Leonard Williams

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Giants, DE Age: 27-1d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2015 College: Southern California Agent(s): Brandon Parker (VaynerSports)

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  • Current Contract

    Leonard Williams signed a 3 year, $63,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $45,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000. In 2021, Williams will earn a base salary of $3,500,000 and a signing bonus of $22,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,000,000 and a dead cap value of $45,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $63,000,000
    Signing Bonus $22,500,000
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Total Guarantees $45,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $45,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $3,500,000 $7,500,000 $11,000,000 $45,000,000 $26,000,000($26,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $45,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-34,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $22,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-11,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $30,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-19,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $19,000,000 $7,500,000 $26,500,000 $34,000,000 $19,000,000($45,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $34,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $11,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $26,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $19,000,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 2 yr, $45,000,000; $7,500,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 29 $18,000,000 $7,500,000 $25,500,000 $7,500,000 $18,000,000($63,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $18,000,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $45M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $19,351,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,351,200
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,126,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,126,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,630,866
    Signing Bonus $11,809,721
    Average Salary $4,657,717
    Total Guarantees $18,630,866
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,630,866
    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 $11,809,721 - - - - $51,579 $12,296,300
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - $756,858 - - - - $1,281,858
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - $1,513,716 - - - - $2,128,716
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,975,572 - - - - - - $2,975,572
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,517,647 - - - - - - $3,517,647
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,682,353 - - - - - - $10,682,352
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,126,000 - - - - - - $16,126,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $22,500,000 - - - - - $26,000,000
    7 seasons $38,376,572 $34,309,721 $2,270,574 - - - $51,579 $75,008,445
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $19,000,000 - - - - - - $19,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - - - - - $18,000,000
    $75,376,572 $34,309,721 $2,270,574 - - - $51,579 $112,008,445
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,232,925 $11,809,721 $2,270,574 - - - $51,579 $29,364,798
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,143,647 $22,500,000 - - - - - $45,643,647
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $43,449

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $43,449

  • Transactions

    Mar 16 2021Signed a 3 year $63 million contract extension with New York (NYG)
    Mar 9 2021Offered a 1 year $19.35 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
    Mar 16 2020Signed a 1 year $16.126 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
    Oct 28 2019Traded to New York (NYG) from New York (NYJ) with $4M cash for 2020 3rd round pick (#68 Ashtyn Davis) and 2021 5th round pick (#154 Michael Carter)
    Dec 28 2018Fined $43,449 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 11 2018New York (NYJ) exercised a $14.2 million option for 2019
    May 8 2015Signed a 4 year $1.863 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#6 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Leonard Williams ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 NYG 2 2 2 108 78.8 8 4 4
    2020 NYG 16 16 11 800 73.5 11.5 57 29 28
    2019 NYG 15 15 12 749 65.9 0.5 46 21 25 1
    2018 NYJ 16 16 16 865 77.2 5 42 26 16
    2017 NYJ 16 16 16 878 78.5 2 47 22 25 1
    2016 NYJ 16 16 16 895 86.4 7 68 36 32 2
    2015 NYJ 16 16 15 813 77.0 3 63 29 34
    Totals 97 97 88 5,108 - 29 331 167 164 3 1