Tony Jefferson

Los Angeles Chargers, Strong Safety
Age: 32-183d (Jan 27, 1992)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Oklahoma
Drafted: Undrafted, ARI, 2013
Agent(s): Joel Segal (WME Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$985,000

2024 Cash

$1,210,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Tony Jefferson signed a 1 year , $1,210,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including an average annual salary of $1,210,000. In 2024, Jefferson will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, while carrying a cap hit of $985,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,210,000
Average Salary:
$1,210,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 32 $985,000 0.39% $1,210,000 $1,210,000 -
2025 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 32 $1,210,000 $985,000 0.39% -
2025 33
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 32 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Free Agent

Tony Jefferson signed a 1 year , $1,120,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $1,120,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,120,000
Average Salary:
$1,120,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2022-2022 Extension

Tony Jefferson signed a 1 year , $1,272,500 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $152,500 signing bonus, $152,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,272,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,272,500
Average Salary:
$1,272,500
Signing Bonus:
$152,500
GTD at Sign:
$152,500
Total GTD:
$152,500
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Tony Jefferson signed a 1 year , $1,075,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $1,075,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,075,000
Average Salary:
$1,075,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2020

Tony Jefferson signed a 4 year , $34,000,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $10,000,000 signing bonus, $19,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $34,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$19,000,000
Total GTD:
$19,000,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2016

Tony Jefferson signed a 1 year , $1,671,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including an average annual salary of $1,671,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,671,000
Average Salary:
$1,671,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2013-2015

Tony Jefferson signed a 3 year , $1,495,100 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $10,100 signing bonus, $10,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $498,367.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $1,495,100
Average Salary:
$498,367
Signing Bonus:
$10,100
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$10,100
Free Agent:
2016 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$32,325,790

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 21
Active
$415,100
$415,100
2014 22
Active
$747,806
$1,162,906
2015 23
Active
$825,347
$1,988,253
2016 24
Injured
$1,671,000
$3,659,253
2017 25
Active
$13,000,000
$16,659,253
2018 26
Active
$6,000,000
$22,659,253
2019 27
Injured
$8,005,350
$30,664,603
2021 29
Retained
Active
Retained
Retained
$198,366
$59,722
$133,444
$42,000
$30,862,969
$30,922,691
$31,056,135
$31,098,135
2022 30
Retained
Active
Retained
Retained
$152,500
$871,111
$124,444
$79,600
$31,250,635
$32,121,746
$32,246,190
$32,325,790
2024 32
Active
$1,210,000
Total
$33,535,790
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
21
$405,000
$10,100
$415,100
$415,100
2014
22
$495,000
$252,806
$747,806
$1,162,906
2015
23
$585,000
$240,347
$825,347
$1,988,253
2016
24
$1,671,000
$1,671,000
$3,659,253
2017
25
$1,040,000
$10,000,000
$1,960,000
$13,000,000
$16,659,253
2018
26
$1,000,000
$5,000,000
$6,000,000
$22,659,253
2019
27
$8,000,000
$5,350
$8,005,350
$30,664,603
2021
29
$198,366
$59,722
$133,444
$42,000
$198,366
$59,722
$133,444
$42,000
$30,862,969
$30,922,691
$31,056,135
$31,098,135
2022
30
$871,111
$124,444
$79,600
$152,500
$152,500
$871,111
$124,444
$79,600
$31,250,635
$32,121,746
$32,246,190
$32,325,790
2024
32
$1,210,000
$1,210,000
Total
$15,914,687
$10,162,600
$6,960,000
$498,503
$33,535,790

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,156,000 $10,100 - - - $493,153 $3,659,253
5 $10,298,088 $10,152,500 - $6,960,000 - $5,350 $27,415,938
1 $175,444 - - - - - $175,444
1 $1,075,155 - - - - - $1,075,155

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2016 ARI 17 - 17 Knee (MCL)
2019 BAL 6 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2021 BAL 17 - 17 COVID-19
2022 NYG 6 - 12 Foot
  • Jun 14, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.21 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • May 25, 2023 Retired from Professional Football
  • May 25, 2023 Suspended 1 game for violating the league's Personal Conduct policy
  • May 25, 2023 Retired from Professional Football
  • Oct 08, 2022 Signed to the active roster by New York (NYG)
  • Sep 01, 2022 Signed to the practice squad by New York (NYG)
  • Aug 29, 2022 Released by Baltimore (BAL), clearing $895,000 of cap
  • Feb 24, 2022 Signed a 1 year $1.2 million contract extension with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Dec 14, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Oct 25, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by San Francisco (SF)
  • Aug 24, 2021 Released by San Francisco (SF)
  • Jun 07, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.075 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
  • Feb 14, 2020 Released by Baltimore (BAL), clearing $7M of cap space
  • Oct 12, 2018 Fined $20,054 Roughing the Passer against Baker Mayfield (CLE)
  • May 09, 2018 Converted $5M of base salary into bonus, clearing $3.33M in cap space with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Sep 23, 2017 Converted $1.96M of his 2017 salary into bonus, clearing $1.47 million in space with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Mar 09, 2017 Signed a 4 year $34 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 18, 2016 Assigned a 1 year $1.671 million tender by Arizona (ARI)
  • Apr 28, 2013 Signed a 3 year $1.495 illion contract with Arizona (ARI)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 12, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Baker Mayfield (CLE) $20,054

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
May 25, 2023 Personal Conduct 1 -
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2022 NYG 9 1 164 27.10 20 13 7
2021 BAL 6 91 22.90 1 18 9 9
2019 BAL 5 5 289 94.40 21 11 10
2018 BAL 14 14 864 83.60 1 74 53 21 1 1
2017 BAL 16 16 1,085 99.40 3 78 55 23 1
2016 ARI 15 14 928 86.40 2 96 76 18 2
2015 ARI 16 7 757 72.40 2 78 55 19 3 2
2014 ARI 16 9 679 64.20 1 77 66 8 1
2013 ARI 16 2 198 18.30 23 15 2
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