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Chandler Jones

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Cardinals, OLB Age: 30 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2012 College: Syracuse Agent(s): Joe Panos (LMM Sports Management LLC)

Injured Reserve (Biceps)

Jones is undergoing biceps surgery and will miss the remainder of the 2020 season.

 

Cardinals – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Chandler Jones signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $51,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. In 2020, Jones will earn a base salary of $16,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,333,333 and a dead cap value of $26,666,667.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $51,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $31,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $7,000,000 $3,000,000 - $10,000,000 $31,000,000 $22,000,000($22,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $31,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-21,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $19,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $12,500,000 $3,000,000 - $15,500,000 $36,000,000 $12,500,000($34,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $36,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-20,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $27,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-11,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $12,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $9,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,333,333 $14,833,333 $25,500,000 $16,514,955($51,014,955)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $25,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-10,666,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,166,667 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $14,833,333 2020 Dead Cap: $10,666,667 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,333,333 2020 Dead Cap: $10,666,667 2019 Cap Savings: $9,500,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $16,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,333,333 $21,333,333 $26,666,667 $16,000,000($67,014,955)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $26,666,667 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,333,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $10,666,667 2020 Cap Savings: $10,666,666 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $21,333,333 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,333,333 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2020 Cap Savings: $16,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 31 $15,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,333,334 $20,833,334 $5,333,334 $15,500,000($82,514,955)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2021 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2021 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $15,500,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $31M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + $9M of 2018 salary)
    • Remaining $3.5M of 2018 salary + $11.5M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/18
    • Remaining $5M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/15/2019
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2017Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,550,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,550,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2012-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,172,552
    Signing Bonus $4,384,364
    Average Salary $2,043,138
    Total Guarantees $7,421,215
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,421,215
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $4,384,364 - - - - - $4,774,364
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $761,522 - - - - - - $761,522
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,133,045 - - - - - - $1,133,045
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,504,568 - - - - - - $1,504,568
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,799,000 - - - - - - $7,799,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $22,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - - - - - $12,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - $7,000,000 - $14,955 $16,514,955
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - - - - - $16,000,000
    9 seasons $56,588,135 $19,384,364 - - $7,000,000 - $14,955 $82,987,454
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - - - - - - $15,500,000
    $72,088,135 $19,384,364 - - $7,000,000 - $14,955 $98,487,454
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,789,135 $4,384,364 - - - - - $8,173,499
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $52,799,000 $15,000,000 - - $7,000,000 - - $74,813,955
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/21/2018, $20,054

      Roughing the Passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/01/2017, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Blake Bortles (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2016, $12,154

      Excessive group celebration against New England (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 09/12/2014, $16,537

      Roughing the Passer against Ryan Tannehill (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 09/20/2013, $17,750

      Roughing Jets QB Geno Smith with hit to the head/neck area


    • TOTAL: $84,726

  • Transactions

    Dec 21 2018Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)
    Dec 1 2017Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Blake Bortles (JAC)
    Mar 9 2017Signed a 5 year $82.5 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Feb 27 2017Offered a 1 year $14.55M franchise tag by Arizona (ARI)
    Sep 16 2016Fined $12,154 Excessive group celebration against New England (NE)
    Mar 15 2016Traded to Arizona (ARI) from New England (NE) for Jonathan Cooper and 2016 2nd round pick (#61 - traded)
    Sep 12 2014Fined $16,537 Roughing the Passer against Ryan Tannehill (MIA)
    May 23 2012Signed a 4 year $8.173 million contract with New England (NE)
    Apr 26 2012Drafted by New England (NE): Round 1 (#21 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chandler Jones ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 ARI 5 5 5 263 37.0 1 11 5 6
    2019 ARI 16 15 16 1031 88.9 19 53 41 12 8
    2018 ARI 16 16 16 968 86.8 13 49 38 11 3
    2017 ARI 16 16 16 1046 98.5 17 59 52 7 2
    2016 ARI 16 16 16 938 87.3 11 49 38 11 4
    2015 NE 15 15 15 863 78.8 12.5 44 31 13 4 1
    2014 NE 10 10 8 568 52.4 6 43 30 13 2
    2013 NE 16 16 16 1125 98.1 11.5 79 40 39 1
    2012 NE 14 14 13 732 66.9 6 45 24 21 3
    Totals 124 123 121 7,534 - 97 432 299 133 27 1