Poona Ford

Los Angeles Chargers, Defensive End
Age: 28-247d (Nov 19, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Texas
Drafted: Undrafted, SEA, 2018
Agent(s): Murphy McGuire, Casey Muir, Jeremy Newberry (Octagon)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,790,000

2024 Cash

$1,790,000

Career Earnings

$16,803,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Poona Ford signed a 1 year , $1,790,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $665,000 signing bonus, $665,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,790,000. In 2024, Ford will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $665,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,790,000 and a dead cap value of $665,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,790,000
Average Salary:
$1,790,000
Signing Bonus:
$665,000
GTD at Sign:
$665,000
Total GTD:
$665,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $1,790,000 0.70% $1,790,000 $1,790,000 $665,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,125,000 $665,000 $1,790,000 0.70% $665,000
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,125,000 $665,000 $1,790,000 $1,790,000 $1,790,000 $1,790,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Poona Ford signed a 1 year , $2,250,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $750,000 signing bonus, $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,250,000
Average Salary:
$2,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$750,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,500,000
Total GTD:
$1,500,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2022 Free Agent

Poona Ford signed a 2 year , $12,345,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $3,500,000 signing bonus, $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,172,500.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $12,345,000
Average Salary:
$6,172,500
Signing Bonus:
$3,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,500,000
Total GTD:
$7,500,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2018-2020 Rookie

Poona Ford signed a 3 year , $1,718,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $8,000 signing bonus, $8,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $572,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,718,000
Average Salary:
$572,667
Signing Bonus:
$8,000
GTD at Sign:
$8,000
Total GTD:
$8,000
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$16,803,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Active
$488,000
$488,000
2019 24
Active
$570,000
$1,058,000
2020 25
Active
$750,000
$1,808,000
2021 26
Active
$4,420,000
$6,228,000
2022 27
Active
$8,325,000
$14,553,000
2023 28
Active
$2,250,000
$16,803,000
Total      
$16,803,000
$16,803,000
2024 29
Active
$1,790,000
Total
$18,593,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$480,000
$8,000
$488,000
$488,000
2019
24
$570,000
$570,000
$1,058,000
2020
25
$750,000
$750,000
$1,808,000
2021
26
$920,000
$3,500,000
$4,420,000
$6,228,000
2022
27
$7,900,000
$425,000
$8,325,000
$14,553,000
2023
28
$1,500,000
$750,000
$2,250,000
$16,803,000
Total
$12,120,000
$4,258,000
$425,000
$16,803,000
$16,803,000
2024
29
$1,125,000
$665,000
$1,790,000
Total
$13,245,000
$4,923,000
$425,000
$18,593,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $10,620,000 $3,508,000 $425,000 - - - $14,553,000
1 $1,500,000 $750,000 - - - - $2,250,000
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.79 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • May 02, 2023 Signed a 1 year $2.25 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 17, 2021 Signed a 2 year $12.345 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
  • May 04, 2018 Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BUF 8 142 13.90 1 9 5 4
2022 SEA 17 16 597 51.60 3 35 21 14
2021 SEA 17 17 802 63.30 2 53 23 30
2020 SEA 16 15 670 58.30 2 40 25 15 1
2019 SEA 15 14 518 47.30 1 32 21 11
2018 SEA 11 1 230 26.80 22 13 9
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