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Embed This Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#19 overall), 2014 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Bill Johnson (SportsTrust Advisors)
  • Current Contract

    Ja'Wuan James signed a 4 year, $51,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,750,000. In 2019, James will earn a base salary of $5,000,000 and a signing bonus of $12,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,000,000 and a dead cap value of $27,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $51,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $12,750,000
    Total Guarantees $32,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $8,000,000 $27,000,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $27,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-19,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $10,000,000 $3,000,000 - $13,000,000 $19,000,000 $10,000,000($27,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $19,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $10,000,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 2 yr, $27,000,000; $6,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 29 $11,000,000 $3,000,000 - $14,000,000 $6,000,000 $11,000,000($38,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $11,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $16,000,000 $3,000,000 $13,000,000($51,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $13,000,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $27M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary)
    • $5M of 2021 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2021 (injury guaranteed now)
    • 2022 is an option year to be exercised by the 1st league day of 2022
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $2M (5th league day of 2022)

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,428,398
    Signing Bonus $4,449,744
    Average Salary $2,107,100
    Guaranteed $8,428,398
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2014 22 $420,000 $1,112,436 - $1,532,436 $8,428,398 $4,869,744($4,869,744)
    2015 23 $803,109 $1,112,436 - $1,915,545 $6,895,962 $803,109($5,672,853)
    2016 24 $1,186,218 $1,112,436 - $2,298,654 $4,980,417 $1,186,218($6,859,071)
    2017 25 $1,569,327 $1,112,436 - $2,681,763 $2,681,763 $1,569,327($8,428,398)
    2018 26 $9,341,000 - - $9,341,000 $9,341,000 $9,341,000($17,769,398)
    2019 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • 5th year option available
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $4,449,744 - - - - - $4,869,744
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $803,109 - - - - - - $803,109
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,186,218 - - - - - - $1,186,218
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,569,327 - - - - - - $1,569,327
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $9,341,000 - - - - - - $9,341,000
    5 seasons $13,319,654 $4,449,744 - - - - - $17,769,398
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $12,000,000 - - - - - $17,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - - - - - $10,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - - - - $11,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    $50,319,654 $16,449,744 $2,000,000 - - - - $68,769,398
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,319,654 $4,449,744 - - - - - $17,769,398
  • 2019 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2018 MIA 15 15 15 815 0.886
    2017 MIA 8 8 8 494 0.709
    2016 MIA 16 16 16 935 0.986
    2015 MIA 7 7 7 395 0.382
    2014 MIA 16 16 16 1038 0.948
    Totals 62 62 62 3,677 -