Jairus Byrd

Safety Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#42 overall), 2009 College: Oregon Agent(s): Eugene Parker (Maximum Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Jairus Byrd signed a 6 year, $54,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $11,000,000 signing bonus, $26,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2015, Byrd will earn a base salary of $2,000,000, a restructure bonus of $6,000,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000. Byrd has a cap hit of $5,500,000 while his dead money value is $16,800,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $54,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $9,000,000
    Guaranteed $26,300,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $1,300,000 $2,200,000 - - - $3,500,000 $18,300,000
    2015 Contract details by year $2,000,000 $2,200,000 - $100,000 $1,200,000 $5,500,000 $16,800,000
    2016 Contract details by year $7,400,000 $2,200,000 - $100,000 $1,200,000 $10,900,000 $11,400,000
    2017 Contract details by year $7,900,000 $2,200,000 $300,000 $100,000 $1,200,000 $11,700,000 $8,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year $8,400,000 $2,200,000 $300,000 $100,000 $1,200,000 $12,200,000 $4,600,000
    2019 Contract details by year $8,600,000 - $300,000 $100,000 $1,200,000 $10,200,000 $1,200,000
    2020 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12.3M fully guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)
    • 2015: $2M base salary guarantees on the 3/12/15.
    • 2016: $6M of his $7.4M base guarantees on 3rd league day of 2016.
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $6M (restructured into a signing bonus)
    • 2015-19 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2017-19 Roster Bonus: $300,000

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,916,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,916,000
    Guaranteed $6,916,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2013 $6,916,000 $6,916,000 $6,916,000
    2014 Free agent year UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $1,720,000 - $25,000 - - - $2,055,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - $25,000 - - - $420,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $25,000 - - - $505,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $25,000 - - - $640,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,916,000 - - - - - - $6,916,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 $11,000,000 - - - - - $12,300,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $10,016,000 $12,720,000 - $100,000 - - - $22,836,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/13/2013 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $15,750 Roughing the Passer against Mike Glennon (TB)
    - $15,750
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jairus Byrd ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($5,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #202
    NFC: #98
    NFC South: #21
    New Orleans Saints: #5
    Safety: #15

    Total Cash ($8,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #84
    Safety: #2

    Average Annual ($9,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #72
    Safety: #3