Cameron Jordan

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Saints, DE Age: 33-41d Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#24 overall), 2011 College: California Agent(s): Doug Hendrickson (Wasserman)

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  • Current Contract

    Cameron Jordan signed a 3 year, $52,500,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $15,500,000 signing bonus, $42,035,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,500,000. In 2022, Jordan will earn a base salary of $1,120,000, a roster bonus of $470,588, a restructure bonus of $12,780,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,427,838 and a dead cap value of $34,223,750.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $52,500,000
    Signing Bonus $15,500,000
    Average Salary $17,500,000
    Total Guarantees $42,035,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,435,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $935,000 $6,300,000 $500,000 $1,747,000 $65,000 - $9,547,000 $34,194,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $34,194,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-24,647,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $22,259,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-12,712,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $20,047,000 2020 Dead Cap: $14,147,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-10,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $8,112,000 2020 Dead Cap: $14,147,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,435,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $2,250,000 $3,100,000 - $1,747,000 $100,000 $1,900,000 $9,097,000 $25,997,000 $11,850,000($28,850,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $25,997,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-16,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $23,747,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-14,650,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $9,097,000 2021 Dead Cap: $16,900,000 2020 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $6,847,000 2021 Dead Cap: $16,900,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,250,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $1,075,000 $3,100,000 - - $100,000 $5,081,250 $9,356,250 $30,700,000 $13,900,000($42,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $30,700,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-21,343,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $29,625,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-20,268,750 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $9,256,250 2022 Dead Cap: $21,443,750 2021 Cap Savings: $100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $8,181,250 2022 Dead Cap: $21,443,750 2021 Cap Savings: $1,175,000
    2022 Contract details by year 33 $1,120,000 $3,100,000 $470,588 - $100,000 $7,637,250 $12,427,838 $34,223,750 $14,470,588($57,220,588)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $34,223,750 2022 Cap Savings: $-21,795,912 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $34,223,750 2022 Cap Savings: $-21,795,912 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $10,737,250 2023 Dead Cap: $23,486,500 2022 Cap Savings: $1,690,588 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $10,737,250 2023 Dead Cap: $23,486,500 2022 Cap Savings: $1,690,588
    2023 Contract details by year 34 $13,900,000 $3,100,000 $1,000,000 - - $7,637,250 $25,637,250 $23,486,500 $14,900,000($72,120,588)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $23,486,500 2023 Cap Savings: $2,150,750 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $23,486,500 2023 Cap Savings: $2,150,750 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $10,737,250 2024 Dead Cap: $12,749,250 2023 Cap Savings: $14,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $10,737,250 2024 Dead Cap: $12,749,250 2023 Cap Savings: $14,900,000
    2024 Contract details by year 35 $5,200,000 - - - - $7,637,250 $12,837,250 $12,749,250 $5,200,000($77,320,588)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $12,749,250 2024 Cap Savings: $88,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $12,749,250 2024 Cap Savings: $88,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,637,250 2025 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2024 Cap Savings: $5,200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,637,250 2025 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2024 Cap Savings: $5,200,000
    2025 Contract details by year 36 - - - - - $2,556,000 $2,556,000 $5,112,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-2,556,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2025 Cap Savings: $-2,556,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2025 Cap Savings: $2,556,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Dead Cap: $5,112,000 2025 Cap Savings: $2,556,000
    2026 Contract details by year 37 - - - - - $2,556,000 $2,556,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,556,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,556,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,556,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $2,556,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $27.43M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000)
    • 2020 Option Bonus: $9.5M (due 3/22/2020)
      If declined, 2020 salary increases to $11.75M ($11M guaranteed, 2024 voids)
    • 2021 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2021, restructured
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $1.9M (3/21/2021, restructured)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $300,000 (3/20/2022)
    • 2022 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000)
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $1M
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • Base Escalator
      13 sacks: $250,000
      15 sacks: $500,000
      17 sacks: $500,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2020

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $55,000,000
    Signing Bonus $16,000,000
    Average Salary $11,000,000
    Total Guarantees $33,469,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,969,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,731,400
    Signing Bonus $4,122,836
    Average Salary $1,932,850
    Total Guarantees $6,302,118
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,302,118
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $4,122,836 - - - - - $4,497,836
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $726,427 - - - - - - $726,427
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,077,855 - - - - - - $1,077,855
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,429,282 - - - - - - $1,429,282
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $969,000 $16,000,000 - - - - $32,067 $17,001,067
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $765,000 - - $100,000 $8,735,000 - - $9,600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $100,000 - - - $7,100,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $8,650,000 - $800,000 $100,000 - - - $9,550,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $935,000 $15,500,000 $500,000 $65,000 - - - $17,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - - $100,000 $9,500,000 - - $11,850,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,075,000 - - $100,000 $12,725,000 - - $13,900,000
    11 seasons $25,252,564 $35,622,836 $1,300,000 $565,000 $30,960,000 - $32,067 $93,732,467
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - $470,588 $100,000 $12,780,000 - - $14,470,588
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $13,900,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $14,900,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,200,000 - - - - - - $5,200,000
    $45,472,564 $35,622,836 $2,770,588 $665,000 $43,740,000 - $32,067 $128,303,055
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    11 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,252,564 $35,622,836 $1,300,000 $565,000 $30,960,000 - $32,067 $93,732,467
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/25/2020, $10,500

      Throwing a punch against Kansas City (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 09/25/2020, $12,500

      Horse Collar tackle against Josh Jacobs (LV)


    • Player contract details by year 09/18/2020, $12,500

      Fighting against Tampa Bay (TB)


    • Player contract details by year 11/29/2019, $38,602

      Roughing the Passer against Kyle Allen (CAR)


    • Player contract details by year 10/20/2017, $12,154

      Excessive Celebration (dunking ball) against Detroit (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 11/29/2013, $10,000

      Roughing the Passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)


    • TOTAL: $96,256

  • Transactions

    Mar 10 2022Restructured his contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 6 2021Converted $12.725M of 2021 salary/bonus into signing bonus, clearing $9.54M of space with New Orleans (NO)
    Dec 25 2020Fined $10,500 Throwing a punch against Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 25 2020Fined $12,500 Horse Collar tackle against Josh Jacobs (LV)
    Sep 18 2020Fined $12,500 Fighting against Tampa Bay (TB)
    Nov 29 2019Fined $38,602 Roughing the Passer against Kyle Allen (CAR)
    Jun 11 2019Signed a 3 year $52.5 million contract extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Oct 20 2017Fined $12,154 Excessive Celebration (dunking ball) against Detroit (DET)
    Mar 29 2016Converted $2.73 million of his 2016 salary into bonus, clearing $2.256 million for New Orleans (NO)
    Feb 17 2016Converted his $6M roster bonus to signing bonus, clearing $4.8M in 2016 cap space with New Orleans (NO)
    Jun 2 2015Signed a 5 year $55 million extension with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 21 2014New Orleans (NO) exercised a $6.969 million option for 2015
    Nov 29 2013Fined $10,000 Roughing the Passer against Matt Ryan (ATL)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $7.73 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by New Orleans (NO): Round 1 (#24 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 NO 16 16 16 830 74.3 12.5 59 38 21 2
    2020 NO 16 16 16 816 78.4 7.5 51 34 17 1
    2019 NO 16 16 16 894 82.5 15.5 53 37 16
    2018 NO 16 16 16 883 87.3 12 49 36 13 1
    2017 NO 16 16 16 990 93.4 13 62 48 14 1 1
    2016 NO 16 16 16 965 91.8 7.5 58 40 18 1
    2015 NO 16 16 16 981 92.2 10 45 32 13 1
    2014 NO 16 16 16 999 93.4 7.5 50 31 19 1
    2013 NO 16 16 16 896 92.2 12.5 46 28 18 2
    2012 NO 16 16 16 1038 91.3 8 67 41 26 3
    2011 NO 16 16 15 1 31 18 13
    Totals 176 176 175 9,292 - 107 571 383 188 12 2