Christian Jones

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,696,838
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.90%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $4,100,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.19%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.11
  • Total Contract Value: $8,120,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,706,667
  • Position Ranking: 33/145 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,217,059
  • Age: 28
  • College: Florida State
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2014 Undrafted Free Agent (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,766,000

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

(📝: 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$3,696,8382.0%
2020 📝
March 17: $1.8 million option bonus due between 1st and 5th day of 2020 league year.
29$820,000$1,092,721$230,000$150,000$0$820,000$2,292,7211.1%
202130$1,260,000$1,092,721$280,000$200,000$0$0$2,832,721--
202231$2,280,000$1,092,721$0$0$0$0$3,372,721--
Total$5,939,117$4,645,884$810,000$600,000$200,000$820,000$12,195,001
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Career Earnings: $8,657,883
Career APY: $1,731,577
Potential Earnings: $17,807,000
Total Guarantees: $6,517,059
Largest Cash Payment: $4,100,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $3,696,838 (2019)

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
LionsExtensionActive20193$8,120,000$2,706,667$3,217,059$1,970,88324.3%$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%
Lions1$5,620,883$5,620,883$2,475,0000.0%$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$3,696,8382.0%$4,100,000
2020Lions$820,000$1,092,721$230,000$150,000$0$820,000$2,292,7211.1%$3,000,000
2021Lions$1,260,000$1,092,721$280,000$200,000$0$0$2,832,721--$1,740,000
2022Lions$2,280,000$1,092,721$0$0$0$0$3,372,721--$2,280,000
Total$9,519,117$6,027,884$1,110,000$850,000$200,000$1,870,000$17,707,000$17,807,000

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
20181665.1%32.3%492019343001000
20191266.5%31.8%272026234000100

Financial Reports

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