Ahmad Gardner

New York Jets, Cornerback
Age: 23-324d (Aug 31, 2000)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Cincinnati
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2022
Agent(s): AJ Vaynerchuk (VaynerSports)
2024 Cap Hit

$9,122,946

2024 Cash

$3,745,982

Career Earnings

$24,438,347

2022-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Ahmad Gardner signed a 4 year , $33,450,801 contract with the New York Jets, including $21,507,856 signing bonus, $33,450,801 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,362,700. In 2024, Gardner will earn a base salary of $985,000 and a roster bonus of $2,760,982, while carrying a cap hit of $9,122,946 and a dead cap value of $19,766,383.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $33,450,801
Average Salary:
$8,362,700
Signing Bonus:
$21,507,856
GTD at Sign:
$33,450,801
Total GTD:
$33,450,801
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 22 $6,081,964 2.92% $22,212,856 $22,212,856 $33,450,802
2023 23 $7,602,455 3.38% $2,225,491 $24,438,347 $27,368,838
2024 24 $9,122,946 3.57% $3,745,982 $28,184,329 $19,766,383
2025 25 $10,643,437 3.89% $5,266,473 $33,450,802 $10,643,437
2026 26
Club
- - - - -
2027 27
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 22 $705,000 $5,376,964 - $6,081,964 2.92% $33,450,802
2023 23 $870,000 $5,376,964 $1,355,491 $7,602,455 3.38% $27,368,838
2024 24 $985,000 $5,376,964 $2,760,982 $9,122,946 3.57% $19,766,383
2025 25 $1,100,000 $5,376,964 $4,166,473 $10,643,437 3.89% $10,643,437
2026 26
Club
- - - - - -
2027 27
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 22 $705,000 $21,507,856 - $22,212,856 $22,212,856 $22,212,856 $6,690,160
2023 23 $870,000 - $1,355,491 $2,225,491 $24,438,347 $12,219,174 $2,809,487
2024 24 $985,000 - $2,760,982 $3,745,982 $28,184,329 $9,394,776 $3,004,152
2025 25 $1,100,000 - $4,166,473 $5,266,473 $33,450,802 $8,362,701 $2,633,237
2026 26
Club
- - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 5th-year option available
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$24,438,347

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 22
Active
$22,212,856
$22,212,856
All NFL (1st) DROY
2023 23
Active
$2,225,491
$24,438,347
Afc Pro Bowl:CB All NFL (1st)
Total      
$24,438,347
$24,438,347
2024 24
Active
$3,745,982
2025 25
Active
$5,266,473
Total
$33,450,802
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
22
$705,000
$21,507,856
$22,212,856
$22,212,856
2023
23
$870,000
$1,355,491
$2,225,491
$24,438,347
Total
$1,575,000
$21,507,856
$1,355,491
$24,438,347
$24,438,347
2024
24
$985,000
$2,760,982
$3,745,982
2025
25
$1,100,000
$4,166,473
$5,266,473
Total
$3,660,000
$21,507,856
$8,282,946
$33,450,802

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,575,000 $21,507,856 $1,355,491 - - - $24,438,347
  • Nov 24, 2023 Fined $10,927 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 07, 2022 Signed a 4 year $33.4 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 28, 2022 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#4 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 24, 2023 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Buffalo (BUF) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 16 15 994 92.00 57 41 16 1
2022 NYJ 17 17 1,115 98.00 75 51 24 2
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