Justin Jefferson

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Vikings, WR Age: 25-97d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#22 overall), 2020 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Ben Renzin, Brian Ayrault, Todd France (CAA Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Justin Jefferson signed a 4 year, $13,122,805 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $7,103,856 signing bonus, $13,122,805 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,280,701. In 2024, Jefferson will earn a base salary of $19,743,000, while carrying a cap hit of $19,743,000 and a dead cap value of $19,743,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $13,122,805
    Signing Bonus $7,103,856
    Average Salary $3,280,701
    Total Guarantees $13,122,805
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,122,805
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2020 Contract details by year 21 $610,000 $1,775,964 $2,385,964 $13,122,802 $7,889,226($7,889,226) $7,889,226
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,122,802 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,736,838 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,103,856 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,717,892 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,794,910 2021 Dead Cap: $5,327,892 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,408,946 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2021 Dead Cap: $5,327,892 2020 Cap Savings: $610,000
    2021 Contract details by year 22 $1,206,491 $1,775,964 $2,982,455 $10,736,838 $1,206,491($9,095,717) $4,547,859
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,736,838 2021 Cap Savings: $-7,754,383 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,327,892 2021 Cap Savings: $-2,345,437 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,184,910 2022 Dead Cap: $3,551,928 2021 Cap Savings: $-4,202,455 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2022 Dead Cap: $3,551,928 2021 Cap Savings: $1,206,491
    2022 Contract details by year 23 $1,802,982 $1,775,964 $3,578,946 $7,754,383 $1,802,982($10,898,699) $3,632,900
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $7,754,383 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,175,437 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,551,928 2022 Cap Savings: $27,018 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,978,419 2023 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,399,473 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2023 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2022 Cap Savings: $1,802,982
    2023 Contract details by year 24 $2,399,473 $1,775,964 $4,175,437 $4,175,437 $2,399,473($13,298,172) $3,324,543
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,175,437 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2023 Cap Savings: $2,399,473 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,175,437 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,775,964 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $2,399,473
    2024 Contract details by year 25 $19,743,000 - $19,743,000 $19,743,000 $19,743,000($33,041,172) $6,608,234
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $19,743,000 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $19,743,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $19,743,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $19,743,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 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
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $610,000 $7,103,856 - - - - $175,370 $7,889,226
    2021 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $1,206,491 - - - - - - $1,206,491
    2022 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (1ST),
    OPOY
    $1,802,982 - - - - - - $1,802,982
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $2,399,473 - - - - - - $2,399,473
    4 seasons $6,018,946 $7,103,856 - - - - $175,370 $13,298,172
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $19,743,000 - - - - - - $19,743,000
    $25,761,946 $7,103,856 - - - - $175,370 $33,041,172
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,018,946 $7,103,856 - - - - $175,370 $13,298,172
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/29/2023, $13,659

      Excessive Celebration against Detroit (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2023, $10,927

      Taunting against Carolina (CAR)


    • TOTAL: $24,586

  • Transactions

    Dec 29 2023Fined $13,659 Excessive Celebration against Detroit (DET)
    Apr 25 2023Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $19.743M option for 2024
    Jul 22 2020Signed a 4 year $13.122 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Apr 23 2020Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#22 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Jefferson 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
    2023 MIN 10 10 8 482 48.5 100 68 1074 15.8 107.40 5 1 2 134.2
    2022 MIN 17 17 17 1079 98.4 184 128 1809 14.1 106.41 8 0 7 240.66
    2021 MIN 17 17 17 1014 88.9 167 108 1616 15 95.06 10 1 9 222.4
    2020 MIN 16 16 14 886 87.8 125 88 1400 15.9 87.50 7 1 4 186.2
    Totals 60 60 56 3,461 - 576 392 5,899 15.0 98.32 30 3 22 783.46
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $117,648,284
    • Avg. Salary: $29,412,071
    • NFL Rank: 20
    • WR Rank: 2

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2025
    • Avg. Salary: $3,280,701
    • NFL Rank: 435
    • WR Rank: 57

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Tyreek Hill 4 $120,000,000 $30,000,000 28
    Davante Adams 5 $140,000,000 $28,000,000 29
    Cooper Kupp 3 $80,100,000 $26,700,000 28
    A.J. Brown 4 $100,000,000 $25,000,000 24
    Averages 4 $110,025,000 $27,506,250 27.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Jefferson's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    6 $168,829,716 $28,138,286


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Jefferson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Receiving Targets, Receptions, Receiving Yards, Receiving Touchdowns, Yards After Catch, Dropped Passes, Rating

    Player GP% Rec Tgt Rec/GM Rec Yds/GM Rec TD/GM YAC Dropped Rating
    Tyreek Hill 2020-2021, MIA 96.97 9.19 6.19 78.59 0.75 4.45 0.59 84.15
    Davante Adams 2020-2021, LV 90.91 10.57 7.93 97.57 0.97 5.15 0.17 92.5
    Cooper Kupp 2020-2021, LAR 96.97 9.84 7.41 91.28 0.59 5.85 0.38 86.55
    A.J. Brown 2020-2021, PHI 81.82 7.81 4.93 72 0.59 5.1 0.56 85.25
    Average 91.67 9.35 6.62 84.86 0.73 5.14 0.43 87.11
    Justin Jefferson 2022-2023 81.82 10.52 7.26 106.78 0.48 4.45 0.33 90.75
    % Change -10.75% 12.51% 9.67% 25.83% -34.25% -13.42% 23.26% 4.18%
    Median Prime % Change 6.93%
    Average Prime % Change 2.13%


    Calculated Market Value: Justin Jefferson

    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
    4 years, $117,648,284 $29,412,071