Jadeveon Clowney

Carolina Panthers, Defensive End
Age: 31-128d (Feb 14, 1993)
Exp: 11 Years
Country: US
College: South Carolina
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2014
2024 Cap Hit

$6,000,000

2024 Cash

$10,000,000

Career Earnings

$85,057,740

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jadeveon Clowney signed a 2 year , $20,000,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including $8,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2024, Clowney will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $8,000,000 and a workout bonus of $90,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000 and a dead cap value of $12,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
Average Salary:
$10,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$8,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$12,000,000
Total GTD:
$12,000,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 31 $6,000,000 2.35% $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $12,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $10,000,000; $6,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 32 $14,000,000 5.12% $10,000,000 $20,000,000 $6,000,000
2026 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 31 $1,210,000 $4,000,000 $700,000 $90,000 $6,000,000 2.35% $12,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $10,000,000; $6,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 32 $8,525,000 $4,000,000 $1,275,000 $200,000 $14,000,000 5.12% $6,000,000
2026 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 31 $1,210,000 $8,000,000 $90,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
2025 32 $8,525,000 - $200,000 $10,000,000 $20,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $12M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 compensation + $2M of 2025 salary)
  • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $41,176 ($700,000)
  • 2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $75,000 ($1.275M)
  • Sack Incentives for 8, 10, 12
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Free Agent

Jadeveon Clowney signed a 1 year , $10,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $8,000,000 signing bonus, $9,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000. In 2024, Clowney will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $4,800,000 and a dead cap value of $4,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
Average Salary:
$10,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$8,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$9,250,000
Total GTD:
$9,250,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Jadeveon Clowney signed a 1 year , $8,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2024, Clowney will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,000,000
Total GTD:
$7,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Jadeveon Clowney signed a 1 year , $13,000,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including $6,250,000 signing bonus, $11,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$11,500,000
Total GTD:
$11,500,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2014-2018 Rookie

Jadeveon Clowney signed a 4 year , $22,272,998 contract with the Houston Texans, including $14,518,544 signing bonus, $22,272,998 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,568,250.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $22,272,998
Average Salary:
$5,568,250
Signing Bonus:
$14,518,544
GTD at Sign:
$22,272,998
Total GTD:
$22,272,998
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$85,057,740

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 21
Injured
$11,308,908
$11,308,908
2015 22
Active / active-pup
$5,062,045
$16,370,953
2016 23
Active
$2,444,818
$18,815,771
2017 24
Active
$3,457,227
$22,272,998
2018 25
Active / Club Exercised
$13,311,000
$35,583,998
2019 26
Retained
Active / Franchise Tag
$7,000,000
$8,000,000
$42,583,998
$50,583,998
2020 27
Injured
$12,718,750
$63,302,748
2021 28
Active
$7,470,588
$70,773,336
2022 29
Active
$9,779,404
$80,552,740
2023 30
Active
$4,505,000
$85,057,740
Total      
$85,057,740
$85,057,740
2024 31
Active
$10,000,000
2025 32
Active
$10,000,000
Total
$105,057,740
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
21
$420,000
$10,888,908
$11,308,908
$11,308,908
2015
22
$510,000
$3,629,636
$922,409
$5,062,045
$16,370,953
2016
23
$600,000
$1,844,818
$2,444,818
$18,815,771
2017
24
$690,000
$2,767,227
$3,457,227
$22,272,998
2018
25
$12,306,000
$1,005,000
$13,311,000
$35,583,998
2019
26
$8,000,000
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$8,000,000
$42,583,998
$50,583,998
2020
27
$5,250,000
$6,250,000
$1,218,750
$12,718,750
$63,302,748
2021
28
$2,500,000
$4,500,000
$470,588
$7,470,588
$70,773,336
2022
29
$1,250,000
$8,000,000
$529,404
$9,779,404
$80,552,740
2023
30
$1,165,000
$1,000,000
$2,000,000
$4,505,000
$85,057,740
Total
$32,691,000
$41,268,544
$7,753,196
$3,005,000
$85,057,740
$85,057,740
2024
31
$1,210,000
$8,000,000
$90,000
$10,000,000
2025
32
$8,525,000
$200,000
$10,000,000
Total
$42,426,000
$49,268,544
$7,753,196
$290,000
$3,005,000
$105,057,740

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $14,526,000 $21,518,544 $5,534,454 - - $1,005,000 $42,583,998
1 $8,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
1 $5,250,000 $6,250,000 $1,218,750 - - - $12,718,750
2 $3,750,000 $12,500,000 $999,992 - - - $17,249,992
1 $1,165,000 $1,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 $4,505,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 TEN 11 - 17 Knee
2021 CLE 15 - 16 COVID-19
  • Mar 27, 2024 Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Aug 18, 2023 Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 15, 2023 Designated a Post June 1st release by Cleveland (CLE)
  • May 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Jan 07, 2022 Fined $12,875 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 14, 2021 Signed a 1 year $8million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Sep 06, 2020 Signed a 1 year $13 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
  • Aug 31, 2019 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Houston (HOU) for Barkevious Mingo, Jake Martin and 2020 3rd round pick (#91 - traded)
  • Mar 04, 2019 Signed a 1 year $15.967 million franchise tag by Houston (HOU)
  • Jan 11, 2019 Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)
  • Dec 28, 2018 Fined $40,110 Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (PHI)
  • Dec 21, 2018 Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Sam Darnold (NYJ)
  • Sep 21, 2018 Fined $10,026 Taunting against Tennessee (TEN)
  • Dec 29, 2017 Fined $9,115 Excessive facemask against Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)
  • Apr 14, 2017 Houston (HOU) exercised a $12.306 million 5th-year option for 2018
  • Jan 20, 2017 Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Tom Brad (NE)
  • Oct 14, 2016 Fined $9,115 Excessive facemask against Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jun 06, 2014 Signed a 4 year $22.27 million contract with Houston (HOU)
  • May 08, 2014 Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#1 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 14, 2016 Excessive facemask against Minnesota (MIN) $9,115
Jan 20, 2017 Roughing the Passer against Tom Brad (NE) $18,231
Dec 29, 2017 Excessive facemask against Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) $9,115
Sep 21, 2018 Taunting against Tennessee (TEN) $10,026
Dec 21, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Sam Darnold (NYJ) $20,054
Dec 28, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (PHI) $40,110
Jan 11, 2019 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND) $10,026
Jan 07, 2022 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Pittsburgh (PIT) $12,875
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BAL 17 15 654 56.50 10 43 24 19 2
2022 CLE 12 10 493 45.30 2 28 14 14 1
2021 CLE 14 14 677 60.60 9 38 24 14 2
2020 TEN 8 8 426 66.70 19 14 5 1
2019 SEA 13 11 624 57.00 3 31 21 10 4 1
2018 HOU 15 14 900 85.30 9 47 38 9 1
2017 HOU 16 16 898 90.20 10 59 41 18 2
2016 HOU 14 14 740 74.30 6 52 40 12 1
2015 HOU 13 9 564 54.20 5 40 27 13 1
2014 HOU 4 2 143 15.60 7 5 2

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $22,562,640
  • Avg. Salary: $11,281,320
  • NFL Rank: 197
  • DE Rank: 15

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2026
  • Avg. Salary: $10,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 212
  • DE Rank: 17

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Jadeveon Clowney to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Denico Autry 3 $21,500,000 $7,166,667 30
DeMarcus Lawrence 3 $40,000,000 $13,333,333 29
Jarran Reed 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 30
Robert Quinn 5 $70,000,000 $14,000,000 29
Averages 3 $35,125,000 $9,750,000 29.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Clowney's current age (31), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $32,712,120 $10,904,040

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Clowney statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Denico Autry
2019-2020
87.50 1.43 0.39 1.46 1.54 66.75
DeMarcus Lawrence
2020-2021
69.70 2.17 0.41 2.17 2.35 89.85
Jarran Reed
2021-2022
100.00 1.53 0.15 1.41 1.03 54.30
Robert Quinn
2018-2019
93.75 1.70 0.60 1.37 1.87 68.95
Average 87.74 1.71 0.39 1.60 1.70 69.96
Jadeveon Clowney
2022-2023
87.88 1.31 0.40 1.38 2.59 80.75
Pct Change 0.16 -23.39 2.56 -13.75 52.35 15.42
Median Prime % Change 1.36%
Average Prime % Change 5.56%

Calculated Market Value: Jadeveon Clowney

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
2 years, $22,562,640 $11,281,320
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