Tony Jefferson

Safety

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $12,657,474
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.73%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $8,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.44%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.63
  • Total Contract Value: $34,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/210 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,000,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 212
  • College: Oklahoma
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2013 Undrafted Free Agent (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $677,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201725$775,000$2,990,808$1,036,765$4,027,5732.4%
201826$1,000,000$4,657,474$1,000,000$5,657,4743.2%
201927$8,000,000$4,657,474$0$12,657,4746.7%
202028$7,000,000$4,657,479$0$11,657,4795.8%
Total$16,775,000$16,963,235$2,036,765$34,000,000
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Career Earnings: $30,166,100
Career APY: $4,309,443
Potential Earnings: $37,166,100
Total Guarantees: $19,010,100
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,657,474 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsUDFAExpired20133$1,495,100$498,367$10,100$1,495,100100.0%$498,367
CardinalsRFAExpired20161$1,671,000$1,671,000$0$1,671,000100.0%$1,671,000
RavensUFAActive20174$34,000,000$8,500,000$19,000,000$27,000,00079.4%$9,000,000
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%
Ravens3$27,000,000$9,000,000$22,342,5210.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

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

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2013160018.3%44.1%19500120000100
2014160064.3%54.2%70919231001000
2015160072.1%32.0%58202124352263001
2016151086.4%42.1%78182151345002200
2017160099.1%14.2%51232.513.57521131000
2018142083.4%10.1%5321176261151100
2019511028.9%5.3%111000003000000

Valuation Diamond

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OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$619,000$8,500,000
Injury Adjusted$2,998,323$2,656,250
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M $4,321,000 $4,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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