Jaylon Johnson

Chicago Bears, Cornerback
Age: 25-71d (Apr 19, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Utah
Drafted: Round 2 (#50 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Chris Ellison
2024 Cap Hit

$13,000,000

2024 Cash

$47,802,000

Career Earnings

$8,298,032

2024-2027 Extension (CURRENT)

Jaylon Johnson signed a 4 year , $76,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $20,000,000 signing bonus, $51,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,000,000. In 2024, Johnson will earn a base salary of $7,900,000, a signing bonus of $20,000,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,000,000 and a dead cap value of $43,800,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $76,000,000
Average Salary:
$19,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$20,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$43,800,000
Total GTD:
$51,400,000
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 25 $13,000,000 5.09% $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $43,800,000
2025 26 $21,000,000 7.68% $16,000,000 $44,000,000 $30,900,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $44,000,000; $10,000,000 DEAD CAP
2026 27 $21,000,000 7.18% $16,000,000 $60,000,000 $10,000,000
2027 28 $21,000,000 6.71% $16,000,000 $76,000,000 $5,000,000
2028 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 25 $7,900,000 $5,000,000 - - $100,000 $13,000,000 5.09% $43,800,000
2025 26 $15,900,000 $5,000,000 - - $100,000 $21,000,000 7.68% $30,900,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $44,000,000; $10,000,000 DEAD CAP
2026 27 $15,050,000 $5,000,000 - $850,000 $100,000 $21,000,000 7.18% $10,000,000
2027 28 $13,050,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $850,000 $100,000 $21,000,000 6.71% $5,000,000
2028 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 25 $7,900,000 $20,000,000 - $100,000 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $19,000,000
2025 26 $15,900,000 - - $100,000 $16,000,000 $44,000,000 $22,000,000 $16,000,000
2026 27 $15,050,000 - - $100,000 $16,000,000 $60,000,000 $20,000,000 $16,000,000
2027 28 $13,050,000 - $2,000,000 $100,000 $16,000,000 $76,000,000 $19,000,000 $16,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $43.8M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2025 salary)
  • $7.6M of 2026 salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2026 ($10.6M injury guaranteed at signing)
  • 2026-2027 Per Game Active Bonus: $50,000 ($850,000)
  • 2027 Roster Bonus: $2M (5th league day of 2027)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2024-2024 Franchise Tag

Jaylon Johnson signed a 1 year , $19,802,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including an average annual salary of $19,802,000. In 2024, Johnson will earn a base salary of $19,802,000, while carrying a cap hit of $19,802,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $19,802,000
Average Salary:
$19,802,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2020-2023 Rookie

Jaylon Johnson signed a 4 year , $6,468,770 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $2,264,560 signing bonus, $3,168,595 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,617,193.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $6,468,770
Average Salary:
$1,617,193
Signing Bonus:
$2,264,560
GTD at Sign:
$3,168,595
Total GTD:
$3,168,595
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$8,298,032

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 21
Active
$3,202,927
$3,202,927
2021 22
Active
$904,035
$4,106,962
2022 23
Injured
$1,198,070
$5,305,032
2023 24
Active
$2,993,000
$8,298,032
Nfc Pro Bowl:CB All NFL (2nd)
Total      
$8,298,032
$8,298,032
2024 25
Active
$28,000,000
2025 26
Active
$16,000,000
2026 27
Active
$16,000,000
2027 28
Active
$16,000,000
Total
$84,298,032
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
21
$610,000
$2,264,560
$328,367
$3,202,927
$3,202,927
2021
22
$904,035
$904,035
$4,106,962
2022
23
$1,198,070
$1,198,070
$5,305,032
2023
24
$2,993,000
$2,993,000
$8,298,032
Total
$5,705,105
$2,264,560
$328,367
$8,298,032
$8,298,032
2024
25
$7,900,000
$20,000,000
$100,000
$28,000,000
2025
26
$15,900,000
$100,000
$16,000,000
2026
27
$15,050,000
$100,000
$16,000,000
2027
28
$13,050,000
$2,000,000
$100,000
$16,000,000
Total
$57,605,105
$22,264,560
$2,000,000
$400,000
$328,367
$84,298,032

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $5,705,105 $2,264,560 - - - $328,367 $8,298,032

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 CHI 15 - 16 COVID-19
2022 CHI 16 - 18 Abdominal
  • Mar 07, 2024 Signed a 4 year $76 million contract extension with Chicago (CHI)
  • Mar 05, 2024 Offered a 1 year $19.802 million franchise tag by Chicago (CHI)
  • Oct 22, 2021 Fined $2,745 Conduct detrimental to the team
  • Jul 21, 2020 Signed a 4 year $6.46 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Apr 24, 2020 Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 2 (#50 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 22, 2021 Conduct detrimental to the team $2,745
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CHI 14 14 808 79.90 36 31 5 1 4
2022 CHI 11 11 658 74.60 35 28 7 1
2021 CHI 15 15 933 88.20 46 37 9 1 1
2020 CHI 13 12 867 81.00 44 34 10

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 5 years, $100,703,730
  • Avg. Salary: $20,140,746
  • NFL Rank: 71
  • CB Rank: 1

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2028
  • Avg. Salary: $19,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 91
  • CB Rank: 7

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Denzel Ward 5 $100,500,000 $20,100,000 24
Marlon Humphrey 5 $97,500,000 $19,500,000 23
Jaire Alexander 4 $84,000,000 $21,000,000 24
Marshon Lattimore 5 $97,603,000 $19,520,600 24
Averages 5 $94,900,750 $20,030,150 23.8

Base Calculated Value

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

Length Value Avg. Salary
5 $99,909,450 $19,981,890

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and 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
Denzel Ward
2020-2021
81.82 2.67 0.19 58.55 74.85
Marlon Humphrey
2018-2019
93.75 2.80 0.17 56.35 73.85
Jaire Alexander
2020-2021
57.58 2.58 0.11 54.30 82.80
Marshon Lattimore
2019-2020
87.50 3.50 0.11 55.70 61.10
Average 80.16 2.89 0.15 56.23 73.15
Jaylon Johnson
2022-2023
75.76 2.36 0.16 54.35 76.85
Pct Change -5.49 -18.34 6.67 3.34 5.06
Median Prime % Change 3.34%
Average Prime % Change -1.75%

Calculated Market Value: Jaylon 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
5 years, $100,703,730 $20,140,746
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