Jerome Baker

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Dolphins, OLB Age: 27-71d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#73 overall), 2018 College: Ohio State Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Jerome Baker signed a 3 year, $37,500,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $12,500,000 signing bonus, $28,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,500,000. In 2024, Baker will earn a base salary of $10,768,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,794,111 and a dead cap value of $4,973,333.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $37,500,000
    Signing Bonus $12,500,000
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Total Guarantees $28,400,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster/Gm Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2021 Contract details by year 25 $920,000 $3,368,800 - - - - $4,288,800 $7,500,000 $13,420,000($13,420,000) $13,420,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,211,200 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,288,800 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,211,200 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $4,288,800
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $3,499,444 $3,125,000 - $25,000 $616,111 $250,000 $7,515,555 $15,979,999 $6,854,999($20,274,999) $10,137,500
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,979,999 2022 Cap Savings: $-8,464,444 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $12,480,555 2022 Cap Savings: $-4,965,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $7,265,555 2023 Dead Cap: $8,714,444 2022 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,766,111 2023 Dead Cap: $8,714,444 2022 Cap Savings: $3,749,444
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $8,410,000 $3,125,000 $90,000 $25,000 $616,111 $250,000 $12,516,111 $17,149,444 $8,775,000($29,049,999) $9,683,333
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $17,149,444 2023 Cap Savings: $-4,633,333 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,739,444 2023 Cap Savings: $3,776,667 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $12,176,111 2024 Dead Cap: $4,973,333 2023 Cap Savings: $340,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,766,111 2024 Dead Cap: $4,973,333 2023 Cap Savings: $8,750,000
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $10,768,000 $3,125,000 $260,000 $25,000 $616,111 - $14,794,111 $4,973,333 $11,133,000($40,182,999) $10,045,750
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,973,333 2024 Cap Savings: $9,820,778 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,973,333 2024 Cap Savings: $9,820,778 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,741,111 2025 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2024 Cap Savings: $11,053,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,741,111 2025 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2024 Cap Savings: $11,053,000
    2025 Contract details by year 29 - - - - $616,111 - $1,232,222 $1,232,222 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2025 Cap Savings: $1,232,222 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $1,232,222 2025 Cap Savings: $1,232,222
    2026 Contract details by year 30 - - - - $616,111 - $616,111 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $616,111 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $616,111 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $616,111 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $616,111
    2025 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $20M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    • 2023 salary fully guarantees 3/17/2023
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2018-2021Entry Level

    Jerome Baker signed a 4 year, $3,809,200 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $975,200 signing bonus, $975,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $952,300. In 2024, Baker will earn a base salary of $10,768,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,794,111 and a dead cap value of $4,973,333.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,809,200
    Signing Bonus $975,200
    Average Salary $952,300
    Total Guarantees $975,200
    Guaranteed at Signing $975,200
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • 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 $975,200 - - - - - $1,455,200
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $654,000 - - - - - - $654,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $810,000 - - - - - $447,106 $1,257,106
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 $12,500,000 - - - - - $13,420,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,499,444 - - $25,000 $3,080,556 - $250,000 $6,854,999
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $8,410,000 - - $25,000 - - - $8,775,000
    6 seasons $14,773,444 $13,475,200 - $50,000 $3,080,556 - $697,106 $32,416,305
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $10,768,000 - - $25,000 - - - $11,133,000
    $25,541,444 $13,475,200 - $75,000 $3,080,556 - $697,106 $43,549,305
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,773,444 $13,475,200 - $50,000 $3,080,556 - $697,106 $32,416,305
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/25/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)


    • TOTAL: $21,056

  • Transactions

    Nov 2 2022Converted $3.08M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding two void years, clearing $2.46M of cap with Miami (MIA)
    Jun 13 2021Signed a 3 year $37.5 million contract extension with Miami (MIA)
    Oct 25 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)
    Jun 6 2018Signed a 4 year $3.8 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 27 2018Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 3 (#73 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 MIA 13 13 12 673 74.9 1.5 78 51 27 2
    2022 MIA 17 17 17 1014 93.3 4 100 66 34 1
    2021 MIA 16 16 16 972 87.3 5.5 92 61 31 1 1
    2020 MIA 16 16 10 868 84.7 7 112 70 42 2
    2019 MIA 16 16 15 1093 97.5 1.5 127 77 50 2 1
    2018 MIA 16 16 11 677 62.2 3 80 57 23 1
    Totals 94 94 81 5,297 - 23 589 382 207 6 5