Jaylon Smith

Inside Linebacker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,566,582
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.28%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $5,835,678
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 3.22%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.27
  • Total Contract Value: $63,750,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/144 at ILB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,006,678
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 223
  • College: Notre Dame
  • Accrued Seasons: 2
  • Entry: 2016 Draft, Round 2, #34 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2026 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $7,719,000

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.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201924$835,678$1,730,904$835,678$2,566,5821.4%
202025$5,171,000$2,600,000$5,171,000$7,771,0003.9%
2021 📝
March 17: Salary guarantees on 5th day of league year
26$7,200,000$2,600,000$0$9,800,000--
2022 📝
March 17: Salary guarantees on 5th day of league year
27$9,200,000$2,600,000$0$11,800,000--
202328$11,000,000$2,600,000$0$13,600,000--
202429$11,000,000$1,600,000$0$12,600,000--
202530$12,350,000$0$0$12,350,000--
Total$56,756,678$13,730,904$6,006,678$70,487,582
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Career Earnings: $10,159,294
Career APY: $3,386,431
Potential Earnings: $74,915,972
Total Guarantees: $23,530,360
Largest Cash Payment: $13,171,000 (2020)
Largest Cap Hit: $13,600,000 (2023)

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
CowboysExtensionActive20195$63,750,000$12,750,000$19,006,678$5,000,0007.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys3$10,159,294$3,386,431$4,428,3900.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Cowboys$450,000$730,904$450,000$1,180,9040.8%$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$2,566,5821.4%$5,835,678
2020Cowboys$5,171,000$2,600,000$5,171,000$7,771,0003.9%$13,171,000
2021Cowboys$7,200,000$2,600,000$0$9,800,000--$7,200,000
2022Cowboys$9,200,000$2,600,000$0$11,800,000--$9,200,000
2023Cowboys$11,000,000$2,600,000$0$13,600,000--$11,000,000
2024Cowboys$11,000,000$1,600,000$0$12,600,000--$11,000,000
2025Cowboys$12,350,000$0$0$12,350,000--$12,350,000
Total$58,992,356$15,923,616$7,606,744$74,915,972$74,915,972

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20171655.2%2.4%4731113222002000
20181695.3%19.0%8239466640022691
2019889.1%15.8%41272.531332002000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average