Austin Johnson

Buffalo Bills, Defensive Tackle
Age: 30-84d (May 08, 1994)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Penn State
Drafted: Round 2 (#43 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Todd France (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,276,666

2024 Cash

$3,500,000

Career Earnings

$24,162,229

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Austin Johnson signed a 1 year , $3,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $1,835,000 signing bonus, $3,045,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2024, Johnson will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a signing bonus of $1,835,000 and a workout bonus of $200,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,276,666 and a dead cap value of $4,710,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,835,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,045,000
Total GTD:
$3,045,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $2,276,666 0.89% $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,710,000
2025 31
Void
UFA
$611,666 0.22% - - $1,223,334
2026
Void
$611,668 0.21% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,210,000 $611,667 $255,000 $200,000 $2,276,666 0.89% $4,710,000
2025 31
Void
UFA
- $611,667 - - $611,666 0.22% $1,223,334
2026
Void
- $611,668 - - $611,668 0.21% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,210,000 $1,835,000 $200,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
2025 31
Void
- - - - - - -
2026 32
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $3.045M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Austin Johnson signed a 2 year , $14,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $5,500,000 signing bonus, $10,625,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,625,000
Total GTD:
$10,625,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021 pending-free-agent-extension

Austin Johnson signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$3,000,000
Total GTD:
$3,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Austin Johnson signed a 1 year , $1,500,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $137,500 signing bonus, $887,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
Average Salary:
$1,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$137,500
GTD at Sign:
$887,500
Total GTD:
$887,500
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Austin Johnson signed a 4 year , $5,662,229 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including $2,317,985 signing bonus, $3,025,359 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,415,557.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $5,662,229
Average Salary:
$1,415,557
Signing Bonus:
$2,317,985
GTD at Sign:
$3,025,359
Total GTD:
$3,025,359
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$24,162,229

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Active
$2,767,985
$2,767,985
2017 23
Active
$707,374
$3,475,359
2018 24
Active
$964,748
$4,440,107
2019 25
Active
$1,222,122
$5,662,229
2020 26
Active
$1,500,000
$7,162,229
2021 27
Active
$3,000,000
$10,162,229
2022 28
Injured
$7,250,000
$17,412,229
2023 29
Active
$6,750,000
$24,162,229
Total      
$24,162,229
$24,162,229
2024 30
Active
$3,500,000
Total
$27,662,229
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$450,000
$2,317,985
$2,767,985
$2,767,985
2017
23
$707,374
$707,374
$3,475,359
2018
24
$964,748
$964,748
$4,440,107
2019
25
$1,222,122
$1,222,122
$5,662,229
2020
26
$1,362,500
$137,500
$1,500,000
$7,162,229
2021
27
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$3,000,000
$10,162,229
2022
28
$1,750,000
$5,500,000
$7,250,000
$17,412,229
2023
29
$6,750,000
$6,750,000
$24,162,229
Total
$14,706,744
$7,955,485
$1,500,000
$24,162,229
$24,162,229
2024
30
$1,210,000
$1,835,000
$200,000
$3,500,000
Total
$15,916,744
$9,790,485
$1,500,000
$200,000
$27,662,229

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,344,244 $2,317,985 - - - - $5,662,229
2 $2,862,500 $137,500 $1,500,000 - - - $4,500,000
2 $8,500,000 $5,500,000 - - - - $14,000,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2022 LAC 10 - 18 Knee (MCL)
  • Mar 23, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3.5 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 24, 2023 Fined $10,927 Unnecessary Roughness against Green Bay (GB)
  • Mar 14, 2022 Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract extension with New York (NYG)
  • Mar 26, 2020 Signed a 1 year $1.5 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • May 09, 2016 Signed a 4 year $5.66 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
  • Apr 29, 2016 Drafted by Tennessee (TEN): Round 2 (#43 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 24, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness against Green Bay (GB) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 LAC 17 16 622 56.90 46 24 22
2022 LAC 8 8 286 56.60 1 21 16 5
2021 NYG 17 17 664 56.80 4 72 30 42
2020 NYG 16 231 21.20 1 18 8 10
2019 TEN 16 1 326 29.20 23 11 12
2018 TEN 16 9 396 37.90 1 22 13 9
2017 TEN 16 3 319 29.30 1 24 15 9
2016 TEN 10 190 17.70 1 14 7 7
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