Josh Allen

Buffalo Bills, Quarterback
Age: 28-37d (May 21, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Wyoming
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Tom Condon, Todd France, Patrick Collins, Jim Denton (CAA Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$30,356,281

2024 Cash

$30,000,000

Career Earnings

$113,076,199

2021-2028 Extension (CURRENT)

Josh Allen signed a 6 year , $258,034,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $16,500,000 signing bonus, $150,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $43,005,667. In 2024, Allen will earn a base salary of $8,625,000, a restructure bonus of $20,875,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $30,356,281 and a dead cap value of $113,152,843.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $258,034,000
Average Salary:
$43,005,667
Signing Bonus:
$16,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$100,038,596
Total GTD:
$150,000,000
Free Agent:
2029 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 25 $10,210,057 5.59% $20,038,596 $20,038,596 $103,410,057
2022 26 $16,372,281 7.86% $46,961,405 $67,000,001 $93,661,405
2023 27 $18,636,281 8.29% $28,000,000 $95,000,001 $117,789,124
2024 28 $30,356,281 11.89% $30,000,000 $125,000,001 $113,152,843
2025 29 $60,731,281 22.22% $39,500,000 $164,500,001 $83,296,562
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 5 YR, $164,500,001; $31,565,281 DEAD CAP
2026 30 $56,431,281 19.30% $38,500,000 $203,000,001 $31,565,281
2027 31 $49,459,000 15.81% $40,000,000 $243,000,001 $13,634,000
2028 32 $45,725,000 13.66% $41,550,000 $284,550,001 $4,175,000
2029 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 25 $920,000 $6,671,461 - $2,618,596 - - $10,210,057 5.59% $103,410,057
2022 26 $4,100,000 $3,300,000 - - $8,472,281 $500,000 $16,372,281 7.86% $93,661,405
2023 27 $1,080,000 $3,300,000 $5,284,000 - $8,472,281 $500,000 $18,636,281 8.29% $117,789,124
2024 28 $8,625,000 $3,300,000 $9,459,000 - $8,472,281 $500,000 $30,356,281 11.89% $113,152,843
2025 29 $14,000,000 $3,300,000 $9,459,000 $25,000,000 $8,472,281 $500,000 $60,731,281 22.22% $83,296,562
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 5 YR, $164,500,001; $31,565,281 DEAD CAP
2026 30 $22,500,000 - $9,459,000 $15,000,000 $8,472,281 $1,000,000 $56,431,281 19.30% $31,565,281
2027 31 $14,000,000 - $9,459,000 $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $49,459,000 15.81% $13,634,000
2028 32 $15,550,000 - $4,175,000 $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $45,725,000 13.66% $4,175,000
2029 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 25 $920,000 $16,500,000 - $2,618,596 - - $20,038,596 $20,038,596 $20,038,596 $35,568,750
2022 26 $4,100,000 - - - $42,361,405 $500,000 $46,961,405 $67,000,001 $33,500,001 $37,787,344
2023 27 $1,080,000 - $26,420,000 - - $500,000 $28,000,000 $95,000,001 $31,666,667 $36,258,333
2024 28 $8,625,000 - $20,875,000 - - $500,000 $30,000,000 $125,000,001 $31,250,000 $37,910,000
2025 29 $14,000,000 - - $25,000,000 - $500,000 $39,500,000 $164,500,001 $32,900,000 $39,887,500
2026 30 $22,500,000 - - $15,000,000 - $1,000,000 $38,500,000 $203,000,001 $33,833,334 $40,016,667
2027 31 $14,000,000 - - $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $40,000,000 $243,000,001 $34,714,286 $40,775,000
2028 32 $15,550,000 - - $25,000,000 - $1,000,000 $41,550,000 $284,550,001 $35,568,750 $41,550,000
Contract Notes
  • $100M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2021 roster bonus + 2022 salary + 2022 option bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 roster bonus)
  • $10M of 2024 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2022
  • Additional $13.5M of 2024 salary fully guarantees on 3/19/2023
  • $14M 2025 salary fully guarantees 3/17/2024
  • 2022 Option Bonus: $42.4M (must be exercised 3/16 - 3/20)
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $6M (fully guarantees 8/11/2021, due 3/17/2024)
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $25M ($16.5M fully guarantees on 3/19/2023, paid 5th league day of 2025)
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $15M (5th league day of 2026)
  • 2027 Roster Bonus: $25M (5th league day of 2027)
  • 2028 Roster Bonus: $25M (5th league day of 2028)
  • 2022-2025 Workout Bonus: $500,000
  • 2026-2028 Workout Bonus: $1M
  • $30M of additional incentives based on production/winning
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2022 Rookie

Josh Allen signed a 4 year , $21,443,037 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $13,485,846 signing bonus, $21,443,037 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,360,759.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $21,443,037
Average Salary:
$5,360,759
Signing Bonus:
$13,485,846
GTD at Sign:
$21,443,037
Total GTD:
$21,443,037
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$113,076,199

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$13,965,846
$13,965,846
2019 23
Active
$1,494,715
$15,460,561
2020 24
Active
$2,615,637
$18,076,198
2021 25
Active
$20,038,596
$38,114,794
2022 26
Active
$46,961,405
$85,076,199
2023 27
Active
$28,000,000
$113,076,199
Total      
$113,076,199
$113,076,199
2024 28
Active
$30,000,000
2025 29
Active
$39,500,000
2026 30
Active
$38,500,000
2027 31
Active
$40,000,000
2028 32
Active
$41,550,000
Total
$302,626,199
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$13,485,846
$13,965,846
$13,965,846
2019
23
$570,000
$872,865
$51,850
$1,494,715
$15,460,561
2020
24
$750,000
$1,745,730
$119,907
$2,615,637
$18,076,198
2021
25
$920,000
$16,500,000
$2,618,596
$20,038,596
$38,114,794
2022
26
$4,100,000
$42,361,405
$500,000
$46,961,405
$85,076,199
2023
27
$1,080,000
$26,420,000
$500,000
$28,000,000
$113,076,199
Total
$7,900,000
$29,985,846
$26,420,000
$5,237,191
$42,361,405
$1,000,000
$171,757
$113,076,199
$113,076,199
2024
28
$8,625,000
$20,875,000
$500,000
$30,000,000
2025
29
$14,000,000
$25,000,000
$500,000
$39,500,000
2026
30
$22,500,000
$15,000,000
$1,000,000
$38,500,000
2027
31
$14,000,000
$25,000,000
$1,000,000
$40,000,000
2028
32
$15,550,000
$25,000,000
$1,000,000
$41,550,000
Total
$82,575,000
$29,985,846
$47,295,000
$95,237,191
$42,361,405
$5,000,000
$171,757
$302,626,199

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $7,900,000 $29,985,846 $5,237,191 $26,420,000 $1,000,000 $171,757 $113,076,199
  • Mar 11, 2024 Converted $14.875M of 2024 salary plus a $6M roster bonus, clearing $16.7M of cap with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 10, 2023 Fined $10,927 Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Mar 13, 2023 Converted $26.42M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $21.136M of cap with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 06, 2021 Signed a 6 year $258 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 03, 2021 Buffalo (BUF) exercised a $23 million option for 2022
  • Jan 29, 2021 Fined $15,000 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 25, 2019 Fined $7,017 Throwing the ball into the stands against Miami (MIA)
  • Jul 25, 2018 Signed a 4 year $21.44 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 26, 2018 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#7 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 25, 2019 Throwing the ball into the stands against Miami (MIA) $7,017
Jan 29, 2021 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC) $15,000
Nov 10, 2023 Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Attempts Pass Completions Pass Completion % Pass Yards Pass Yards/Gm Pass Touchdowns Pass Interceptions Pass Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Touchdowns Fum
2023 BUF 17 16 1,048 96.50 579 385 66.5 4,306 253.3 29 18 92.22 111 524 15 7
2022 BUF 16 16 1,061 97.80 567 359 63.3 4,283 267.7 35 14 96.61 124 762 7 13
2021 BUF 17 17 1,161 96.90 646 409 63.3 4,407 259.2 36 15 92.17 122 763 6 8
2020 BUF 16 15 1,035 95.10 572 396 69.2 4,544 284.0 37 10 107.15 102 421 8 9
2019 BUF 16 16 1,016 92.60 461 271 58.8 3,089 193.1 20 9 85.32 109 510 9 14
2018 BUF 12 11 719 71.70 320 169 52.8 2,074 172.8 10 12 67.89 89 631 8 8
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