Chase Young Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, Potential Extension

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Washington Commanders defensive end Chase Young (99) gestures during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Feb 05, 2023, 5:18 PM

In 2023, the Chase Young will have a base salary of $5,323,217.

Chase Young’s Contract

The Washington Commanders’ defensive end is still on his rookie contract after being drafted second overall in 2020, one spot behind Joe Burrow, who’s nearing a mega extension.

The defensive standout signed a four-year, $34,563,594 deal with the team, including a $22,697,160 signing bonus, with $34,563,594 guaranteed and an average salary of $8,640,899.

Young’s deal is fully guaranteed, and – after a potential fifth-year option season in 2024 – he will become an unrestricted free agent in 2025.

Chase Young’s Cap Hit

The 24-year-old will carry a cap hit of $10,997,507 in 2023.

Chase Young’s Potential Extension

Young has shown nothing but promise when healthy for Washington. Despite the knee injury that the defensive star suffered, the former Buckeye remains in line for a nice payday come extension time.

The Commanders have missed the playoffs the last couple of years despite being a young team on the rise. However, Washington’s defense isn’t to blame. With the hope that the Commanders’ quarterback situation can be resolved, the defense will hopefully be able to shine in the postseason.

Comparing his numbers, age, and potential to similar players, he will likely be looking at an offer around a four-year, $72 million deal with an average of around $18 million per year, according to Spotrac projections.

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