Jerry Hughes

4-3 Defensive End

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $10,450,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 6.26%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $7,550,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 4.70%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $10,450,000
  • Total Contract Value: $45,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $9,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 7/148 at 43DE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $17,625,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 254
  • College: TCU
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2010 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Colts)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Jerry Hughes signed a 5 year, $45 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 9, 2015. The contract contains $17,625,000 in full guarantees upon signing. According to Pro Football Talk, the guarantee consists of Hughes’ 2015 base salary, a $7 million signing bonus, and a $6 million option bonus. If he is on the roster the 5th day of the 2016 League Year his 2016 base salary will become guaranteed. Hughes will earn roster bonuses in 2017 through 2019 if he is on the roster on the 5th day of each respective year.

Salary Cap Breakdown

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2010$320,000$280,000$625,000$0$0$1,225,000
2011$450,000$1,056,250$0$0$0$1,506,250
2012$635,000$1,056,250$0$0$1,250,000$2,941,250
2013$870,000$0$0$0$0$870,000
2014$3,995,000$0$0$0$0$3,995,000
2015$4,625,000 $4,625,000$1,400,000$0$150,000$0$6,175,000
2016$4,525,000 $4,525,000$2,900,000$0$150,000$0$7,575,000
2017$5,400,000$2,900,000$2,000,000$150,000$0$10,450,000
2018$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$10,400,000
2019$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$10,400,000
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131632141065.59182002000
20141536171064132000031181
20151637155638124002120
20161531176568113001000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average
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