Jerry Hughes

Edge Rusher

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $9,500,000 (4.30% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $7,400,000 (3.89% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Contract Value: $21,500,000 ($10,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,750,000
  • Contract Ranking: 28/213 at EDGE

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: 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$12,950,0006.5%
2020 📝
March 22: $500,000 roster bonus due
32$6,650,000$2,100,000$500,000$250,000$7,150,000$9,500,0004.3%
2021 📝
March 22: $1 million roster bonus due
33$6,100,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$250,000$0$9,450,0004.4%
Total$19,550,000$9,200,000$2,500,000$650,000$14,950,000$31,900,000

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.
Career Earnings: $64,400,000
Career APY: $6,440,000
Potential Earnings: $79,150,000
Total Guarantees: $50,570,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,250,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $12,950,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ColtsDraftedTraded20105$9,705,000$1,941,000$6,597,500$7,785,00080.2%$2,595,000
BillsDraftedTerminated20105$9,705,000$1,941,000$6,597,500$4,865,00050.1%$2,432,500
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$14,250,00066.3%$14,250,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Colts3$7,785,000$2,595,000$5,672,5000.0%$2,112,5000.0%
Bills7$56,615,000$8,087,857$52,415,0000.0%$00.0%

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$870,0000.6%$870,000
2014Bills$3,995,000$0$0$0$0$0$3,995,0002.7%$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$7,575,0004.8%$10,675,000
2017Bills$5,400,000$2,900,000$2,000,000$150,000$0$0$10,450,0006.2%$7,550,000
2018Bills$6,350,000$2,900,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$1,000,000$10,400,0005.5%$7,500,000
2019Bills$6,800,000$5,000,000$1,000,000$150,000$0$7,800,000$12,950,0006.5%$14,250,000
2020Bills$6,650,000$2,100,000$500,000$250,000$0$7,150,000$9,500,0004.3%$7,400,000
2021Bills$6,100,000$2,100,000$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$9,450,0004.4%$7,350,000
Total$46,720,000$21,692,500$6,125,000$1,250,000$1,250,000$25,100,000$77,037,500$79,150,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Colts2013$2,112,500$0
Total$2,112,500$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201110----14.0%0.0%6915010000000
201216----56.4%57.3%29124187101000000
2013160052.7%22.2%32141065.59182002000
2014160072.0%9.4%36171064132000031181
2015160092.5%3.9%37155638124002120
2016160079.9%1.3%31176568113001000
2017160066.3%1.8%261642411110001000
2018160065.9%3.4%307742.513181003000
2019160064.3%1.9%1494.527.56930001110

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$6,084,000$10,750,000
Injury Adjusted$6,084,000$10,750,000
test
OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $6,693,000 $8,333,333

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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