Jonathan Taylor

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Colts, RB Age: 22-3d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#41 overall), 2020 College: Wisconsin Agent(s): Be Great Sports

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  • Current Contract

    Jonathan Taylor signed a 4 year, $7,829,150 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including a $3,253,928 signing bonus, $4,219,798 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,957,288. In 2022, Taylor will earn a base salary of $1,321,741, while carrying a cap hit of $2,135,223 and a dead cap value of $1,626,964.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,829,150
    Signing Bonus $3,253,928
    Average Salary $1,957,288
    Total Guarantees $4,219,798
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,219,798
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 21 $610,000 $813,482 $1,423,482 $4,219,798 $4,038,371($4,038,371)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,219,798 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,796,316 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,253,928 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,830,446 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,779,352 2021 Dead Cap: $2,440,446 2020 Cap Savings: $-355,870 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $813,482 2021 Dead Cap: $2,440,446 2020 Cap Savings: $610,000
    2021 Contract details by year 22 $965,870 $813,482 $1,779,352 $3,406,316 $965,870($5,004,241)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $3,406,316 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,626,964 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,440,446 2021 Cap Savings: $-661,094 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,779,352 2022 Dead Cap: $1,626,964 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $813,482 2022 Dead Cap: $1,626,964 2021 Cap Savings: $965,870
    2022 Contract details by year 23 $1,321,741 $813,482 $2,135,223 $1,626,964 $1,321,741($6,325,982)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,626,964 2022 Cap Savings: $508,259 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,626,964 2022 Cap Savings: $508,259 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $813,482 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2022 Cap Savings: $1,321,741 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $813,482 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2022 Cap Savings: $1,321,741
    2023 Contract details by year 24 $1,677,611 $813,482 $2,491,093 $813,482 $1,677,611($8,003,593)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2023 Cap Savings: $1,677,611 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2023 Cap Savings: $1,677,611 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,677,611 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $813,482 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,677,611
    2024 Free Agent Year 25 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $4.2M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $610,000 $3,253,928 - - - - $174,443 $4,038,371
    2021 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (1ST) $965,870 - - - - - - $965,870
    2 seasons $1,575,870 $3,253,928 - - - - $174,443 $5,004,241
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,321,741 - - - - - - $1,321,741
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,677,611 - - - - - - $1,677,611
    $4,575,222 $3,253,928 - - - - $174,443 $8,003,593
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,575,870 $3,253,928 - - - - $174,443 $5,004,241
  • Transactions

    May 15 2020Signed a 4 year $7.28 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
    Apr 24 2020Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 2 (#41 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jonathan Taylor ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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
    2021 IND 17 17 17 768 68.9 332 1811 5.5 18 40 360 2 4 333.1
    2020 IND 15 15 13 511 46.8 232 1169 5 11 36 299 1 1 216.8
    Totals 32 32 30 1,279 - 564 2,980 5.3 29 76 659 3 5 549.90
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $76,756,275
    • Avg. Salary: $15,351,255
    • NFL Rank: 86
    • RB Rank: 2

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2024
    • Avg. Salary: $1,957,288
    • NFL Rank: 715
    • RB Rank: 40

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Jonathan Taylor to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Dalvin Cook 5 $63,000,000 $12,600,000 25
    Ezekiel Elliott 6 $90,000,000 $15,000,000 24
    Alvin Kamara 5 $75,000,000 $15,000,000 25
    Christian McCaffrey 4 $64,063,500 $16,015,875 23
    Averages 5 $73,015,875 $14,603,175 24.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Taylor's current age (22), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    7 $100,864,414 $14,409,202


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Taylor statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Rushing Yards, Rushing Touchdowns, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Fumbles, Rating

    Player GP% Rush Yds/GM Rush TD/GM Rec Rec Yds Fum/GM Rating
    Dalvin Cook 2018-2019, MIN 78.13 70 0.6 3.72 32.96 0.24 77.25
    Ezekiel Elliott 2017-2018, DAL 78.13 96.72 0.52 4.12 33.44 0.28 70.9
    Alvin Kamara 2018-2019, NO 90.63 57.93 0.66 5.59 42.83 0.17 77
    Christian McCaffrey 2018-2019, CAR 100 77.66 0.69 6.97 58.5 0.16 84.8
    Average 86.72 75.58 0.62 5.10 41.93 0.21 77.49
    Jonathan Taylor 2020-2021 96.55 89.89 0.96 2.57 22.68 0.18 83.9
    % Change 11.34% 18.93% 54.84% -49.61% -45.91% 14.29% 8.27%
    Median Prime % Change 11.34%
    Average Prime % Change 1.74%


    Calculated Market Value: Jonathan Taylor

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $76,756,275 $15,351,255