Chase Young

New Orleans Saints, Defensive End
Age: 25-75d (Apr 14, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Ohio State
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Damarius Bilbo (Klutch Sports Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,406,000

2024 Cash

$13,000,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Chase Young signed a 1 year , $13,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including $1,860,000 signing bonus, $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,000,000. In 2024, Young will earn a base salary of $2,700,000, a signing bonus of $1,860,000 and a workout bonus of $450,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,406,000 and a dead cap value of $12,530,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $13,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,860,000
GTD at Sign:
$13,000,000
Total GTD:
$13,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 25 $3,406,000 1.33% $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $12,530,000
2025 26
Void
UFA
$9,124,000 3.34% - - $9,124,000
2026
Void
$2,281,000 0.78% - - -
2027
Void
$2,281,000 0.73% - - -
2028
Void
$2,281,000 0.68% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 25 $1,125,000 $2,281,000 $3,406,000 1.33% $12,530,000
2025 26
Void
UFA
- $2,281,000 $9,124,000 3.34% $9,124,000
2026
Void
- $2,281,000 $2,281,000 0.78% -
2027
Void
- $2,281,000 $2,281,000 0.73% -
2028
Void
- $2,281,000 $2,281,000 0.68% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25 $2,700,000 $1,860,000 $450,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000
2025 26
Void
- - - - - - -
2026 27
Void
- - - - - - -
2027 28
Void
- - - - - - -
2028 29
Void
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $13M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2024 per game active bonus, workout bonus)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $470,000 ($7.99M, 16 LTBE, fully guaranteed, treated as signing bonus)
  • Workout Bonus: $450,000 (guaranteed)
  • 2025-2028 years automatically void
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$34,563,594

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 21
Active
$23,307,160
$23,307,160
DROY
2021 22
Injured
$2,181,072
$25,488,232
2022 23
Active
$3,752,145
$29,240,377
2023 24
Active
Retained
$561,111
$4,762,106
$29,801,488
$34,563,594
Total      
$34,563,594
$29,801,488
$34,563,594
2024 25
Active
$13,000,000
Total
$47,563,594
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
21
$610,000
$22,697,160
$23,307,160
$23,307,160
2021
22
$2,181,072
$2,181,072
$25,488,232
2022
23
$3,752,145
$3,752,145
$29,240,377
2023
24
$561,111
$4,762,106
$561,111
$4,762,106
$29,801,488
$34,563,594
Total
$11,866,434
$22,697,160
$34,563,594
$29,801,488
$34,563,594
2024
25
$2,700,000
$1,860,000
$450,000
$13,000,000
Total
$14,566,434
$24,557,160
$450,000
$47,563,594

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $11,305,323 $22,697,160 - - - - $34,002,483
1 $561,111 - - - - - $561,111

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 WAS 11 - 18 Knee (ACL)
2022 WAS 1 - 11 Knee (ACL)
  • Mar 18, 2024 Signed a 1 year $13 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
  • Oct 31, 2023 Traded to San Francisco (SF) from Washington (WAS) for 2024 3rd round pick (#100 Luke McCaffrey)
  • Sep 22, 2023 Fined $16,391 Roughing the Passer against Russell Wilson
  • Apr 26, 2023 Washington (WAS) declined a $17.45M 5th-year option for 2024
  • Sep 24, 2021 Fined $15,450 Rouging the Passer against New York (NYG)
  • Jul 23, 2020 Signed a 4 year $34.5 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Apr 23, 2020 Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 1 (#2 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 24, 2021 Rouging the Passer against New York (NYG) $15,450
Sep 22, 2023 Roughing the Passer against Russell Wilson $16,391
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 SF 16 6 678 64.70 8 25 17 8
2022 WAS 3 2 115 31.80 5 3 2
2021 WAS 9 9 477 79.50 2 26 15 11 2
2020 WAS 15 14 770 73.80 8 44 32 12 4

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 1 years, $9,725,171
  • Avg. Salary: $9,725,171
  • NFL Rank: 230
  • DE Rank: 21

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $13,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 166
  • DE Rank: 15

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Chase Young to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
John Cominsky 2 $8,500,000 $4,250,000 27
Carl Lawson 3 $45,000,000 $15,000,000 25
Tanoh Kpassagnon 2 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 28
Dre'Mont Jones 3 $51,530,000 $17,176,667 26
Averages 3 $27,507,500 $9,731,667 26.5

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Young's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
5 $42,434,640 $8,486,928

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Young statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Tackles/Gm, Sacks/Gm, Stops/Gm, QB Hurries/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Tackles/Gm Sacks/Gm Stops/Gm QB Hurries/Gm Rating
John Cominsky
2021-2022
52.94 1.11 0.22 1.06 1.88 48.00
Carl Lawson
2019-2020
87.50 1.25 0.38 1.04 1.71 65.90
Tanoh Kpassagnon
2021-2022
67.65 1.26 0.26 1.00 0.78 60.80
Dre'Mont Jones
2021-2022
85.29 1.45 0.41 1.34 2.10 54.95
Average 73.35 1.27 0.32 1.11 1.62 57.41
Chase Young
2022-2023
57.58 1.05 0.39 1.16 2.84 76.40
Pct Change -21.50 -17.32 21.88 4.50 75.31 33.08
Median Prime % Change 13.19%
Average Prime % Change 15.99%

Calculated Market Value: Chase Young

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, $9,725,171 $9,725,171
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