Joey Bosa

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Chargers, DE Age: 26-10d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2016 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Brian Ayrault (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Joey Bosa signed a 5 year, $135,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $102,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $27,000,000. In 2021, Bosa will earn a base salary of $13,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $20,750,000 and a dead cap value of $63,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $135,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $27,000,000
    Total Guarantees $102,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $78,000,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $15,000,000 $78,000,000 $43,020,731($43,020,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $78,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-63,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $42,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-27,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $50,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $28,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-35,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $28,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $13,750,000 $7,000,000 - $20,750,000 $63,000,000 $13,750,000($56,770,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $63,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-42,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $28,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-7,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $42,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-21,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $13,750,000
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $21,250,000 $7,000,000 - $28,250,000 $42,250,000 $21,250,000($78,020,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $42,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $28,250,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $21,250,000
    2023 Contract details by year 28 $24,000,000 $7,000,000 - $31,000,000 $14,000,000 $24,000,000($102,020,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $17,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $24,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $24,000,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 4 yr, $102,020,731; $7,000,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 29 $15,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $29,000,000 $7,000,000 $22,000,000($124,020,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $22,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $22,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $22,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $22,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 - $8,360,000 $25,360,000 - $25,360,000($149,380,731)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $25,360,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $25,360,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $25,360,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $25,360,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $78M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2020 roster bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    • 2023 salary guaranteed for injury at signing, fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2022
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $8.36M (3rd league day of 2025)

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $25,873,685
    Signing Bonus $17,017,226
    Average Salary $6,468,421
    Total Guarantees $25,873,685
    Guaranteed at Signing $25,873,685
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings DROY $450,000 $14,464,642 - - - - - $14,914,642
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 $2,552,584 $1,086,077 - - - - $4,178,661
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - $2,172,153 - - - - $2,802,153
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $720,000 - $3,258,230 - - - - $3,978,230
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $35,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - $20,731 $43,020,731
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - - - - - - $13,750,000
    6 seasons $17,090,000 $52,017,226 $13,516,460 - - - $20,731 $82,644,417
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,250,000 - - - - - - $21,250,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - - - - - - $24,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $7,000,000 - - - - $22,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $8,360,000 - - - - $25,360,000
    $94,340,000 $52,017,226 $28,876,460 - - - $20,731 $175,254,417
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $14,464,642 - - - - - $14,914,642
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,640,000 $37,552,584 $13,516,460 - - - $20,731 $67,729,775
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2021, $28,917

      Verbally abusing officials against Las Vegas (LV)


    • Player contract details by year 12/11/2020, $15,000

      Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 11/08/2019, $28,075

      Roughing the Passer against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/29/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Bryce Petty (NYJ)


    • TOTAL: $90,223

  • Transactions

    Oct 12 2021Fined $28,917 Verbally abusing officials against Las Vegas (LV)
    Dec 11 2020Fined $15,000 Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (NE)
    Jul 28 2020Signed a 5 year $135 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Nov 8 2019Fined $28,075 Roughing the Passer against Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 23 2019Los Angeles (LAC) exercised a $14.36M option for 2020
    Dec 29 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Bryce Petty (NYJ)
    Aug 29 2016Signed a 4 year $25.87 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Apr 28 2016Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 1 (#3 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 LAC 6 6 6 320 82.1 3.5 19 13 6 2
    2020 LAC 12 12 10 549 53.0 7.5 39 29 10
    2019 LAC 16 16 16 846 86.0 11.5 67 48 19 1
    2018 LAC 7 7 6 316 30.5 5.5 23 18 5
    2017 LAC 16 16 16 852 81.5 12.5 70 54 16 3
    2016 SD 13 13 11 562 53.1 10.5 41 30 11
    Totals 70 70 65 3,445 - 51 259 192 67 6 0