Eddie Jackson

Safety

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0
  • Total Contract Value: $58,400,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,600,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/210 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 201
  • College: Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2017 Draft, Round 4, #112 overall (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2020 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $6,199,000

Contract Notes

Eddie Jackson signed a 5 year contract extension on January 3, 2020 with the Chicago Bears.  The contract is worth $58,400,000 in new money with $22,000,000 virtually guaranteed at signing.  Jackson was due $735,000 in 2020 under his rookie contract.  Jackson will receive a $12 million signing bonus, virtually guaranteed salaries in 2020 and 2021 (the two salaries will become full guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2020 waiver period, February 5, 2020).  Jackson has an injury guarantee in 2022, worth $11 million, which will vest to a full guarantee on the 3rd day of the 2022 league year.  The total new money amount listed for this contract is based that Jackson was slated to earn the Proven Performance Escalator (PPE) for 2020, which would have raised his salary to ~$2.144 to ~$2.150 million from the previous $735,000.  Using this new money total aligns with the reports from the player's agency.

Eddie Jackson signed a 4 year contract worth $3,065,808 with the Bears on May 15, 2017. Jackson received a guarantee worth $665,808 including a $665,808 signing bonus.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202027$1,050,000$2,566,452$100,000$1,050,000$3,716,4521.9%
202128$8,950,000$2,400,000$100,000$8,950,000$11,450,000--
2022 📝
March 20: $11 million injury guarantee (salary) vests to a full guarantee for skill/cap/injury.
29$11,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$13,500,000--
202330$13,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$15,500,000--
202431$14,050,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$16,550,000--
Total$48,050,000$12,166,452$500,000$10,000,000$60,716,452
Embed This Contract
<iframe src="https://overthecap.com/contract-embed/5698/" width="600" height="336" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>
Career Earnings: $14,330,808
Career APY: $4,776,936
Potential Earnings: $62,880,808
Total Guarantees: $22,665,808
Largest Cash Payment: $14,150,000 (2024)
Largest Cap Hit: $16,550,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedRenegotiated20174$3,065,808$766,452$665,808$2,330,80876.0%$776,936
BearsExtensionActive20204$58,400,000$14,600,000$22,000,000$12,000,00020.5%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears3$14,330,808$4,776,936$2,164,3560.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bears$465,000$166,452$0$0$631,4520.4%$1,130,808
2018Bears$555,000$166,452$0$0$721,4520.4%$555,000
2019Bears$645,000$166,452$0$0$811,4520.4%$645,000
2020Bears$1,050,000$2,566,452$100,000$1,050,000$3,716,4521.9%$13,150,000
2021Bears$8,950,000$2,400,000$100,000$8,950,000$11,450,000--$9,050,000
2022Bears$11,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$13,500,000--$11,100,000
2023Bears$13,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$15,500,000--$13,100,000
2024Bears$14,050,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$16,550,000--$14,150,000
Total$49,715,000$12,665,808$500,000$10,000,000$62,880,808$62,880,808

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2017160099.7%30.6%50110010628213752
2018142086.0%7.2%411012211468121653
2019160098.7%5.2%519115052181130