Byron Jones

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Dolphins, CB Age: 30-78d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2015 College: Connecticut Agent(s): Alan Herman (SportStars)

Physically Unable To Perform (Achilles)

Jones has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list while recovering from an Achilles injury. He will miss at least four weeks.

 
  • Current Contract

    Byron Jones signed a 5 year, $82,500,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $10,500,000 signing bonus, $54,375,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,500,000. In 2022, Jones will earn a base salary of $1,120,000 and a restructure bonus of $13,255,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,871,000 and a dead cap value of $20,675,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $82,500,000
    Signing Bonus $10,500,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $54,375,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $11,000,000 $2,100,000 $4,500,000 - - $17,600,000 $41,500,000 $26,032,092($26,032,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $41,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-23,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $10,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $33,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-15,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2021 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2020 Cap Savings: $15,500,000
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $2,100,000 - - - $16,100,000 $28,400,000 $14,000,000($40,032,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $28,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-12,300,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $8,400,000 2021 Cap Savings: $7,700,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $22,100,000 2022 Dead Cap: $6,300,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2022 Dead Cap: $6,300,000 2021 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $1,120,000 $2,100,000 - - $2,651,000 $5,871,000 $20,675,000 $14,375,000($54,407,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $20,675,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-14,804,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $19,555,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-13,684,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,871,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,804,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,751,000 2023 Dead Cap: $14,804,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,120,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $54,407,092; $14,804,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 31 $13,500,000 $2,100,000 $500,000 $100,000 $2,651,000 $18,851,000 $14,804,000 $14,100,000($68,507,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $14,804,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,047,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $14,804,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,047,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,751,000 2024 Dead Cap: $10,053,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,751,000 2024 Dead Cap: $10,053,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $12,425,000 $2,100,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 $2,651,000 $18,776,000 $10,053,000 $14,025,000($82,532,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $10,053,000 2024 Cap Savings: $8,723,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $10,053,000 2024 Cap Savings: $8,723,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,751,000 2025 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,751,000 2025 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000
    2025 Contract details by year 33 - - - - $2,651,000 $5,302,000 $5,302,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2025 Cap Savings: $5,302,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $5,302,000 2025 Cap Savings: $5,302,000
    2026 Contract details by year 34 - - - - $2,651,000 $2,651,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,651,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,651,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,651,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,651,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $40M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2020 Roster Bonus + 2021 salary )
    • $6M of 2022 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2021
    • Additional $8.375M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on 3/18/2022 (injury now)
    • 2020 Roster Bonus: $4.5M
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day of 2024)
    • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
    • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,601,941
    Signing Bonus $4,515,957
    Average Salary $2,150,485
    Total Guarantees $6,993,950
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,993,950
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 - - - $32,092 $26,032,092
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - - - - $14,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - - - $13,255,000 - - $14,375,000
    8 seasons $36,471,984 $15,015,957 $4,500,000 - $13,255,000 - $182,459 $69,425,400
    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
    $62,396,984 $15,015,957 $6,500,000 $200,000 $13,255,000 - $182,459 $97,550,400
    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 - - - - $150,367 $15,018,308
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $26,120,000 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 - $13,255,000 - $32,092 $54,407,092
  • Fines

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

      Throwing helmet against Kansas City (KC)


    • TOTAL: $12,154

  • Transactions

    Mar 25 2022Converted $13.25M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, adding two void years, clearing $10.604M of cap space with Miami (MIA)
    Mar 16 2020Agreed to a 5 year $82.5 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 22 2018Dallas (DAL) exercised a $6.266 million option for 2019
    Nov 10 2017Fined $12,154 Throwing helmet against Kansas City (KC)
    Jun 11 2015Signed a 4 year $8.601 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 30 2015Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 1 (#27 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 MIA 16 16 16 976 87.6 57 47 10 1
    2020 MIA 14 14 13 814 79.4 37 28 9 1 2
    2019 DAL 15 15 14 940 85.5 46 36 10
    2018 DAL 16 16 16 1018 97.0 67 56 11
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 910 88.0 80 55 25 1
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 985 98.2 86 69 14 1 1
    2015 DAL 16 16 11 870 82.5 66 47 18 1
    Totals 109 109 102 6,513 - 0 439 338 97 4 4