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Jameis Winston Embed This

Quarterback Age: 25 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2015 College: Florida State Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Sports)

Buccaneers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jameis Winston signed a 4 year, $25,351,277 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $16,697,292 signing bonus, $25,351,277 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,337,819. In 2019, Winston will earn a base salary of $20,922,000, while carrying a cap hit of $20,922,000 and a dead cap value of $20,922,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $25,351,277
    Signing Bonus $16,697,292
    Average Salary $6,337,819
    Total Guarantees $25,351,277
    Guaranteed at Signing $25,351,277
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 21 $435,000 $4,174,323 - $4,609,323 $25,351,277 $11,320,269($11,320,269)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $25,351,277 2015 Cap Savings: $-20,741,954 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $25,351,277 2015 Cap Savings: $-20,741,954 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $12,828,308 2016 Dead Cap: $12,522,969 2015 Cap Savings: $-8,218,985 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $12,828,308 2016 Dead Cap: $12,522,969 2015 Cap Savings: $-8,218,985
    2016 Contract details by year 22 $525,000 $4,174,323 $1,062,331 $5,761,654 $15,430,300 $7,431,383($18,751,652)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $15,430,300 2016 Cap Savings: $-9,668,646 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $12,522,969 2016 Cap Savings: $-6,761,315 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $7,081,654 2017 Dead Cap: $8,348,646 2016 Cap Savings: $-1,320,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $4,174,323 2017 Dead Cap: $8,348,646 2016 Cap Savings: $1,587,331
    2017 Contract details by year 23 $615,000 $4,174,323 $2,124,662 $6,913,985 $11,793,308 $2,739,662($21,491,314)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $11,793,308 2017 Cap Savings: $-4,879,323 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $10,473,308 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,559,323 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $7,618,985 2018 Dead Cap: $4,174,323 2017 Cap Savings: $-705,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $6,298,985 2018 Dead Cap: $4,174,323 2017 Cap Savings: $615,000
    2018 Contract details by year 24 $580,588 $4,174,323 $3,186,992 $7,941,903 $4,879,323 $3,767,580($25,258,894)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,879,323 2018 Cap Savings: $3,062,580 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,174,323 2018 Cap Savings: $3,767,580 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,879,323 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $3,062,580 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,174,323 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $3,767,580
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $20,922,000 - - $20,922,000 $20,922,000 $20,922,000($46,180,894)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $20,922,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $20,922,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $20,922,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $20,922,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 5th year option available
    • Fully Guaranteed (including offsets)
    • 2016-18 Roster Bonuses due on the 5th day of training camp
    • Clause: cannot play baseball
    • 35% of signing bonus defers to 3/16
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $10,853,240 - - - - $32,029 $11,320,269
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 $5,844,052 $1,062,331 - - - - $7,431,383
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - $2,124,662 - - - - $2,739,662
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $580,588 - $3,186,992 - - - - $3,767,580
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $20,922,000 - - - - - - $20,922,000
    5 seasons $23,077,588 $16,697,292 $6,373,985 - - - $32,029 $46,180,894
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,077,588 $16,697,292 $6,373,985 - - - - $46,180,894
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 06/21/2018, 3 games, $124,411

      Personal Conduct (2016 legal issue)


    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $12,154

      Taunting against Marshon Lattimore (NO)


    • Player contract details by year 12/23/2016, $9,115

      Head-butting Justin Durant (DAL)


    • TOTAL: $145,680

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jameis Winston ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 TB 9 9 9 672 1.000 355 212 59.7 2765 307.22 17 14 83.83 31 139 0 10 162.5
    2018 TB 13 11 9 688 0.749 378 244 64.6 2992 272.00 19 14 90.18 49 281 1 7 195.78
    2017 TB 13 13 13 795 0.727 442 282 63.8 3504 269.54 19 11 92.24 33 135 1 15 201.66
    2016 TB 16 16 16 1122 0.987 567 345 60.8 4090 255.63 28 18 86.08 52 168 1 10 256.4
    2015 TB 16 16 16 1095 1.000 535 312 58.3 4042 252.63 22 15 84.19 54 213 6 9 272.98
    Totals 67 65 63 4,372 - 2,277 1,395 61.3 17,393 267.58 105 72 - 219 936 9 51 1,089.32
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 3 yrs, $70,390,326
    • Avg. Salary: $23,463,442
    • NFL Rank: 13
    • QB Rank: 13

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2020
    • Avg. Salary: $6,337,819
    • NFL Rank: 299
    • QB Rank: 27

    Comparable Players

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

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Jared Goff 4 $134,000,000 $33,500,000 24
    Carson Wentz 4 $128,000,000 $32,000,000 26
    Kirk Cousins 3 $84,000,000 $28,000,000 29
    Derek Carr 5 $125,000,000 $25,000,000 26
    Averages 4 $117,750,000 $29,437,500 26.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Winston's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $141,743,695 $28,348,739


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Winston statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Passing Yards, Passing Touchdowns, Passing Interceptions, Completion %, Passer Rating, Rating

    Player GP% Pass Yds/GM Pass TD/GM Pass Int/GM Pass Comp% Pass Rat Rating
    Jared Goff 2017-2018, LAR 96.88 273.94 1.94 0.61 63.47 100.78 79.65
    Carson Wentz 2017-2018, PHI 75 265.42 2.25 0.58 64.9 102.02 82.15
    Kirk Cousins 2016-2017, MIN 100 281.56 1.63 0.78 65.63 95.53 75.3
    Derek Carr 2015-2016, OAK 96.88 255.48 1.94 0.61 62.38 93.93 81.6
    Average 92.19 269.10 1.94 0.65 64.10 98.07 79.68
    Jameis Winston 2017-2019 77.14 269.56 1.59 1.07 62.85 89.31 65.87
    % Change -16.32% 0.17% -18.04% -64.62% -1.95% -8.93% -17.33%
    Median Prime % Change -16.32%
    Average Prime % Change -18.15%


    Jameis Winston's Calculated Market Value

    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
    3 years, $70,390,326 $23,463,442