Joey Bosa
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2016
Experience: 7 Years
College: Ohio State
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$135,000,000
Signing Bonus $35,000,000 AAV$27,000,000 G'teed:$102,000,000 Free Agent:2026 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 - $15,000,000 $78,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 26 $13,750,000 $7,000,000 - - $20,750,000 $63,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 27 $21,250,000 $7,000,000 - - $28,250,000 $66,250,000
2023 Contract details by year 28 $24,000,000 $7,000,000 - - $31,000,000 $38,000,000
2024 Contract details by year 29 $15,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 - $29,000,000 $7,000,000
2025 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 - $8,360,000 - $25,360,000 -
Contract Notes:
  • $78M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2020 roster bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
  • 2023 salary guaranteed for injury at signing, fully guarantees on 3/20/2022
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $8.36M (3rd league day of 2025)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $14,464,642 - $14,914,642
2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 $2,552,584 $1,086,077 $4,178,661
2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - $2,172,153 $2,802,153
2019 Player Cash Earnings $720,000 - $3,258,230 $3,978,230
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $35,000,000 $7,020,731 $43,020,731
2021 Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - - $13,750,000
2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,250,000 - - $21,250,000
7 seasons $38,340,000 $52,017,226 $13,537,191 $103,894,417

Cap Hit

#1
Outside Linebacker
#1
Los Angeles Chargers
#8
NFL

AAV

#3
Outside Linebacker
#20
NFL

Cash

#3
Outside Linebacker
#39
NFL
  • Oct 12 2021

    Fined $28,917 Verbally abusing officials against Las Vegas (LV)

  • Dec 11 2020

    Fined $15,000 Roughing the Passer against Cam Newton (NE)

  • Jul 28 2020

    Signed a 5 year $135 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC)

  • Nov 8 2019

    Fined $28,075 Roughing the Passer against Green Bay (GB)

  • Apr 23 2019

    Los Angeles (LAC) exercised a $14.36M option for 2020

  • Dec 29 2017

    Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Bryce Petty (NYJ)

  • Aug 29 2016

    Signed a 4 year $25.87 million contract with San Diego (SD)

  • Apr 28 2016

    Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 1 (#3 overall)