Jake Bailey

Punter

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $1,675,000 (0.65% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $2,225,000 (0.74% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.33
  • Contract Value: $4,200,000 ($2,100,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,225,000
  • Contract Ranking: 15/38 at P

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2024)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202427$1,125,000$550,000$1,125,000$1,675,0000.7%
202528$1,975,000$550,000$0$2,525,0001.0%
Total$3,100,000$1,100,000$1,125,000$4,200,000

Contract Notes

Jake Bailey signed a two year contract with the Miami Dolphins worth $4.2 million with $2.225 million guaranteed.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.1M
$4.2M
20242025
Cash Due$2,225,000$1,975,000
Running Cash$2,225,000$4,200,000
Career Earnings: $8,871,469
Career APY: $1,774,294
Potential Earnings: $11,971,469
Total Guarantees: $9,882,580
Largest Cash Payment: $4,228,889 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $2,525,000 (2025)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExtended20194$2,810,080$702,520$290,080$2,310,08082.2%$770,027
PatriotsExtensionTerminated20223$9,139,000$3,046,333$6,275,000$4,228,88946.3%$4,228,889
DolphinsSFAExpired20231$1,232,500$1,232,500$1,092,500$1,232,500100.0%$1,232,500
DolphinsUFAActive20242$4,200,000$2,100,000$2,225,000$1,100,00026.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$6,538,969$1,634,742$4,328,9680.0%$2,370,0000.0%
Dolphins1$2,332,500$2,332,500$1,092,5000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2019Patriots$495,000$72,520$0$0$567,5200.3%$785,080
2020Patriots$675,000$72,520$0$0$747,5200.4%$675,000
2021Patriots$850,000$72,520$0$0$922,5200.4%$850,000
2022Patriots$1,000,000$862,520$340,000$1,000,000$2,091,4081.0%$4,228,889
2023Dolphins$1,080,000$152,500$0$940,000$1,092,5000.5%$1,232,500
2024Dolphins$1,125,000$550,000$0$1,125,000$1,675,0000.7%$2,225,000
2025Dolphins$1,975,000$550,000$0$0$2,525,0001.0%$1,975,000
Total$7,200,000$2,332,580$340,000$3,065,000$9,621,468$11,971,469
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2022$44,444$0
Patriots2023$2,370,000$0
Patriots2023($44,444)$0
Total$2,370,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsPunts
InjuredHealthySpecialPuntsYardsLongIn 20TBBlk
2019160050.9%813638653660
2020160043.8%552678713150
2021170053.1%492316712363
202290027.1%371557621250
2023170032.9%532424662030

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$2,613,000$2,100,000
Injury Adjusted$2,613,000$2,100,000
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OTC Valuation $508.3k $1M $1.5M $2M $2.5M APY $612.5k $1.2M $1.8M $2.4M $3.1M $2,176,000 $2,000,000

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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