Eddie Jackson

Safety

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $3,716,452 (1.75% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $13,150,000 (6.21% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 3.54
  • Contract Value: $58,400,000 ($14,600,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 1/208 at S

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2020)
(📝: 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$3,716,4521.7%
202128$8,950,000$2,400,000$100,000$8,950,000$11,450,0005.3%
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$13,500,0005.9%
202330$13,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$15,500,0006.4%
202431$14,050,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$16,550,0006.5%
Total$48,050,000$12,166,452$500,000$10,000,000$60,716,452

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.
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 Number: $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$3,716,4521.7%$13,150,000
2021Bears$8,950,000$2,400,000$100,000$8,950,000$11,450,0005.3%$9,050,000
2022Bears$11,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$13,500,0005.9%$11,100,000
2023Bears$13,000,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$15,500,0006.4%$13,100,000
2024Bears$14,050,000$2,400,000$100,000$0$16,550,0006.5%$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.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160099.7%30.6%50110010628213752
2018142086.0%7.2%411012211468121653
2019160098.7%5.2%519115052181130

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$6,146,000$14,600,000
Injury Adjusted$6,146,000$14,600,000
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M $4,028,000 $4,111,942

Weekly Valuation Trends

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