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John Elway

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Broncos, QB Age: 60 Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 1983 College: Stanford Agent(s):

 

Broncos – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    1998-2003

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $46,602,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $7,767,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2004 / UFA

    1997-2001

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,260,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2002 / UFA

    1996-2001

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $29,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,250,000
    Average Salary $5,900,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2002 / UFA

    1993-1996

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,100,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $4,775,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 1997 / UFA

    1987-1992

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $12,700,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $2,116,667
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 1993 / UFA

    1983-1987Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $1,000,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 1988 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    1983 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $1,600,000
    1984 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - - - - $700,000
    1985 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - - - - - - $800,000
    1986 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - - $900,000
    1987 Player Cash Earnings $1,400,000 - - - - - - $1,400,000
    1988 Player Cash Earnings $1,425,000 - - - - - - $1,425,000
    1989 Player Cash Earnings $1,450,000 - - - - - - $1,450,000
    1990 Player Cash Earnings $1,525,000 - - - - - - $1,525,000
    1991 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - - - - - - $1,900,000
    1992 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    1993 Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $10,100,000
    1994 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    1995 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    1996 Player Cash Earnings $1,770,000 $6,250,000 - - - - - $8,020,000
    1997 Player Cash Earnings $565,000 $2,260,000 - - - - - $2,825,000
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 $4,500,000 - - - - - $4,800,000
    16 seasons $25,435,000 $20,010,000 - - - - - $45,445,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    16 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,435,000 $20,010,000 - - - - - $45,445,000
  • Transactions

    Sep 5 1999Retired from Professional Football
    May 3 1983Signed a 5 year $5 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    May 2 1983Traded to Denver (DEN) from Indianapolis (IND) for Chris Hinton, Mark Herrman and 1984 1st round pick (#19)
    Apr 26 1983Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 1 (#1 overall)
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