Taysom Hill

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Saints, QB Age: 31-1d Exp: 4 Years
Undrafted: 2017, Packers College: Brigham Young Agent(s): Graylan Crain (Select Sports Group)

Active (Concussion)

Hill has been ruled out for Week 7 versus the Seahawks.

 

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  • Current Contract

    Taysom Hill signed a 1 year, $10,500,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $9,666,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,500,000. In 2021, Hill will earn a base salary of $1,034,000 and a signing bonus of $11,125,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,259,000 and a dead cap value of $16,159,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,500,000
    Signing Bonus $9,666,000
    Average Salary $10,500,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    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 31 $1,034,000 $6,225,000 $7,259,000 $16,159,000 $12,159,000($12,159,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $16,159,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-8,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $15,125,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-7,866,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,259,000 2022 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $6,225,000 2022 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,034,000
    2022 Contract details by year 32 - $2,225,000 $8,900,000 $8,900,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $8,900,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,900,000
    2023 Contract details by year 33 - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $2,225,000
    2024 Contract details by year 34 - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $2,225,000
    2025 Contract details by year 35 - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,225,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $2,225,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $1.439M (fully guaranteed, treated as signing bonus)
    • 2022-25 automatically void ($8.9M dead cap)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,300,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $16,300,000
    Total Guarantees $16,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,641,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,641,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2019

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,670,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000
    Average Salary $556,667
    Total Guarantees $5,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $841,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $8,841,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,034,000 $11,125,000 - - - - - $12,159,000
    5 seasons $3,540,000 $19,130,000 - - - - - $22,670,000
    $3,540,000 $19,130,000 - - - - - $22,670,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,540,000 $19,125,000 - - - - - $22,665,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2021Signed a 1 year $12.159 million restructured contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 26 2020Signed a 1 year $16.3 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 16 2020Assigned a 1 year $4.641 million first round tender by New Orleans (NO)
    Sep 3 2017Claimed off waivers by New Orleans (NO)
    Sep 2 2017Waived by Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 30 2017Signed a contract with Green Bay (GB)
  • 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
    2021 NO 5 5 4 108 37.0 4 3 75 12 2.40 0 1 37.5 16 77 3 0 27.88
    2020 NO 16 16 8 472 43.9 121 88 72.7 928 58.00 4 2 98.78 87 457 8 10 148.62
    2019 NO 16 16 5 242 22.3 6 3 50 55 3.44 0 0 81.94 27 156 1 0 83.2
    2018 NO 16 16 4 181 17.2 7 3 42.9 64 4.00 0 1 36.31 37 196 2 1 30.56
    2017 NO 5 5 1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 58 58 21 1,004 - 138 97 70.3 1,059 18.26 4 4 - 167 886 14 11 290.26