Chris Jones

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Chiefs, DT Age: 28-51d Exp: 7 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 2022, Jones will earn a base salary of $3,750,000, a roster bonus of $18,124,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $29,415,667 and a dead cap value of $36,457,333.

    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 $36,457,333 $22,374,000($60,025,062)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $36,457,333 2022 Cap Savings: $-7,041,666 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $32,207,333 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,791,666 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $29,415,667 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,666 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $25,165,667 2023 Dead Cap: $7,041,666 2022 Cap Savings: $4,250,000

    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 salary & workout bonus fully guarantee 3/18/22
    • 2022 roster bonus: $18.124M (guarantees 3/19/2021, paid 3/18/2022)
    • 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 ALL NFL (2ND) $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)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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

     

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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
    2021 KC 14 14 14 628 56.4 9 27 18 9 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 90 90 69 4,006 - 50 201 139 62 10 2
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 4 yrs, $84,548,916
    • Avg. Salary: $21,137,229
    • NFL Rank: 34
    • DT Rank: 2

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2024
    • Avg. Salary: $20,000,000
    • NFL Rank: 40
    • DT Rank: 3

    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 3 $95,000,000 $31,666,667 31
    Vita Vea 4 $71,000,000 $17,750,000 26
    Grady Jarrett 3 $50,470,000 $16,823,333 29
    Cameron Heyward 4 $65,600,000 $16,400,000 31
    Averages 3.5 $70,517,500 $20,147,857 29.3


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Jones's current age (28), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    5 $108,751,110 $21,750,222


    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 2020-2021, LAR 100 0.79 1.97 3.82 2.27 93.9
    Vita Vea 2019-2020, TB 65.63 0.21 1.19 2.71 1.24 84.4
    Grady Jarrett 2020-2021, ATL 100 0.15 1.97 1.82 1.79 74.5
    Cameron Heyward 2018-2019, PIT 100 0.53 2.5 2.38 2.25 88.95
    Average 91.41 0.42 1.91 2.68 1.89 85.44
    Chris Jones 2020-2021 87.88 0.57 1.41 2.69 1.31 86.55
    % Change -3.86% 35.71% -26.18% 0.37% -30.69% 1.30%
    Median Prime % Change -1.75%
    Average Prime % Change -3.89%


    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
    4 years, $84,548,916 $21,137,229