Chris Jones

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Chiefs, DT Age: 27-18d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#37 overall), 2016 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Jason Katz (Katz Brothers Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Chris Jones signed a 4 year, $80,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,000,000. In 2021, Jones will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a restructure bonus of $20,000,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,541,666 and a dead cap value of $40,749,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $80,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $20,000,000
    Total Guarantees $60,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $37,626,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $14,626,000 - - $375,000 $15,001,000 $37,626,000 $16,151,062($16,151,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $37,626,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-22,625,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $13,501,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $36,501,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,125,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-21,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $375,000 2021 Dead Cap: $1,125,000 2020 Cap Savings: $14,626,000
    2021 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 - $500,000 $7,041,667 $8,541,666 $40,749,000 $21,500,000($37,651,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $40,749,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-32,207,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $21,125,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-12,583,334 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $26,665,667 2022 Dead Cap: $14,083,333 2021 Cap Savings: $-18,124,001 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2022 Dead Cap: $14,083,333 2021 Cap Savings: $1,499,999
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $3,750,000 $18,124,000 $500,000 $7,041,667 $29,415,667 $32,207,333 $22,374,000($60,025,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $32,207,333 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,791,666 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $14,083,333 2022 Cap Savings: $15,332,334 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $25,165,667 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,666 2022 Cap Savings: $4,250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,666 2022 Cap Savings: $22,374,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $60,025,062; $7,041,667 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 29 $19,500,000 - $500,000 $7,041,667 $27,041,666 $7,041,667 $20,000,000($80,025,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2023 Cap Savings: $19,999,999 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2023 Cap Savings: $19,999,999 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $19,999,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,667 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $19,999,999
    2024 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $37M guaranteed at signing (2020 salary + 2021 salary)
    • 2022 roster bonus: $18.124M (guarantees 3/19/2021, paid the 3rd league day of 2022)
    • Annual Sack Incentives:
      10 sacks: $1.25M (NLTBE)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,126,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,126,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,231,229
    Signing Bonus $2,731,801
    Average Salary $1,557,807
    Total Guarantees $3,440,039
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,440,039
    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 $2,731,801 - - - - - $3,181,801
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $708,238 - - $25,000 - - - $733,238
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $916,476 - - $100,000 - - - $1,016,476
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,199,714 - - $100,000 - - - $1,299,714
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $14,626,000 - - - $1,500,000 - $25,062 $16,151,062
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $500,000 $20,000,000 - - $21,500,000
    6 seasons $18,900,428 $2,731,801 - $725,000 $21,500,000 - $25,062 $43,882,291
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $18,124,000 $500,000 - - - $22,374,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $19,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $20,000,000
    $42,150,428 $2,731,801 $18,124,000 $1,725,000 $21,500,000 - $25,062 $86,256,291
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,900,428 $2,731,801 - $725,000 $21,500,000 - $25,062 $43,882,291
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2018, $10,026

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)


    • Player contract details by year 12/30/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Trevor Siemian (DEN)


    • TOTAL: $28,257

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Converted a $20M roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $13.3M of cap with Kansas City (KC)
    Jul 14 2020Signed a 4 year $80 million contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 16 2020Offered a 1 year $16.126 million franchise tag by Kansas City (KC)
    Oct 12 2018Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Jacksonville (JAC)
    Dec 30 2016Fined $18,231 Roughing the Passer against Trevor Siemian (DEN)
    May 8 2016Signed a 4 year $6.23 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Apr 29 2016Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 2 (#37 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 KC 2 2 2 104 77.0 2 4 3 1
    2020 KC 15 15 14 693 68.8 7.5 36 23 13 2
    2019 KC 13 13 12 656 58.6 9 36 23 13 1
    2018 KC 16 16 11 776 69.7 15.5 40 35 5 2 1
    2017 KC 16 16 7 680 61.7 6.5 34 23 11 4 1
    2016 KC 16 16 11 573 51.3 2 28 17 11
    Totals 78 78 57 3,482 - 43 178 124 54 9 2