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Chris Jones

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Punter Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Undrafted: 2011, Cowboys College: Carson-Newman Agent(s):

Cowboys – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Chris Jones signed a 4 year, $8,700,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $2,500,000 signing bonus, $4,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,175,000. In 2020, Jones will earn a base salary of $1,900,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,400,000 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,700,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $2,175,000
    Total Guarantees $4,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,500,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $800,000 $750,000 $1,550,000 $3,550,000 $3,300,000($3,300,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $3,550,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $2,750,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-1,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,550,000 2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $750,000 2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $800,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $1,200,000 $500,000 $1,700,000 $3,200,000 $1,200,000($4,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $3,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $1,700,000 2019 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $500,000 2019 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,200,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $1,800,000 $500,000 $2,300,000 $1,500,000 $1,814,960($6,314,960)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $500,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,800,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $500,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,800,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $1,900,000 $500,000 $2,400,000 $1,000,000 $1,900,000($8,214,960)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,400,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,900,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $500,000 $2,500,000 $500,000 $2,000,000($10,214,960)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $4,200,000
    Signing Bonus $750,000
    Average Salary $1,400,000
    Guaranteed $750,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 26 $750,000 $250,000 - $1,000,000 $750,000 $1,500,000($1,500,000)
    2016 27 $1,200,000 $250,000 - $1,450,000 $1,700,000 $1,200,000($2,700,000)
    2017 28 $1,500,000 $250,000 - $1,750,000 $250,000 $1,500,000($4,200,000)
    2018 Free agent year 29 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - - - - - $375,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 - - - - - - $465,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - - - - - - $555,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - - - - - - $645,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 $750,000 - - - - - $1,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,200,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,300,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,200,000 - - - - - - $1,200,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - - - - - $14,960 $1,814,960
    9 seasons $7,790,000 $3,250,000 - - - - $14,960 $11,054,960
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - - - - - - $1,900,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - - - $2,000,000
    $11,690,000 $3,250,000 - - - - $14,960 $14,954,960
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,790,000 $3,250,000 - - - - - $11,054,960
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP Snaps Att Yds Avg Inside 20 Touchbacks
    2019 DAL 16 16 132 50 2079 41.6 18 2
    2018 DAL 16 16 133 60 2670 44.5 17 2
    2017 DAL 16 16 138 66 2908 44.1 34 5
    2016 DAL 16 16 134 58 2661 45.9 25 4
    2015 DAL 16 16 127 69 3117 45.2 27 1
    2014 DAL 16 16 136 57 2584 45.3 20 2
    2013 DAL 16 16 154 77 3467 45 30 6
    2012 DAL 4 4 28 12 542 45.2 6
    2011 DAL 2 2 10 426 42.6 4 1
    Totals 118 118 982 459 20,454 44.6 181 23