Zion Johnson Contract: What is Zion Johnson’s Salary?

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Los Angeles Chargers guard Zion Johnson plays
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Colton Pool @CPoolReporter Sep 19, 2022, 6:09 PM
  • Zion Johnson signed a four-year, $14.7 million contract.
  • Johnson was selected 17th overall by the Chargers in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Some teams with the best NFL odds rely on cheaper rookie contracts to infuse their roster with young talent. Complementing these deals with expensive veteran salaries can be an effective way to attain sustainable success and perhaps increase a team’s football betting odds along the way.

Here’s a look at Los Angeles Chargers guard Zion Johnson’s rookie deal.

Zion Johnson Contract

Zion Johnson signed a four-year, $14.7 million contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. That’s an average annual salary of $3.7 million.

Johnson was drafted 17th overall by the Chargers out of Boston College in the 2022 NFL Draft.

What is Zion Johnson’s Salary?

Zion Johnson’s base salary for 2022 is $705,000, with a signing bonus of $2 million. He has a cap hit of $2.7 million and dead cap value of $14.7 million.

His contract has a $7.9 million signing bonus, and the $14.7 million is all guaranteed.

Rookie Salaries

PlayerTeam Contract Value
Travon WalkerJaguars$37.4 million
Aidan HutchinsonLions$35.7 million
Derek Stingley Jr.Texans$34.7 million
Ahmad GardnerJets$33.5 million
Kayvon ThibodeauxGiants$31.3 million
Ikem EkwonuPanthers$27.6 million
Evan NealGiants$24.6 million
Drake LondonFalcons$21.5 million
Charles CrossSeahawks$21.4 million
Garrett WilsonJets$20.6 million
Chris OlaveSaints$19.3 million
Jameson WilliamsLions$17.5 million
Jordan DavisEagles$17 million
Kyle HamiltonRavens$16.3 million
Kenyon GreenTexans$16 million
Jahan DotsonCommanders$15 million
Zion JohnsonChargers$14.7 million
Treylon BurksTitans$14.4 million
Trevor PenningSaints$14.1 million
Kenny PickettSteelers$14.1 million
Trent McDuffieChiefs$14 million
Quay WalkerPackers$13.8 million
Kaiir ElamBills$13.7 million
Tyler SmithCowboys$13.4 million
Tyler LinderbaumRavens$13.2 million
Jermaine JohnsonJets$13.1 million
Devin LloydJaguars$12.9 million
Devonte WyattPackers$12.9 million
Cole StrangePatriots$12.3 million
George KarlaftisChiefs$11.9 million
Daxton HillBengals$11.7 million
Lewis CineVikings$11.5 million

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Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.

Colton Pool is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM living in Bozeman, Montana, focusing on the NFL and NBA. Previously, he covered Montana State football at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and worked at newspapers in his home state of North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State in 2015.