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Byron Jones

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Cornerback Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2015 College: Connecticut Agent(s): Alan Herman (SportStars)

Dolphins – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Byron Jones signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $54,375,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. In 2020, Jones will earn a base salary of $11,000,000 and a signing bonus of $15,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,000,000 and a dead cap value of $46,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $54,375,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $46,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $11,000,000 $3,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $46,000,000 $26,000,000($26,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $46,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-32,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $34,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-20,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $14,000,000 $3,000,000 - - $17,000,000 $32,000,000 $14,000,000($40,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $32,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $23,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $14,375,000 $3,000,000 - - $17,375,000 $15,000,000 $14,375,000($54,375,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $2,375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,375,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $14,375,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $54,375,000; $6,000,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 30 $13,500,000 $3,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $17,100,000 $6,000,000 $14,100,000($68,475,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $11,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2024 Contract details by year 31 $12,425,000 $3,000,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 $17,025,000 $3,000,000 $14,025,000($82,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $46M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary + $6M of 2022 salary)
    • Additional $8.375M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2022 (injury now)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day of 2024)
    • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,601,941
    Signing Bonus $4,515,957
    Average Salary $2,150,485
    Guaranteed $6,993,950
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 22 $435,000 $1,128,989 - $1,563,989 $6,993,950 $5,058,212($5,058,212)
    2016 23 $825,998 $1,128,989 - $1,954,987 $5,429,960 $825,998($5,884,210)
    2017 24 $1,216,995 $1,128,989 - $2,345,984 $3,474,973 $1,216,995($7,101,205)
    2018 25 $1,607,991 $1,128,990 - $2,736,981 $1,128,990 $1,607,991($8,709,196)
    2019 26 $6,266,000 - - $6,266,000 $6,266,000 $6,309,112($15,018,308)
    2020 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • $6.55M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016-2017 salaries)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $4,515,957 - - - - $107,255 $5,058,212
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $825,998 - - - - - - $825,998
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,216,995 - - - - - - $1,216,995
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,607,991 - - - - - - $1,607,991
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,266,000 - - - - - $43,112 $6,309,112
    5 seasons $10,351,984 $4,515,957 - - - - $150,367 $15,018,308
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $26,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - - - - $14,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $14,375,000 - - - - - - $14,375,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - $500,000 $100,000 - - - $14,100,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $12,425,000 - $1,500,000 $100,000 - - - $14,025,000
    $75,651,984 $19,515,957 $2,000,000 $200,000 - - $150,367 $97,518,308
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,351,984 $4,515,957 - - - - - $15,018,308
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/10/2017, $12,154

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    • TOTAL: $12,154

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Byron 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
    2019 DAL 15 15 14 940 0.855 46 36 10
    2018 DAL 16 16 16 1018 0.970 67 56 11
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 910 0.880 80 55 25 1
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 985 0.934 86 69 14 1 1
    2015 DAL 16 16 11 870 0.825 66 47 18 1
    Totals 79 79 73 4,723 - 0 345 263 78 2 2