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DeSean Jackson

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Wide Receiver Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#49 overall), 2008 College: California Agent(s): Brad Cicala (Terra Firma Sports Management)

Eagles – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    DeSean Jackson signed a 3 year, $27,900,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $7,170,000 signing bonus, $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,300,000. In 2020, Jackson will earn a base salary of $6,200,000, a roster bonus of $75,000, a signing bonus of $2,000,000 and a workout bonus of $400,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,609,000 and a dead cap value of $12,536,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $27,900,000
    Signing Bonus $7,170,000
    Average Salary $9,300,000
    Total Guarantees $15,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $1,030,000 $1,434,000 $75,000 - $400,000 $2,939,000 $17,334,000 $8,675,000($8,675,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $17,334,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-14,395,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,504,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,565,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,664,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,670,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,725,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,834,000 2020 Dead Cap: $9,670,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,105,000
    2020 Contract details by year 33 $6,200,000 $1,434,000 $75,000 $500,000 $400,000 $8,609,000 $12,536,000 $8,675,000($17,350,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $12,536,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-3,927,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,736,000 2020 Cap Savings: $873,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,734,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,802,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,875,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,802,000 2020 Cap Savings: $6,675,000

    Potential Out: 2021, 2 yr, $17,350,000; $5,802,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 34 $8,200,000 $1,434,000 $400,000 $500,000 $400,000 $10,934,000 $5,802,000 $9,000,000($26,350,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,802,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,132,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,802,000 2021 Cap Savings: $5,132,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,868,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2022 Dead Cap: $3,868,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 35 - $1,434,000 - $500,000 - $1,934,000 $3,868,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,868,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,934,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,868,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,934,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2023 Dead Cap: $1,934,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0
    2023 Contract details by year 36 - $1,434,000 - $500,000 - $1,934,000 $1,934,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $15M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 option bonus + $4.8M of 2020 salary)
    • 2020 Option: $2M
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($400,000, 12 LTBE in 2019, 3 LTBE in 2020)
    • Workout Bonus: $400,000
    • 2022-2023 automatically void, leaving $3.868M of dead cap behind
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2019

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $33,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,166,667
    Total Guarantees $20,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 30 $6,500,000 - $6,000,000 - $12,500,000 $20,000,000 $12,500,000($12,500,000)
    2018 31 $11,000,000 - - - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000($23,500,000)
    2019 32 $10,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 - $10,000,000($33,500,000)
    2020 Free agent year 33 UFA  
    • $20M guaranteed at signing (2017 salary + 2017 roster bonus + $7.5M of 2018 salary)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $6M (guaranteed)
    Source: Aaron Wilson
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $1,353,000 - - - - - $1,648,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - - $391,335 $776,335
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 $10,000,000 - $250,000 - - - $11,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $7,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - - - - - $250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $3,750,000 $500,000 - - $5,251 $8,005,251
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - $3,750,000 $500,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - $12,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - - - - $11,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,030,000 $7,170,000 $75,000 $400,000 - - - $8,675,000
    12 seasons $36,540,000 $23,523,000 $15,075,000 $2,400,000 - - $396,586 $77,934,586
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,200,000 - $75,000 $400,000 - $2,000,000 - $8,675,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,200,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - - - $9,000,000
    $50,940,000 $23,523,000 $15,550,000 $3,200,000 - $2,000,000 $396,586 $95,609,586
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $10,540,000 $18,523,000 $75,000 $900,000 - - - $30,429,335
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 $5,000,000 $9,000,000 $1,500,000 - - - $24,005,251
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - $6,000,000 - - - - $23,500,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2019, $10,527

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Washington (WAS)


    • Player contract details by year 10/14/2016, $6,076

      Uniform violation (cleats) against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 10/17/2014, $16,537

      Horse Collar Tackle against Rashad Johnson (ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 11/08/2013, $7,875

      Facemask violation against Raiders P Marquette King


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2012, $10,000

      for throwing a punch at Ravens cornerback Cary Williams


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2008, $10,000

      Excessive Celebration against Washington (WAS)


    • TOTAL: $61,015

  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2019 PHI 3 3 3 67 0.103 10 9 159 17.7 53.00 2 0 1 27.9
    2018 TB 12 12 10 453 0.406 74 41 774 18.9 64.50 4 0 2 110.3
    2017 TB 14 14 13 610 0.558 90 50 668 13.4 47.71 3 0 1 88.6
    2016 WAS 15 15 15 707 0.665 100 56 1005 17.9 67.00 4 0 6 124.5
    2015 WAS 10 9 9 361 0.337 49 30 528 17.6 58.67 4 1 0 74.8
    2014 WAS 15 15 14 755 0.716 95 56 1169 20.9 77.93 6 0 4 153.6
    2013 PHI 16 16 16 987 0.895 126 82 1332 16.2 83.25 9 1 5 187.4
    2012 PHI 11 11 11 700 0.886 88 45 700 15.6 63.64 2 1 1 81.3
    2011 PHI 15 15 15 104 58 961 16.6 64.07 4 1 8 122.2
    2010 PHI 14 14 14 96 47 1056 22.5 75.43 6 4 156
    2009 PHI 15 15 15 116 62 1156 18.6 77.07 9 3 187.3
    2008 PHI 16 16 15 0 62 912 14.7 57.00 2 4 112.8
    Totals 156 155 150 4,640 - 948 598 10,420 17.4 67.23 55 15 28 1,426.70