Denzel Ward

Overall Rank
CB
Height
5' 11"
Weight
183 lbs
Arm Length
31"
(46th)
Draft Pick
1.04
(2018)
College
Ohio State
Age
27.1
Best Comparable Player
Marshon Lattimore
Workout Metrics
4.32
99th
105.1
86th
134.3
92nd
40-Yard Dash
Speed Score
Burst Score
Agility Score
Catch Radius

Denzel Ward Contract

Denzel Ward signed a 5 Years, $100,500,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns on April 18, 2022. The contract runs through the 2027 season and has an average annual value of $20,100,000. It also came with a $20,000,000 signing bonus and $44,500,000 guaranteed. Ward was represented by Tory Dandy, Jimmy Sexton (CAA Sports) in negotiations.

5 yr(s) / $100,500,000
Overall Contract Terms
$71,250,000.00
Total Guaranteed Money
$20,000,000.00
Signing Bonus
2028
Expiration Year

Salary Cap Details

Year Base Salary Cap Hit Cap %
2022 $1,035,000 $5,035,000
2.42%
2023 $4,041,000 $12,179,822
5.42%
2024 $1,125,000 $12,103,622
4.74%
2025 $13,476,000 $24,595,800
9.28%
2026 $16,900,000 $30,519,800
10.75%
2027 $17,400,000 $27,019,800
8.61%
2028 - $2,839,800
0.85%

Contract Details

  • Potential Out in 2026: $19.879 million dead cap
  • Void Year in 2028
  • Option Bonus in 2023
  • Roster Bonuses in 2026, 2027
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $35,294