Jermaine Kearse

Wide Receiver

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $2,200,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.32%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $2,200,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.72%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $13,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 61/680 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $6,300,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 209
  • College: Washington
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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$0$5,000,0002.8%
Total$7,200,000$0$0$0$0$7,200,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $10,096,000
Years: 5
Career APY: $2,019,200
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$00.0%$0
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%
Jets0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2012Seahawks$390,000$0$0$0$0$390,0000.3%
2013Seahawks$480,000$0$0$0$0$480,0000.4%
2014Seahawks$570,000$0$0$0$0$570,0000.4%
2015Seahawks$2,356,000$0$0$0$0$2,356,0001.6%
2016Seahawks$800,000 $800,000$1,833,333$0$0$0$2,633,3331.7%
2017Jets$2,200,000$0$0$0$0$2,200,0001.3%
2018Jets$5,000,000$0$0$0$0$5,000,0002.8%
Total$11,796,000$1,833,333$0$0$0$13,629,333 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2017$1,833,333$0
Seahawks2018$1,833,334$0
Total$3,666,667$0

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141574.8%25.2%3853714.112157.5000
20151671.4%10.3%4968514.05000.0010
20161678.4%4.3%4151112.51000.0000
20171087.4%1.4%3541511.94000.0010

Financial Reports

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