Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

Age: 26-183d (Dec 20, 1997)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Florida
Drafted: Round 4 (#105 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Kevin Conner (Universal Sports & Entertainment)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,682,352

2024 Cash

$8,000,000

Career Earnings

$11,844,100

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson signed a 3 year , $27,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2024, Gardner-Johnson will earn a base salary of $1,375,000 and a signing bonus of $5,875,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,682,352 and a dead cap value of $10,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $27,000,000
Average Salary:
$9,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$10,000,000
Total GTD:
$10,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $2,682,352 1.05% $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $10,000,000
2025 28 $4,011,000 1.47% $8,500,000 $16,500,000 $6,700,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $16,500,000; $3,525,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $5,931,000 2.03% $10,500,000 $27,000,000 $3,525,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
$13,758,000 4.40% - - $2,350,000
2028
Void
$4,381,000 1.31% - - -
2029
Void
$3,206,000 0.90% - - -
2030
Void
$1,790,000 0.47% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,375,000 $1,175,000 $132,353 - - $2,682,352 1.05% $10,000,000
2025 28 $1,170,000 $1,175,000 - $1,416,000 $250,000 $4,011,000 1.47% $6,700,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $16,500,000; $3,525,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $1,300,000 $1,175,000 - $3,206,000 $250,000 $5,931,000 2.03% $3,525,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
- $1,175,000 - $3,206,000 - $13,758,000 4.40% $2,350,000
2028
Void
- $1,175,000 - $3,206,000 - $4,381,000 1.31% -
2029
Void
- - - $3,206,000 - $3,206,000 0.90% -
2030
Void
- - - $1,790,000 - $1,790,000 0.47% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,375,000 $5,875,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $9,000,000
2025 28 $1,170,000 - $7,080,000 $250,000 $8,500,000 $16,500,000 $8,250,000 $9,500,000
2026 29 $1,300,000 - $8,950,000 $250,000 $10,500,000 $27,000,000 $9,000,000 $10,500,000
2027 30
Void
- - - - - - - -
2028 31
Void
- - - - - - - -
2029 32
Void
- - - - - - - -
2030 33
Void
- - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $10M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary/bonus + $2M of 2025 salary)
  • 2025 Option Bonus: $7.08M
  • 2026 Option Bonus: $8.95M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson signed a 1 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000. In 2024, Gardner-Johnson will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,000,000 and a dead cap value of $2,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,500,000
Total GTD:
$6,500,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022 Rookie

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson signed a 4 year , $3,304,100 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including $784,100 signing bonus, $784,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $826,025.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,304,100
Average Salary:
$826,025
Signing Bonus:
$784,100
GTD at Sign:
$784,100
Total GTD:
$784,100
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$11,844,100

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 22
Active
$1,279,100
$1,279,100
2020 23
Active
$675,000
$1,954,100
2021 24
Active
$850,000
$2,804,100
2022 25
Active
$2,540,000
$5,344,100
2023 26
Active
$6,500,000
$11,844,100
Total      
$11,844,100
$11,844,100
2024 27
Active
$8,000,000
2025 28
Active
$8,500,000
2026 29
Active
$10,500,000
Total
$38,844,100
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
22
$495,000
$784,100
$1,279,100
$1,279,100
2020
23
$675,000
$675,000
$1,954,100
2021
24
$850,000
$850,000
$2,804,100
2022
25
$2,540,000
$2,540,000
$5,344,100
2023
26
$2,500,000
$4,000,000
$6,500,000
$11,844,100
Total
$7,060,000
$4,784,100
$11,844,100
$11,844,100
2024
27
$1,375,000
$5,875,000
$8,000,000
2025
28
$1,170,000
$7,080,000
$250,000
$8,500,000
2026
29
$1,300,000
$8,950,000
$250,000
$10,500,000
Total
$10,905,000
$10,659,100
$16,030,000
$500,000
$38,844,100

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,020,000 $784,100 - - - - $2,804,100
1 $2,540,000 - - - - - $2,540,000
1 $2,500,000 $4,000,000 - - - - $6,500,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 NO 17 - 17 COVID-19
2021 NO 10 - 13 Foot
2022 PHI 13 - 17 Kidney
2023 DET 3 - 17 Pectoral
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 3 year $27 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Mar 20, 2023 Signed a 1 year $6.5 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Feb 16, 2023 Fined $14,111 Impermissible use of the head against Kansas City (KC)
  • Aug 30, 2022 Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from New Orleans (NO) with 2025 7th round pick for 2023 5th round pick (#165 - traded) and 2024 6th round pick (#199 Khristian Boyd)
  • Jan 15, 2021 Fined $15,000 Fighting against Chicago (CHI)
  • Dec 18, 2020 Fined $5,128 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Dec 11, 2020 Fined $5,128 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Atlanta (ATL)
  • Nov 06, 2020 Fined $5,128 Fighting against Chicago (CHI)
  • Dec 13, 2019 Fined $28,075 Hit to the head against Kyle Juszczyk (SF)
  • Oct 25, 2019 Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Mitchell Trubisky (CHI)
  • May 10, 2019 Signed a 4 year $3.3 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • Apr 27, 2019 Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 4 (#105 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 25, 2019 Roughing the Passer against Mitchell Trubisky (CHI) $21,056
Dec 13, 2019 Hit to the head against Kyle Juszczyk (SF) $28,075
Nov 06, 2020 Fighting against Chicago (CHI) $5,128
Dec 11, 2020 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Atlanta (ATL) $5,128
Dec 18, 2020 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Philadelphia (PHI) $5,128
Jan 15, 2021 Fighting against Chicago (CHI) $15,000
Feb 16, 2023 Impermissible use of the head against Kansas City (KC) $14,111
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 DET 3 2 135 98.50 17 16 1 1
2022 PHI 12 12 729 92.70 1 67 61 6 6
2021 NO 12 11 626 74.30 2 46 32 14 3
2020 NO 15 13 861 82.70 1 66 52 14 1
2019 NO 16 7 552 51.00 49 39 10 1 1

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 1 years, $6,658,617
  • Avg. Salary: $6,658,617
  • NFL Rank: 326
  • S Rank: 11

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $9,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 237
  • S Rank: 6

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Chauncey Gardner-Johnson to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Jordan Poyer 2 $12,500,000 $6,250,000 31
Marcus Maye 3 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 27
Adrian Phillips 3 $12,750,000 $4,250,000 28
Averages 3 $15,916,667 $6,000,000 28.7

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Gardner-Johnson's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
5 $29,583,335 $5,916,667

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Gardner-Johnson 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
Jordan Poyer
2021-2022
84.85 3.93 0.32 60.40 76.75
Marcus Maye
2020-2021
66.67 3.73 0.09 63.05 69.40
Adrian Phillips
2019-2020
71.88 4.22 0.09 81.85 76.90
Average 74.47 3.96 0.17 68.43 74.35
Chauncey Gardner-Johnson
2022-2023
45.45 5.13 0.47 72.35 68.95
Pct Change -38.97 29.55 176.47 -5.73 -7.26
Median Prime % Change -5.73%
Average Prime % Change 30.81%

Calculated Market Value: Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

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
1 years, $6,658,617 $6,658,617
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