Byron Jones

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Dolphins, CB Age: 29-78d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#27 overall), 2015 College: Connecticut Agent(s): Alan Herman (SportStars)

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  • 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 2021, Jones will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $16,100,000 and a dead cap value of $28,400,000.

    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 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 $14,375,000 $2,100,000 - - $16,475,000 $12,300,000 $14,375,000($54,407,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $12,300,000 2022 Cap Savings: $4,175,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $6,300,000 2022 Cap Savings: $10,175,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $8,100,000 2023 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $8,375,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2023 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2022 Cap Savings: $14,375,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 3 yr, $54,407,092; $4,200,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 31 $13,500,000 $2,100,000 $500,000 $100,000 $16,200,000 $4,200,000 $14,100,000($68,507,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,100,000
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $12,425,000 $2,100,000 $1,500,000 $100,000 $16,125,000 $2,100,000 $14,025,000($82,532,092)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $2,100,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,025,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 33 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 the 5th league day of 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.

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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
    7 seasons $35,351,984 $15,015,957 $4,500,000 - - - $182,459 $55,050,400
    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 $15,015,957 $6,500,000 $200,000 - - $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
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 - - - $32,092 $40,032,092
  • Fines

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

      Throwing helmet against Kansas City (KC)


    • TOTAL: $12,154

  • Transactions

    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)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 MIA 11 11 11 683 83.6 45 37 8 1
    2020 MIA 14 14 13 814 83.9 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 104 104 97 6,220 - 0 427 328 95 4 4