Embed This Jerry Hughes

Outside Linebacker Age: 28 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2010 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Jerry Hughes signed a 5 year, $45,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $22,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2017, Hughes will earn a base salary of $5,400,000, a roster bonus of $2,000,000 and a workout bonus of $150,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,450,000 and a dead cap value of $10,700,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $45,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Total Guarantees $22,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,625,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $4,625,000 $1,400,000 - - $150,000 $6,175,000 $17,775,000 $11,775,000($11,775,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $17,775,0002015 Cap Savings: $-11,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $17,775,0002015 Cap Savings: $-11,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $6,175,0002016 Dead Cap: $11,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $6,175,0002016 Dead Cap: $11,600,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $4,525,000 $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 $150,000 $7,575,000 $16,275,000 $10,675,000($22,450,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $16,275,0002016 Cap Savings: $-8,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $11,600,0002016 Cap Savings: $-4,025,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $7,575,0002017 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002017 Dead Cap: $8,700,0002016 Cap Savings: $4,675,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $5,400,000 $1,400,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $150,000 $10,450,000 $10,700,000 $7,550,000($30,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $10,700,0002017 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $10,700,0002017 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $4,900,0002018 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002017 Cap Savings: $5,550,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,900,0002018 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002017 Cap Savings: $5,550,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 3 yr, $30,000,000; $5,800,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 29 $6,350,000 $1,400,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $150,000 $10,400,000 $5,800,000 $7,500,000($37,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002018 Cap Savings: $4,600,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002018 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $6,350,000 $1,400,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $150,000 $10,400,000 $2,900,000 $7,500,000($45,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,0002020 Dead Cap: $02019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $17.625M initially guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2015 base + option bonus)
    • Signing Bonus $7 million
    • 2016 $6 million Option Bonus due 3/15/16
    • 2016 $4.525 million base guaranteed for injury, fully guaranteed on 3/15/16
    • 2017 $2 million Roster Bonus due on 3/13/2017
    • 2018 $1 million Roster Bonus due on fifth day of the 2018 league year
    • 2019 $1 million Roster Bonus due on fifth day of the 2019 league year
    • $150k annual Workout Bonus
    • Annual Sack Incentives: $1M

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2013 Player contract details by year $1,552,500 - - $1,552,500
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,400,000 $625,000 - - - - $2,345,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - $3,105,000 - $3,555,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $635,000 - - - - - - $635,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $870,000 - - - - - - $870,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,552,500 - - - - - - $1,552,500
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,995,000 - - - - - - $3,995,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,625,000 $7,000,000 - $150,000 - - - $11,775,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,525,000 - - $150,000 - $6,000,000 - $10,675,000
    7 seasons $16,972,500 $8,400,000 $625,000 $300,000 - $9,105,000 - $35,402,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,400,000 - $2,000,000 $150,000 - - - $7,550,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,350,000 - $1,000,000 $150,000 - - - $7,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,350,000 - $1,000,000 $150,000 - - - $7,500,000
    $35,072,500 $8,400,000 $4,625,000 $750,000 - $9,105,000 - $57,952,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2016, $18,231

      Low Hit against Joe Flacco (BAL)


    • Player contract details by year 10/09/2015, $8,681

      Head butting a player against New York (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 10/09/2015, $23,152

      Verbally abusing a ref against New York (NYG)


    • Player contract details by year 11/22/2014, $22,050

      for abusive language to an official during BUF-MIA game


    • Player contract details by year 11/16/2012, $15,750

      for a late hit against Jacksonville


    • TOTAL: $87,864

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jerry Hughes ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($10,450,000) Rank
    NFL: #78
    Buffalo Bills: #3
    Outside Linebacker: #8

    Total Cash ($7,550,000) Rank
    NFL: #164
    Outside Linebacker: #14

    Average Annual ($9,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #127
    Outside Linebacker: #11
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    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    Ahmad Brooks, SF
    Similarity Score: 97.92%
    16 16 16 918 0.8 6 52 40 12 1 $2,125,000
    Willie Young, CHI
    Similarity Score: 89.06%
    16 16 12 713 0.664 7.5 39 22 17 1 $1,500,000
    Whitney Mercilus, HOU
    Similarity Score: 86.67%
    15 15 15 874 0.878 7.5 51 35 16 1 $6,500,000
    Julius Peppers, CAR
    Similarity Score: 80.73%
    16 16 11 587 0.569 7.5 23 15 8 1 $14,000,000
    Clay Matthews, GB
    Similarity Score: 80.56%
    12 12 9 479 0.464 5 24 20 4 1 $13,200,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 16 16 15 860 0.801 6 48 31 17 1
    2015 16 16 16 1008 0.924 5 52 37 15 2
    2014 16 16 16 782 0.725 10 54 36 18 3
    2013 16 16 1 603 0.527 9.5 46 30 12 2
    2012 16 16 6 595 0.564 4 41 23 11
    2011 12 12 1 1 15 4 5
    2010 12 12 6 6
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • NFL Rank: #0
    • OLB Rank: #0

    Current Contract

    • OLB Rank: #11

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Hughes's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Hughes's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Hughes statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Jerry Hughes's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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