Arden Key

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Jaguars, DE Age: 26-215d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#87 overall), 2018 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Tory Dandy, Jimmy Sexton (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Arden Key signed a 1 year, $4,000,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2022, Key will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, a signing bonus of $1,500,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,000,000 and a dead cap value of $3,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 $4,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,000,000($4,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,045,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000
    Average Salary $1,045,000
    Total Guarantees $125,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $125,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2018-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,439,421
    Signing Bonus $826,376
    Average Salary $859,855
    Total Guarantees $826,376
    Guaranteed at Signing $826,376
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $826,376 - - - - - $1,306,376
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 - - - - - - $675,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - $253,919 $1,003,919
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 $25,000 - $100,000 - - - $1,045,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 - - - $4,000,000
    5 seasons $4,325,000 $2,351,376 $500,000 $600,000 - - $253,919 $8,030,295
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,155,000 $826,376 - - - - - $1,981,376
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - $253,919 $1,003,919
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $920,000 $25,000 - $100,000 - - - $1,045,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $500,000 - - - $4,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 01/01/2021, $6,752

      Roughing the Passer against Ryan Fitzpatrick (MIA)


    • Player contract details by year 11/08/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Matthew Stafford (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Kirk Cousins (MIN)


    • TOTAL: $48,864

  • Transactions

    Mar 30 2022Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
    Apr 21 2021Signed a 1 year $1.045 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Apr 15 2021Waived by Las Vegas (LV)
    Jan 1 2021Fined $6,752 Roughing the Passer against Ryan Fitzpatrick (MIA)
    Nov 8 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Matthew Stafford (DET)
    Sep 27 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Kirk Cousins (MIN)
    Jun 15 2018Signed a 4 year $3.43 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 3 (#87 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 JAX 10 10 234 35.0 2 11 9 2
    2021 SF 17 17 374 34.5 6.5 22 11 11
    2020 LV 14 14 433 39.9 15 10 5
    2019 OAK 7 7 186 2 4 3 1
    2018 OAK 16 16 10 643 62.7 1 30 21 9
    Totals 64 64 10 1,870 - 12 82 54 28 0 0