Deion Jones

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,320,000 (5.11% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $13,370,000 (7.00% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.30
  • Contract Value: $57,000,000 ($14,250,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $18,800,000
  • Contract Ranking: 12/297 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$1,950,000$2,576,480$500,000$1,950,000$5,026,4802.7%
2020 📝
March 22: $7 million option bonus due
26$5,850,000$3,950,000$520,000$5,850,000$10,320,0005.1%
2021 📝
March 19: $8.2 million base salary vests to a full guarantee.
27$8,200,000$3,950,000$480,000$0$12,630,0007.1%
202228$9,640,000$3,950,000$500,000$0$14,090,0006.2%
202329$11,999,860$3,950,000$430,000$0$16,379,8606.8%
Total$37,639,860$18,376,480$2,430,000$7,800,000$58,446,340

Contract Notes

Deion Jones signed a four year extension with the Atlanta Falcons on July 20, 2019.  The extension is worth $57 million in new money with $18.8 million fully guaranteed at signing and a total guarantee of $34 million.  Jones base salaries in 2019 & 2020 are fully guaranteed.  Jones can earn a $7 million option bonus (due date unknown at this time) in 2020.  Jones' 2021 base salary is guaranteed for injury only at signing and will vest into a full guarantee on the 5th day of the 2021 league year.  If the team does not activate the player option, Jones will receive $12.85 million in guarantees via base salaries.Deion Jones signed a four year contract with the Falcons worth $4,545,640 on May 6, 2016. jones received $2,612,540 in full guarantees and his signing bonus is worth $1,505,920.
Career Earnings: $23,925,780
Career APY: $5,981,445
Potential Earnings: $61,545,640
Total Guarantees: $21,412,540
Largest Cash Payment: $13,450,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $16,379,860 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedRenegotiated20164$4,545,640$1,136,410$2,612,540$3,475,78076.5%$1,158,593
FalconsExtensionActive20194$57,000,000$14,250,000$18,800,000$20,450,00035.9%$20,450,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons4$23,925,780$5,981,445$8,125,7800.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Falcons$450,000$376,480$0$450,000$826,4800.5%$1,955,920
2017Falcons$656,620$376,480$0$656,620$1,033,1000.6%$656,620
2018Falcons$863,240$376,480$0$0$1,239,7200.7%$863,240
2019Falcons$1,950,000$2,576,480$500,000$1,950,000$5,026,4802.7%$13,450,000
2020Falcons$5,850,000$3,950,000$520,000$5,850,000$10,320,0005.1%$13,370,000
2021Falcons$8,200,000$3,950,000$480,000$0$12,630,0007.1%$8,680,000
2022Falcons$9,640,000$3,950,000$500,000$0$14,090,0006.2%$10,140,000
2023Falcons$11,999,860$3,950,000$430,000$0$16,379,8606.8%$12,429,860
Total$39,609,720$19,505,920$2,430,000$8,906,620$61,545,640$61,545,640

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2016151080.7%11.4%753300421131651002
2017150096.7%18.9%8642109093420000
2018610035.2%5.0%3419141062611001
2019160091.4%17.8%6842008451270151
2020100096.2%22.9%42213.530.5885100000

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$13,057,000$14,250,000
Injury Adjusted$13,057,000$14,250,000
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OTC Valuation $4.5M $8.9M $13.4M $17.8M $22.3M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,165,000 $3,875,000

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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