Christian Jones

Linebacker

Age: 29
Free Agency: 2022 (Void)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $2,339,596 (1.09% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $3,090,000 (1.66% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.32
  • Contract Value: $7,750,000 ($3,875,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,217,059
  • Contract Ranking: 54/347 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201928$1,579,117$1,367,721$300,000$250,000$200,000$0$3,696,8381.9%
202029$910,000$1,092,721$230,000$150,000$0$820,000$2,339,5961.1%
202130$3,170,000$1,092,721$280,000$200,000$0$0$4,742,7202.2%
202231$0$1,092,721$0$0$0$0$1,092,7210.5%
Total$5,659,117$4,645,884$810,000$600,000$200,000$820,000$11,871,875

Contract Notes

Christian Jones signed a two year, $7.75 million contract extension with the Lions. Jones received $5 million guaranteed including a $1.97 million signing bonus. There are annual  per game bonuses in the contract.
Career Earnings: $12,530,750
Career APY: $2,088,458
Potential Earnings: $19,750,750
Total Guarantees: $6,517,059
Largest Cash Payment: $4,043,750 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $4,742,720 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsUDFAExpired20143$1,537,000$512,333$0$1,537,000100.0%$512,333
BearsSFAExpired20171$1,500,000$1,500,000$500,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
LionsUFARenegotiated20182$6,350,000$3,175,000$2,800,000$3,650,00057.5%$3,650,000
LionsExtensionActive20192$7,750,000$3,875,000$3,217,059$5,843,75075.4%$5,843,750
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$3,037,000$759,250$3,036,9990.0%$00.0%
Lions2$9,493,750$4,746,875$6,171,8380.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2014Bears$420,000$2,333$0$0$0$0$422,3330.3%$427,000
2015Bears$510,000$2,333$0$0$0$0$512,3330.4%$510,000
2016Bears$600,000$2,334$0$0$0$0$602,3330.4%$600,000
2017Bears$1,000,000$500,000$0$0$0$0$1,500,0000.9%$1,500,000
2018Lions$1,050,000$875,000$300,000$250,000$0$1,050,000$2,475,0001.4%$3,650,000
2019Lions$1,579,117$1,367,721$300,000$250,000$200,000$0$3,696,8381.9%$4,043,750
2020Lions$910,000$1,092,721$230,000$150,000$0$820,000$2,339,5961.1%$3,090,000
2021Lions$3,170,000$1,092,721$280,000$200,000$0$0$4,742,7202.2%$3,650,000
2022Lions$0$1,092,721$0$0$0$0$1,092,7210.5%$2,280,000
Total$9,239,117$6,027,884$1,110,000$850,000$200,000$1,870,000$17,383,874$19,750,750

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2014160041.6%64.4%422724331000120
2015150171.7%28.1%632416344000100
2016160010.3%75.5%10600001000000
2017160059.0%56.1%5829211432001100
2018160065.1%32.3%492019343001000
2019133053.4%26.4%292226234000100

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$1,609,000$3,875,000
Injury Adjusted$2,468,197$3,148,438
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,902,000 $4,619,292

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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