Tyrod Taylor

New York Jets, Quarterback
Age: 34-363d (Aug 03, 1989)
Exp: 14 Years
Country: US
College: Virginia Tech
Drafted: Round 6 (#180 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Adisa Bakari, Jeffrey Whitney (The Sports & Entertainment Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,800,000

2024 Cash

$6,000,000

Career Earnings

$70,630,703

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Tyrod Taylor signed a 2 year , $12,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2024, Taylor will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 and a signing bonus of $4,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,800,000 and a dead cap value of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$8,500,000
Total GTD:
$8,500,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 35 $2,800,000 1.10% $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $8,500,000
2025 36 $6,800,000 2.49% $6,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,700,000
2026 37
Void
UFA
$2,400,000 0.82% - - $2,400,000
2027
Void
$800,000 0.26% - - -
2028
Void
$800,000 0.24% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 35 $2,000,000 $800,000 $2,800,000 1.10% $8,500,000
2025 36 $6,000,000 $800,000 $6,800,000 2.49% $5,700,000
2026 37
Void
UFA
- $800,000 $2,400,000 0.82% $2,400,000
2027
Void
- $800,000 $800,000 0.26% -
2028
Void
- $800,000 $800,000 0.24% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 35 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
2025 36 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $12,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
2026 37
Void
- - - - - -
2027 38
Void
- - - - - -
2028 39
Void
- - - - - -
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Tyrod Taylor signed a 2 year , $11,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $4,200,000 signing bonus, $8,170,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000. In 2024, Taylor will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $1,400,000 and a dead cap value of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,200,000
GTD at Sign:
$8,170,000
Total GTD:
$8,170,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Tyrod Taylor signed a 1 year , $5,500,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including $2,500,000 signing bonus, $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $5,500,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,500,000
Total GTD:
$2,500,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2019-2020

Tyrod Taylor signed a 2 year , $11,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $5,000,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,000,000
Total GTD:
$6,000,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2018 Extension

Tyrod Taylor signed a 2 year , $30,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $7,000,000 signing bonus, $15,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,250,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $30,500,000
Average Salary:
$15,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$15,500,000
Total GTD:
$15,500,000
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2016-2021 Extension

Tyrod Taylor signed a 5 year , $90,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $3,400,000 signing bonus, $9,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,000,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $90,000,000
Average Salary:
$18,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,400,000
GTD at Sign:
$9,500,000
Total GTD:
$9,500,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2015-2016

Tyrod Taylor signed a 3 year , $3,350,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $400,000 signing bonus, $1,150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,116,667.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $3,350,000
Average Salary:
$1,116,667
Signing Bonus:
$400,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,150,000
Total GTD:
$1,150,000
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2011-2014 Rookie

Tyrod Taylor signed a 4 year , $2,145,308 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $105,308 signing bonus, $105,308 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $536,327.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,145,308
Average Salary:
$536,327
Signing Bonus:
$105,308
GTD at Sign:
$105,308
Total GTD:
$105,308
Free Agent:
2015 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$70,630,703

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 22
Active
$480,308
$480,308
2012 23
Active
$465,000
$945,308
Champion
2013 24
Active
$555,000
$1,500,308
2014 25
Active
$645,000
$2,145,308
2015 26
Active
$1,150,000
$3,295,308
2016 27
Active
$9,506,240
$12,801,548
2017 28
Active
$14,500,000
$27,301,548
2018 29
Active
$16,000,000
$43,301,548
2019 30
Active
$6,000,000
$49,301,548
2020 31
Active
$5,005,626
$54,307,174
2021 32
Active
$5,323,529
$59,630,703
2022 33
Active
$5,500,000
$65,130,703
2023 34
Active
$5,500,000
$70,630,703
Total      
$70,630,703
$70,630,703
2024 35
Active
$6,000,000
2025 36
Active
$6,000,000
Total
$82,630,703
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
22
$375,000
$105,308
$480,308
$480,308
2012
23
$465,000
$465,000
$945,308
2013
24
$555,000
$555,000
$1,500,308
2014
25
$645,000
$645,000
$2,145,308
2015
26
$750,000
$400,000
$1,150,000
$3,295,308
2016
27
$2,600,000
$3,400,000
$3,500,000
$6,240
$9,506,240
$12,801,548
2017
28
$7,500,000
$7,000,000
$14,500,000
$27,301,548
2018
29
$10,000,000
$6,000,000
$16,000,000
$43,301,548
2019
30
$1,000,000
$5,000,000
$6,000,000
$49,301,548
2020
31
$5,000,000
$5,626
$5,005,626
$54,307,174
2021
32
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$323,529
$5,323,529
$59,630,703
2022
33
$1,250,000
$4,200,000
$50,000
$5,500,000
$65,130,703
2023
34
$5,450,000
$50,000
$5,500,000
$70,630,703
Total
$38,090,000
$22,605,308
$9,823,529
$106,240
$5,626
$70,630,703
$70,630,703
2024
35
$2,000,000
$4,000,000
$6,000,000
2025
36
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
Total
$46,090,000
$26,605,308
$9,823,529
$106,240
$5,626
$82,630,703

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,040,000 $105,308 - - - - $2,145,308
3 $10,850,000 $10,800,000 $3,500,000 - $6,240 - $25,156,240
1 $10,000,000 - $6,000,000 - - - $16,000,000
2 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - $5,626 $11,005,626
1 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $323,529 - - - $5,323,529
2 $6,700,000 $4,200,000 - - $100,000 - $11,000,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 HOU 3 - 8 Hamstring
2023 NYG 9 - 13 Ribs
  • Mar 12, 2024 Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 15, 2022 Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • Mar 16, 2021 Signed a 1 year $5.5 million contract with Houston (HOU)
  • Mar 13, 2019 Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Mar 09, 2018 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Buffalo (BUF) for 2018 3rd round pick (#65 - traded)
  • Mar 08, 2017 Signed a 2 year $30.5 million restructured contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 12, 2016 Signed a 5 year $90 million extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 12, 2015 Signed a 3 year $3.35 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jul 29, 2011 Signed a 4 year $2.145 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 30, 2011 Drafted by Baltimore (BAL) from St. Louis (STL): Round 6 (#180 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 NYG 11 4 310 38.30 180 116 64.4 1,341 121.9 5 3 89.14 38 197 0 4
2022 NYG 3 32 2.80 8 6 75.0 58 19.3 1 1 94.79 5 70 0 2
2021 HOU 6 6 323 45.30 150 91 60.7 966 161.0 5 5 76.69 19 151 3 3
2020 LAC 2 1 75 6.40 30 16 53.3 208 104.0 0 0 75.42 6 7 0 0
2019 LAC 8 36 3.40 6 4 66.7 33 4.1 1 0 120.14 10 7 0 0
2018 CLE 4 3 185 18.30 85 42 49.4 473 118.3 2 2 64.49 16 125 1 3
2017 BUF 15 14 931 88.20 420 263 62.6 2,799 186.6 14 4 89.18 84 427 4 4
2016 BUF 15 15 969 91.10 437 270 61.8 3,023 201.5 17 6 89.64 95 580 6 4
2015 BUF 14 14 923 85.90 380 242 63.7 3,035 216.8 20 6 99.40 104 568 4 9
2014 BAL 1 6 0.60 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 -3 0 0
2013 BAL 3 21 1.80 5 1 20.0 2 0.7 0 1 0.00 8 64 0 0
2012 BAL 7 92 8.40 29 17 58.6 179 25.6 0 1 62.28 14 73 1 0
2011 BAL 3 0 0.00 1 1 100.0 18 6.0 0 0 118.75 1 2 0 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 2 years, $10,671,882
  • Avg. Salary: $5,335,941
  • NFL Rank: 384
  • QB Rank: 36

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2026
  • Avg. Salary: $6,000,000
  • NFL Rank: 348
  • QB Rank: 33

Comparable Players

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

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Mitchell Trubisky 2 $11,250,000 $5,625,000 28
Case Keenum 2 $6,250,000 $3,125,000 35
Cooper Rush 2 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 29
Nick Mullens 2 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 27
Averages 2 $6,625,000 $3,312,500 29.8

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Taylor's current age (34), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
2 $6,625,000 $3,312,500

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Taylor 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
Mitchell Trubisky
2021-2022
38.24 99.62 0.31 0.46 70.00 64.23 4.77 72.50
Case Keenum
2021-2022
27.27 52.22 0.33 0.11 46.95 65.45 2.44 42.95
Cooper Rush
2021-2022
41.18 105.21 0.57 0.29 60.90 92.57 -0.14 56.60
Nick Mullens
2021-2022
14.71 74.20 0.40 0.20 75.35 94.92 1.60 69.10
Average 30.35 82.81 0.40 0.27 63.30 79.29 2.17 60.29
Tyrod Taylor
2022-2023
42.42 99.93 0.43 0.29 69.70 91.97 19.07 64.85
Pct Change 39.77 20.67 7.50 -7.41 10.11 15.99 778.80 7.56
Median Prime % Change 13.05%
Average Prime % Change 109.12%

Calculated Market Value: Tyrod Taylor

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
2 years, $10,671,882 $5,335,941
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