Diontae Johnson

Carolina Panthers, Wide Receiver
Age: 27-359d (Jul 05, 1996)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Toledo
Drafted: Round 3 (#66 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Bradley Cicala (Quality Control Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$10,000,000

2024 Cash

$10,000,000

Career Earnings

$32,703,375

2022-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Diontae Johnson signed a 2 year , $36,710,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $17,500,000 signing bonus, $27,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,355,000. In 2024, Johnson will earn a base salary of $7,000,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,000,000 and a dead cap value of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $36,710,000
Average Salary:
$18,355,000
Signing Bonus:
$17,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$19,000,000
Total GTD:
$27,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 26 $7,617,870 3.66% $19,001,180 $19,001,180 $19,284,537
2023 27 $16,333,333 7.27% $10,500,000 $29,501,180 $19,666,667
2024 28 $10,000,000 3.92% $10,000,000 $39,501,180 $3,000,000
2025 29
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 28 $5,833,334 2.28% - - -
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 26 $1,500,000 $6,116,690 - $1,180 $7,617,870 3.66% $19,284,537
2023 27 $8,000,000 $5,833,333 $2,500,000 - $16,333,333 7.27% $19,666,667
2024 28 $7,000,000 - $3,000,000 - $10,000,000 3.92% $3,000,000
2025 29
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 28 - $5,833,334 - - $5,833,334 2.28% -
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 26 $1,500,000 $17,500,000 - $1,180 $19,001,180 $19,001,180 $19,001,180 $13,167,060
2023 27 $8,000,000 - $2,500,000 - $10,500,000 $29,501,180 $14,750,590 $10,250,000
2024 28 $7,000,000 - $3,000,000 - $10,000,000 $39,501,180 $13,167,060 $10,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $19M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
  • $8M 2023 salary guaranteed for injury at signing
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $2.5M
  • 2024 Roster Bonus: $3M (3/16/2024)
  • Incentives: $2.79M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2022 Rookie

Diontae Johnson signed a 4 year , $4,280,962 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $1,133,428 signing bonus, $1,133,428 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,070,241.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,280,962
Average Salary:
$1,070,241
Signing Bonus:
$1,133,428
GTD at Sign:
$1,133,428
Total GTD:
$1,133,428
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$32,703,375

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 23
Active
$1,628,428
$1,628,428
2020 24
Active
$689,589
$2,318,017
2021 25
Active
$884,178
$3,202,195
2022 26
Active
$19,001,180
$22,203,375
2023 27
Active
$10,500,000
$32,703,375
Total      
$32,703,375
$32,703,375
2024 28
Active
$10,000,000
Total
$42,703,375
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
23
$495,000
$1,133,428
$1,628,428
$1,628,428
2020
24
$689,589
$689,589
$2,318,017
2021
25
$884,178
$884,178
$3,202,195
2022
26
$1,500,000
$17,500,000
$1,180
$19,001,180
$22,203,375
2023
27
$8,000,000
$2,500,000
$10,500,000
$32,703,375
Total
$11,568,767
$18,633,428
$2,500,000
$1,180
$32,703,375
$32,703,375
2024
28
$7,000,000
$3,000,000
$10,000,000
Total
$18,568,767
$18,633,428
$5,500,000
$1,180
$42,703,375

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $11,568,767 $18,633,428 $2,500,000 - $1,180 - $32,703,375

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 PIT 18 - 18 COVID-19
2023 PIT 3 - 6 Ankle
  • Mar 12, 2024 Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with 2024 7th round pick (#240 Michael Barrett) for Donte Jackson and 2024 6th round pick (#178 Logan Lee)
  • Oct 27, 2023 Fined $10,927 Taunting against Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Dec 23, 2022 Fined $10,609 Taunting against Carolina (CAR)
  • Aug 04, 2022 Signed a 2 year $36.71 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • May 08, 2019 Signed a 4 year $4.28 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Apr 26, 2019 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 3 (#66 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 23, 2022 Taunting against Carolina (CAR) $10,609
Oct 27, 2023 Taunting against Los Angeles (LAR) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 PIT 13 11 590 71.10 51 717 5 1
2022 PIT 17 17 1,042 89.80 86 882 0 1
2021 PIT 16 14 987 84.10 107 1,161 8 2
2020 PIT 15 13 733 66.80 88 923 7 2
2019 PIT 16 12 667 65.50 59 680 5 5
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