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Jameis Winston

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Saints, QB Age: 27-8d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2015 College: Florida State Agent(s): Reggie Johnson (Stellar Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Jameis Winston signed a 1 year, $5,500,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000. In 2021, Winston will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a signing bonus of $4,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,500,000 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,500,000
    Signing Bonus $4,500,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $5,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000($5,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $3,000,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 29 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $58,823 ($1M, 50% snaps required, NLTBE)
    • $500,000 for a playoff birth where he's played 70% of regular season snaps
    • $500,000 for 70% of regular season sacks + the Saints rank Top 5 in Sacks Allowed
    • $250,000 for each playoff win where he plays 50% snaps (max $1M)
    • 93+ Passer Rating: $500,000
    • 65% Completion Rate (224 attempts): $500,000
    • Passing Yards (non-cumulative)
      2,500: $200,000
      3,000: $500,000
      3,500: $1M
    • Passing Touchdowns (non-cumulative)
      16: $200,000
      20: $500,000
      25: $1M

    • $1M if he improves ONE of Playing Time, Passing Yards, Passing TDs, Rush Yards, Rush TDs over 2020 stats
    • 2022-23 years automatically void the last league day of 2021 ($3M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,100,000
    Signing Bonus $148,000
    Average Salary $1,100,000
    Total Guarantees $148,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $148,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $25,351,277
    Signing Bonus $16,697,292
    Average Salary $6,337,819
    Total Guarantees $25,351,277
    Guaranteed at Signing $25,351,277
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $10,853,240 - - - - $32,029 $11,320,269
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 $5,844,052 $1,062,331 - - - - $7,431,383
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - $2,124,662 - - - - $2,739,662
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $580,588 - $3,186,992 - - - - $3,767,580
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,922,000 - - - - - - $20,922,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $952,000 $148,000 - - - - - $1,100,000
    6 seasons $24,029,588 $16,845,292 $6,373,985 - - - $32,029 $47,280,894
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $4,500,000 - - - - - $5,500,000
    $25,029,588 $21,345,292 $6,373,985 - - - $32,029 $52,780,894
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,077,588 $16,697,292 $6,373,985 - - - $32,029 $46,180,894
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $952,000 $148,000 - - - - - $1,100,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 06/21/2018, 3 games, $124,411

      Personal Conduct (2016 legal issue)


    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $12,154

      Taunting against Marshon Lattimore (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2016, $9,115

      Head-butting Justin Durant (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $145,680

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Signed a 1 year $5.5 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 28 2020Signed a 1 year $1.1 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Jun 21 2018Suspended 3 games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $124,411 in 2018 salary with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 17 2018Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $20.922 million option for 2019
    Nov 10 2017Fined $12,154 Taunting against Marshon Lattimore (NO)
    Dec 23 2016Fined $9,115 Head-butting Justin Durant (DAL)
    May 1 2015Signed a 4 year $25.3 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 NO 15 4 54 5.0 11 7 63.6 75 18.75 0 0 83.52 8 -6 0 0 2.4
    2019 TB 16 16 16 1149 99.1 626 380 60.7 5109 319.31 33 30 84.28 59 250 1 12 305.36
    2018 TB 13 11 9 688 61.6 378 244 64.6 2992 272.00 19 14 90.18 49 281 1 7 195.78
    2017 TB 13 13 13 795 72.7 442 282 63.8 3504 269.54 19 11 92.24 33 135 1 15 201.66
    2016 TB 16 16 16 1122 103.4 567 345 60.8 4090 255.63 28 18 86.08 52 168 1 10 256.4
    2015 TB 16 16 16 1095 100.0 535 312 58.3 4042 252.63 22 15 84.19 54 213 6 9 272.98
    Totals 89 76 70 4,903 - 2,559 1,570 61.4 19,812 260.68 121 88 - 255 1,041 10 53 1,234.58