Christian Jones

Linebacker

Age: 30
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $987,500 (0.52% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $1,212,500 (0.65% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.23
  • Contract Value: $1,212,500 ($1,212,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $537,500
  • Contract Ranking: 67/206 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202130$1,075,000$137,500$400,000$987,5000.5%
Total$1,075,000$137,500$400,000$987,500

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.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.2M
2021
Cash Due$1,212,500
Running Cash$1,212,500
Career Earnings: $13,958,250
Career APY: $1,994,036
Potential Earnings: $15,033,250
Total Guarantees: $7,054,559
Largest Cash Payment: $4,043,750 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $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
LionsExtensionTerminated20192$7,750,000$3,875,000$3,217,059$7,133,75092.0%$3,566,875
BearsSFAActive20211$1,212,500$1,212,500$537,500$137,50011.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$3,174,500$793,625$3,036,9990.0%$00.0%
Lions3$10,783,750$3,594,583$8,511,4340.0%$2,185,4420.0%

Season 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
2021Bears$1,075,000$137,500$0$0$0$400,000$987,5000.5%$1,212,500
Total$7,144,117$3,979,942$830,000$650,000$200,000$2,270,000$12,535,933$15,033,250
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2021$2,185,442$0
Total$2,185,442$0

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
2020160047.6%30.4%292100211000000

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$1,572,000$1,212,500
Injury Adjusted$1,572,000$1,212,500
test
OTC Valuation $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $3,700,000 $2,910,315

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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