Josh Palmer

Los Angeles Chargers, Wide Receiver
Age: 24-305d (Sep 22, 1999)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Tennessee
Drafted: Round 3 (#77 overall), 2021
Agent(s): Adisa Bakari, Jeffrey Whitney (The Sports & Entertainment Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,370,919

2024 Cash

$3,116,000

Career Earnings

$3,686,057

2021-2024 Rookie (CURRENT)

Josh Palmer signed a 4 year , $5,032,438 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $1,019,676 signing bonus, $1,019,676 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,258,110. In 2024, Palmer will earn a base salary of $3,116,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,370,919 and a dead cap value of $254,919.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $5,032,438
Average Salary:
$1,258,110
Signing Bonus:
$1,019,676
GTD at Sign:
$1,019,676
Total GTD:
$1,019,676
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $914,919 0.50% $1,679,676 $1,679,676 $1,019,676
2022 23 $1,143,713 0.55% $888,794 $2,568,470 $764,757
2023 24 $1,372,506 0.61% $1,117,587 $3,686,057 $509,838
2024 25 $3,370,919 1.32% $3,116,000 $6,802,057 $254,919
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $254,919 $914,919 0.50% $1,019,676
2022 23 $888,794 $254,919 $1,143,713 0.55% $764,757
2023 24 $1,117,587 $254,919 $1,372,506 0.61% $509,838
2024 25 $3,116,000 $254,919 $3,370,919 1.32% $254,919
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $1,019,676 $1,679,676 $1,679,676 $1,679,676 $1,700,514
2022 23 $888,794 - $888,794 $2,568,470 $1,284,235 $1,707,460
2023 24 $1,117,587 - $1,117,587 $3,686,057 $1,228,686 $2,116,794
2024 25 $3,116,000 - $3,116,000 $6,802,057 $1,700,514 $3,116,000
Contract Notes
  • 2024 proven performance escalator
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,686,057

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Active
$1,679,676
$1,679,676
2022 23
Active
$888,794
$2,568,470
2023 24
Active
$1,117,587
$3,686,057
Total      
$3,686,057
$3,686,057
2024 25
Active
$3,116,000
Total
$6,802,057
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$1,019,676
$1,679,676
$1,679,676
2022
23
$888,794
$888,794
$2,568,470
2023
24
$1,117,587
$1,117,587
$3,686,057
Total
$2,666,381
$1,019,676
$3,686,057
$3,686,057
2024
25
$3,116,000
$3,116,000
Total
$5,782,381
$1,019,676
$6,802,057

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,666,381 $1,019,676 - - - - $3,686,057

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 LAC 9 - 14 Knee
  • Jul 23, 2021 Signed a 4 year $5.03 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Apr 30, 2021 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 3 (#77 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 LAC 10 5 477 69.60 38 581 2 1
2022 LAC 16 11 898 75.30 72 769 3 1
2021 LAC 17 5 458 38.30 33 353 4 0
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