Leonard Williams

Seattle Seahawks, Defensive End
Age: 30-10d (Jun 20, 1994)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: US
College: Southern California
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Vayner Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$10,400,000

2024 Cash

$27,000,000

Career Earnings

$112,008,445

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Leonard Williams signed a 3 year , $64,500,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $24,900,000 signing bonus, $43,850,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,500,000. In 2024, Williams will earn a base salary of $1,250,000 and a signing bonus of $24,900,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,400,000 and a dead cap value of $26,150,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $64,500,000
Average Salary:
$21,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$24,900,000
GTD at Sign:
$26,150,000
Total GTD:
$43,850,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $10,400,000 4.07% $27,000,000 $27,000,000 $26,150,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $27,000,000; $16,600,000 DEAD CAP
2025 31 $29,150,000 10.67% $20,850,000 $47,850,000 $16,600,000
2026 32 $24,950,000 8.53% $16,650,000 $64,500,000 $8,300,000
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,250,000 $8,300,000 $850,000 $10,400,000 4.07% $26,150,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $27,000,000; $16,600,000 DEAD CAP
2025 31 $20,000,000 $8,300,000 $850,000 $29,150,000 10.67% $16,600,000
2026 32 $15,800,000 $8,300,000 $850,000 $24,950,000 8.53% $8,300,000
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,250,000 $24,900,000 $27,000,000 $27,000,000 $27,000,000 $21,500,000
2025 31 $20,000,000 - $20,850,000 $47,850,000 $23,925,000 $18,750,000
2026 32 $15,800,000 - $16,650,000 $64,500,000 $21,500,000 $16,650,000
Contract Notes
  • $26.15M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • $17.7M of 2025 salary fully guarantees 5 days after the 2025 Super Bowl (injury guaranteed at sign)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $50,000 ($850,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Extension

Leonard Williams signed a 3 year , $63,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $22,500,000 signing bonus, $45,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000. In 2024, Williams will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,960,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $63,000,000
Average Salary:
$21,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$22,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$45,000,000
Total GTD:
$45,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021 Franchise Tag

Leonard Williams signed a 1 year , $19,351,200 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $19,351,200.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $19,351,200
Average Salary:
$19,351,200
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020 Franchise Tag

Leonard Williams signed a 1 year , $16,126,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $16,126,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $16,126,000
Average Salary:
$16,126,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2015-2019 Rookie

Leonard Williams signed a 4 year , $18,630,866 contract with the New York Jets, including $11,809,721 signing bonus, $18,630,866 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,657,717.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $18,630,866
Average Salary:
$4,657,717
Signing Bonus:
$11,809,721
GTD at Sign:
$18,630,866
Total GTD:
$18,630,866
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$112,008,445

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 21
Active
$12,296,300
$12,296,300
2016 22
Active
$1,281,858
$13,578,158
2017 23
Active
$2,128,716
$15,706,874
2018 24
Active
$2,975,572
$18,682,446
2019 25
Active / Club Exercised
Retained
$3,517,647
$10,682,352
$22,200,093
$32,882,445
2020 26
Active / Franchise Tag
$16,126,000
$49,008,445
2021 27
Active
$26,000,000
$75,008,445
2022 28
Active
$19,000,000
$94,008,445
2023 29
Retained
Active
$17,352,778
$647,222
$111,361,223
$112,008,445
Total      
$112,008,445
$111,361,223
$112,008,445
2024 30
Active
$27,000,000
2025 31
Active
$20,850,000
2026 32
Active
$16,650,000
Total
$176,508,445
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
21
$435,000
$11,809,721
$51,579
$12,296,300
$12,296,300
2016
22
$525,000
$756,858
$1,281,858
$13,578,158
2017
23
$615,000
$1,513,716
$2,128,716
$15,706,874
2018
24
$2,975,572
$2,975,572
$18,682,446
2019
25
$3,517,647
$10,682,353
$3,517,647
$10,682,352
$22,200,093
$32,882,445
2020
26
$16,126,000
$16,126,000
$49,008,445
2021
27
$1,100,000
$22,500,000
$2,400,000
$26,000,000
$75,008,445
2022
28
$1,120,000
$17,880,000
$19,000,000
$94,008,445
2023
29
$8,000,000
$647,222
$9,352,778
$17,352,778
$647,222
$111,361,223
$112,008,445
Total
$45,743,794
$34,309,721
$29,632,778
$2,270,574
$51,579
$112,008,445
$111,361,223
$112,008,445
2024
30
$1,250,000
$24,900,000
$27,000,000
2025
31
$20,000,000
$20,850,000
2026
32
$15,800,000
$16,650,000
Total
$82,793,794
$59,209,721
$29,632,778
$2,270,574
$51,579
$176,508,445

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $15,232,925 $11,809,721 $2,270,574 - - $51,579 $29,364,798
5 $29,863,647 $22,500,000 - $29,632,778 - - $81,996,425
1 $647,222 - - - - - $647,222
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $64.5 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Oct 30, 2023 Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New York (NYG) for 2025 5th round pick and 2024 2nd round pick (#47 Tyler Nubin)
  • Oct 20, 2023 Fined $10,927 Fighting against Buffalo (BUF)
  • Sep 06, 2022 Converted $17.88M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, clearing $11.92M of cap with New York (NYG)
  • Mar 16, 2021 Signed a 3 year $63 million contract extension with New York (NYG)
  • Mar 09, 2021 Offered a 1 year $19.35 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
  • Mar 16, 2020 Signed a 1 year $16.126 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
  • Oct 28, 2019 Traded 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, 2018 Fined $43,449 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)
  • Apr 11, 2018 New York (NYJ) exercised a $14.2 million option for 2019
  • May 08, 2015 Signed a 4 year $1.863 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 30, 2015 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#6 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 28, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB) $43,449
Oct 06, 2023 Roughing the Passer against San Francisco (SF) $16,391
Oct 20, 2023 Fighting against Buffalo (BUF) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 SEA 18 16 826 73.20 6 62 37 25
2022 NYG 12 12 604 53.40 3 45 26 19 1
2021 NYG 17 17 888 76.00 7 82 34 48 2
2020 NYG 16 11 800 73.50 12 57 29 28
2019 NYG 15 12 749 67.70 1 46 21 25 1
2018 NYJ 16 16 865 77.20 5 42 26 16
2017 NYJ 16 16 878 78.50 2 47 22 25 1
2016 NYJ 16 16 895 86.40 7 68 36 32 2
2015 NYJ 16 15 813 77.00 3 63 29 34
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