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A.J. McCarron

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Texans, QB Age: 30 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#164 overall), 2014 College: Alabama Agent(s): Todd France, Brian Ayrault (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    A.J. McCarron signed a 1 year, $4,000,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2020, McCarron will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 and a signing bonus of $2,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,000,000 and a dead cap value of $3,750,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,750,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,750,000 $4,000,000($4,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2020 Cap Savings: $250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.75M guaranteed (signing bonus + $1.75M of 2020 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $2,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,900,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,900,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2014-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,401,652
    Signing Bonus $181,652
    Average Salary $600,413
    Total Guarantees $181,652
    Guaranteed at Signing $181,652
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $181,652 - - - - - $601,652
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - - $510,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $690,000 - - - - - - $690,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - - $900,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $3,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - $4,000,000
    7 seasons $6,620,000 $7,681,652 - $100,000 - - - $14,401,652
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,220,000 $181,652 - - - - - $2,401,652
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - - - - - $900,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - - - - $7,000,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Signed a 1 year $4 million contract extension with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 19 2019Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 14 2019Released by Oakland (OAK); clearing $5 million in cap space
    Sep 1 2018Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Buffalo (BUF) for 2019 5th round pick (#158 - traded)
    Mar 14 2018Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    May 22 2014Signed a 4 year $2.4 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 10 2014Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 5 (#164 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 HOU 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2019 HOU 16 2 1 69 6.3 37 21 56.8 225 112.50 0 1 63.46 5 39 1 0 16.9
    2018 OAK 16 2 12 1.1 3 1 33.3 8 4.00 0 0 42.36 3 -2 0 1 0.12
    2017 CIN 16 3 26 2.7 14 7 50 66 22.00 0 0 63.39 0 0 0 0 2.64
    2016 CIN 16 1 2 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2015 CIN 16 7 3 257 24.2 119 79 66.4 854 122.00 6 2 97.11 14 31 0 1 55.26
    2014 CIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 81 15 4 366 - 173 108 62.4 1,153 76.87 6 3 - 22 68 1 2 74.92