Deion Jones

Buffalo Bills, Outside Linebacker
Age: 29-262d (Nov 04, 1994)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: Round 2 (#52 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$985,000

2024 Cash

$1,210,000

Career Earnings

$50,837,166

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Deion Jones signed a 1 year , $1,210,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including an average annual salary of $1,210,000. In 2024, Jones 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 30 $985,000 0.39% $1,210,000 $1,210,000 -
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 30 $1,210,000 $985,000 0.39% -
2025 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 30 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Deion Jones signed a 1 year , $1,165,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including an average annual salary of $1,165,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,165,000
Average Salary:
$1,165,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2022 Extension

Deion Jones signed a 4 year , $57,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $11,000,000 signing bonus, $34,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,250,000. In 2024, Jones will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $5,112,000 and a dead cap value of $5,112,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $57,000,000
Average Salary:
$14,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$11,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$18,800,000
Total GTD:
$34,000,000
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Deion Jones signed a 4 year , $4,545,639 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $1,505,919 signing bonus, $2,162,539 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,136,410.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,545,639
Average Salary:
$1,136,410
Signing Bonus:
$1,505,919
GTD at Sign:
$2,162,539
Total GTD:
$2,162,539
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$50,837,166

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Active
$1,955,919
$1,955,919
2017 23
Active
$656,620
$2,612,539
2018 24
Active
$863,240
$3,475,779
2019 25
Active
$13,497,930
$16,973,709
2020 26
Active
$13,436,199
$30,409,908
2021 27
Active
$5,162,353
$35,572,261
2022 28
Retained
Active
$13,316,666
$1,092,083
$48,888,927
$49,981,010
2023 29
Active
Retained
$835,556
$20,600
$50,816,566
$50,837,166
Total      
$50,837,166
$50,816,566
$50,837,166
2024 30
Active
$1,210,000
Total
$52,047,166
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$450,000
$1,505,919
$1,955,919
$1,955,919
2017
23
$656,620
$656,620
$2,612,539
2018
24
$863,240
$863,240
$3,475,779
2019
25
$1,950,000
$11,000,000
$500,000
$47,930
$13,497,930
$16,973,709
2020
26
$5,850,000
$520,000
$7,000,000
$66,199
$13,436,199
$30,409,908
2021
27
$990,000
$4,172,353
$5,162,353
$35,572,261
2022
28
$316,667
$823,333
$8,500,000
$4,500,000
$268,750
$13,316,666
$1,092,083
$48,888,927
$49,981,010
2023
29
$835,556
$20,600
$835,556
$20,600
$50,816,566
$50,837,166
Total
$12,756,016
$12,505,919
$12,672,353
$5,788,750
$7,000,000
$114,129
$50,837,166
$50,816,566
$50,837,166
2024
30
$1,210,000
$1,210,000
Total
$13,966,016
$12,505,919
$12,672,353
$5,788,750
$7,000,000
$114,129
$52,047,166

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $11,076,527 $12,505,919 $5,520,000 $12,672,353 - $114,129 $48,888,927
1 $823,333 - $268,750 - - - $1,092,083
1 $856,156 - - - - - $856,156

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2018 ATL 2 - 10 Foot
2022 ATL 1 - 5 Shoulder
2022 CLE 6 - 6 Shoulder
  • May 03, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.21 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Nov 17, 2023 Fined $6,472 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Chicago (CHI)
  • Nov 10, 2023 Fined $6,472 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND)
  • Sep 20, 2023 Signed to the active roster by Carolina (CAR)
  • Sep 11, 2023 Signed to the practice squad by Carolina (CAR)
  • Aug 29, 2023 Released by Carolina (CAR)
  • Aug 01, 2023 Signed a contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Oct 10, 2022 Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Atlanta (ATL) with 2024 7th round pick (#230 - traded) for 2024 6th round pick (#197 Zion Logue)
  • Sep 13, 2022 Converted $8.52M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding 3 void years, clearing $6.816M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Sep 10, 2021 Converted $4.1M of 2021 salary/bonus into signing bonus, clearing $2.78M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Sep 25, 2020 Fined $15,000 Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL)
  • Jul 17, 2019 Signed a 4 year $57 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Dec 14, 2018 Fined $33,425 Fighting against Green Bay (GB)
  • May 05, 2016 Signed a 4 year $4.545 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Apr 29, 2016 Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 2 (#52 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 14, 2018 Fighting against Green Bay (GB) $33,425
Sep 25, 2020 Roughing the Passer against Dak Prescott (DAL) $15,000
Nov 10, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Indianapolis (IND) $6,472
Nov 17, 2023 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Chicago (CHI) $6,472
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CAR 13 3 289 33.60 1 35 22 13 1
2022 CLE 11 5 422 59.40 3 44 25 19 1 1
2021 ATL 16 16 1,071 92.10 2 137 87 50 1
2020 ATL 16 16 1,040 96.90 5 106 73 33 2 2
2019 ATL 16 16 965 92.10 110 68 42 1
2018 ATL 6 6 384 68.60 1 53 34 19 1 2
2017 ATL 16 16 1,021 97.10 1 138 91 47 1 3
2016 ATL 15 13 896 80.60 106 75 31 1 3
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