Chris Jones

Punter

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $1,700,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 0.92%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $1,200,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 0.83%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $8,700,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,175,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/15 at P
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,500,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 197
  • College: Carson-Newman
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Undrafted Free Agent (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Chris Jones signed an $8.7 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys on August 7, 2017. Jones received a $2.5 million signing bonus. The Cowboys created $200,000 in 2017 cap space with the extension.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 28 $800,000 $750,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,550,000 0.9%
2018 29 $1,200,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,700,000 1.0%
2019 30 $1,800,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,300,000 1.2%
2020 31 $1,900,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,400,000 1.2%
2021 32 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,500,000 --
Total $7,700,000 $2,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,450,000
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Career Earnings: $8,040,000
Career APY: $1,148,571
Potential Earnings: $14,940,000
Total Guarantees: $3,250,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,300,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,500,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cowboys 2011 4 $2,040,000 $510,000 $0 $2,040,000 100.0% $510,000
Cowboys Extension Renegotiated 2015 2 $2,658,000 $1,329,000 $750,000 $2,700,000 101.6% $1,350,000
Cowboys Extension Active 2017 4 $8,700,000 $2,175,000 $2,500,000 $3,300,000 37.9% $3,300,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys 7 $8,040,000 $1,148,571 $6,040,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Texans $0 $0 $0 0.0% $92,512 0.0%
Buccaneers $0 $0 $0 0.0% $23,824 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Cowboys $375,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $375,000 0.3% $375,000
2012 Cowboys $465,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $465,000 0.4% $465,000
2013 Cowboys $555,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $555,000 0.5% $555,000
2014 Cowboys $645,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $645,000 0.5% $645,000
2015 Cowboys $750,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,000,000 0.7% $1,500,000
2016 Cowboys $1,200,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,450,000 0.9% $1,200,000
2017 Cowboys $800,000 $750,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,550,000 0.9% $3,300,000
2018 Cowboys $1,200,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,700,000 1.0% $1,200,000
2019 Cowboys $1,800,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,300,000 1.2% $1,800,000
2020 Cowboys $1,900,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,400,000 1.2% $1,900,000
2021 Cowboys $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,500,000 -- $2,000,000
Total $11,690,000 $3,250,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,940,000   $14,940,000
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Texans 2013 $23,128 $92,512
Buccaneers 2013 $23,824 $23,824
Texans 2014 $69,384 $0
Total$116,336$116,336

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Special
2012 4 6.1%
2013 16 30.8%
2014 16 32.3%
2015 16 29.1%
2016 16 30.2%
2017 17 31.2%
2018 14 32.1%

Financial Reports

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