Velus Jones

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Bears, WR Age: 26-305d Exp: Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#71 overall), 2022 College: Tennessee Agent(s): Chad Berger (National Sports Agency)

 
  • Current Contract

    Velus Jones signed a 4 year, $5,405,928 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $1,111,584 signing bonus, $1,111,584 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,351,482. In 2024, Jones will earn a base salary of $1,196,448, while carrying a cap hit of $1,474,344 and a dead cap value of $555,792.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,405,928
    Signing Bonus $1,111,584
    Average Salary $1,351,482
    Total Guarantees $1,111,584
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,111,584
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2022 Contract details by year 25 $705,000 $277,896 $982,896 $1,111,584 $1,816,584($1,816,584) $1,816,584
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,111,584 2022 Cap Savings: $-128,688 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,111,584 2022 Cap Savings: $-128,688 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $277,896 2023 Dead Cap: $833,688 2022 Cap Savings: $705,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $277,896 2023 Dead Cap: $833,688 2022 Cap Savings: $705,000
    2023 Contract details by year 26 $950,724 $277,896 $1,228,620 $833,688 $950,724($2,767,308) $1,383,654
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $833,688 2023 Cap Savings: $394,932 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $833,688 2023 Cap Savings: $394,932 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $277,896 2024 Dead Cap: $555,792 2023 Cap Savings: $950,724 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $277,896 2024 Dead Cap: $555,792 2023 Cap Savings: $950,724
    2024 Contract details by year 27 $1,196,448 $277,896 $1,474,344 $555,792 $1,196,448($3,963,756) $1,321,252
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $555,792 2024 Cap Savings: $918,552 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $555,792 2024 Cap Savings: $918,552 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $277,896 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2024 Cap Savings: $1,196,448 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $277,896 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2024 Cap Savings: $1,196,448
    2025 Contract details by year 28 $1,442,172 $277,896 $1,720,068 $277,896 $1,442,172($5,405,928) $1,351,482
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2025 Cap Savings: $1,442,172 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2025 Cap Savings: $1,442,172 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,442,172 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $277,896 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $1,442,172
    2026 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $705,000 $1,111,584 - - - - - $1,816,584
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $950,724 - - - - - - $950,724
    2 seasons $1,655,724 $1,111,584 - - - - - $2,767,308
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,196,448 - - - - - - $1,196,448
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $1,442,172 - - - - - - $1,442,172
    $4,294,344 $1,111,584 - - - - - $5,405,928
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,655,724 $1,111,584 - - - - - $2,767,308
  • Transactions

    May 17 2022Signed a 4 year $5.4 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Apr 29 2022Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 3 (#71 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2023 CHI 14 14 89 8.7 7 4 20 5 1.43 0 0 1 7.1
    2022 CHI 12 12 2 159 16.2 14 7 107 15.3 8.92 1 4 1 27
    Totals 26 26 2 248 - 21 11 127 11.5 4.88 1 4 2 34.10