Chandler Jones

Edge Rusher

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $21,333,333 (10.86% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $16,000,000 (7.38% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Contract Value: $82,500,000 ($16,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $31,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 13/201 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2017)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201727$7,000,000$3,000,000$7,000,000$10,000,0005.8%
201828$12,500,000$3,000,000$12,500,000$15,500,0008.7%
2019 📝
March 16: $2M of base salary becomes guaranteed
29$9,500,000$5,333,333$9,500,000$14,833,3337.7%
2020 📝
March 16: $2 million injury guarantee vests to a full guarantee on 3rd day of 2020 league year
30$16,000,000$5,333,333$2,000,000$21,333,33310.9%
202131$15,500,000$5,333,334$0$20,833,33411.4%
Total$60,500,000$22,000,000$31,000,000$82,500,000

Contract Notes

Chandler Jones signed a five year, $82.5 million contract with the Cardinals on March 11, 2017. Jones received $53 million in guarantees, $22 million of which is guaranteed at signing. Jones' signing bonus is worth $15 million. Jones had been designated a franchise player when he signed his contract. The new contract saved the Cardinals $4.55 million against the salary cap in 2017.Jones restructured his contract in September of 2019 converting $7 million of his base salary into a signing bonus. The move saved Arizona $4.67 million against the cap in 2019. jones' cap numbers in 2020 and 2021 will each increase by $2.33 million
Career Earnings: $66,972,499
Career APY: $8,371,562
Potential Earnings: $98,472,499
Total Guarantees: $45,842,430
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Number: $21,333,333 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedTraded20125$15,972,499$3,194,500$7,421,215$8,173,49951.2%$2,043,375
CardinalsDraftedExpired20165$15,972,499$3,194,500$7,421,215$7,799,00048.8%$7,799,000
CardinalsFranchiseActive20175$82,500,000$16,500,000$31,000,000$51,000,00061.8%$17,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$8,173,499$2,043,375$8,173,4990.0%$00.0%
Cardinals4$58,799,000$14,699,750$48,132,3330.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Patriots$390,000$1,096,091$0$1,486,0911.2%$4,774,364
2013Patriots$761,522$1,096,091$761,522$1,857,6131.5%$761,522
2014Patriots$1,133,045$1,096,091$1,133,045$2,229,1361.6%$1,133,045
2015Patriots$1,504,568$1,096,091$752,284$2,600,6591.8%$1,504,568
2016Cardinals$7,799,000$0$7,799,000$7,799,0004.9%$7,799,000
2017Cardinals$7,000,000$3,000,000$7,000,000$10,000,0005.8%$22,000,000
2018Cardinals$12,500,000$3,000,000$12,500,000$15,500,0008.7%$12,500,000
2019Cardinals$9,500,000$5,333,333$9,500,000$14,833,3337.7%$16,500,000
2020Cardinals$16,000,000$5,333,333$2,000,000$21,333,33310.9%$16,000,000
2021Cardinals$15,500,000$5,333,334$0$20,833,33411.4%$15,500,000
Total$72,088,135$26,384,364$41,445,851$98,472,499$98,472,499

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201214----66.8%11.3%24216338124003000
2013160093.1%26.2%403911.573.514230001101
2014100652.2%14.2%3013649.55112002100
2015150178.8%29.3%311312.589.511182104000
2016160087.3%17.4%38111185.515213004200
2017160098.5%13.3%4761510425303002000
2018180081.5%19.5%3811137113184003100
20192200106.5%29.6%42111914611265008300
202040028.8%0.7%5615170000100

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$1,668,000$16,500,000
Injury Adjusted$1,668,000$16,500,000
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,591,000 $7,038,596

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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