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Embed This Jerry Hughes

Defensive End Age: 30 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2010 College: Texas Christian Agent(s): Relativity Sports
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  • 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 2018, Hughes will earn a base salary of $6,350,000, a roster bonus of $1,000,000 and a workout bonus of $150,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,400,000 and a dead cap value of $13,300,000.

    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 27 $4,625,000 $1,400,000 - - $150,000 $6,175,000 $17,775,000 $11,775,000($11,775,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $17,775,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-11,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $17,775,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-11,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $6,175,000 2016 Dead Cap: $11,600,000 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $6,175,000 2016 Dead Cap: $11,600,000 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $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 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $16,275,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-8,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $11,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-4,025,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $7,575,000 2017 Dead Cap: $8,700,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2017 Dead Cap: $8,700,000 2016 Cap Savings: $4,675,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $5,400,000 $1,400,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $150,000 $10,450,000 $16,250,000 $7,550,000($30,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $16,250,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $10,850,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $10,450,000 2018 Dead Cap: $5,800,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $5,050,000 2018 Dead Cap: $5,800,000 2017 Cap Savings: $5,400,000
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $6,350,000 $1,400,000 $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $150,000 $10,400,000 $13,300,000 $7,500,000($37,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $13,300,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $6,950,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,450,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $10,400,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $4,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2018 Cap Savings: $6,350,000
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $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 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,900,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $7,500,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 32 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 3/18/2018
    • 2019 $1 million Roster Bonus due on fifth day of the 2019 league year
    • $150k annual Workout Bonus
    • Annual Sack Incentives: $1M
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    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
    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
    9 seasons $28,722,500 $8,400,000 $3,625,000 $600,000 - $9,105,000 - $50,452,500
    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 12/07/2018, $53,482

      Verbally abuse of an official against Miami (MIA)


    • 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: $141,346

  • 2018 Player Rankings

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

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT AAV
    C.Dunlap, CIN
    Similarity Score: 80.47%
    12 12 12 638 0.74 7 38 25 13 2 $13,550,000
    T.Murphy, BUF
    Similarity Score: 79.39%
    9 9 6 309 0.402 4 17 11 6 2 $7,500,000
    A.Hicks, CHI
    Similarity Score: 77.6%
    12 12 12 597 0.74 5 45 34 11 3 $5,000,000
    A.Bailey, KC
    Similarity Score: 76.05%
    12 12 9 630 0.711 6.5 28 20 8 2 $6,250,000
    C.Wake, MIA
    Similarity Score: 74.7%
    10 10 10 369 0.543 4.5 27 15 12 1 $6,640,000
     

    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2018 BUF 12 12 12 501 0.652 6 31 26 5 3
    2017 BUF 16 16 16 735 0.665 4 44 28 16 1
    2016 BUF 16 16 15 860 0.801 6 48 31 17 1
    2015 BUF 16 16 16 1008 0.924 5 52 37 15 2
    2014 BUF 16 16 16 782 0.725 10 54 36 18 3
    2013 BUF 16 16 1 603 0.527 9.5 46 30 12 2
    2012 IND 16 16 6 595 0.564 4 41 23 11
    2011 IND 12 12 1 1 15 4 5
    2010 IND 12 12 6 6
    Totals 132 132 83 5,084 - 46 337 221 99 12 0