J.J. Watt Salary Cap Table

Player Contract Details

Contract Value$101,005,425Average Per Year$16,666,667
Guaranteed $30,876,000Signing Bonus$10,000,000
Accrued Seasons6Free Agent Year2022
Credited Seasons6Free Agent StatusUnrestricted

Salary Cap Table

wdt_ID Year Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Cap Charge Dead Money Cap Savings
1 2014 907,385 3,668,812 0 0 0 4,575,567 0 0
2 2015 9,969,000 2,000,000 0 0 2,000,000 13,969,000 27,969,000 -14,000,000
3 2016 10,500,000 2,000,000 0 0 2,000,000 14,500,000 35,000,000 -20,500,000
4 2017 10,500,000 1,561,250 0 0 2,000,000 14,061,250 20,061,250 -6,000,000
5 2018 11,000,000 2,000,000 0 0 2,000,000 15,000,000 6,000,000 9,000,000
6 2019 13,000,000 0 0 0 2,000,000 15,000,000 2,000,000 13,000,000
7 2020 15,000,000 0 0 0 0 15,000,000 0 15,000,000
8 2021 17,500,000 0 0 0 0 17,500,000 0 17,500,000
Year Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Option Bonus Cap Charge Dead Money Cap Savings

Summary

September 2nd, 2014:  Watt signed a 6 year extension for $101,000,000 that will run through the 2021 season.  Upon signing Watt received a $10,000,000 signing bonus and guaranteed salaries in 2014 and 2015.  $10,000,000 roster bonus is due on March 24th, 2015 (15th day of new league year).  On March 14th, 2016 (5th day of league year) the salaries guarantee for 2016 and 2017.  Salary de-escalators of $500,000 per year if Watt does not complete offseason workout program (details unknown).

  • March 24th, 2015:  Team converted the $10,000,000 roster bonus into an Option Bonus, which is pro-rated out over 5 years.

September 28th, 2016:  Designated to Reserve/Injured.

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