Justin Fields

Pittsburgh Steelers, Quarterback
Age: 25-112d (Mar 05, 1999)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Ohio State
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2021
Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,233,448

2024 Cash

$3,233,448

Career Earnings

$15,638,508

2021-2024 Rookie (CURRENT)

Justin Fields signed a 4 year , $18,871,957 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $11,085,060 signing bonus, $18,871,957 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,717,989. In 2024, Fields will earn a base salary of $1,616,724 and a roster bonus of $1,616,724, while carrying a cap hit of $3,233,448 and a dead cap value of $3,233,448.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $18,871,957
Average Salary:
$4,717,989
Signing Bonus:
$11,085,060
GTD at Sign:
$18,871,957
Total GTD:
$18,871,957
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $3,431,265 1.88% $11,745,060 $11,745,060 $18,871,956
2022 23 $4,289,081 2.06% $1,517,816 $13,262,876 $15,440,691
2023 24 $5,146,897 2.29% $2,375,632 $15,638,508 $11,151,610
2024 25 $3,233,448 1.27% $3,233,448 $18,871,956 $3,233,448
2025 26
Voided
$25,664,000 9.39% $25,664,000 $18,871,956 -
2025 27
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 25 $2,771,265 1.09% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $2,771,265 - $3,431,265 1.88% $18,871,956
2022 23 $825,000 $2,771,265 $692,816 $4,289,081 2.06% $15,440,691
2023 24 $1,187,816 $2,771,265 $1,187,816 $5,146,897 2.29% $11,151,610
2024 25 $1,616,724 - $1,616,724 $3,233,448 1.27% $3,233,448
2025 26
Voided
$25,664,000 - - $25,664,000 9.39% -
2025 27
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2024 25 - $2,771,265 - $2,771,265 1.09% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $11,085,060 - $11,745,060 $11,745,060 $11,745,060 $11,133,989
2022 23 $825,000 - $692,816 $1,517,816 $13,262,876 $6,631,438 $10,930,299
2023 24 $1,187,816 - $1,187,816 $2,375,632 $15,638,508 $5,212,836 $15,636,540
2024 25 $1,616,724 - $1,616,724 $3,233,448 $18,871,956 $4,717,989 $28,897,448
2025 26
Voided
$25,664,000 - - $25,664,000 $18,871,956 $8,907,191 -
Contract Notes
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 5th-year option available
  • Training camp roster bonuses (guaranteed)
  • No Offset Language
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$15,638,508

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Reserve
$11,745,060
$11,745,060
2022 23
Active
$1,517,816
$13,262,876
2023 24
Active
$2,375,632
$15,638,508
Total      
$15,638,508
$15,638,508
2024 25
Active
$3,233,448
Total
$18,871,956
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$11,085,060
$11,745,060
$11,745,060
2022
23
$825,000
$692,816
$1,517,816
$13,262,876
2023
24
$1,187,816
$1,187,816
$2,375,632
$15,638,508
Total
$2,672,816
$11,085,060
$1,880,632
$15,638,508
$15,638,508
2024
25
$1,616,724
$1,616,724
$3,233,448
Total
$4,289,540
$11,085,060
$3,497,356
$18,871,956

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,672,816 $11,085,060 $1,880,632 - - - $15,638,508

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 CHI 18 - 18 COVID-19
  • Apr 24, 2024 Pittsburgh (PIT) declined a $25.6 million option for 2025
  • Mar 17, 2024 Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Chicago (CHI) for 2025 6th round pick [conveys to a 4th round pick if Fields plays 51% of 2024 snaps]
  • Jun 10, 2021 Signed a 4 year $18.8 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Apr 29, 2021 Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#11 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 CHI 13 12 782 71.70 370 227 61.4 2,562 197.1 16 9 86.34 124 657 4 10
2022 CHI 15 15 917 88.70 318 192 60.4 2,242 149.5 17 11 85.18 160 1,143 8 16
2021 CHI 12 10 635 56.60 270 159 58.9 1,870 155.8 7 10 73.23 72 420 2 12

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 4 years, $179,580,656
  • Avg. Salary: $44,895,164
  • NFL Rank: 10
  • QB Rank: 10

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2025
  • Avg. Salary: $4,717,989
  • NFL Rank: 413
  • QB Rank: 37

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Lamar Jackson 5 $260,000,000 $52,000,000 26
Jalen Hurts 5 $255,000,000 $51,000,000 24
Kyler Murray 5 $230,500,000 $46,100,000 24
Josh Allen 6 $258,034,000 $43,005,667 24
Averages 5 $250,883,500 $48,026,417 24.5

Base Calculated Value

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

Length Value Avg. Salary
6 $289,942,398 $48,323,733

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Fields statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Pass Yds/Gm, Pass TD/Gm, Pass INT/Gm, Pass Comp%, Pass Rat, Rush Yds/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD/Gm Pass INT/Gm Pass Comp% Pass Rat Rush Yds/Gm Rating
Lamar Jackson
2021-2022
70.59 213.50 1.38 0.83 63.35 89.02 63.79 77.70
Jalen Hurts
2021-2022
88.24 228.17 1.27 0.50 63.90 94.37 51.47 83.35
Kyler Murray
2020-2021
90.91 258.60 1.67 0.73 68.20 97.43 41.40 83.60
Josh Allen
2019-2020
100.00 238.53 1.78 0.59 64.00 96.24 29.09 77.25
Average 87.44 234.70 1.53 0.66 64.86 94.27 46.44 80.48
Justin Fields
2022-2023
84.85 171.57 1.18 0.71 60.90 85.76 64.29 72.40
Pct Change -2.96 -26.90 -22.88 -7.58 -6.11 -9.03 38.44 -10.04
Median Prime % Change -8.31%
Average Prime % Change -5.88%

Calculated Market Value: Justin Fields

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
4 years, $179,580,656 $44,895,164
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