Joe Burrow

Cincinnati Bengals, Quarterback
Age: 27-204d (Dec 10, 1996)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Brian Ayrault (WME Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$29,714,000

2024 Cash

$95,218,000

Career Earnings

$76,172,403

2023-2029 Rookie (CURRENT)

Joe Burrow signed a 5 year , $275,000,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including $40,000,000 signing bonus, $219,010,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $55,000,000. In 2024, Burrow will earn a base salary of $10,714,000 and a signing bonus of $55,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $29,714,000 and a dead cap value of $154,714,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $275,000,000
Average Salary:
$55,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$40,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$146,510,000
Total GTD:
$219,010,000
Free Agent:
2030 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 27
$19,515,043 8.68% $45,545,018 $45,545,018 $174,229,043
2024 28 $29,714,000 11.63% $65,714,000 $111,259,018 $154,714,000
2025 29 $46,250,000 16.92% $35,250,000 $146,509,018 $105,250,000
2026 30 $48,250,000 16.50% $35,250,000 $181,759,018 $49,000,000
2027 31 $52,250,000 16.70% $37,250,000 $219,009,018 $28,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2028, 5 YR, $219,009,018; $15,000,000 DEAD CAP
2028 32 $53,500,000 15.98% $40,500,000 $259,509,018 $15,000,000
2029 33 $68,539,000 19.13% $50,539,000 $310,048,018 $2,000,000
2030 34
Void
UFA
$9,000,000 2.35% - - $9,000,000
2031
Void
$3,000,000 0.73% - - -
2032
Void
$1,000,000 - - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Option Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 27
$1,010,000 $13,970,025 $4,535,018 - $19,515,043 8.68% $174,229,043
2024 28 $10,714,000 $8,000,000 - $11,000,000 $29,714,000 11.63% $154,714,000
2025 29 $25,250,000 $8,000,000 - $13,000,000 $46,250,000 16.92% $105,250,000
2026 30 $25,250,000 $8,000,000 - $15,000,000 $48,250,000 16.50% $49,000,000
2027 31 $27,250,000 $8,000,000 - $17,000,000 $52,250,000 16.70% $28,000,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2028, 5 YR, $219,009,018; $15,000,000 DEAD CAP
2028 32 $35,500,000 - - $18,000,000 $53,500,000 15.98% $15,000,000
2029 33 $48,039,000 - $2,500,000 $18,000,000 $68,539,000 19.13% $2,000,000
2030 34
Void
UFA
- - - $5,000,000 $9,000,000 2.35% $9,000,000
2031
Void
- - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 0.73% -
2032
Void
- - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 27
$1,010,000 $40,000,000 $4,535,018 - $45,545,018 $45,545,018 $45,545,018 $44,292,574
2024 28 $10,714,000 - - $55,000,000 $65,714,000 $111,259,018 $55,629,509 $44,083,833
2025 29 $25,250,000 - - $10,000,000 $35,250,000 $146,509,018 $48,836,339 $39,757,800
2026 30 $25,250,000 - - $10,000,000 $35,250,000 $181,759,018 $45,439,755 $40,884,750
2027 31 $27,250,000 - - $10,000,000 $37,250,000 $219,009,018 $43,801,804 $42,763,000
2028 32 $35,500,000 - - $5,000,000 $40,500,000 $259,509,018 $43,251,503 $45,519,500
2029 33 $48,039,000 - $2,500,000 - $50,539,000 $310,048,018 $44,292,574 $50,539,000
2030 34
Void
- - - - - - - -
2031 35
Void
- - - - - - - -
2032 36
Void
- - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $146.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary/option bonus + 2025 salary/option bonus)
  • 2026 salary ($25.25M) & Option Bonus: $10M fully guarantee on the 5th league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • $18.3M of 2027 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2026, fully $27.25M injury guaranteed at signing
  • Remaining $8.95M of 2027 salary + $10M option bonus fully guarantee on the 5th league day of 2027
  • 2024 Option Bonus: $55M (3/22/2024)
  • 2025 Option Bonus: $10M
  • 2026 Option Bonus: $10M
  • 2027 Option Bonus: $10M
  • 2028 Option Bonus: $5M
  • 2029 Roster Bonus: $2.5M (March 2029)
  • AFC Championship Win: $500,000
  • Super Bowl Win: $1.25M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2024 Rookie

Joe Burrow signed a 4 year , $36,190,137 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including $23,880,100 signing bonus, $36,190,137 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,047,534. In 2024, Burrow will earn a base salary of $29,504,000, while carrying a cap hit of $29,504,000 and a dead cap value of $29,504,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $36,190,137
Average Salary:
$9,047,534
Signing Bonus:
$23,880,100
GTD at Sign:
$36,190,137
Total GTD:
$36,190,137
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$76,172,403

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 24
Injured
$24,472,367
$24,472,367
2021 25
Active
$2,255,006
$26,727,373
2022 26
Active
$3,900,012
$30,627,385
2023 27
Injured
$45,545,018
$76,172,403
Total      
$76,172,403
$76,172,403
2024 28
Active
$65,714,000
2025 29
Active
$35,250,000
2026 30
Active
$35,250,000
2027 31
Active
$37,250,000
2028 32
Active
$40,500,000
2029 33
Active
$50,539,000
Total
$340,675,403
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
24
$535,878
$23,880,100
$56,389
$24,472,367
$24,472,367
2021
25
$780,000
$1,475,006
$2,255,006
$26,727,373
2022
26
$895,000
$3,005,012
$3,900,012
$30,627,385
2023
27
$1,010,000
$40,000,000
$4,535,018
$45,545,018
$76,172,403
Total
$3,220,878
$63,880,100
$9,015,036
$56,389
$76,172,403
$76,172,403
2024
28
$10,714,000
$55,000,000
$65,714,000
2025
29
$25,250,000
$10,000,000
$35,250,000
2026
30
$25,250,000
$10,000,000
$35,250,000
2027
31
$27,250,000
$10,000,000
$37,250,000
2028
32
$35,500,000
$5,000,000
$40,500,000
2029
33
$48,039,000
$2,500,000
$50,539,000
Total
$175,223,878
$63,880,100
$11,515,036
$90,000,000
$56,389
$340,675,403

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,220,878 $63,880,100 $9,015,036 - - $56,389 $76,172,403

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 CIN 12 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2023 CIN 12 - 18 Wrist
  • Sep 07, 2023 Signed a 5 year $275 million contract extension with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Apr 25, 2023 Cincinnati (CIN) exercised a $29.5M 5th-year option for 2024
  • Jul 28, 2020 Signed a 4 year $36.1 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
  • Apr 23, 2020 Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#1 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Attempts Pass Completions Pass Completion % Pass Yards Pass Yards/Gm Pass Touchdowns Pass Interceptions Pass Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Touchdowns Fum
2023 CIN 10 10 602 94.10 365 244 66.8 2,309 230.9 15 6 91.00 31 88 0 2
2022 CIN 16 16 1,091 98.60 606 414 68.3 4,475 279.7 35 12 100.78 75 257 5 6
2021 CIN 16 16 1,008 91.60 520 366 70.4 4,611 288.2 34 14 108.26 40 118 2 5
2020 CIN 10 10 709 97.40 404 264 65.3 2,688 268.8 13 5 89.83 37 142 3 9
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