Uchenna Nwosu

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Seahawks, LB Age: 27-119d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#48 overall), 2018 College: Southern California Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus, Ryan Matha (Rosenhaus Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Uchenna Nwosu signed a 3 year, $45,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000. In 2024, Nwosu will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $8,275,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,813,333 and a dead cap value of $28,925,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $45,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $15,000,000
    Total Guarantees $32,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $32,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $1,600,000 $8,500,000 - - $10,100,000 $36,750,000 $16,600,000($16,600,000) $16,600,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $36,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-26,650,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $28,025,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-17,925,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $17,225,000 2024 Dead Cap: $19,525,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-7,125,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $19,525,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,600,000
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $1,125,000 $3,750,000 $180,000 $2,758,333 $7,813,333 $28,925,000 $9,910,000($26,510,000) $13,255,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $28,925,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-21,111,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $19,525,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-11,711,667 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $15,908,333 2025 Dead Cap: $13,016,667 2024 Cap Savings: $-8,095,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $6,508,333 2025 Dead Cap: $13,016,667 2024 Cap Savings: $1,305,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 $14,480,000 $3,750,000 $510,000 $2,758,333 $21,498,333 $13,016,667 $14,990,000($41,500,000) $13,833,333
    Pre-6/1 Release Today → 02/14/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $13,016,667 2025 Cap Savings: $8,481,666 02/14/2025 → 6/1/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $19,016,667 2025 Cap Savings: $2,481,666 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $13,016,667 2025 Cap Savings: $8,481,666 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $6,508,333 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2025 Cap Savings: $14,990,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $6,508,333 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2025 Cap Savings: $14,990,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 3 yr, $41,500,000; $6,508,334 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 30 $11,000,000 $3,750,000 $510,000 $2,758,334 $18,018,334 $6,508,334 $11,510,000($53,010,000) $13,252,500
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2026 Cap Savings: $11,510,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2026 Cap Savings: $11,510,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $11,510,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $6,508,334 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $11,510,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary)
    • 2024 salary & 2024 Option Bonus: $8.275M (fully guarantees 2/16/2024)
    • $6M of 2025 salary fully guarantees 2/14/2025
    • 2024-2026 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2023

    Uchenna Nwosu signed a 2 year, $19,055,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $9,500,000 signing bonus, $10,535,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,527,500. In 2024, Nwosu will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $8,275,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,813,333 and a dead cap value of $28,925,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $19,055,000
    Signing Bonus $9,500,000
    Average Salary $9,527,500
    Total Guarantees $10,535,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,535,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2018-2021Entry Level

    Uchenna Nwosu signed a 4 year, $5,759,577 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $2,268,783 signing bonus, $3,010,582 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,439,894. In 2024, Nwosu will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $8,275,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,813,333 and a dead cap value of $28,925,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,759,577
    Signing Bonus $2,268,783
    Average Salary $1,439,894
    Total Guarantees $3,010,582
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,010,582
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $2,268,783 - - - - - $2,748,783
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $741,799 - - - - - - $741,799
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,003,598 - - - - - $176,091 $1,179,689
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,265,397 - - - - - - $1,265,397
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,035,000 $9,500,000 $510,000 - - - - $11,045,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,600,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $16,600,000
    6 seasons $6,125,794 $26,768,783 $510,000 - - - $176,091 $33,580,668
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,125,000 - - - - $8,275,000 - $9,910,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $14,480,000 - - - - - - $14,990,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - - - - $11,510,000
    $32,730,794 $26,768,783 $510,000 - - $8,275,000 $176,091 $69,990,668
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,490,794 $2,268,783 - - - - $176,091 $5,935,668
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,635,000 $24,500,000 $510,000 - - - - $27,645,000
  • Transactions

    Jul 24 2023Signed a 3 year $45 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 16 2022Signed a 2 year $19.055 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    May 13 2018Signed a 4 year $5.75 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 2 (#48 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 SEA 6 6 6 283 27.0 2 16 12 4 2
    2022 SEA 17 17 17 904 82.6 9.5 67 42 25 3
    2021 LAC 17 17 15 782 67.8 5 40 24 16 2 1
    2020 LAC 13 13 4 356 34.4 4.5 33 20 13
    2019 LAC 16 16 3 365 37.1 2 31 23 8 1
    2018 LAC 16 16 3 268 25.9 3.5 27 17 10
    Totals 85 85 48 2,958 - 27 214 138 76 8 1