Denzel Ward
Cornerback
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2018
Experience: 3 Years
College: Ohio State
Contract: 4 yr(s)
$29,165,356
Signing Bonus $19,291,168 AAV$7,291,339 G'teed:$29,165,356 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2018 Contract details by year 21 $480,000 $4,822,792 - - $5,302,792 $29,165,356
2019 Contract details by year 22 $1,805,698 $4,822,792 - - $6,628,490 $23,862,564
2020 Contract details by year 23 $750,000 $4,822,792 $2,471,396 - $8,044,188 $17,234,074
2021 Contract details by year 24 $920,000 $4,822,792 $3,707,094 - $9,449,886 $9,279,886
2022 Contract details by year 25 $13,294,000 - - - $13,294,000 $13,294,000
Contract Notes:
  • Fully Guaranteed
  • 5th-year option available (exercised)
  • salaries may contain offsetting roster bonuses (unconfirmed)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $19,291,168 - $19,771,168
2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,805,698 - - $1,832,658
2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - $2,536,983 $3,286,983
2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - $3,707,094 $4,627,094
4 seasons $3,955,698 $19,291,168 $6,271,037 $29,517,903

Cap Hit

#11
Cornerback
#7
Cleveland Browns
#108
NFL

AAV

#40
Cornerback
#285
NFL

Cash

#40
Cornerback
#364
NFL
  • Apr 23 2021

    Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $13.294 million option for 2022

  • Nov 22 2019

    Fined $3,507 Entering the field for a fight against Pittsburgh (PIT)

  • Jul 25 2018

    Signed a 4 year $29.1 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)

  • Apr 26 2018

    Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#4 overall)