Christian Jones

4-3 Outside Linebacker

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $2,475,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 1.36%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $3,350,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.22%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.35
  • Total Contract Value: $6,350,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,175,000
  • Position Ranking: 3/45 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,800,000
  • Age: 27
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2014 Undrafted Free Agent (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Christian Jones signed a two year, 46.35 million contract with the Lions. Jones received $2.8 million guaranteed including a $1.75 million signing bonus. There are annual $300,000 per game bonuses in the contract.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201827$1,050,000 $1,050,000$875,000$300,000$250,000$0$2,475,0001.4%
201928$2,450,000$875,000$300,000$250,000$0$3,875,0002.0%
Total$3,500,000$1,750,000$600,000$500,000$0$6,350,000
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Career Earnings: $4,787,000
Career APY: $1,196,750
Potential Earnings: $9,387,000
Total Guarantees: $3,300,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,350,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,875,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsUDFAExpired20143$1,537,000$512,333$1,537,000100.0%$512,333
BearsSFAExpired20171$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
LionsUFAActive20182$6,350,000$3,175,000$1,750,00027.6%$0
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%
Lions0$1,750,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Bears$420,000$2,333$0$0$0$422,3330.3%$427,000
2015Bears$510,000$2,333$0$0$0$512,3330.4%$510,000
2016Bears$600,000$2,334$0$0$0$602,3330.4%$600,000
2017Bears$1,000,000$500,000$0$0$0$1,500,0000.9%$1,500,000
2018Lions$1,050,000 $1,050,000$875,000$300,000$250,000$0$2,475,0001.4%$3,350,000
2019Lions$2,450,000$875,000$300,000$250,000$0$3,875,0002.0%$3,000,000
Total$6,030,000$2,257,000$600,000$500,000$0$9,386,999 $9,387,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141641.6%64.4%422724331000120
20151571.7%28.1%632416344000100
20161610.3%75.5%10600001000000
20171659.0%56.1%5829211432001100
2018557.8%41.8%12619230000000

Financial Reports

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