Deion Jones

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Browns, ILB Age: 28-91d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#52 overall), 2016 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Jason Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Deion Jones signed a 4 year, $57,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $11,000,000 signing bonus, $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,250,000. In 2023, Jones will earn a base salary of $11,999,860 and a roster bonus of $1,135,874, while carrying a cap hit of $13,135,734.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $57,000,000
    Signing Bonus $11,000,000
    Average Salary $14,250,000
    Total Guarantees $34,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,800,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 25 $1,950,000 $2,576,482 $500,000 - - $5,026,482 $19,176,482 $13,497,930($13,497,930)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $19,176,482 2019 Cap Savings: $-14,150,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,376,482 2019 Cap Savings: $-6,350,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $10,376,482 2020 Dead Cap: $8,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,350,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,576,482 2020 Dead Cap: $8,800,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,450,000
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $5,850,000 $2,200,000 $520,000 $1,750,000 - $10,320,000 $21,650,000 $13,436,199($26,934,129)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $21,650,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-11,330,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $15,800,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,480,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,800,000 2021 Dead Cap: $11,850,000 2020 Cap Savings: $520,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,950,000 2021 Dead Cap: $11,850,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,370,000
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $990,000 $2,200,000 - $1,750,000 $1,390,784 $6,330,784 $17,012,353 $5,162,353($32,096,482)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $17,012,353 2021 Cap Savings: $-10,681,569 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $16,022,353 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,691,569 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $6,330,784 2022 Dead Cap: $10,681,569 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,340,784 2022 Dead Cap: $10,681,569 2021 Cap Savings: $990,000
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $823,333 - $470,588 - - $1,293,921 $823,333 $1,092,083($33,188,565)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $823,333 2022 Cap Savings: $470,588 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,293,921 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $823,333 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $470,588 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $1,293,921
    2023 Contract details by year 29 $11,999,860 - $1,135,874 - - $13,135,734 - $13,135,734($46,324,299)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2024 Contract details by year 30 - - - - $1,704,000 $5,112,000 $5,112,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $0
    2025 Contract details by year 31 - - - - $1,704,000 $1,704,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Contract details by year 32 - - - - $1,704,000 $1,704,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $18.8M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary)
    • 2020 Option Bonus: $7M (due 3/22/2020)
    • 2021 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2021 (3/21/21)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 6 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $32,500 ($520,000)
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $28,235 ($480,000)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $4.5M (guaranteed, due 3/20/2022)
    • 2022 salary fully guaranteed per 2021 restructure
    • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 16 LTBE)
    • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $26,875 ($430,000)
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $705,874
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2022 Player contract details by year $316,667 $2,200,000 $4,500,000 $1,750,000 - $3,094,784 $11,861,450 $13,316,666($13,316,666)
    2023 Player contract details by year - $2,200,000 - $1,750,000 - $8,190,784 $12,140,784 -($13,316,666)

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,545,639
    Signing Bonus $1,505,919
    Average Salary $1,136,410
    Total Guarantees $2,162,539
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,162,539
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $1,505,919 - - - - - $1,955,919
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $656,620 - - - - - - $656,620
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $863,240 - - - - - - $863,240
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,950,000 $11,000,000 $500,000 - - - $47,930 $13,497,930
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,850,000 - $520,000 - - $7,000,000 $66,199 $13,436,199
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $990,000 - - - $4,172,353 - - $5,162,353
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $823,333 - $268,750 - - - - $1,092,083
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $316,667 - $4,500,000 - $8,500,000 - - $13,316,666
    7 seasons $11,899,860 $12,505,919 $5,788,750 - $12,672,353 $7,000,000 $114,129 $49,981,010
    $11,899,860 $12,505,919 $5,788,750 - $12,672,353 $7,000,000 $114,129 $49,981,010
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,076,527 $12,505,919 $5,520,000 - $12,672,353 $7,000,000 $114,129 $48,888,927
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $823,333 - $268,750 - - - - $1,092,083
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/25/2020, $15,000

      Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/14/2018, $33,425

      Fighting against Green Bay (GB)


    • TOTAL: $48,425

  • Transactions

    Oct 10 2022Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Atlanta (ATL) with 2024 7th round pick for 2024 6th round pick
    Sep 13 2022Converted $8.52M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding 3 void years, clearing $6.816M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
    Sep 10 2021Converted $4.1M of 2021 salary/bonus into signing bonus, clearing $2.78M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
    Sep 25 2020Fined $15,000 Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)
    Jul 17 2019Signed a 4 year $57 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    Dec 14 2018Fined $33,425 Fighting against Green Bay (GB)
    May 5 2016Signed a 4 year $4.545 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 29 2016Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 2 (#52 overall)
  • 2023 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 CLE 10 10 4 358 37.2 2.5 39 20 19 1
    2021 ATL 16 16 16 1071 92.1 2 137 87 50 1
    2020 ATL 16 16 16 1040 96.9 4.5 106 73 33 2 2
    2019 ATL 16 16 16 965 92.1 110 68 42 1
    2018 ATL 6 6 6 384 35.2 1 53 34 19 1 2
    2017 ATL 16 16 16 1021 97.1 1 138 91 47 1 3
    2016 ATL 15 15 13 896 80.6 106 75 31 1 3
    Totals 95 95 87 5,735 - 11 689 448 241 6 12