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: 4.19%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.06
  • Total Contract Value: $34,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/47 at S
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,000,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 212
  • College: Oklahoma
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 25 $775,000 $1,036,765 $2,990,808 $0 $0 $0 $4,027,573 2.4%
2018 26 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,657,474 $0 $0 $0 $5,657,474 3.2%
2019 27 $8,000,000 $4,657,474 $0 $0 $0 $12,657,474 6.7%
2020 28 $7,000,000 $4,657,479 $0 $0 $0 $11,657,479 5.8%
Total $16,775,000 $16,963,235 $0 $0 $0 $34,000,000
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Career Earnings: $22,166,100
Career APY: $3,694,350
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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cardinals UDFA 2013 3 $1,495,100 $498,367 $0 $1,495,100 100.0% $498,367
Cardinals RFA Expired 2016 1 $1,671,000 $1,671,000 $0 $1,671,000 100.0% $1,671,000
Ravens UFA Active 2017 4 $34,000,000 $8,500,000 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 55.9% $9,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals 4 $3,166,100 $791,525 $3,166,100 0.0% $0 0.0%
Ravens 2 $19,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,685,047 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2013 Cardinals $405,000 $3,366 $0 $0 $0 $408,366 0.3% $415,100
2014 Cardinals $495,000 $3,366 $0 $0 $0 $498,366 0.4% $495,000
2015 Cardinals $585,000 $3,368 $0 $0 $0 $588,368 0.4% $585,000
2016 Cardinals $1,671,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,671,000 1.1% $1,671,000
2017 Ravens $775,000 $1,036,765 $2,990,808 $0 $0 $0 $4,027,573 2.4% $13,000,000
2018 Ravens $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,657,474 $0 $0 $0 $5,657,474 3.2% $6,000,000
2019 Ravens $8,000,000 $4,657,474 $0 $0 $0 $12,657,474 6.7% $8,000,000
2020 Ravens $7,000,000 $4,657,479 $0 $0 $0 $11,657,479 5.8% $7,000,000
Total $19,931,000 $16,973,335 $0 $0 $0 $37,166,100   $37,166,100

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2013 16 18.3% 44.1%19500120000100
2014 16 64.3% 54.2%70919231001000
2015 16 72.1% 32.0%58202124352263001
2016 15 86.4% 42.1%78182151345002200
2017 16 99.1% 14.2%51232.513.57521131000
2018 14 83.4% 10.1%5321176261151100

Financial Reports

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