Jerome Baker

Linebacker

Age: 25
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 3
  • 2021 Salary Cap Charge: $4,288,800 (2.18% of cap)
  • 2021 Cash Payout: $6,420,000 (3.15% of spending)
  • 2021 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.50
  • Contract Value: $37,500,000 ($12,500,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 10/258 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2021)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202125$920,000$3,368,800$0$0$0$920,000$4,288,8002.2%
202226$6,580,000$3,125,000$7,000,000$0$25,000$6,580,000$9,730,0004.7%
2023 📝
March 21: Salary is guaranteed
27$8,410,000$3,125,000$0$340,000$25,000$0$11,900,0005.3%
202428$10,768,000$3,125,000$0$340,000$25,000$0$14,258,0005.6%
Total$26,678,000$12,743,800$7,000,000$680,000$75,000$7,500,000$40,176,800

Contract Notes

Jerome Baker signed a three year, $37.5 million contract extension with the Dolphins. Baker received $20 million in full guarantees and $28.4 million in injury protection. Baker receive a $5.5 million signing bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$12.5M
$25M
$37.5M
2021202220232024
Cash Due$3,987,000$13,605,000$8,775,000$11,133,000
Running Cash$3,987,000$17,592,000$26,367,000$37,500,000
Career Earnings: $8,419,200
Career APY: $2,806,400
Potential Earnings: $42,852,200
Total Guarantees: $20,975,200
Largest Cash Payment: $13,605,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $14,258,000 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
DolphinsDraftedExtended20184$3,809,200$952,300$975,200$2,919,20076.6%$973,067
DolphinsExtensionActive20213$37,500,000$12,500,000$20,000,000$5,500,00014.7%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Dolphins3$8,419,200$2,806,400$2,675,4000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Dolphins$480,000$243,800$0$0$0$0$723,8000.4%$1,455,200
2019Dolphins$654,000$243,800$0$0$0$0$897,8000.5%$654,000
2020Dolphins$810,000$243,800$0$0$0$0$1,053,8000.5%$810,000
2021Dolphins$920,000$3,368,800$0$0$0$920,000$4,288,8002.2%$6,420,000
2022Dolphins$6,580,000$3,125,000$7,000,000$0$25,000$6,580,000$9,730,0004.7%$13,605,000
2023Dolphins$8,410,000$3,125,000$0$340,000$25,000$0$11,900,0005.3%$8,775,000
2024Dolphins$10,768,000$3,125,000$0$340,000$25,000$0$14,258,0005.6%$11,133,000
Total$28,622,000$13,475,200$7,000,000$680,000$75,000$7,500,000$42,852,200$42,852,200

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160062.1%41.1%57223284431250001
2019160096.8%32.5%77501.5133541342000
2020150074.4%15.6%6942769.57113002000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$6,151,000$12,500,000
Injury Adjusted$6,151,000$12,500,000
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OTC Valuation $3.9M $7.8M $11.7M $15.6M $19.5M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $3,736,000 $3,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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