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Josh McCown

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Texans, QB Age: 41 Exp: 16 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#81 overall), 2002 College: Sam Houston State Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Josh McCown signed a 1 year, $1,050,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including an average annual salary of $1,050,000. In 2020, McCown will earn a base salary of $555,882, while carrying a cap hit of $397,062.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,050,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,050,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 41 $555,882 $397,062 - $555,882($555,882)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $397,062 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $397,062 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $397,062 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $397,062
    2021 Free Agent Year 42 UFA  
    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 $108,000 - - $108,000 $108,000($108,000)

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

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

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Total Guarantees $6,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $4,666,667
    Total Guarantees $6,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,250,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2014-2015

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $4,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,750,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $865,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000
    Average Salary $865,000
    Total Guarantees $125,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $875,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000
    Average Salary $875,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $810,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $810,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2008-2009

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,250,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $3,125,000
    Total Guarantees $2,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2006-2007

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $2,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2008 / UFA

    2005-2005

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,430,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,430,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2006 / RFA

    2002-2004Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,388,000
    Signing Bonus $483,000
    Average Salary $462,667
    Total Guarantees $483,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2005 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $225,000 $483,000 - - - - - $708,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $300,000 - - - - - - $300,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - - - - - $380,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $1,430,000 - - - - - - $1,430,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - $4,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,950,000 - - $50,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings - $2,500,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,750,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,800,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $810,000 - - - - - - $810,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 $25,000 - $25,000 - - - $875,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 $25,000 - - - - - $865,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,750,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $5,250,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,375,000 - - - - - - $4,375,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - $1,625,000 $7,625,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $108,000 - - - - - - $108,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $555,882 - - - - - - $555,882
    18 seasons $33,548,882 $15,033,000 $2,000,000 $125,000 - - $1,625,000 $52,331,882
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,335,000 $483,000 - - - - - $2,818,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - - - $4,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $100,000 - - - $3,800,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $2,500,000 - - - - - $2,500,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $810,000 - - - - - - $810,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,665,000 $50,000 - $25,000 - - - $1,740,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $4,750,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,625,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $9,625,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $17,625,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,108,000 - - - - - - $2,108,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $555,882 - - - - - - $555,882
  • Transactions

    Nov 4 2020Signed to the active roster by Houston (HOU)
    Sep 6 2020Signed to the practice squad by Philadelphia (PHI)
    Aug 17 2019Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Mar 13 2018Signed a 1 year $10 million contract extension with New York (NYJ)
    Mar 20 2017Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Feb 27 2015Signed a 3 year $14 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Feb 11 2015Released by Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 12 2014Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 29 2013Signed a 1 year $865k contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Mar 15 2012Signed a 1 year $875k contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Nov 23 2011Signed a 1 year $810k contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 3 2011Waived by San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 17 2011Signed a 1 year $810k contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Aug 3 2010Signed with the UFL
    Aug 29 2008Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Miami (MIA) for 2009 7th round pick (#237)
    Feb 28 2008Signed a 2 year $6.25M contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 28 2007Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Detroit (DET) with Mike Williams for 2007 4th round pick (#105)
    Mar 16 2006Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 30 2005Signed a 1 year $1.43 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jul 25 2002Signed a 3 year $1.388 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 20 2002Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 3 (#81 overall)
    Apr 20 2002Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 3 (#81 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Josh McCown 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
    2020 HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2019 PHI 16 3 15 1.3 5 3 60 24 8.00 0 0 72.08 2 -2 0 0 0.76
    2018 NYJ 16 4 3 192 19.2 110 60 54.5 539 134.75 1 4 55.83 5 32 0 0 20.76
    2017 NYJ 13 13 13 819 78.9 397 267 67.3 2926 225.08 18 9 94.51 37 124 5 11 205.44
    2016 CLE 7 5 3 262 25.4 165 90 54.5 1100 220.00 6 6 72.29 7 21 0 7 52.1
    2015 CLE 8 8 8 512 46.2 292 186 63.7 2109 263.63 12 4 93.25 20 98 1 9 128.16
    2014 TB 13 11 11 635 63.9 327 184 56.3 2206 200.55 11 14 70.46 25 127 3 10 126.94
    2013 CHI 16 8 5 421 39.8 224 149 66.5 1829 228.63 13 1 109.02 13 69 1 3 136.06
    2012 CHI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2011 CHI 4 3 2 55 35 63.6 414 138.00 2 4 68.3 12 68 0 2 25.36
    2009 CAR 1 1 6 1 16.7 2 2.00 0 0 39.58 0 0 0 0 0.08
    2008 CAR 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 -3 0 0 -0.3
    2007 OAK 12 9 9 190 111 58.4 1151 127.89 10 11 69.43 29 143 0 11 74.34
    2006 DET 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
    2003 ARI 16 10 3 166 95 57.2 1018 101.80 5 6 70.31 28 158 1 10 66.52
    Totals 170 81 57 2,856 - 1,955 1,188 60.8 13,384 165.23 78 61 - 183 855 11 64 838.36