John Franklin-Myers

Denver Broncos, Defensive End
Age: 27-299d (Sep 26, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Stephen F. Austin
Drafted: Round 4 (#135 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Cliff Brady (Capital Sports Advisors)
2024 Cap Hit

$5,000,000

2024 Cash

$7,000,000

Career Earnings

$29,242,935

2024-2025 Extension (CURRENT)

John Franklin-Myers signed a 2 year , $15,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2024, Franklin-Myers will earn a base salary of $2,560,000, a signing bonus of $4,000,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,000,000 and a dead cap value of $8,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$8,000,000
Total GTD:
$10,000,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 28 $5,000,000 1.96% $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $7,000,000; $3,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 29 $10,000,000 3.66% $8,000,000 $15,000,000 $3,000,000
2026 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 28 $2,560,000 $2,000,000 $340,000 $100,000 $5,000,000 1.96% $8,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $7,000,000; $3,000,000 DEAD CAP
2025 29 $7,390,000 $2,000,000 $510,000 $100,000 $10,000,000 3.66% $3,000,000
2026 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $2,560,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,500,000
2025 29 $7,390,000 - $100,000 $8,000,000 $15,000,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $8M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary/per game/workout bonus, $1M of 2025 salary)
  • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $20,000 ($340,000)
  • 2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2025 Extension

John Franklin-Myers signed a 4 year , $55,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $30,215,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,750,000. In 2024, Franklin-Myers will earn a base salary of $13,300,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,900,000 and a dead cap value of $11,115,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $55,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$14,815,556
Total GTD:
$30,215,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

John Franklin-Myers signed a 4 year , $2,912,359 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $452,359 signing bonus, $452,359 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $728,090.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,912,359
Average Salary:
$728,090
Signing Bonus:
$452,359
GTD at Sign:
$452,359
Total GTD:
$452,359
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$29,242,935

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$932,359
$932,359
2019 23
Injured
$570,000
$1,502,359
2020 24
Active
$750,000
$2,252,359
2021 25
Active
$2,920,000
$5,172,359
2022 26
Active
$12,070,576
$17,242,935
2023 27
Active
$12,000,000
$29,242,935
Total      
$29,242,935
$29,242,935
2024 28
Active
$7,000,000
2025 29
Active
$8,000,000
Total
$44,242,935
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$452,359
$932,359
$932,359
2019
23
$570,000
$570,000
$1,502,359
2020
24
$750,000
$750,000
$2,252,359
2021
25
$920,000
$2,000,000
$2,920,000
$5,172,359
2022
26
$1,500,000
$10,470,576
$100,000
$12,070,576
$17,242,935
2023
27
$1,080,000
$10,320,000
$100,000
$12,000,000
$29,242,935
Total
$5,300,000
$2,452,359
$10,320,000
$10,470,576
$200,000
$29,242,935
$29,242,935
2024
28
$2,560,000
$4,000,000
$100,000
$7,000,000
2025
29
$7,390,000
$100,000
$8,000,000
Total
$15,250,000
$6,452,359
$10,320,000
$10,470,576
$400,000
$44,242,935

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $480,000 $452,359 - - - - $932,359
5 $4,820,000 $2,000,000 $10,470,576 $10,320,000 $200,000 - $28,310,576

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2019 NYJ 5 - 17 Undisclosed
2021 NYJ 16 - 16 COVID-19
  • Apr 27, 2024 Signed a 2 year $15 million restructured contract extension with Denver (DEN)
  • Apr 27, 2024 Traded to Denver (DEN) from New York (NYJ) for 2026 6th round pick
  • Apr 26, 2023 Converted $4.32M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $3.456M of cap space with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 13, 2023 Converted $6M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, adding 2 void years, clearing $4.8M of cap with New York (NYJ)
  • Oct 08, 2021 Signed a 4 year $55 million contract extension with New York (NYJ)
  • Sep 01, 2019 Claimed off waivers by New York (NYJ)
  • Aug 31, 2019 Waived by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Jun 09, 2018 Signed a 4 year $2.91 million contract with Los Angeles (LA)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Los Angeles (LA): Round 4 (#135 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 17 16 593 54.90 4 33 15 18
2022 NYJ 17 17 643 56.50 5 38 16 22
2021 NYJ 16 16 717 60.40 6 35 17 18 1 1
2020 NYJ 15 2 500 43.90 4 19 8 11
2019 NYJ 0.00
2018 LAR 11 216 21.70 2 10 6 4 1
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