• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $14,833,333
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 7.67%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $16,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 9.32%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.11
  • Total Contract Value: $82,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $16,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 4/73 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $31,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 265
  • College: Syracuse
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 1, #21 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (Franchise)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $15,515,000

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

Current Contract

(📝: 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$10,000,0006.0%
201828$12,500,000$3,000,000$12,500,000$15,500,0008.7%
2019 📝
March 16: $5 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
March 16: $2M of base salary becomes guaranteed
29$9,500,000$5,333,333$9,500,000$14,833,3337.9%
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$21,333,33310.7%
202131$15,500,000$5,333,334$0$20,833,334--
Total$60,500,000$22,000,000$31,000,000$82,500,000
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Career Earnings: $57,472,499
Career APY: $8,210,357
Potential Earnings: $98,472,499
Total Guarantees: $45,842,430
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $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$41,500,00050.3%$20,750,000
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%
Cardinals3$49,299,000$16,433,000$33,299,0000.0%$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$2,229,1361.7%$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$7,799,0005.0%$7,799,000
2017Cardinals$7,000,000$3,000,000$7,000,000$10,000,0006.0%$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$14,833,3337.9%$16,500,000
2020Cardinals$16,000,000$5,333,333$2,000,000$21,333,33310.7%$16,000,000
2021Cardinals$15,500,000$5,333,334$0$20,833,334--$15,500,000
Total$72,088,135$26,384,364$41,445,851$98,472,499$98,472,499

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20121466.8%11.3%24216338124003000
20131693.1%26.2%403911.573.514230001101
20141052.2%14.2%3013649.55112002100
20151578.8%29.3%311312.589.511182104000
20161687.3%17.4%38111185.515213004200
20171698.5%13.3%4761510425303002000
20181881.5%19.5%3811137113184003100
2019693.5%27.8%1144.534052003200

Financial Reports

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