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: 2.87%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.90
  • Total Contract Value: $13,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 9/130 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 27 $2,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200,000 1.3%
2018 28 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $550,000 $5,550,000 3.1%
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Seahawks UDFA 2012 3 $1,440,000 $480,000 $0 $1,440,000 100.0% $480,000
Seahawks RFA 2015 1 $2,356,000 $2,356,000 $0 $2,356,000 100.0% $2,356,000
Seahawks UFA Traded 2016 3 $13,500,000 $4,500,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 46.7% $6,300,000
Jets UFA Active 2016 3 $13,500,000 $4,500,000 $6,300,000 $2,750,000 20.4% $2,750,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks 5 $10,096,000 $2,019,200 $6,429,333 0.0% $3,666,667 0.0%
Jets 1 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,200,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Seahawks $390,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $390,000 0.3% $390,000
2013 Seahawks $480,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $480,000 0.4% $480,000
2014 Seahawks $570,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $570,000 0.4% $570,000
2015 Seahawks $2,356,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,356,000 1.6% $2,356,000
2016 Seahawks $800,000 $800,000 $1,833,333 $0 $0 $0 $2,633,333 1.7% $6,300,000
2017 Jets $2,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200,000 1.3% $2,750,000
2018 Jets $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $550,000 $5,550,000 3.1% $5,000,000
Total $11,796,000 $1,833,333 $0 $0 $550,000 $14,179,333   $17,846,000
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Seahawks 2017 $1,833,333 $0
Seahawks 2018 $1,833,334 $0
Total$3,666,667$0

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2012 7 7.6% 21.5%33110.30000.0000
2013 15 46.4% 34.0%2234615.74000.0011
2014 15 74.8% 25.2%3853714.112157.5000
2015 16 71.4% 10.3%4968514.05000.0010
2016 16 78.4% 4.3%4151112.51000.0000
2017 16 84.7% 0.8%6075112.55000.0010
2018 13 66.9% 0.5%333169.61000.0000

Financial Reports

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