Chandler Jones

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $15,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 8.69%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $12,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 8.66%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.81
  • Total Contract Value: $82,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/30 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $31,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Syracuse
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #21 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Franchise
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

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.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 27 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000,000 6.0%
2018 28 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,500,000 8.7%
2019 29 $16,500,000 $11,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,500,000 10.3%
2020 30 $16,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,000,000 9.5%
2021 31 $15,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $18,500,000 --
Total $67,500,000 $15,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $82,500,000
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Career Earnings: $50,472,499
Career APY: $7,210,357
Potential Earnings: $98,472,499
Total Guarantees: $45,842,430
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $19,500,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Traded 2012 5 $15,972,499 $3,194,500 $7,421,215 $8,173,499 51.2% $2,043,375
Cardinals Drafted Expired 2016 5 $15,972,499 $3,194,500 $7,421,215 $7,799,000 48.8% $7,799,000
Cardinals Franchise Active 2017 5 $82,500,000 $16,500,000 $31,000,000 $34,500,000 41.8% $17,250,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 4 $8,173,499 $2,043,375 $8,173,499 0.0% $0 0.0%
Cardinals 3 $42,299,000 $14,099,667 $33,299,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Patriots $390,000 $1,096,091 $0 $0 $0 $1,486,091 1.2% $4,774,364
2013 Patriots $761,522 $761,522 $1,096,091 $0 $0 $0 $1,857,613 1.5% $761,522
2014 Patriots $1,133,045 $1,133,045 $1,096,091 $0 $0 $0 $2,229,136 1.7% $1,133,045
2015 Patriots $1,504,568 $752,284 $1,096,091 $0 $0 $0 $2,600,659 1.8% $1,504,568
2016 Cardinals $7,799,000 $7,799,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,799,000 5.0% $7,799,000
2017 Cardinals $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000,000 6.0% $22,000,000
2018 Cardinals $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,500,000 8.7% $12,500,000
2019 Cardinals $16,500,000 $11,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,500,000 10.3% $16,500,000
2020 Cardinals $16,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,000,000 9.5% $16,000,000
2021 Cardinals $15,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $18,500,000 -- $15,500,000
Total $79,088,135 $19,384,364 $0 $0 $0 $98,472,499   $98,472,499

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 14 66.8% 11.3%24216338124003000
2013 16 93.1% 26.2%403911.573.514230001101
2014 10 52.2% 14.2%3013649.55112002100
2015 15 78.8% 29.3%311312.589.511182104000
2016 16 87.3% 17.4%38111185.515213004200
2017 16 98.5% 13.3%4761510425303002000
2018 18 81.5% 19.5%3811137113184003100

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average