Tony Jefferson

Safety

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $5,657,474
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.21%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $6,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 4.18%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.06
  • Total Contract Value: $34,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/81 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 212
  • College: Oklahoma
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • Entry: 2013 Undrafted Free Agent (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Tony Jefferson signed a $34 million contract with the Ravens on March 11, 2017. Jefferson received $19 million in full guarantees, including a $10 million signing bonus. The maximum value of the contract is $37 million.

Following the second game of the season, Jefferson agreed to reduce his salary to the minimum with the balance paid as a signing bonus to provide the Ravens salary cap relief. The move created $1.47 million in cap room for Baltimore and increases Jefferson's cap charges by just under $491,000 in each of the remaining contract years.

The Ravens converted $5 million of Jefferson's 2019 salary to a signing bonus for cap relief. The move reduced Jefferson's 2018 salary cap charge by $3.33 million. His 2019 and 2020 salary cap numbers will increase by $1.67 million.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201725$775,000 $1,036,765$2,990,808$0$0$0$4,027,5732.4%
201826$1,000,000 $1,000,000$4,657,474$0$0$0$5,657,4743.2%
201927$8,000,000$4,657,474$0$0$0$12,657,4746.7%
202028$7,000,000$4,657,479$0$0$0$11,657,4795.8%
Total$16,775,000$16,963,235$0$0$0$34,000,000
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Career Earnings: $21,166,100
Career APY: $4,233,220
Potential Earnings: $37,166,100
Total Guarantees: $19,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,657,474 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsUDFA20133$1,495,100$498,367$1,495,100100.0%$498,367
CardinalsRFAExpired20161$1,671,000$1,671,000$1,671,000100.0%$1,671,000
RavensUFAActive20174$34,000,000$8,500,000$18,000,00052.9%$18,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals4$3,166,100$791,525$3,166,1000.0%$00.0%
Ravens1$18,000,000$18,000,000$4,027,5730.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Cardinals$405,000$3,366$0$0$0$408,3660.3%$415,100
2014Cardinals$495,000$3,366$0$0$0$498,3660.4%$495,000
2015Cardinals$585,000$3,368$0$0$0$588,3680.4%$585,000
2016Cardinals$1,671,000$0$0$0$0$1,671,0001.1%$1,671,000
2017Ravens$775,000 $1,036,765$2,990,808$0$0$0$4,027,5732.4%$13,000,000
2018Ravens$1,000,000 $1,000,000$4,657,474$0$0$0$5,657,4743.2%$6,000,000
2019Ravens$8,000,000$4,657,474$0$0$0$12,657,4746.7%$8,000,000
2020Ravens$7,000,000$4,657,479$0$0$0$11,657,4795.8%$7,000,000
Total$19,931,000$16,973,335$0$0$0$37,166,100 $37,166,100

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20131618.3%44.1%19500120000100
20141664.3%54.2%70919231001000
20151672.1%32.0%58202124352263001
20161586.4%42.1%78182151345002200
20171699.1%14.2%51232.513.57521131000
2018699.5%9.0%279174131151100

Financial Reports

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