap value of $9,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $9,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,250,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $1,250,000 $1,600,000 $617,647 $3,467,647 $9,250,000 $10,000,000($10,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $9,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-5,782,353 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,532,353 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,850,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2022 Cap Savings: $617,647 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,600,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,867,647
    2023 Contract details by year 30 - $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $6,400,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $6,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,600,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 - $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,600,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 - $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,600,000
    2026 Contract details by year 33 - $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $1,600,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9.25M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $44,117 ($750,000, 14 LTBE)
    • Incentives: $1M
    • 2023-2026 years automatically void ($6.4M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2022 Player contract details by year - $3,600,000 - $3,600,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,250,000
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Total Guarantees $11,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,272,998
    Signing Bonus $14,518,544
    Average Salary $5,568,250
    Total Guarantees $22,272,998
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,272,998
    Free Agent: 2019 / 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 $10,888,908 - - - - - $11,308,908
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 $3,629,636 $922,409 - - - - $5,062,045
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - $1,844,818 - - - - $2,444,818
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - $2,767,227 - - - - $3,457,227
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,306,000 - - - - - $1,005,000 $13,311,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings - $7,000,000 - - - - - $7,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 $6,250,000 $1,218,750 - - - - $12,718,750
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $4,500,000 $470,588 - - - - $7,470,588
    8 seasons $30,276,000 $32,268,544 $7,223,792 - - - $1,005,000 $70,773,336
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 $8,000,000 $750,000 - - - - $10,000,000
    $31,526,000 $40,268,544 $7,973,792 - - - $1,005,000 $80,773,336
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,526,000 $21,518,544 $5,534,454 - - - $1,005,000 $42,583,998
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 $6,250,000 $1,218,750 - - - - $12,718,750
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $4,500,000 $470,588 - - - - $7,470,588
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/07/2022, $12,875

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 01/11/2019, $10,026

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)


    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $40,110

      Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (PHI)


    • Player contract details by year 12/21/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Sam Darnold (NYJ)


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2018, $10,026

      Taunting against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 12/29/2017, $9,115

      Excessive facemask against Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 01/20/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Tom Brad (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 10/14/2016, $9,115

      Excessive facemask against Minnesota (MIN)


    • TOTAL: $129,552

  • Transactions

    May 22 2022Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jan 7 2022Fined $12,875 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 14 2021Signed a 1 year $8million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Sep 6 2020Signed a 1 year $13 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
    Aug 31 2019Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Houston (HOU) for Barkevious Mingo, Jake Martin and 2020 3rd round pick (#91 - traded)
    Mar 4 2019Signed a 1 year $15.967 million franchise tag by Houston (HOU)
    Jan 11 2019Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)
    Dec 28 2018Fined $40,110 Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (PHI)
    Dec 21 2018Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Sam Darnold (NYJ)
    Sep 21 2018Fined $10,026 Taunting against Tennessee (TEN)
    Dec 29 2017Fined $9,115 Excessive facemask against Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)
    Apr 14 2017Houston (HOU) exercised a $13.846 million 5th-year option for 2018
    Jan 20 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Tom Brad (NE)
    Oct 14 2016Fined $9,115 Excessive facemask against Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 6 2014Signed a 4 year $22.27 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    May 8 2014Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jadeveon Clowney ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 CLE 14 14 14 677 60.6 9 38 24 14 2
    2020 TEN 8 8 8 426 40.8 19 14 5 1
    2019 SEA 13 13 11 624 62.0 3 31 21 10 4 1
    2018 HOU 15 15 14 900 85.3 9 47 38 9 1
    2017 HOU 16 16 16 898 90.2 9.5 59 41 18 2
    2016 HOU 14 14 14 740 78.3 6 52 40 12 1
    2015 HOU 13 13 9 564 54.2 4.5 40 27 13 1
    2014 HOU 4 4 2 143 12.8 7 5 2
    Totals 97 97 88 4,972 - 41 293 210 83 12 1
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $51,083,100
    • Avg. Salary: $12,770,775
    • NFL Rank: 130
    • DE Rank: 16

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2022
    • Avg. Salary: $8,000,000
    • NFL Rank: 231
    • DE Rank: 23

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    J.J. Watt 2 $28,000,000 $14,000,000 31
    Jerry Hughes 2 $21,500,000 $10,750,000 30
    Emmanuel Ogbah 2 $15,000,000 $7,500,000 26
    Arik Armstead 5 $85,000,000 $17,000,000 26
    Averages 2.8 $37,375,000 $13,590,909 28.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Clowney's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    3 $40,500,000 $13,500,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Clowney statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Sacks, Tackles, Hurries, Stops, Rating

    Player GP% Sacks/GM Tkl/GM Hurries Stops Rating
    J.J. Watt 2019-2020, ARI 75 0.38 2.13 2.42 1.88 86.2
    Jerry Hughes 2017-2018, BUF 100 0.34 1.81 2.69 1.72 81.85
    Emmanuel Ogbah 2018-2019, MIA 75 0.35 1.96 1.71 1.46 65
    Arik Armstead 2018-2019, SF 100 0.41 2.03 2.16 1.81 82.3
    Average 87.50 0.37 1.98 2.25 1.72 78.84
    Jadeveon Clowney 2020-2021 66.67 0.41 1.73 2.45 1.68 71.2
    % Change -23.81% 10.81% -12.63% 8.89% -2.33% -9.69%
    Median Prime % Change -6.01%
    Average Prime % Change -4.79%


    Calculated Market Value: Jadeveon Clowney

    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, $51,083,100 $12,770,775