Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $15,001,000 (6.75% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $16,126,000 (8.67% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.07
  • Contract Value: $80,000,000 ($20,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $37,626,000
  • Contract Ranking: 3/261 at IDL

Current Contract

(Franchise, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202026$14,626,000$375,000$0$0$14,626,000$15,001,0006.7%
2021 📝
March 20: Roster bonus due
27$1,000,000$375,000$20,000,000$500,000$21,500,000$21,875,00012.1%
2022 📝
March 20: 2022 salary is guaranteed; roster bonus due
28$3,750,000$375,000$18,124,000$500,000$0$22,749,00010.0%
202329$19,500,000$375,000$0$500,000$0$20,375,0008.5%
Total$38,876,000$1,500,000$38,124,000$1,500,000$36,126,000$80,000,000

Contract Notes

Chris Jones signed a four year, $80 million contract with the Chiefs on July 14, 2020. Per Mike Florio of PFT, Jones received $37.626 million in full guarantees, which consists of Jones' 2020 and 2021 base salaries. He has $60 million guaranteed for injury, $18.124 million of which will convert to a full guarantee in 2021. The remaining guarantee vests on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year.
Career Earnings: $7,731,240
Career APY: $1,932,810
Potential Earnings: $86,231,240
Total Guarantees: $57,642,050
Largest Cash Payment: $22,374,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $22,749,000 (2022)

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
ChiefsFranchiseActive20204$80,000,000$20,000,000$37,626,000$1,500,0001.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chiefs4$7,731,240$1,932,810$6,231,2400.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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$375,000$20,000,000$500,000$21,500,000$21,875,00012.1%$21,500,000
2022Chiefs$3,750,000$375,000$18,124,000$500,000$0$22,749,00010.0%$22,374,000
2023Chiefs$19,500,000$375,000$0$500,000$0$20,375,0008.5%$20,000,000
Total$42,150,428$4,231,812$38,124,000$1,725,000$37,284,238$86,231,240$86,231,240

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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
202091067.6%11.8%17115.5191181002000

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$14,507,000$20,000,000
Injury Adjusted$15,390,375$18,750,000
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OTC Valuation $3.4M $6.8M $10.3M $13.7M $17.1M APY $3.8M $7.5M $11.3M $15.0M $18.8M $4,091,000 $4,250,000

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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