Byron Jones

Cornerback

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $17,600,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 8.08%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $26,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 12.03%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.48
  • Total Contract Value: $82,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/319 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $46,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 199
  • College: Connecticut
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2015 Draft, Round 1, #27 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $10,909,000

Contract Notes

Byron Jones signed a 5 year contract with the Miami Dolphins on March 17, 2020.  The contract is worth $82.5 million with $46 million guaranteed at signing.  Jones receives a $10.5 million signing bonus, and fully guaranteed salaries in 2020 and 2021.  $6 million of the 2022 base salary is also guaranteed.  An additional $8.375 million becomes guaranteed for skill/cap on the 5th day of the 2022 league year.  In 2023-2024 Jones can earn up to $500,000 ($31,250 per game active) in roster bonuses.  Jones is due a $1 million lump sum roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2024 league year.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202028$11,000,000$2,100,000$4,500,000$0$0$15,500,000$17,600,0008.1%
202129$14,000,000$2,100,000$0$0$0$14,000,000$16,100,0007.5%
202230$14,375,000$2,100,000$0$0$0$6,000,000$16,475,0007.2%
202331$13,500,000$2,100,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$16,200,0006.7%
202432$12,425,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$16,125,0006.3%
Total$65,300,000$10,500,000$5,500,000$1,000,000$200,000$35,500,000$82,500,000
Career Earnings: $25,367,938
Career APY: $5,073,588
Potential Earnings: $97,367,938
Total Guarantees: $52,993,947
Largest Cash Payment: $26,000,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $17,600,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedExpired20154$8,601,938$2,150,485$6,993,947$14,867,938172.8%$2,973,588
DolphinsUFAActive20205$82,500,000$16,500,000$46,000,000$10,500,00012.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys5$14,867,938$2,973,588$14,867,9380.0%$00.0%
Dolphins0$10,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Cowboys$435,000$1,128,989$0$0$0$435,000$1,563,9891.1%$4,950,956
2016Cowboys$825,997$1,128,989$0$0$0$825,997$1,954,9861.2%$825,997
2017Cowboys$1,216,994$1,128,989$0$0$0$1,216,994$2,345,9831.4%$1,216,994
2018Cowboys$1,012,991$1,128,989$595,000$0$0$0$2,736,9801.5%$1,607,991
2019Cowboys$6,266,000$0$0$0$0$6,266,000$6,266,0003.1%$6,266,000
2020Dolphins$11,000,000$2,100,000$4,500,000$0$0$15,500,000$17,600,0008.1%$26,000,000
2021Dolphins$14,000,000$2,100,000$0$0$0$14,000,000$16,100,0007.5%$14,000,000
2022Dolphins$14,375,000$2,100,000$0$0$0$6,000,000$16,475,0007.2%$14,375,000
2023Dolphins$13,500,000$2,100,000$0$500,000$100,000$0$16,200,0006.7%$14,100,000
2024Dolphins$12,425,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$16,125,0006.3%$14,025,000
Total$75,056,982$15,015,956$6,095,000$1,000,000$200,000$44,243,991$97,367,938$97,367,938

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20151600165.0%84.2%471900208000000
20161600187.0%103.2%7315003010171000
20171600173.6%104.4%5125003251210001
20181600198.8%101.0%5611002014000000
20191500170.8%64.8%37900006001000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$10,280,000$16,500,000
Injury Adjusted$10,280,000$16,500,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.8M $5.6M $8.3M $11.1M $13.9M $3,695,000 $3,259,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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