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: 2.33%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.35
  • Total Contract Value: $6,350,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,175,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/28 at 43OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,800,000
  • Age: 27
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 27 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $875,000 $300,000 $250,000 $0 $2,475,000 1.4%
2019 28 $2,450,000 $875,000 $300,000 $250,000 $0 $3,875,000 2.0%
Total $3,500,000 $1,750,000 $600,000 $500,000 $0 $6,350,000
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Career Earnings: $6,387,000
Career APY: $1,277,400
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bears UDFA Expired 2014 3 $1,537,000 $512,333 $0 $1,537,000 100.0% $512,333
Bears SFA Expired 2017 1 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $1,500,000 100.0% $1,500,000
Lions UFA Active 2018 2 $6,350,000 $3,175,000 $2,800,000 $3,350,000 52.8% $3,350,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bears 4 $3,037,000 $759,250 $3,036,999 0.0% $0 0.0%
Lions 1 $3,350,000 $3,350,000 $2,475,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Bears $420,000 $2,333 $0 $0 $0 $422,333 0.3% $427,000
2015 Bears $510,000 $2,333 $0 $0 $0 $512,333 0.4% $510,000
2016 Bears $600,000 $2,334 $0 $0 $0 $602,333 0.4% $600,000
2017 Bears $1,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,500,000 0.9% $1,500,000
2018 Lions $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $875,000 $300,000 $250,000 $0 $2,475,000 1.4% $3,350,000
2019 Lions $2,450,000 $875,000 $300,000 $250,000 $0 $3,875,000 2.0% $3,000,000
Total $6,030,000 $2,257,000 $600,000 $500,000 $0 $9,386,999   $9,387,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014 16 41.6% 64.4%422724331000120
2015 15 71.7% 28.1%632416344000100
2016 16 10.3% 75.5%10600001000000
2017 16 59.0% 56.1%5829211432001100
2018 16 65.1% 32.3%492019343001000

Financial Reports

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