Age: 30
Free Agency: 2029 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $7,350,000 (2.92% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $31,350,000 (12.40% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 4.27
  • Contract Value: $158,750,000 ($31,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $60,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/239 at IDL

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202430$1,250,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$1,250,000$7,350,0002.9%
2025 📝
March 15: 2026 salary and roster bonus guaranteed
31$13,750,000$6,000,000$15,000,000$100,000$28,750,000$34,850,00013.4%
2026 📝
March 13: $3 million guaranteed
32$19,000,000$6,000,000$16,000,000$100,000$0$41,100,00014.5%
2027 📝
March 13: $3 million guaranteed
33$28,250,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$0$34,350,00010.9%
202834$35,000,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$0$41,100,000--
Total$97,250,000$30,000,000$31,000,000$500,000$30,000,000$158,750,000

Contract Notes

Chris Jones signed a five year, $158.75 million contract with the Chiefs. Contract details come via PFT. Jones received $95 million in guarantees, $60 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. Jones' full guarantee is made up of a $30 million signing bonus, his 2024 base salary, his 2025 base salary and a $15 million 2025 roster bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2025 league year Jones' 2026 salary and roster bonus, which total $35 million, are fully guaranteed. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2027 league year he will earn a $3 million guarantee. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2028 league year Jones will earn a $3 million guarantee. The contract has annual workout bonuses valued at $100,000 per year.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$31.8M
$63.5M
$95.3M
$127M
$158.8M
20242025202620272028
Cash Due$31,350,000$28,850,000$35,100,000$28,350,000$35,100,000
Running Cash$31,350,000$60,200,000$95,300,000$123,650,000$158,750,000
Career Earnings: $120,147,912
Career APY: $15,018,489
Potential Earnings: $248,897,912
Total Guarantees: $117,642,050
Largest Cash Payment: $35,100,000 (2026)
Largest Cap Number: $41,100,000 (2026)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChiefsDraftedExpired20164$6,231,240$1,557,810$3,890,050$6,231,240100.0%$1,557,810
ChiefsFranchiseExpired20204$80,000,000$20,000,000$37,626,000$83,916,672104.9%$20,979,168
ChiefsUFAActive20245$158,750,000$31,750,000$60,000,000$30,000,00018.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs8$120,147,912$15,018,489$85,997,9270.0%$3,400,0800.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Chiefs$450,000$682,953$0$0$450,000$1,132,9530.7%$3,181,812
2017Chiefs$708,238$682,953$0$25,000$708,238$1,416,1910.8%$733,238
2018Chiefs$916,476$682,953$0$100,000$0$1,699,4291.0%$1,016,476
2019Chiefs$1,199,714$682,953$0$100,000$0$1,982,6671.0%$1,299,714
2020Chiefs$14,626,000$375,000$0$0$14,626,000$15,001,0006.7%$16,126,000
2021Chiefs$1,000,000$7,041,666$0$500,000$21,500,000$8,541,6664.5%$21,500,000
2022Chiefs$3,750,000$7,041,666$18,124,000$500,000$22,374,000$29,415,66614.0%$23,624,000
2023Chiefs$19,499,900$8,391,688$0$0$0$26,808,35512.2%$22,666,672
2024Chiefs$1,250,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$1,250,000$7,350,0002.9%$31,350,000
2025Chiefs$13,750,000$6,000,000$15,000,000$100,000$28,750,000$34,850,00013.4%$28,850,000
2026Chiefs$19,000,000$6,000,000$16,000,000$100,000$0$41,100,00014.5%$35,100,000
2027Chiefs$28,250,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$0$34,350,00010.9%$28,350,000
2028Chiefs$35,000,000$6,000,000$0$100,000$0$41,100,000--$35,100,000
Total$139,400,328$55,581,832$49,124,000$1,725,000$89,658,238$244,747,927$248,897,912
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chiefs2024$3,400,080$0
Total$3,400,080$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016160051.3%15.0%17112195104000000
2017150058.2%4.1%21105.53261271-33000
2018160065.7%14.2%35515.5122192951202001
2019133058.5%10.4%231397582040011120
2020151064.5%8.5%23137.5283284002000
2021142056.1%1.2%189965.58175001100
2022180081.2%9.0%301415.5105.517294002100
2023160068.1%0.0%201010.571.513294000000

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$17,436,000$31,750,000
Injury Adjusted$17,436,000$31,750,000
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.2M $13.5M $16.9M APY $5.3M $10.6M $15.9M $21.2M $26.5M $6,358,000 $7,000,000

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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