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Duke Johnson

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Texans, RB Age: 26 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#77 overall), 2015 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

Texans – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Duke Johnson signed a 3 year, $15,610,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $7,757,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,203,333. In 2020, Johnson will earn a base salary of $3,600,000, a roster bonus of $400,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,100,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,610,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,203,333
    Total Guarantees $7,757,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,957,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 24 $957,000 $927,523 $2,000,000 $10,000 $3,894,523 $6,144,523 $5,967,000($5,967,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $6,144,523 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,187,523 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,293,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,894,523 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,937,523 2019 Dead Cap: $2,250,000 2018 Cap Savings: $957,000
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $1,800,000 - $400,000 - $2,200,000 $1,800,000 $2,200,000($8,167,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $2,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,800,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $400,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $2,200,000
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $3,600,000 - $400,000 $100,000 $4,100,000 - $4,100,000($12,267,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $4,100,000
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $4,650,000 - $400,000 $100,000 $5,150,000 - $5,150,000($17,417,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,150,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,150,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,150,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,150,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.957M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2018 roster bonus)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $2M
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $10,000
    • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    • 2019-2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($400,000)
    • 2019-21 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2019 Player contract details by year - $750,000 $100,000 $850,000 $100,000($100,000)
    2020 Player contract details by year - $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 -($100,000)

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,105,092
    Signing Bonus $710,092
    Average Salary $776,273
    Total Guarantees $710,092
    Guaranteed at Signing $710,092
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $710,092 - - - - - $1,145,092
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $545,000 - - $10,000 - - - $555,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $642,500 - - $10,000 - - - $652,500
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $957,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $10,000 - - - $5,967,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - $400,000 - - - - $2,200,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings - - - $100,000 - - - $100,000
    5 seasons $4,379,500 $3,710,092 $2,400,000 $130,000 - - - $10,619,592
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,600,000 - $400,000 $100,000 - - - $4,100,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,650,000 - $400,000 $100,000 - - - $5,150,000
    $12,629,500 $3,710,092 $3,200,000 $330,000 - - - $19,869,592
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,579,500 $3,710,092 $2,000,000 $130,000 - - - $8,419,592
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - $400,000 - - - - $2,200,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/17/2017, $12,154

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (throwing helmet) against Detroit (DET)


    • TOTAL: $12,154

  • Transactions

    Aug 8 2019Traded to Houston (HOU) from Cleveland (CLE) for 2020 3rd round pick (#97 Jacob Phillips)
    Jun 7 2018Signed a 3 year $15.61 million contract extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Nov 17 2017Fined $12,154 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (throwing helmet) against Detroit (DET)
    Jun 16 2015Signed a 4 year $3.1.05 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    May 1 2015Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 3 (#77 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 HOU 16 16 2 531 48.5 83 410 4.9 2 44 410 3 1 110
    2018 CLE 16 16 2 459 42.0 40 201 5 0 47 429 3 1 85
    2017 CLE 16 16 565 52.9 82 348 4.2 4 74 693 3 4 142.1
    2016 CLE 16 16 1 457 44.4 73 358 4.9 1 53 514 0 2 91.2
    2015 CLE 16 16 7 564 50.9 104 379 3.6 0 61 534 2 1 103.3
    Totals 80 80 12 2,576 - 382 1,696 4.4 7 279 2,580 11 9 531.60