Joe Thuney

Age: 31-223d (Nov 18, 1992)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: North Carolina State
Drafted: Round 3 (#78 overall), 2016
2024 Cap Hit

$26,971,713

2024 Cash

$16,000,000

Career Earnings

$67,991,395

2021-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Joe Thuney signed a 5 year , $80,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $17,000,000 signing bonus, $46,890,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2024, Thuney will earn a base salary of $15,500,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $26,971,713 and a dead cap value of $23,943,426.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $80,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$17,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$31,890,000
Total GTD:
$46,890,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 29 $4,500,000 2.47% $18,100,000 $18,100,000 $31,890,000
2022 30 $8,151,250 3.92% $14,400,000 $32,500,000 $43,000,000
2023 31 $13,416,250 5.97% $15,500,000 $48,000,000 $35,348,750
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 3 YR, $48,000,000; $23,943,426 DEAD CAP
2024 32 $26,971,713 10.56% $16,000,000 $64,000,000 $23,943,426
2025 33 $26,971,713 9.87% $16,000,000 $80,000,000 $10,971,713
2026 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 29 $990,000 $3,400,000 - $110,000 $4,500,000 2.47% $31,890,000
2022 30 $1,035,000 $3,400,000 $3,216,250 $500,000 $8,151,250 3.92% $43,000,000
2023 31 $1,950,000 $3,400,000 $7,566,250 $500,000 $13,416,250 5.97% $35,348,750
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 3 YR, $48,000,000; $23,943,426 DEAD CAP
2024 32 $15,500,000 $3,400,000 $7,571,713 $500,000 $26,971,713 10.56% $23,943,426
2025 33 $15,500,000 $3,400,000 $7,571,713 $500,000 $26,971,713 9.87% $10,971,713
2026 34
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 29 $990,000 $17,000,000 - $110,000 $18,100,000 $18,100,000 $18,100,000 $16,000,000
2022 30 $1,035,000 - $12,865,000 $500,000 $14,400,000 $32,500,000 $16,250,000 $15,475,000
2023 31 $1,950,000 - $13,050,000 $500,000 $15,500,000 $48,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,833,333
2024 32 $15,500,000 - - $500,000 $16,000,000 $64,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
2025 33 $15,500,000 - - $500,000 $16,000,000 $80,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $31.89M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
  • $15M 2023 salary fully guarantees on the 3/18/2022 (injury guaranteed now)
  • $2M of 2024 salary fully guarantees 3/15/2024
  • $2M of 2025 salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2025
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2020 Franchise Tag

Joe Thuney signed a 1 year , $14,781,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $14,781,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,781,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $14,781,000
Average Salary:
$14,781,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$14,781,000
Total GTD:
$14,781,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Joe Thuney signed a 4 year , $3,213,428 contract with the New England Patriots, including $773,428 signing bonus, $773,428 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $803,357.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,213,428
Average Salary:
$803,357
Signing Bonus:
$773,428
GTD at Sign:
$773,428
Total GTD:
$773,428
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$67,991,395

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 24
Active
$1,528,634
$1,528,634
Champion
2017 25
Active
$948,108
$2,476,742
2018 26
Active
$665,000
$3,141,742
Champion
2019 27
Active
$2,025,000
$5,166,742
2020 28
Active
$14,824,653
$19,991,395
2021 29
Active
$18,100,000
$38,091,395
2022 30
Active
$14,400,000
$52,491,395
Champion All NFL (2nd)
2023 31
Active
$15,500,000
$67,991,395
Champion Afc Pro Bowl:G All NFL (1st)
Total      
$67,991,395
$67,991,395
2024 32
Active
$16,000,000
2025 33
Active
$16,000,000
Total
$99,991,395
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
24
$450,000
$773,428
$305,206
$1,528,634
$1,528,634
2017
25
$540,000
$35,000
$373,108
$948,108
$2,476,742
2018
26
$630,000
$35,000
$665,000
$3,141,742
2019
27
$1,995,000
$30,000
$2,025,000
$5,166,742
2020
28
$14,781,000
$43,653
$14,824,653
$19,991,395
2021
29
$990,000
$17,000,000
$110,000
$18,100,000
$38,091,395
2022
30
$1,035,000
$12,865,000
$500,000
$14,400,000
$52,491,395
2023
31
$1,950,000
$13,050,000
$500,000
$15,500,000
$67,991,395
Total
$22,371,000
$17,773,428
$25,915,000
$1,210,000
$721,967
$67,991,395
$67,991,395
2024
32
$15,500,000
$500,000
$16,000,000
2025
33
$15,500,000
$500,000
$16,000,000
Total
$53,371,000
$17,773,428
$25,915,000
$2,210,000
$721,967
$99,991,395

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $18,396,000 $773,428 - - $100,000 $721,967 $19,991,395
3 $3,975,000 $17,000,000 - $25,915,000 $1,110,000 - $48,000,000
  • Sep 12, 2023 Converted $13.05M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $8.7M of cap with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 22, 2022 Converted $12.865M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, clearing $9.64M of cap space with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 5 year $80 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Nov 03, 2017 Fined $9,115 Clipping against Los Angeles (LAC)
  • May 05, 2016 Signed a 4 year $3.21 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Apr 29, 2016 Drafted by New England (NE): Round 3 (#78 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 03, 2017 Clipping against Los Angeles (LAC) $9,115
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 KC 16 16 1,072 100.00
2022 KC 15 15 999 86.90
2021 KC 17 17 1,185 99.20
2020 NE 16 16 979 96.80
2019 NE 16 16 1,149 99.10
2018 NE 16 16 1,120 100.00
2017 NE 16 16 1,136 99.60
2016 NE 16 16 1,116 99.60
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