Jerry Hughes

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $12,950,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.51%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $14,250,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 7.00%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.10
  • Total Contract Value: $21,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 14/151 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,750,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 254
  • College: TCU
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Colts)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Jerry Hughes signed a 2 year, $21.5 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on May 22, 2019. The contract contains $19,750,000 in full guarantees. The guarantee package is made up of Hughes' 2019 and 2020 salaries and a $6.3 million signing bonus. Hughes has roster bonuses due on the 5th day of the 2020 and 2021 league years.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201931$6,800,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$150,000$7,800,000$12,950,0006.9%
2020 📝
March 22: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$6,650,000$2,100,000$500,000$250,000$6,650,000$9,500,0004.8%
2021 📝
March 17: $1 million roster bonus due
33$6,100,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$250,000$0$9,450,000--
Total$19,550,000$9,200,000$2,500,000$650,000$14,450,000$31,900,000
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Career Earnings: $56,450,000
Career APY: $6,272,222
Potential Earnings: $79,150,000
Total Guarantees: $50,570,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,250,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,950,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BillsDraftedTerminated20105$9,705,000$1,941,000$6,597,500$4,865,00050.1%$2,432,500
ColtsDraftedTraded20105$9,705,000$1,941,000$6,597,500$7,785,00080.2%$2,595,000
BillsUFARenegotiated20155$45,000,000$9,000,000$17,625,000$37,500,00083.3%$9,375,000
BillsExtensionActive20192$21,500,000$10,750,000$19,750,000$6,300,00029.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bills6$48,665,000$8,110,833$39,465,0000.0%$00.0%
Colts3$7,785,000$2,595,000$5,672,5000.0%$2,112,5000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Colts$320,000$280,000$625,000$0$0$0$1,225,000--$2,345,000
2011Colts$450,000$1,056,250$0$0$0$0$1,506,2501.3%$3,555,000
2012Colts$635,000$1,056,250$0$0$1,250,000$0$2,941,2502.4%$1,885,000
2013Bills$870,000$0$0$0$0$0$870,0000.7%$870,000
2014Bills$3,995,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,995,0003.0%$3,995,000
2015Bills$4,625,000$1,400,000$0$150,000$0$4,625,000$6,175,0004.3%$11,775,000
2016Bills$4,525,000$2,900,000$0$150,000$0$4,525,000$7,575,0004.9%$10,675,000
2017Bills$5,400,000$2,900,000$2,000,000$150,000$0$0$10,450,0006.3%$7,550,000
2018Bills$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$1,000,000$10,400,0005.9%$7,500,000
2019Bills$6,800,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$7,800,000$12,950,0006.9%$14,250,000
2020Bills$6,650,000$2,100,000$500,000$250,000$0$6,650,000$9,500,0004.8%$7,400,000
2021Bills$6,100,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$9,450,000--$7,350,000
Total$46,720,000$21,692,500$6,125,000$1,250,000$1,250,000$24,600,000$77,037,500$79,150,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Colts2013$2,112,500$0
Total$2,112,500$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111014.0%0.0%6915010000000
20121656.4%57.3%29124187101000000
20131652.7%22.2%32141065.59182002000
20141672.0%9.4%36171064132000031181
20151692.5%3.9%37155638124002120
20161679.9%1.3%31176568113001000
20171666.3%1.8%261642411110001000
20181665.9%3.4%307742.513181003000

Financial Reports

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