This is how much money Chiefs players will earn if they win Super Bowl LVIII

The Chiefs used a seventh-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft on Washington State cornerback Jaylen Watson, and he’s appeared in 38 games over the past two seasons.

That includes six postseason contests, and No. 7 will come Sunday in Super Bowl LVIII when the Chiefs face the San Francisco 49ers.

With each postseason game Watson and the Chiefs win, the players earn more money. According to the collective-bargaining agreement between the league and the players association, here is how much money each Chiefs player has made per playoff round this season.

Wild-Card Round (Division Winner): $50,500

Divisional Round: $50,500

Conference Championship: $73,000

That’s $174,000 so far in this postseason, and if the Chiefs win Sunday, the players will nearly double that amount.

The winners of Super Bowl LVIII will receive $164,000, and the players on the losing team get $89,000 each.

Watson signed a four-year, $3,745,372 contract after being drafted by the Chiefs, per Spotrac, so the extra playoff money is a nice financial boost. But Watson said it’s secondary to the real prize.

“It’s very helpful, it’s great. But holding the trophy up is even better and that’s the main goal,” Watson said. “All the playoff bonuses, it gives you more room to help out family and take care of yourself and invest in some things. But the ultimate goal, you’ve worked so hard with your brothers each and every day for nine months, so we know this is our last rodeo together and we want to go out on top.

“The team is gonna change, teams change every year. So all the work you put in with your brothers and you get one last shot. You just want to play together one last time and go out with a win.”