C.J. Uzomah

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Jets, TE Age: 29-170d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#157 overall), 2015 College: Auburn Agent(s): Jimmy Sexton (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    C.J. Uzomah signed a 3 year, $24,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2022, Uzomah will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a signing bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,666,666 and a dead cap value of $15,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $3,000,000 $1,666,666 $4,666,666 $15,000,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-10,333,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-333,334 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $11,666,666 2023 Dead Cap: $3,333,334 2022 Cap Savings: $-7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,666,666 2023 Dead Cap: $3,333,334 2022 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $8,000,000 $1,666,666 $9,666,666 $10,333,334 $8,000,000($16,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $10,333,334 2023 Cap Savings: $-666,668 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,333,334 2023 Cap Savings: $6,333,332 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $8,666,666 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,668 2023 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $1,666,666 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,668 2023 Cap Savings: $8,000,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 2 yr, $16,000,000; $1,666,667 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $8,000,000 $1,666,667 $9,666,667 $1,666,667 $8,000,000($24,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,667 2024 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,667 2024 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,667 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $1,666,667 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $15M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + $7M of 2023 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

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    2019-2021

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $18,300,000
    Signing Bonus $3,250,000
    Average Salary $6,100,000
    Total Guarantees $6,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,250,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,492,762
    Signing Bonus $212,762
    Average Salary $623,191
    Total Guarantees $212,762
    Guaranteed at Signing $212,762
    Free Agent: 2019 / 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 $212,762 - - - - - $647,762
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $705,000 - - - - - - $705,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $3,250,000 $3,400,000 $100,000 - - $28,291 $8,278,291
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,050,000 - $1,650,000 $100,000 - - $10,178 $4,810,178
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - $23,529 $300,000 - - - $5,073,529
    7 seasons $11,580,000 $3,462,762 $5,073,529 $500,000 - - $38,469 $20,654,760
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - - - - $8,000,000
    $30,580,000 $8,462,762 $5,073,529 $500,000 - - $38,469 $44,654,760
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,580,000 $3,462,762 $5,073,529 $500,000 - - $38,469 $20,654,760
  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2022Signed a 3 year $24 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Mar 11 2019Signed a 3 year $18.3 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 15 2015Signed a 4 year $2.492 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    May 2 2015Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 5 (#157 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 CIN 17 16 16 803 73.0 63 49 493 10.1 5 0 79.3
    2020 CIN 2 2 2 96 8.9 11 8 87 10.9 1 0 14.7
    2019 CIN 16 16 16 654 58.2 40 27 242 9 2 0 36.2
    2018 CIN 16 16 15 841 84.4 64 43 439 10.2 3 0 61.9
    2017 CIN 14 14 4 213 22.0 15 10 92 9.2 1 0 15.2
    2016 CIN 10 10 8 411 37.8 38 25 234 9.4 1 0 29.4
    2015 CIN 5 5 48 4.5 1 1 4 4 0 0 0.4
    Totals 80 79 61 3,066 - 232 163 1,591 9.8 13 0 237.10