Jermaine Kearse

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $1,337,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 0.69%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $1,350,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 0.70%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Total Contract Value: $1,350,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,350,000
  • Position Ranking: 89/347 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $350,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 209
  • College: Washington
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Undrafted Free Agent (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (SFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201929$930,000$250,000$70,000$100,000$100,000$1,337,5000.7%
Total$930,000$250,000$70,000$100,000$100,000$1,337,500
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Career Earnings: $19,066,571
Career APY: $2,383,321
Potential Earnings: $19,012,471
Total Guarantees: $12,958,500
Largest Cash Payment: $6,300,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,550,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksUDFATerminated20123$1,448,500$482,833$8,500$8,5000.6%$0
SeahawksPracticeRenegotiated20121$96,900$96,900$0$45,60047.1%$0
SeahawksSFAExpired20123$1,440,000$480,000$0$1,256,47187.3%$418,824
SeahawksRFAExpired20151$2,356,000$2,356,000$0$2,356,000100.0%$2,356,000
SeahawksUFATraded20163$13,500,000$4,500,000$6,300,000$6,300,00046.7%$6,300,000
JetsUFAExpired20163$13,500,000$4,500,000$6,300,000$7,750,00057.4%$3,875,000
LionsSFAActive20191$1,350,000$1,350,000$350,000$1,350,000100.0%$1,350,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks5$9,966,571$1,993,314$6,245,8040.0%$3,720,7670.0%
Jets2$7,750,000$3,875,000$7,750,0000.0%$00.0%
Lions1$1,350,000$1,350,000$1,337,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Seahawks$390,000$0$0$0$0$0$206,4710.2%$206,471
2013Seahawks$480,000$0$0$0$0$0$480,0000.4%$480,000
2014Seahawks$570,000$0$0$0$0$0$570,0000.4%$570,000
2015Seahawks$2,356,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,356,0001.6%$2,356,000
2016Seahawks$800,000$1,833,333$0$0$0$800,000$2,633,3331.7%$6,300,000
2017Jets$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,200,0001.3%$2,750,000
2018Jets$5,000,000$0$0$0$550,000$0$5,550,0003.1%$5,000,000
2019Lions$930,000$250,000$70,000$100,000$0$100,000$1,337,5000.7%$1,350,000
Total$12,726,000$2,083,333$70,000$100,000$550,000$900,000$15,333,304$19,012,471
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2012$2,833$8,500
Seahawks2012$45,600$45,600
Seahawks2013$5,667$0
Seahawks2017$1,833,333$0
Seahawks2018$1,833,334$0
Total$3,720,767$54,100

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20127----7.6%21.5%33110.30000.0000
201315----46.4%34.0%2234615.74000.0011
201415----74.8%25.2%3853714.112157.5000
201516----71.4%10.3%4968514.05000.0010
201616----78.4%4.3%4151112.51000.0000
201716----84.7%0.8%6075112.55000.0010
201814----62.5%0.4%3737110.01000.0000