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Deshaun Watson Embed This

Quarterback Age: 24 Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2017 College: Clemson Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)

Texans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Deshaun Watson signed a 4 year, $13,854,281 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $8,215,841 signing bonus, $13,854,281 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,463,570. In 2020, Watson will earn a base salary of $1,177,123 and a roster bonus of $1,177,123, while carrying a cap hit of $4,408,207 and a dead cap value of $4,408,181.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $13,854,281
    Signing Bonus $8,215,841
    Average Salary $3,463,570
    Total Guarantees $13,854,281
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,854,281
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 21 $403,054 $2,053,960 - $2,457,014 $13,854,281 $8,618,895($8,618,895)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $13,854,281 2017 Cap Savings: $-11,397,267 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $8,215,841 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,758,827 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,692,400 2018 Dead Cap: $6,161,881 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,235,386 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,053,960 2018 Dead Cap: $6,161,881 2017 Cap Savings: $403,054
    2018 Contract details by year 22 $1,094,740 $2,053,960 - $3,148,700 $5,173,440 $1,094,740($9,713,635)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $5,173,440 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,024,740 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $3,148,700 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,227,400 2019 Dead Cap: $-2,053,960 2018 Cap Savings: $-4,078,700 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,053,960 2019 Dead Cap: $-2,053,960 2018 Cap Savings: $1,094,740
    2019 Contract details by year 23 $862,231 $2,053,960 $862,249 $3,778,440 $4,078,700 $1,724,480($11,438,115)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,078,700 2019 Cap Savings: $-300,260 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $3,778,440 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $6,132,660 2020 Dead Cap: $-2,053,960 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,354,220 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,053,960 2020 Dead Cap: $-2,053,960 2019 Cap Savings: $1,724,480
    2020 Contract details by year 24 $1,177,123 $2,053,961 $1,177,123 $4,408,207 $4,408,181 $2,354,246($13,792,361)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,408,181 2020 Cap Savings: $26 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,053,961 2020 Cap Savings: $2,354,246 Post-6/1 Release

    N/A in 2020

    Post-6/1 Trade

    N/A in 2020

    2021 Contract details by year 25 - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $403,054 $8,215,841 - - - - - $8,618,895
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,094,740 - - - - - - $1,094,740
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $862,231 - $862,249 - - - - $1,724,480
    3 seasons $2,360,025 $8,215,841 $862,249 - - - - $11,438,115
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,177,123 - $1,177,123 - - - - $2,354,246
    $3,537,148 $8,215,841 $2,039,372 - - - - $13,792,361
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,360,025 $8,215,841 $862,249 - - - - $11,438,115
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Deshaun Watson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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
    2019 HOU 16 15 15 1026 0.937 495 333 67.3 3852 256.80 26 12 97.98 82 413 7 10 319.98
    2018 HOU 16 16 16 1093 0.999 505 345 68.3 4165 260.31 26 9 103.11 99 551 5 9 331.7
    2017 HOU 7 7 6 464 0.594 204 126 61.8 1699 242.71 19 8 102.96 36 269 2 3 168.86
    Totals 39 38 37 2,583 - 1,204 804 66.8 9,716 255.68 71 29 - 217 1,233 14 22 820.54