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Chris Jones

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Defensive Tackle Age: 25 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#37 overall), 2016 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Jason Katz (Katz Brothers Sports)

Chiefs – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Chris Jones signed a 1 year, $16,126,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, including an average annual salary of $16,126,000. In 2020, Jones will earn a base salary of $16,126,000, while carrying a cap hit of $16,126,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,126,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,126,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 26 $16,126,000 $16,126,000 - $16,126,000($16,126,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $16,126,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $16,126,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $16,126,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $16,126,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    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
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    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
    4 seasons $3,274,428 $2,731,801 - $225,000 - - - $6,231,229
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,126,000 - - - - - - $16,126,000
    $19,400,428 $2,731,801 - $225,000 - - - $22,357,229
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,274,428 $2,731,801 - $225,000 - - - $6,231,229
  • 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 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)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($0) Rank
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    Kansas City Chiefs: #
    Defensive Tackle: #

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NFL: #
    Defensive Tackle: #

    Average Annual ($0) Rank
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    Defensive Tackle: #
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2019 KC 13 13 12 656 0.586 9 36 23 13 1
    2018 KC 16 16 11 776 0.661 15.5 40 35 5 2 1
    2017 KC 16 16 7 680 0.617 6.5 34 23 11 4 1
    2016 KC 16 16 11 573 0.513 2 28 17 11
    Totals 61 61 41 2,685 - 33 138 98 40 7 2
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $100,963,085
    • Avg. Salary: $20,192,617
    • NFL Rank: 25
    • DT Rank: 3

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2021
    • Avg. Salary: $16,126,000
    • NFL Rank: 55
    • DT Rank: 6

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Chris Jones to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Aaron Donald 6 $135,000,000 $22,500,000 27
    DeMarcus Lawrence 5 $105,000,000 $21,000,000 26
    Frank Clark 5 $104,000,000 $20,800,000 25
    Grady Jarrett 4 $68,000,000 $17,000,000 26
    Averages 5 $103,000,000 $20,600,000 26


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Jones's current age (25), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    6 $125,640,000 $20,940,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Jones statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Sacks, Tackles, Hurries, Stops, Rating

    Player GP% Sacks/GM Tkl/GM Hurries Stops Rating
    Aaron Donald 2016-2017, LAR 93.75 0.63 2.27 3.93 2.43 93.3
    DeMarcus Lawrence 2017-2018, DAL 100 0.78 2.44 2.81 2.34 90.2
    Frank Clark 2017-2018, KC 100 0.72 1.66 2.31 1.5 72.35
    Grady Jarrett 2017-2018, ATL 93.75 0.33 2.03 1.97 2.07 88.15
    Average 96.88 0.62 2.10 2.76 2.09 86.00
    Chris Jones 2018-2019 90.63 0.84 2 2.38 1.66 86.75
    % Change -6.45% 35.48% -4.76% -13.77% -20.57% 0.87%
    Median Prime % Change -5.61%
    Average Prime % Change -1.53%


    Calculated Market Value: Chris Jones

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $100,963,085 $20,192,617