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Jason Witten Embed This

Tight End Age: 37 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#69 overall), 2003 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

Cowboys – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jason Witten signed a 1 year, $4,250,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including an average annual salary of $4,250,000. In 2019, Witten will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 and a roster bonus of $2,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,250,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,250,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $2,000,000 $2,250,000 $4,250,000 - $4,250,000($4,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $4,250,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 53-Man Roster Per Game Active: $78,125 ($1.25M)
    • 46-Man Roster Per Game Active: $62,500 ($1M)
    • Receptions + Playoff Wins Bonus: $750,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2021

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $29,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,400,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 35 $7,400,000 - - - $4,862,000 $12,262,000 $12,262,000 $7,400,000($7,400,000)
    2018 36 $1,050,000 - $750,000 - $1,175,000 $2,975,000 $4,700,000 $6,500,000($13,900,000)
    2019 37 $5,000,000 - $1,500,000 - $1,175,000 $7,675,000 $3,525,000 $6,500,000($20,400,000)
    2020 38 $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 - $1,175,000 $7,675,000 $2,350,000 $6,500,000($26,900,000)
    2021 39 $3,500,000 - $3,000,000 - $1,175,000 $7,675,000 $1,175,000 $6,500,000($33,400,000)
    2022 Free agent year 40 UFA  
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $93,750 ($1.5M)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $125,000 ($2M)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bomus: $187,500 ($3M)
    • 2018: Converted $4.735M of salary into bonus, clearing $3.55M in cap
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $670,000 - - - - - $895,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - - - $305,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $6,500,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $595,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $6,595,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,905,000 - - - - - - $1,905,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,641,000 - $500,000 - - - - $3,141,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,391,000 $12,500,000 $500,000 - - - - $16,391,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,641,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,641,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $940,000 - - - $4,560,000 - - $5,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - - - - $5,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - $3,600,000 - - $5,100,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $5,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - - - - - - $7,400,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $2,250,000 - - - - $4,250,000
    16 seasons $33,923,000 $19,170,000 $4,250,000 - $13,660,000 $6,000,000 - $77,003,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    16 seasons Player Cash Earnings $33,923,000 $19,170,000 $4,250,000 - $13,660,000 $6,000,000 - $77,003,000
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jason Witten 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 DAL 10 10 10 544 0.768 52 41 371 9 2 1 47.1
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 1050 0.983 87 63 560 8.9 5 1 84
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 1018 0.960 95 69 673 9.8 3 1 83.3
    2015 DAL 16 16 16 1020 0.992 104 77 713 9.3 3 1 87.3
    2014 DAL 16 16 16 1048 0.990 90 64 703 11 5 0 100.3
    2013 DAL 16 16 16 984 0.987 111 73 851 11.7 8 0 133.1
    2012 DAL 16 16 16 1079 0.981 149 110 1039 9.4 3 0 121.9
    2011 DAL 16 16 16 117 79 942 11.9 5 1 124.2
    2010 DAL 16 16 16 128 94 1002 10.7 9 1 154.2
    2009 DAL 16 16 16 124 94 1030 11 2 0 115
    2008 DAL 16 16 16 0 81 952 11.8 4 0 120.88
    2007 DAL 16 16 16 0 96 1145 11.9 7 1 154.5
    2006 DAL 16 16 15 0 64 754 11.8 1 0 81.4
    2003 DAL 15 15 7 0 35 347 9.9 1 0 40.7
    Totals 217 217 208 6,743 - 1,057 1,040 11,082 10.7 58 7 1,447.88