Leonard Williams

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Seahawks, DE Age: 29-259d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2015 College: Southern California Agent(s): Vayner Sports

 
  • Current Contract

    Leonard Williams signed a 3 year, $63,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $45,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000. In 2024, Williams will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,960,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $63,000,000
    Signing Bonus $22,500,000
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Total Guarantees $45,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $45,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $1,100,000 $7,500,000 $800,000 $9,400,000 $45,000,000 $26,000,000($26,000,000) $26,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $45,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-35,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $24,900,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $28,400,000 2022 Dead Cap: $16,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-19,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $8,300,000 2022 Dead Cap: $16,600,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,100,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $1,120,000 $7,500,000 $6,760,000 $15,380,000 $35,600,000 $19,000,000($45,000,000) $22,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $35,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-20,220,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $34,480,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-19,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,380,000 2023 Dead Cap: $20,220,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $14,260,000 2023 Dead Cap: $20,220,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,120,000
    2023 Contract details by year 29 $1,165,000 - - $647,222 $647,222 $647,222($45,647,222) $15,215,741
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $647,222 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $647,222 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $647,222 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $647,222
    2024 Contract details by year 30 - - $5,960,000 $5,960,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0
    2024 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $45M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2023 Player contract details by year $8,000,000 $7,500,000 - $11,436,389 $26,936,389 $17,352,778($17,352,778)
    2024 Player contract details by year - - - $10,636,389 $10,636,388 -($17,352,778)

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Franchise Tag

    Leonard Williams signed a 1 year, $19,351,200 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $19,351,200. In 2024, Williams will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,960,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $19,351,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $19,351,200
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Leonard Williams signed a 1 year, $16,126,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $16,126,000. In 2024, Williams will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,960,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,126,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,126,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Leonard Williams signed a 4 year, $18,630,866 contract with the New York Jets, including a $11,809,721 signing bonus, $18,630,866 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,657,717. In 2024, Williams will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,960,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,630,866
    Signing Bonus $11,809,721
    Average Salary $4,657,717
    Total Guarantees $18,630,866
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,630,866
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $11,809,721 - - - - $51,579 $12,296,300
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - $756,858 - - - - $1,281,858
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - $1,513,716 - - - - $2,128,716
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,975,572 - - - - - - $2,975,572
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,517,647 - - - - - - $3,517,647
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,682,353 - - - - - - $10,682,352
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,126,000 - - - - - - $16,126,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 $22,500,000 - - $2,400,000 - - $26,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - - - $17,880,000 - - $19,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $647,222 - - - - - - $647,222
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - $9,352,778 - - $17,352,778
    9 seasons $45,743,794 $34,309,721 $2,270,574 - $29,632,778 - $51,579 $112,008,445
    $45,743,794 $34,309,721 $2,270,574 - $29,632,778 - $51,579 $112,008,445
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,232,925 $11,809,721 $2,270,574 - - - $51,579 $29,364,798
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $29,863,647 $22,500,000 - - $29,632,778 - - $81,996,425
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $647,222 - - - - - - $647,222
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/20/2023, $10,927

      Fighting against Buffalo (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 10/06/2023, $16,391

      Roughing the Passer against San Francisco (SF)


    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $43,449

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $70,767

  • Transactions

    Oct 30 2023Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New York (NYG) for 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 5th round pick
    Oct 20 2023Fined $10,927 Fighting against Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 6 2022Converted $17.88M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, clearing $11.92M of cap with New York (NYG)
    Mar 16 2021Signed a 3 year $63 million contract extension with New York (NYG)
    Mar 9 2021Offered a 1 year $19.35 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
    Mar 16 2020Signed a 1 year $16.126 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
    Oct 28 2019Traded to New York (NYG) from New York (NYJ) with $4M cash for 2020 3rd round pick (#68 Ashtyn Davis) and 2021 5th round pick (#154 Michael Carter)
    Dec 28 2018Fined $43,449 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Green Bay (GB)
    Apr 11 2018New York (NYJ) exercised a $14.2 million option for 2019
    May 8 2015Signed a 4 year $1.863 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#6 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Leonard Williams ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 SEA 18 18 16 826 78.7 5.5 62 37 25
    2022 NYG 12 12 12 604 57.4 2.5 45 26 19 1
    2021 NYG 17 17 17 888 76.0 6.5 82 34 48 2
    2020 NYG 16 16 11 800 73.5 11.5 57 29 28
    2019 NYG 15 15 12 749 65.9 0.5 46 21 25 1
    2018 NYJ 16 16 16 865 77.2 5 42 26 16
    2017 NYJ 16 16 16 878 78.5 2 47 22 25 1
    2016 NYJ 16 16 16 895 86.4 7 68 36 32 2
    2015 NYJ 16 16 15 813 77.0 3 63 29 34
    Totals 142 142 131 7,318 - 44 512 260 252 6 1