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David Johnson

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Running Back Age: 28 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#86 overall), 2015 College: Northern Iowa Agent(s): Jonathan Perzley (SportStars)

Texans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    David Johnson signed a 3 year, $39,000,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $12,000,000 signing bonus, $31,882,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000. In 2020, Johnson will earn a base salary of $10,200,000 and a roster bonus of $956,250, while carrying a cap hit of $11,156,250 and a dead cap value of $12,300,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $39,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $13,000,000
    Total Guarantees $31,882,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $24,682,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 26 $1,882,500 $3,159,844 - $5,042,344 $24,266,844 $13,882,500($13,882,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $24,266,844 2018 Cap Savings: $-19,224,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $12,184,344 2018 Cap Savings: $-7,142,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $15,266,844 2019 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,224,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,184,344 2019 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,858,000
    2019 Contract details by year 27 $5,700,000 $3,000,000 $956,250 $9,656,250 $25,200,000 $6,666,120($20,548,620)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $25,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-15,543,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $9,300,000 2019 Cap Savings: $356,250 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $19,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-9,543,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,300,000 2020 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $6,356,250
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $10,200,000 - $956,250 $11,156,250 $12,300,000 $11,156,250($31,704,870)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $12,300,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,143,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $11,156,250 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $12,300,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,143,750 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $11,156,250
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $7,950,000 - $1,050,000 $9,000,000 $2,100,000 $9,000,000($40,704,870)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $6,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $24.6M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2019 salary + $5.1M of 2020 salary)
    • Remaining $5.1M of 2020 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • $2.1M of 2021 salary fully guarantees on 3/20/2020 (injury now)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $300,000
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000, 14 LTBE)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $300,000
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $300,000
    • Incentives: $15M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,919,373
    Signing Bonus $639,373
    Average Salary $729,843
    Total Guarantees $639,373
    Guaranteed at Signing $639,373
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $639,373 - - - - $135,439 $1,209,812
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $24,000 - - - $549,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $25,000 - - - $640,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,882,500 $12,000,000 - - - - - $13,882,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,700,000 - $956,250 - - - $9,870 $6,666,120
    5 seasons $9,157,500 $12,639,373 $956,250 $49,000 - - $145,309 $22,947,432
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - $956,250 - - - - $11,156,250
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $7,950,000 - $1,050,000 - - - - $9,000,000
    $27,307,500 $12,639,373 $2,962,500 $49,000 - - $145,309 $43,103,682
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,157,500 $12,639,373 $956,250 $49,000 - - - $22,947,432
  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2020Traded to Houston (HOU) from Arizona (ARI) with 2021 4th round pick and 2020 2nd round pick (#40 Ross Blacklock) for DeAndre Hopkins and 2020 4th round pick (#131 Rashard Lawrence)
    Sep 8 2018Signed a 3 year $39 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)
    May 18 2015SIgned a 4 year $2.91 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 3 (#86 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 ARI 14 13 9 445 0.418 94 345 3.7 2 36 370 4 1 105.5
    2018 ARI 16 16 16 749 0.794 258 940 3.6 7 50 446 3 3 196.6
    2017 ARI 1 1 1 46 0.060 11 23 2.1 0 6 67 0 2 7
    2016 ARI 16 16 16 964 0.838 293 1239 4.2 16 80 879 4 5 327.8
    2015 ARI 16 16 5 413 0.374 125 581 4.6 8 36 457 4 5 173.8
    Totals 63 62 47 2,617 - 781 3,128 4.0 33 208 2,219 15 16 810.70