Ahmad Gardner

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Jets, CB Age: 23-185d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2022 College: Cincinnati Agent(s): Vayner Sports

 
  • Current Contract

    Ahmad Gardner signed a 4 year, $33,450,801 contract with the New York Jets, including a $21,507,856 signing bonus, $33,450,801 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,362,700. In 2024, Gardner will earn a base salary of $985,000 and a roster bonus of $2,760,982, while carrying a cap hit of $9,122,946 and a dead cap value of $19,766,383.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $33,450,801
    Signing Bonus $21,507,856
    Average Salary $8,362,700
    Total Guarantees $33,450,801
    Guaranteed at Signing $33,450,801
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2022 Contract details by year 22 $705,000 $5,376,964 - $6,081,964 $33,450,802 $22,212,856($22,212,856) $22,212,856
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $33,450,802 2022 Cap Savings: $-27,368,838 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $21,507,856 2022 Cap Savings: $-15,425,892 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $17,319,910 2023 Dead Cap: $16,130,892 2022 Cap Savings: $-11,237,946 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2023 Dead Cap: $16,130,892 2022 Cap Savings: $705,000
    2023 Contract details by year 23 $870,000 $5,376,964 $1,355,491 $7,602,455 $27,368,838 $2,225,491($24,438,347) $12,219,174
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $27,368,838 2023 Cap Savings: $-19,766,383 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $16,130,892 2023 Cap Savings: $-8,528,437 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $16,614,910 2024 Dead Cap: $10,753,928 2023 Cap Savings: $-9,012,455 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2024 Dead Cap: $10,753,928 2023 Cap Savings: $2,225,491
    2024 Contract details by year 24 $985,000 $5,376,964 $2,760,982 $9,122,946 $19,766,383 $3,745,982($28,184,329) $9,394,776
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $19,766,383 2024 Cap Savings: $-10,643,437 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $10,753,928 2024 Cap Savings: $-1,630,982 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $14,389,419 2025 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2024 Cap Savings: $-5,266,473 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2025 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2024 Cap Savings: $3,745,982
    2025 Contract details by year 25 $1,100,000 $5,376,964 $4,166,473 $10,643,437 $10,643,437 $5,266,473($33,450,802) $8,362,701
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $10,643,437 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2025 Cap Savings: $5,266,473 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $10,643,437 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,376,964 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $5,266,473
    2026 Contract details by year 26 - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0
    2027 Free Agent Year 27 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
    2022 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (1ST),
    DROY
    $705,000 $21,507,856 - - - - - $22,212,856
    2023 Player Cash Earnings AFC PRO BOWL:CB,
    ALL NFL (1ST)
    $870,000 - $1,355,491 - - - - $2,225,491
    2 seasons $1,575,000 $21,507,856 $1,355,491 - - - - $24,438,347
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $985,000 - $2,760,982 - - - - $3,745,982
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - $4,166,473 - - - - $5,266,473
    $3,660,000 $21,507,856 $8,282,946 - - - - $33,450,802
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,575,000 $21,507,856 $1,355,491 - - - - $24,438,347
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/24/2023, $10,927

      Hit to a defenseless receiver against Buffalo (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $10,927

  • Transactions

    Nov 24 2023Fined $10,927 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Buffalo (BUF)
    May 7 2022Signed a 4 year $33.4 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 28 2022Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#4 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ahmad Gardner 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
    2023 NYJ 16 16 15 994 92.0 57 41 16 1
    2022 NYJ 17 17 17 1115 103.9 75 51 24 2
    Totals 33 33 32 2,109 - 0 132 92 40 1 2