JuJu Smith-Schuster

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Patriots, WR Age: 27-109d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#62 overall), 2017 College: Southern California Agent(s): Wasserman

 
  • Current Contract

    JuJu Smith-Schuster signed a 3 year, $25,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $7,900,000 signing bonus, $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2024, Smith-Schuster will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,280,386 and a dead cap value of $12,266,668.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $25,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,900,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Total Guarantees $16,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $1,100,000 $2,633,333 $941,176 $4,674,509 $16,000,000 $9,647,053($9,647,053) $9,647,053
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-11,325,491 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,900,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-3,225,491 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $10,733,333 2024 Dead Cap: $5,266,667 2023 Cap Savings: $-6,058,824 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,633,333 2024 Dead Cap: $5,266,667 2023 Cap Savings: $2,041,176
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $2,633,333 $647,053 $10,280,386 $12,266,668 $8,000,000($17,647,053) $8,823,527
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $12,266,668 2024 Cap Savings: $-1,986,282 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,266,668 2024 Cap Savings: $5,013,718 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $9,633,333 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,335 2024 Cap Savings: $647,053 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,633,333 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,335 2024 Cap Savings: $7,647,053

    Potential Out: 2025, 2 yr, $17,647,053; $2,633,334 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 29 $6,500,000 $2,633,334 $1,000,000 $10,133,334 $2,633,334 $7,500,000($25,147,053) $8,382,351
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,334 2025 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,334 2025 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,334 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $2,633,334 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $16M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $58,823 ($1M, 16 LTBE in 2023)
    • 2023 Incentives
      $750,000 for 950 REC Yards
      $750,000 for 1,110 REC Yards

    • 2024-2025 Incentives
      $1M for 800 REC Yards
      $1M for 950 REC Yards
      $1M for 1,1100 REC Yards
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    JuJu Smith-Schuster signed a 1 year, $3,760,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $1,455,000 signing bonus, $2,490,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,760,000. In 2024, Smith-Schuster will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,280,386 and a dead cap value of $12,266,668.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,760,000
    Signing Bonus $1,455,000
    Average Salary $3,760,000
    Total Guarantees $2,490,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,490,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    JuJu Smith-Schuster signed a 1 year, $8,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2024, Smith-Schuster will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,280,386 and a dead cap value of $12,266,668.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $7,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2017-2020Entry Level

    JuJu Smith-Schuster signed a 4 year, $4,195,779 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $1,191,475 signing bonus, $1,847,192 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,048,945. In 2024, Smith-Schuster will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,280,386 and a dead cap value of $12,266,668.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,195,779
    Signing Bonus $1,191,475
    Average Salary $1,048,945
    Total Guarantees $1,847,192
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,847,192
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $437,648 $1,191,475 - - - - - $1,629,123
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $655,717 - - - - - - $655,717
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $846,434 - - - - - - $846,434
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,037,152 - - - - - - $1,037,152
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $1,455,000 $960,000 $250,000 - - $5,500,000 $9,200,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $7,900,000 - - - - - $9,647,053
    7 seasons $6,111,951 $17,546,475 $960,000 $250,000 - - $5,500,000 $31,015,479
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - - $7,500,000
    $19,611,951 $17,546,475 $960,000 $250,000 - - $5,500,000 $46,515,479
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,976,951 $8,191,475 - - - - - $12,168,426
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $1,455,000 $960,000 $250,000 - - $5,500,000 $9,200,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $7,900,000 - - - - - $9,647,053
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2023, $16,391

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against New York (NYJ)


    • Player contract details by year 11/02/2020, $5,000

      Uniform violation (socks too low)


    • Player contract details by year 12/05/2017, 1 game $27,353

      Blindside Block + Taunting against Vontaze Burfict (CIN)


    • TOTAL: $48,744

  • Transactions

    Oct 6 2023Fined $16,391 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against New York (NYJ)
    Mar 15 2023Signed a 3 year $25.5 million contract with New England (NE)
    Mar 18 2022Signed a 1 year $3.76 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 19 2021Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Nov 2 2020Fined $5,000 Uniform violation (socks too low)
    Nov 2 2020Fined $5,000 Uniform violation (socks too low)
    Dec 5 2017Suspended 1 game for violating the league's player safety rules (blindside block and taunting against Vontaze Burfict (CIN)), forfeiting $27,353 in 2017 salary with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    May 17 2017Signed a 4 year $4.19 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Apr 28 2017Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 2 (#62 overall)
  • 2024 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
    2023 NE 11 11 7 461 46.4 47 29 260 9 23.64 1 0 3 32
    2022 KC 16 16 14 765 66.6 101 78 933 12 58.31 3 3 3 107.3
    2021 PIT 5 5 5 222 18.9 28 15 129 8.6 25.80 0 0 0 19.8
    2020 PIT 16 16 14 923 84.1 128 97 831 8.6 51.94 9 3 3 137.1
    2019 PIT 12 12 12 582 57.2 71 42 552 13.1 46.00 3 1 6 71.2
    2018 PIT 16 16 13 960 85.9 166 111 1426 12.8 89.13 7 1 6 185.9
    2017 PIT 14 14 7 707 63.8 79 58 917 15.8 65.50 7 0 2 133.7
    Totals 90 90 72 4,620 - 620 430 5,048 11.7 56.09 30 8 23 687.00