Josey Jewell

Carolina Panthers, Inside Linebacker
Age: 29-179d (Dec 25, 1994)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Iowa
Drafted: Round 4 (#106 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Jack Bechta (JB Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,483,333

2024 Cash

$8,150,000

Career Earnings

$16,342,811

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Josey Jewell signed a 3 year , $18,750,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including $7,000,000 signing bonus, $10,125,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,250,000. In 2024, Jewell will earn a base salary of $1,125,000, a signing bonus of $7,000,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,483,333 and a dead cap value of $10,125,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $18,750,000
Average Salary:
$6,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,125,000
Total GTD:
$10,125,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 30 $3,483,333 1.36% $8,150,000 $8,150,000 $10,125,000
2025 31 $7,433,333 2.72% $5,100,000 $13,250,000 $6,666,667
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $13,250,000; $2,333,334 DEAD CAP
2026 32 $7,833,334 2.68% $5,500,000 $18,750,000 $2,333,334
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,125,000 $2,333,333 - $25,000 $3,483,333 1.36% $10,125,000
2025 31 $4,235,000 $2,333,333 $765,000 $100,000 $7,433,333 2.72% $6,666,667
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $13,250,000; $2,333,334 DEAD CAP
2026 32 $4,550,000 $2,333,334 $850,000 $100,000 $7,833,334 2.68% $2,333,334
2027 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,125,000 $7,000,000 $25,000 $8,150,000 $8,150,000 $8,150,000 $6,250,000
2025 31 $4,235,000 - $100,000 $5,100,000 $13,250,000 $6,625,000 $5,300,000
2026 32 $4,550,000 - $100,000 $5,500,000 $18,750,000 $6,250,000 $5,500,000
Contract Notes
  • $10.25M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + $2M of 2025 salary)
  • 2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $45,000 ($765,000)
  • 2026 Per Game Active Bonus: $50,000 ($850,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Extension

Josey Jewell signed a 2 year , $11,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $4,500,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,000,000
Total GTD:
$6,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Josey Jewell signed a 4 year , $3,173,982 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $713,982 signing bonus, $713,982 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $793,496.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,173,982
Average Salary:
$793,496
Signing Bonus:
$713,982
GTD at Sign:
$713,982
Total GTD:
$713,982
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$16,342,811

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 24
Active
$1,414,537
$1,414,537
2019 25
Active
$570,000
$1,984,537
2020 26
Active
$1,205,274
$3,189,811
2021 27
Injured
$2,183,000
$5,372,811
2022 28
Active
$6,000,000
$11,372,811
2023 29
Active
$4,970,000
$16,342,811
Total      
$16,342,811
$16,342,811
2024 30
Active
$8,150,000
2025 31
Active
$5,100,000
2026 32
Active
$5,500,000
Total
$35,092,811
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
24
$480,000
$713,982
$220,555
$1,414,537
$1,414,537
2019
25
$570,000
$570,000
$1,984,537
2020
26
$750,000
$455,274
$1,205,274
$3,189,811
2021
27
$2,183,000
$2,183,000
$5,372,811
2022
28
$1,500,000
$4,500,000
$6,000,000
$11,372,811
2023
29
$4,490,000
$4,970,000
$16,342,811
Total
$9,973,000
$5,213,982
$675,829
$16,342,811
$16,342,811
2024
30
$1,125,000
$7,000,000
$25,000
$8,150,000
2025
31
$4,235,000
$100,000
$5,100,000
2026
32
$4,550,000
$100,000
$5,500,000
Total
$19,883,000
$12,213,982
$225,000
$675,829
$35,092,811

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $9,973,000 $5,213,982 - - - $675,829 $16,342,811

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 DEN 3 - 18 Pectoral
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 3 year $18.75 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Dec 15, 2023 Fined $13,659 Excessive Celebration against Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Nov 03, 2023 Fined $13,659 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a 2 year $11 million contract extension with Denver (DEN)
  • Sep 18, 2020 Fined $5,462 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN)
  • May 10, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.17 million contract with Denver (DEN)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 4 (#106 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 18, 2020 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN) $5,462
Nov 03, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC) $13,659
Dec 15, 2023 Excessive Celebration against Los Angeles (LAC) $13,659
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 DEN 16 14 746 70.10 3 108 60 48 2
2022 DEN 13 13 826 72.20 3 128 70 58 2 2
2021 DEN 2 2 82 70.10 8 7 1 1
2020 DEN 16 16 1,011 92.90 2 112 67 45
2019 DEN 15 3 221 20.40 2 38 21 17
2018 DEN 16 9 458 42.50 58 38 20

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $16,495,962
  • Avg. Salary: $8,247,981
  • NFL Rank: 262
  • ILB Rank: 7

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $6,250,000
  • NFL Rank: 341
  • ILB Rank: 10

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Jordan Hicks 2 $10,000,000 $5,000,000 30
Ja'whaun Bentley 2 $13,500,000 $6,750,000 27
De'Vondre Campbell 5 $50,000,000 $10,000,000 28
Roquan Smith 5 $100,000,000 $20,000,000 25
Averages 4 $43,375,000 $10,437,500 27.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Jewell's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $17,307,692 $8,653,846

Statistical Comparisons

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

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm Catch Rate/Yr QB Hurries/Gm Rating
Jordan Hicks
2020-2021
100.00 4.67 0.15 2.48 72.05 0.58 57.00
Ja'whaun Bentley
2021-2022
97.06 3.88 0.12 2.33 70.15 0.58 72.55
De'Vondre Campbell
2020-2021
96.97 5.34 0.12 2.78 75.55 0.25 66.65
Roquan Smith
2021-2022
100.00 5.82 0.22 3.79 79.70 0.41 58.15
Average 98.51 4.93 0.15 2.85 74.36 0.46 63.59
Josey Jewell
2022-2023
87.88 4.48 0.19 2.52 82.15 0.48 69.45
Pct Change -10.79 -9.13 26.67 -11.58 -10.48 4.35 9.22
Median Prime % Change -9.13%
Average Prime % Change -0.25%

Calculated Market Value: Josey Jewell

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, $16,495,962 $8,247,981
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