Jordan Whitehead

Age: 27-134d (Mar 18, 1997)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Pittsburgh
Drafted: Round 4 (#117 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Sunny Shah (Shah Sports Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$4,500,000

2024 Cash

$4,500,000

Career Earnings

$17,635,553

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jordan Whitehead signed a 2 year , $9,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,500,000. In 2024, Whitehead will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,500,000 and a dead cap value of $4,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$4,500,000
Total GTD:
$4,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $4,500,000 1.76% $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $0 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $4,500,000 1.65% $4,500,000 $9,000,000 -
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,500,000 $3,000,000 $4,500,000 1.76% $4,500,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $4,500,000; $0 DEAD CAP
2025 28 $3,750,000 $750,000 $4,500,000 1.65% -
2026 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,500,000 $3,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
2025 28 $3,750,000 $750,000 $4,500,000 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023

Jordan Whitehead signed a 1 year , $5,250,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $4,125,000 signing bonus, $5,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,250,000. In 2024, Whitehead will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $3,300,000 and a dead cap value of $3,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,250,000
Average Salary:
$5,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,125,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,250,000
Total GTD:
$5,250,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2023 Free Agent

Jordan Whitehead signed a 2 year , $14,500,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $5,965,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,250,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $14,500,000
Average Salary:
$7,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,965,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,000,000
Total GTD:
$7,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Jordan Whitehead signed a 4 year , $3,127,257 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $667,257 signing bonus, $667,257 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $781,814.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,127,257
Average Salary:
$781,814
Signing Bonus:
$667,257
GTD at Sign:
$667,257
Total GTD:
$667,257
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$17,635,553

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 21
Active
$1,147,257
$1,147,257
2019 22
Injured
$570,000
$1,717,257
2020 23
Active
$750,000
$2,467,257
Champion
2021 24
Active
$2,433,000
$4,900,257
2022 25
Active
$7,235,296
$12,135,553
2023 26
Active
$5,500,000
$17,635,553
Total      
$17,635,553
$17,635,553
2024 27
Active
$4,500,000
2025 28
Active
$4,500,000
Total
$26,635,553
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
21
$480,000
$667,257
$1,147,257
$1,147,257
2019
22
$570,000
$570,000
$1,717,257
2020
23
$750,000
$750,000
$2,467,257
2021
24
$2,433,000
$2,433,000
$4,900,257
2022
25
$1,035,000
$5,965,000
$235,296
$7,235,296
$12,135,553
2023
26
$1,125,000
$4,125,000
$250,000
$5,500,000
$17,635,553
Total
$6,393,000
$10,757,257
$235,296
$250,000
$17,635,553
$17,635,553
2024
27
$1,500,000
$3,000,000
$4,500,000
2025
28
$3,750,000
$750,000
$4,500,000
Total
$11,643,000
$10,757,257
$3,985,296
$250,000
$26,635,553

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $4,233,000 $667,257 - - - - $4,900,257
2 $2,160,000 $10,090,000 $235,296 - - $250,000 $12,735,296

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2019 TB 1 - 17 Hamstring
  • Mar 13, 2024 Signed a 2 year $9 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Oct 06, 2023 Fined $21,855 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Kansas City (KC)
  • Sep 22, 2023 Fined $21,855 Helmet to helmet hit against Michael Gallup (DAL)
  • May 31, 2023 Signed a 1 year $5.25 million restructured contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Dec 09, 2022 Fined $15,914 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Minnesota (MIN)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a 2 year $14.5 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • May 10, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.12 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 4 (#117 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 26, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Baker Mayfield (CLE) $26,739
Dec 09, 2022 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Minnesota (MIN) $15,914
Sep 22, 2023 Helmet to helmet hit against Michael Gallup (DAL) $21,855
Oct 06, 2023 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Kansas City (KC) $21,855
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 16 16 1,069 99.00 1 97 65 32 4
2022 NYJ 17 17 1,130 99.30 89 58 31 2
2021 TB 14 14 796 70.60 74 58 16 1 2
2020 TB 16 15 918 86.40 2 74 53 21 2
2019 TB 14 14 953 81.70 69 50 19 1
2018 TB 15 11 660 67.00 76 61 15

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $17,935,548
  • Avg. Salary: $8,967,774
  • NFL Rank: 244
  • S Rank: 14

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2026
  • Avg. Salary: $4,500,000
  • NFL Rank: 430
  • S Rank: 29

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Vonn Bell 3 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 28
Grant Delpit 3 $36,000,000 $12,000,000 25
Rayshawn Jenkins 4 $35,000,000 $8,750,000 26
Amani Hooker 3 $30,000,000 $10,000,000 23
Averages 3 $30,875,000 $9,562,500 25.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Whitehead's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $25,033,332 $8,344,444

Statistical Comparisons

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

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Int/Gm Catch Rate/Yr Rating
Vonn Bell
2021-2022
96.97 3.66 0.16 76.15 70.30
Grant Delpit
2021-2022
94.12 3.47 0.16 65.55 63.70
Rayshawn Jenkins
2019-2020
96.88 2.97 0.16 62.60 66.00
Amani Hooker
2020-2021
84.85 2.57 0.18 77.95 74.90
Average 93.21 3.17 0.17 70.56 68.73
Jordan Whitehead
2022-2023
100.00 3.73 0.18 63.60 67.10
Pct Change 7.28 17.67 5.88 9.86 -2.37
Median Prime % Change 7.28%
Average Prime % Change 7.66%

Calculated Market Value: Jordan Whitehead

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, $17,935,548 $8,967,774
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