Jaylen Watson

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Chiefs, CB Age: 25-217d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#243 overall), 2022 College: Washington State Agent(s): Rep 1 Sports

 
  • Current Contract

    Jaylen Watson signed a 4 year, $3,745,372 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $85,372 signing bonus, $85,372 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $936,343. In 2024, Watson will earn a base salary of $985,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,006,343 and a dead cap value of $42,686.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,745,372
    Signing Bonus $85,372
    Average Salary $936,343
    Total Guarantees $85,372
    Guaranteed at Signing $85,372
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2022 Contract details by year 24 $705,000 $21,343 $726,343 $85,372 $790,372($790,372) $790,372
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $85,372 2022 Cap Savings: $640,971 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $85,372 2022 Cap Savings: $640,971 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $21,343 2023 Dead Cap: $64,029 2022 Cap Savings: $705,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $21,343 2023 Dead Cap: $64,029 2022 Cap Savings: $705,000
    2023 Contract details by year 25 $870,000 $21,343 $891,343 $64,029 $870,000($1,660,372) $830,186
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $64,029 2023 Cap Savings: $827,314 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $64,029 2023 Cap Savings: $827,314 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $21,343 2024 Dead Cap: $42,686 2023 Cap Savings: $870,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $21,343 2024 Dead Cap: $42,686 2023 Cap Savings: $870,000
    2024 Contract details by year 26 $985,000 $21,343 $1,006,343 $42,686 $985,000($2,645,372) $881,791
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $42,686 2024 Cap Savings: $963,657 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $42,686 2024 Cap Savings: $963,657 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $21,343 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2024 Cap Savings: $985,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $21,343 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2024 Cap Savings: $985,000
    2025 Contract details by year 27 $1,100,000 $21,343 $1,121,343 $21,343 $1,100,000($3,745,372) $936,343
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2025 Cap Savings: $1,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2025 Cap Savings: $1,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $21,343 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,100,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    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
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $705,000 $85,372 - - - - - $790,372
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - - $870,000
    2 seasons $1,575,000 $85,372 - - - - - $1,660,372
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $985,000 - - - - - - $985,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - - - - - - $1,100,000
    $3,660,000 $85,372 - - - - - $3,745,372
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,575,000 $85,372 - - - - - $1,660,372
  • Transactions

    May 6 2022Signed a 4 year $3.74 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Apr 30 2022Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 7 (#243 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 KC 16 16 1 372 39.2 2 30 25 5
    2022 KC 17 16 6 605 53.1 46 37 9 1
    Totals 33 32 7 977 - 2 76 62 14 0 1