Jermaine Kearse

Wide Receiver

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,550,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.87%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $5,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 2.78%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.90
  • Total Contract Value: $13,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 12/138 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,300,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 209
  • College: Washington
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Jermaine Kearse signed a 3 year, $13.5 million contract with the Seahawks on March 9, 2016. Kearse received a $6.3 million guarantee including a $5.5 million signing bonus. Kearse can earn up to $1.4 million per year in incentives.

Kearse was traded to the Jets on September 1, 2017. He has two years remaining on his contract at the time of the trade, neither of which are guaranteed.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201727$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$2,200,0001.3%
201828$5,000,000$0$0$0$550,000$5,550,0003.1%
Total$7,200,000$0$0$0$550,000$7,750,000
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Career Earnings: $12,846,000
Career APY: $2,141,000
Potential Earnings: $17,846,000
Total Guarantees: $12,600,000
Largest Cash Payment: $6,300,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,550,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksUDFA20123$1,440,000$480,000$1,440,000100.0%$480,000
SeahawksRFA20151$2,356,000$2,356,000$2,356,000100.0%$2,356,000
SeahawksUFATraded20163$13,500,000$4,500,000$6,300,00046.7%$6,300,000
JetsUFAActive20163$13,500,000$4,500,000$2,750,00020.4%$2,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks5$10,096,000$2,019,200$6,429,3330.0%$3,666,6670.0%
Jets1$2,750,000$2,750,000$2,200,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Seahawks$390,000$0$0$0$0$390,0000.3%$390,000
2013Seahawks$480,000$0$0$0$0$480,0000.4%$480,000
2014Seahawks$570,000$0$0$0$0$570,0000.4%$570,000
2015Seahawks$2,356,000$0$0$0$0$2,356,0001.6%$2,356,000
2016Seahawks$800,000 $800,000$1,833,333$0$0$0$2,633,3331.7%$6,300,000
2017Jets$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$2,200,0001.3%$2,750,000
2018Jets$5,000,000$0$0$0$550,000$5,550,0003.1%$5,000,000
Total$11,796,000$1,833,333$0$0$550,000$14,179,333 $17,846,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2017$1,833,333$0
Seahawks2018$1,833,334$0
Total$3,666,667$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201277.6%21.5%33110.30000.0000
20131546.4%34.0%2234615.74000.0011
20141574.8%25.2%3853714.112157.5000
20151671.4%10.3%4968514.05000.0010
20161678.4%4.3%4151112.51000.0000
20171684.7%0.8%6075112.55000.0010
2018552.9%1.1%1616510.30000.0000

Financial Reports

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