Zach Wilson

Denver Broncos, Quarterback
Age: 24-329d (Aug 03, 1999)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Brigham Young
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2021
Agent(s): Brian Ayrault (William Morris Endeavor)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,726,637

2024 Cash

$5,453,274

Career Earnings

$29,697,406

2021-2024 Rookie (CURRENT)

Zach Wilson signed a 4 year , $35,150,681 contract with the New York Jets, including $22,924,132 signing bonus, $35,150,681 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,787,670. In 2024, Wilson will earn a base salary of $1,055,000 and a roster bonus of $1,671,637, while carrying a cap hit of $2,726,637.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $35,150,681
Average Salary:
$8,787,670
Signing Bonus:
$22,924,132
GTD at Sign:
$35,150,681
Total GTD:
$35,150,681
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $6,391,033 3.50% $23,584,132 $23,584,132 $35,150,680
2022 23 $7,988,791 3.84% $2,257,758 $25,841,890 $28,759,647
2023 24
$9,586,549 4.26% $3,855,516 $29,697,406 $20,770,856
2024 25 $2,726,637 1.07% $2,726,637 $32,424,043 -
2025 26
Voided
$22,408,000 8.20% $22,408,000 $32,424,043 -
2025 27
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 25 $8,457,670 3.31% $2,726,637 $32,424,043 -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $5,731,033 - $6,391,033 3.50% $35,150,680
2022 23 $825,000 $5,731,033 $1,432,758 $7,988,791 3.84% $28,759,647
2023 24
$940,000 $5,731,033 $2,915,516 $9,586,549 4.26% $20,770,856
2024 25 $1,055,000 - $1,671,637 $2,726,637 1.07% -
2025 26
Voided
$22,408,000 - - $22,408,000 8.20% -
2025 27
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 25 $2,726,637 $5,731,033 - $8,457,670 3.31% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $22,924,132 - $23,584,132 $23,584,132 $23,584,132 $13,708,011
2022 23 $825,000 - $1,432,758 $2,257,758 $25,841,890 $12,920,945 $10,415,970
2023 24
$940,000 - $2,915,516 $3,855,516 $29,697,406 $9,899,135 $14,495,077
2024 25 $1,055,000 - $1,671,637 $2,726,637 $32,424,043 $8,106,011 $25,134,637
2025 26
Voided
$22,408,000 - - $22,408,000 $32,424,043 $10,966,409 -
Retained/Dead Cash
2024 25 - $2,726,637 - - $2,726,637 $32,424,043 $2,726,637 $2,726,637
Contract Notes
  • 5th year option
  • Offsets available
  • Roster Bonuses due at training camp (guaranteed)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$29,697,406

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Active
$23,584,132
$23,584,132
2022 23
Active
$2,257,758
$25,841,890
2023 24
Injured
$3,855,516
$29,697,406
Total      
$29,697,406
$29,697,406
2024 25
Active
Retained
$2,726,637
$2,726,637
Total
$35,150,680
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$22,924,132
$23,584,132
$23,584,132
2022
23
$825,000
$1,432,758
$2,257,758
$25,841,890
2023
24
$940,000
$2,915,516
$3,855,516
$29,697,406
Total
$2,425,000
$22,924,132
$4,348,274
$29,697,406
$29,697,406
2024
25
$1,055,000
$2,726,637
$1,671,637
$2,726,637
$2,726,637
Total
$6,206,637
$22,924,132
$6,019,911
$35,150,680

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,425,000 $22,924,132 $4,348,274 - - - $29,697,406

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 NYJ 18 - 18 Concussion
  • May 01, 2024 Denver (DEN) declined a $22.4 million option for 2025
  • Apr 22, 2024 Traded to Denver (DEN) from New York (NYJ) with 2024 7th round pick (#256 Nick Gargiulo) for 2024 6th round pick (#203 - traded)
  • Jul 29, 2021 Signed a 4 year $35.1 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 29, 2021 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#2 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 NYJ 12 11 688 66.40 368 221 60.1 2,271 189.3 8 7 77.16 36 211 0 11
2022 NYJ 9 9 504 45.20 242 132 54.5 1,688 187.6 6 7 72.81 28 102 1 1
2021 NYJ 13 13 741 66.60 383 213 55.6 2,334 179.5 9 11 69.69 29 185 4 5
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