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Zach Wilson

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Jets, QB Age: 22-2d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2021 College: Brigham Young Agent(s): Brian Ayrault (William Morris Endeavor)

 

Jets – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Zach Wilson signed a 4 year, $35,150,681 contract with the New York Jets, including a $22,924,132 signing bonus, $35,150,681 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,787,670. In 2021, Wilson will earn a base salary of $660,000 and a signing bonus of $22,924,132, while carrying a cap hit of $6,391,033 and a dead cap value of $35,150,680.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $35,150,681
    Signing Bonus $22,924,132
    Average Salary $8,787,670
    Total Guarantees $35,150,681
    Guaranteed at Signing $35,150,681
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 22 $660,000 $5,731,033 $6,391,033 $35,150,680 $23,584,132($23,584,132)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $35,150,680 2021 Cap Savings: $-28,759,647 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $22,924,132 2021 Cap Savings: $-16,533,099 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $17,957,581 2022 Dead Cap: $17,193,099 2021 Cap Savings: $-11,566,548 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2022 Dead Cap: $17,193,099 2021 Cap Savings: $660,000
    2022 Contract details by year 23 $2,257,758 $5,731,033 $7,988,791 $28,759,647 $2,257,758($25,841,890)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $28,759,647 2022 Cap Savings: $-20,770,856 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $17,193,099 2022 Cap Savings: $-9,204,308 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $17,297,581 2023 Dead Cap: $11,462,066 2022 Cap Savings: $-9,308,790 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2023 Dead Cap: $11,462,066 2022 Cap Savings: $2,257,758
    2023 Contract details by year 24 $3,855,516 $5,731,033 $9,586,549 $20,770,856 $3,855,516($29,697,406)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $20,770,856 2023 Cap Savings: $-11,184,307 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $11,462,066 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,875,517 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $15,039,823 2024 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2023 Cap Savings: $-5,453,274 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2024 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2023 Cap Savings: $3,855,516
    2024 Contract details by year 25 $5,453,274 $5,731,033 $11,184,307 $11,184,307 $5,453,274($35,150,680)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $11,184,307 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2024 Cap Savings: $5,453,274 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $11,184,307 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,731,033 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $5,453,274
    2025 Contract details by year 26 - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option
    • Offsets 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
    0 season - - - - - - - $0
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 $22,924,132 - - - - - $23,584,132
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,257,758 - - - - - - $2,257,758
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $3,855,516 - - - - - - $3,855,516
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,453,274 - - - - - - $5,453,274
    $12,226,548 $22,924,132 - - - - - $35,150,680
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Transactions

    Jul 29 2021Signed a 4 year $35.1 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 29 2021Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#2 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Zach Wilson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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