Jaylon Smith

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 4
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $770,000 (0.41% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $770,000 (0.41% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $990,000 ($990,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 111/237 at LB

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202126$990,000$770,0000.4%
Total$990,000$770,000

Contract Notes

Jaylon Smith signed a five year, $63.75 million contract extension with the Cowboys on August 20, 2019. Per PFT, Smith received $35.4 million in guarantees, of which $19 million is guaranteed at signing. Smith received a $5 million signing bonus and will receive a protected $8 million option bonus in 2020. His 2019 and 2020 salaries are fully guaranteed. If he is on the roster on the 5th day or the 2021 and 2022 league years his salaries those seasons will become guaranteed. Smith' 2019 salary cap charge will increase by $500,000 and his 2020 projected cap number will increase by $3.061 million.

Cash Flows

- old money
- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1M
Old Money2021
Cash Due$220,000$770,000
Running Cash$990,000
Career Earnings: $31,365,972
Career APY: $6,273,194
Potential Earnings: $24,935,972
Total Guarantees: $23,530,360
Largest Cash Payment: $13,171,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Number: $7,771,000 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedRenegotiated20164$6,494,972$1,623,743$4,523,682$5,159,29479.4%$1,719,765
CowboysExtensionTerminated20195$63,750,000$12,750,000$19,006,678$19,006,67829.8%$9,503,339
PackersSFAActive20211$990,000$990,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys5$31,365,972$6,273,194$14,765,9720.0%$16,600,0000.0%
Packers0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Cowboys$450,000$730,904$450,000$1,180,9040.7%$3,373,616
2017Cowboys$745,226$730,904$745,226$1,476,1300.9%$745,226
2018Cowboys$1,040,452$730,904$404,840$1,771,3561.0%$1,040,452
2019Cowboys$835,678$1,730,904$835,678$2,566,5821.3%$5,835,678
2020Cowboys$5,171,000$2,600,000$5,171,000$7,771,0003.6%$13,171,000
2021Packers$990,000$0$0$770,0000.4%$770,000
Total$9,232,356$6,523,616$7,606,744$15,535,972$24,935,972
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cowboys2021$9,800,000$7,200,000
Cowboys2022$6,800,000$0
Total$16,600,000$7,200,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2017160055.2%2.4%4731113222002000
2018160095.3%19.0%8239466640022691
2019160092.2%17.3%83582.531638102160
2020160097.8%18.2%89651.51.5545100200
202160144.3%10.0%1500000000000

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$1,967,000$990,000
Injury Adjusted$1,967,000$990,000
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OTC Valuation $3.6M $7.2M $10.8M $14.4M $18.1M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $4,965,000 $3,000,000

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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