Zay Jones

Wide Receiver

Age: 27
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $4,333,333 (1.85% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (2.86% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.85
  • Contract Value: $24,000,000 ($8,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $14,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 38/403 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202227$1,500,000$1,833,333$500,000$500,000$1,500,000$4,333,3331.9%
202328$7,000,000$1,833,333$500,000$500,000$7,000,000$9,833,3334.4%
202429$7,000,000$1,833,334$500,000$500,000$0$9,833,3343.8%
Total$15,500,000$5,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000$8,500,000$24,000,000

Contract Notes

Zay Jones signed a three year, $24 million contract with the Jaguars. $14 million is fully guaranteed at signing.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$8M
$16M
$24M
202220232024
Cash Due$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
Running Cash$8,000,000$16,000,000$24,000,000
Career Earnings: $15,204,470
Career APY: $3,040,894
Potential Earnings: $32,926,461
Total Guarantees: $22,617,866
Largest Cash Payment: $8,000,000 (2022)
Largest Cap Number: $9,833,334 (2024)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
RaidersDraftedExpired20174$6,779,798$1,694,950$4,308,933$2,117,52831.2%$1,058,764
BillsDraftedTraded20174$6,779,798$1,694,950$4,308,933$4,308,93363.6%$2,154,467
RaidersUFAExpired20211$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$2,500,000100.0%$2,500,000
JaguarsUFAActive20223$24,000,000$8,000,000$14,000,000$5,500,00022.9%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Raiders3$4,617,528$1,539,176$4,617,5280.0%$00.0%
Bills2$5,086,942$2,543,471$2,773,5530.0%$2,313,3890.0%
Jaguars0$5,500,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2017Bills$465,000$767,690$0$0$465,000$1,232,6900.7%$3,535,760
2018Bills$773,173$767,690$0$0$773,173$1,540,8630.8%$773,173
2019Raiders$1,031,346$0$0$0$0$728,0090.4%$728,009
2020Raiders$1,339,519$0$0$50,000$0$1,389,5190.6%$1,389,519
2021Raiders$1,000,000$1,500,000$0$0$1,000,000$2,500,0001.3%$2,500,000
2022Jaguars$1,500,000$1,833,333$500,000$500,000$1,500,000$4,333,3331.9%$8,000,000
2023Jaguars$7,000,000$1,833,333$500,000$500,000$7,000,000$9,833,3334.4%$8,000,000
2024Jaguars$7,000,000$1,833,334$500,000$500,000$0$9,833,3343.8%$8,000,000
Total$20,109,038$8,535,380$1,500,000$1,550,000$10,738,173$31,391,081$32,926,461
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bills2019$1,545,699$778,009
Bills2020$767,690$0
Total$2,313,389$778,009

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2017151075.2%0.9%000.002529111.6200
2018160088.9%0.5%100.005665211.6710
2019150161.1%3.3%133.00272168.0000
2020160026.6%0.0%000.001415411.0100
2021170056.1%20.8%231.504754611.6100

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$4,057,000$8,000,000
Injury Adjusted$4,057,000$8,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $7,355,000 $6,771,499

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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