Josh Gordon

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Chiefs, WR Age: 31-49d Exp: 4 Years
Supplemental Drafted: 2012, Browns College: Baylor Agent(s): Eric Dounn, Matt Leist, Zachary Hiller (LAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Josh Gordon signed a 1 year, $1,120,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $1,120,000. In 2022, Gordon will earn a base salary of $1,120,000, while carrying a cap hit of $895,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,120,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,120,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 31 $1,120,000 $895,000 - $1,120,000($1,120,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $895,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $895,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $895,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $895,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Practice Squad

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / -
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary -
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2021-2021Practice Squad

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $210,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $210,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,042,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,042,500
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,025,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,025,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $790,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $790,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / RFA

    2012-2017Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,341,648
    Signing Bonus $2,324,836
    Average Salary $1,335,412
    Total Guarantees $3,727,638
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,727,638
    Free Agent: 2018 / ERFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $1,230,796 - - - - - $1,620,795
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $558,355 - - - - - - $558,354
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $291,390 - - $50,000 - - - $341,389
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $377,084 - - - - - - $377,084
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $604,118 - - - - - - $604,117
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $92,942 - - - - - - $92,942
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $833,824 - - - - - - $833,823
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $952,941 - - - - - - $952,941
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $107,059 - $13,438 - - - - $120,495
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000 - - - - - - $14,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $770,000 - - - - - - $770,000
    8 seasons $4,991,713 $1,230,796 $13,438 $50,000 - - - $6,285,940
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - - - - - - $1,120,000
    $6,111,713 $1,230,796 $13,438 $50,000 - - - $7,405,940
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,709,771 $1,230,796 - $50,000 - - - $2,990,564
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,557,059 - - - - - - $1,557,058
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $940,883 - $13,438 - - - - $954,318
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $784,000 - - - - - - $784,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/15/2021, -

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2019, 2 games, $238,235

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 12/16/2019, 14 games, $897,794

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2019, $10,527

      Excessive Facemask against New York (NYJ)


    • Player contract details by year 12/20/2018, 2 games, $92,941

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 07/25/2016, 4 games, $388,141

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 04/25/2015, 16 games, $581,209

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2014, 1 game $48,564

      Violation of team rules


    • Player contract details by year 08/27/2014, 10 games, $827,529

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 06/07/2013, 2 games, $142,825

      Substance Abuse


    • TOTAL: $3,227,766

  • Transactions

    Mar 8 2022Signed a contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 26 2022Signed to the practice squad by Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 24 2022Waived by Kansas City (KC)
    Oct 5 2021Signed to the active roster by Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 27 2021Signed to the practice squad by Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 15 2021Suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance abuse policy
    Sep 3 2020Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Dec 16 2019Suspended indefinitely for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $238,235 in remaining 2019 salary with Seattle (SEA)
    Nov 1 2019Claimed off waivers by Seattle (SEA)
    Oct 31 2019Waived by New England (NE)
    Sep 27 2019Fined $10,527 Excessive Facemask against New York (NYJ)
    Mar 12 2019Assigned a 1 year $2.025 million tender by New England (NE)
    Dec 20 2018Suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance abuse policy (5th charge), forfeiting a remaining $92,941 of 2018 salary with New England (NE)
    Sep 17 2018Traded to New England (NE) from Cleveland (CLE) with 2019 7th round pick (#243 - traded) for 2019 5th round pick (#170 Austin Seibert)
    Jul 25 2016Suspended 4 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, foerfeiting $251,389 in 2016 salary with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jan 25 2015Suspended for the entire 2015 season for violating the NFL's drug/alcohol policy
    Dec 27 2014Suspended 1 games for a violation of team rules with Cleveland (CLE)
    Aug 27 2014Suspended for the entire 2014 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $1.39M in salary/bonus with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 7 2013Suspended 2 games, and fined an additional 2, for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $148,894 in 2013 salary with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 16 2012Signed a 4 year $5.34 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 12 2012Drafted in the 2nd round by Cleveland (CLE)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2021 KC 12 12 7 219 18.3 14 5 32 6.4 2.67 1 0 2 9.2
    2020 SEA 0 0 0 0 0
    2019 SEA 11 11 7 462 44.0 47 27 426 15.8 38.73 1 0 3 46.7
    2018 NE 12 12 12 634 56.6 71 41 737 18 61.42 4 0 5 97.7
    2017 CLE 5 5 5 259 24.2 43 18 335 18.6 67.00 1 0 1 39.5
    2016 CLE 0 0 0 0 0
    2014 CLE 5 5 5 233 22.2 47 24 303 12.6 60.60 0 0 2 30.3
    2013 CLE 14 14 14 899 81.3 159 87 1646 18.9 117.57 9 0 10 227.4
    2012 CLE 16 16 13 815 79.0 95 50 805 16.1 50.31 5 1 4 108.5
    Totals 75 75 63 3,521 - 476 252 4,284 17.0 57.12 21 1 27 559.30