Ernest Jones

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Rams, LB Age: 23-76d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#103 overall), 2021 College: South Carolina Agent(s): Ira Turner, Ron Butler (Agency1)

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  • Current Contract

    Ernest Jones signed a 4 year, $4,785,852 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including a $840,620 signing bonus, $840,620 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,196,463. In 2023, Jones will earn a base salary of $1,095,077, while carrying a cap hit of $1,305,232 and a dead cap value of $420,310.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $4,785,852
    Signing Bonus $840,620
    Average Salary $1,196,463
    Total Guarantees $840,620
    Guaranteed at Signing $840,620
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 22 $660,000 $210,155 $870,155 $840,620 $1,500,620($1,500,620)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $840,620 2021 Cap Savings: $29,535 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $840,620 2021 Cap Savings: $29,535 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $210,155 2022 Dead Cap: $630,465 2021 Cap Savings: $660,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $210,155 2022 Dead Cap: $630,465 2021 Cap Savings: $660,000
    2022 Contract details by year 23 $877,539 $210,155 $1,087,694 $630,465 $877,539($2,378,159)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $630,465 2022 Cap Savings: $457,229 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $630,465 2022 Cap Savings: $457,229 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $210,155 2023 Dead Cap: $420,310 2022 Cap Savings: $877,539 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $210,155 2023 Dead Cap: $420,310 2022 Cap Savings: $877,539
    2023 Contract details by year 24 $1,095,077 $210,155 $1,305,232 $420,310 $1,095,077($3,473,236)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $420,310 2023 Cap Savings: $884,922 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $420,310 2023 Cap Savings: $884,922 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $210,155 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2023 Cap Savings: $1,095,077 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $210,155 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2023 Cap Savings: $1,095,077
    2024 Contract details by year 25 $1,312,616 $210,155 $1,522,771 $210,155 $1,312,616($4,785,852)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2024 Cap Savings: $1,312,616 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2024 Cap Savings: $1,312,616 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,312,616 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $210,155 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $1,312,616
    2025 Free Agent Year 26 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 $840,620 - - - - - $1,500,620
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $877,539 - - - - - - $877,539
    2 seasons $1,537,539 $840,620 - - - - - $2,378,159
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,095,077 - - - - - - $1,095,077
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,312,616 - - - - - - $1,312,616
    $3,945,232 $840,620 - - - - - $4,785,852
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,537,539 $840,620 - - - - - $2,378,159
  • Transactions

    Jul 22 2021Signed a 4 year $4.78 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Apr 30 2021Drafted by Los Angeles (LAR): Round 3 (#103 overall)
  • 2023 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 LAR 17 17 9 683 72.0 113 65 48 1 1
    2021 LAR 15 15 7 440 38.1 1 61 36 25 2
    Totals 32 32 16 1,123 - 1 174 101 73 1 3