Jerry Hughes

34OLB

Age: 26     Height: 6′ 2″     Weight: 254
College: Texas Christian     Accrued Seasons: 5
League Entry: 2010 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 31 (Colts)
Jerry Hughes signed a 5 year, $45 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 9, 2015. The contract contains $17,625,000 in full guarantees upon signing. According to Pro Football Talk, the guarantee consists of Hughes’ 2015 base salary, a $7 million signing bonus, and a $6 million option bonus. If he is on the roster the 5th day of the 2016 League Year his 2016 base salary will become guaranteed. Hughes will earn roster bonuses in 2017 through 2019 if he is on the roster on the 5th day of each respective year.

Contract Details

Total Value: $45,000,000 (avg. $9,000,000/year; $17,625,000 fully guaranteed)
2nd highest of 79 34OLB contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010$320,000$280,000$625,000$0$0$1,225,000
2011$450,000$1,056,250$0$0$0$1,506,250
2012$635,000$1,056,250$0$0$1,250,000$2,941,250
2013$870,000$0$0$0$0$870,000
2014$3,995,000$0$0$0$0$3,995,000
2015$4,625,000 $4,625,000$1,400,000$0$150,000$0$6,175,000
2016$4,525,000$2,900,000$0$150,000$0$7,575,000
2017$5,400,000$2,900,000$2,000,000$150,000$0$10,450,000
2018$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$10,400,000
2019$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$10,400,000

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