J.C. Jackson

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Chargers, CB Age: 26-270d Exp: 5 Years
Undrafted: 2018, Patriots College: Maryland Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    J.C. Jackson signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $25,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. In 2022, Jackson will earn a base salary of $3,000,000 and a signing bonus of $25,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,000,000 and a dead cap value of $40,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $40,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $40,000,000 $28,000,000($28,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $40,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-32,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $25,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-17,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 28 $12,000,000 $5,000,000 - $17,000,000 $32,000,000 $12,000,000($40,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $32,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-15,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 29 $12,375,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $19,375,000 $15,000,000 $14,375,000($54,375,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $4,375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $4,375,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,375,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 3 yr, $54,375,000; $10,000,000 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 30 $12,025,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $19,025,000 $10,000,000 $14,025,000($68,400,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $9,025,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $10,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $9,025,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $14,025,000
    2026 Contract details by year 31 $12,100,000 $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $19,100,000 $5,000,000 $14,100,000($82,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2026 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2026 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $40M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2024)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2025)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $2M (3rd league day of 2026)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,384,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,384,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2018-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,720,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000
    Average Salary $573,333
    Total Guarantees $10,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / RFA
  • 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 $10,000 - - - - - $490,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - - $570,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - - - - $501,632 $1,251,632
    2021 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $3,384,000 - - - - - - $3,384,000
    4 seasons $5,184,000 $10,000 - - - - $501,632 $5,695,632
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $25,000,000 - - - - - $28,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - - - - $12,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $12,375,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $14,375,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $12,025,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $14,025,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $12,100,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $14,100,000
    $56,684,000 $25,010,000 $6,000,000 - - - $501,632 $88,195,632
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,184,000 $10,000 - - - - $501,632 $5,695,632
  • Transactions

    Mar 14 2022Signed a 5 year $82.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Mar 17 2021Assigned a 1 year $3.384 million tender by New England (NE)
    May 11 2018Signed a contract with New England (NE)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 NE 17 17 17 945 88.8 58 44 14 1 8
    2020 NE 16 16 11 853 85.7 40 34 6 9
    2019 NE 16 16 6 699 69.8 36 29 7 5
    2018 NE 13 13 5 397 38.0 24 22 2 3
    Totals 62 62 39 2,894 - 0 158 129 29 1 25