Jaylen Watson

Kansas City Chiefs, Cornerback
Age: 25-281d (Sep 17, 1998)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: Washington State
Drafted: Round 7 (#243 overall), 2022
Agent(s): Rep 1 Sports
2024 Cap Hit

$1,006,343

2024 Cash

$985,000

Career Earnings

$1,660,372

2022-2025 Rookie (CURRENT)

Jaylen Watson signed a 4 year , $3,745,372 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $85,372 signing bonus, $85,372 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $936,343. In 2024, Watson will earn a base salary of $985,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,006,343 and a dead cap value of $42,686.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,745,372
Average Salary:
$936,343
Signing Bonus:
$85,372
GTD at Sign:
$85,372
Total GTD:
$85,372
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 24 $726,343 0.35% $790,372 $790,372 $85,372
2023 25 $891,343 0.40% $870,000 $1,660,372 $64,029
2024 26 $1,006,343 0.39% $985,000 $2,645,372 $42,686
2025 27 $1,121,343 0.41% $1,100,000 $3,745,372 $21,343
2026 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 24 $705,000 $21,343 $726,343 0.35% $85,372
2023 25 $870,000 $21,343 $891,343 0.40% $64,029
2024 26 $985,000 $21,343 $1,006,343 0.39% $42,686
2025 27 $1,100,000 $21,343 $1,121,343 0.41% $21,343
2026 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 24 $705,000 $85,372 $790,372 $790,372 $790,372 $936,343
2023 25 $870,000 - $870,000 $1,660,372 $830,186 $985,000
2024 26 $985,000 - $985,000 $2,645,372 $881,791 $1,042,500
2025 27 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $3,745,372 $936,343 $1,100,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$1,660,372

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 24
Active
$790,372
$790,372
Champion
2023 25
Active
$870,000
$1,660,372
Champion
Total      
$1,660,372
$1,660,372
2024 26
Active
$985,000
2025 27
Active
$1,100,000
Total
$3,745,372
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
24
$705,000
$85,372
$790,372
$790,372
2023
25
$870,000
$870,000
$1,660,372
Total
$1,575,000
$85,372
$1,660,372
$1,660,372
2024
26
$985,000
$985,000
2025
27
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
Total
$3,660,000
$85,372
$3,745,372

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,575,000 $85,372 - - - - $1,660,372
  • May 06, 2022 Signed a 4 year $3.74 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Apr 30, 2022 Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 7 (#243 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 KC 16 1 372 37.00 2 30 25 5
2022 KC 16 6 605 52.70 46 37 9 1
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