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Jaylen Waddle

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Dolphins, WR Age: 22-7d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2021 College: Alabama Agent(s): Joel Segal (SportFive)

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  • Current Contract

    Jaylen Waddle signed a 4 year, $27,085,993 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $17,058,904 signing bonus, $27,085,993 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,771,498. In 2021, Waddle will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $17,058,904, while carrying a cap hit of $4,924,726 and a dead cap value of $27,085,992.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $27,085,993
    Signing Bonus $17,058,904
    Average Salary $6,771,498
    Total Guarantees $27,085,993
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,085,993
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 23 $660,000 $4,264,726 - $4,924,726 $27,085,992 $17,718,904($17,718,904)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $27,085,992 2021 Cap Savings: $-22,161,266 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $17,058,904 2021 Cap Savings: $-12,134,178 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $14,291,814 2022 Dead Cap: $12,794,178 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,367,088 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2022 Dead Cap: $12,794,178 2021 Cap Savings: $660,000
    2022 Contract details by year 24 $825,000 $4,264,726 $1,066,182 $6,155,908 $22,161,266 $1,891,182($19,610,086)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $22,161,266 2022 Cap Savings: $-16,005,358 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $12,794,178 2022 Cap Savings: $-6,638,270 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $13,631,814 2023 Dead Cap: $8,529,452 2022 Cap Savings: $-7,475,906 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2023 Dead Cap: $8,529,452 2022 Cap Savings: $1,891,182
    2023 Contract details by year 25 $940,000 $4,264,726 $2,182,364 $7,387,090 $16,005,359 $3,122,364($22,732,450)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $16,005,359 2023 Cap Savings: $-8,618,269 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,529,452 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,142,362 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $11,740,633 2024 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,353,543 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2024 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2023 Cap Savings: $3,122,364
    2024 Contract details by year 26 $1,055,000 $4,264,726 $3,298,544 $8,618,270 $8,618,270 $4,353,544($27,085,994)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $8,618,270 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2024 Cap Savings: $4,353,544 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $8,618,270 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,264,726 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $4,353,544
    2025 Contract details by year 27 - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Projected 4 years, $27M
    • Fully Guaranteed
    • 5th-year option available
    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
    0 season - - - - - - - $0
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 $17,058,904 - - - - - $17,718,904
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - $1,066,182 - - - - $1,891,182
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $940,000 - $2,182,364 - - - - $3,122,364
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,055,000 - $3,298,544 - - - - $4,353,544
    $3,480,000 $17,058,904 $6,547,090 - - - - $27,085,994
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Transactions

    May 14 2021Signed a 4 year $27 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 29 2021Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 1 (#6 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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

     

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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
    Totals 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00