Quinton Jefferson

Cleveland Browns, Defensive Tackle
Age: 31-82d (Mar 31, 1993)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Maryland
Drafted: Round 5 (#147 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Jared Fox (SportStars)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,980,000

2024 Cash

$4,000,000

Career Earnings

$24,613,468

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Quinton Jefferson signed a 1 year , $4,000,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $490,000 signing bonus, $3,660,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024, Jefferson will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a signing bonus of $2,450,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,980,000 and a dead cap value of $3,660,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$490,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,660,000
Total GTD:
$3,660,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 31 $1,980,000 0.78% $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,660,000
2025 32
Void
UFA
$1,960,000 0.72% - - $1,960,000
2026
Void
$490,000 0.17% - - -
2027
Void
$490,000 0.16% - - -
2028
Void
$490,000 0.15% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 31 $1,210,000 $490,000 $280,000 $1,980,000 0.78% $3,660,000
2025 32
Void
UFA
- $490,000 - $1,960,000 0.72% $1,960,000
2026
Void
- $490,000 - $490,000 0.17% -
2027
Void
- $490,000 - $490,000 0.16% -
2028
Void
- $490,000 - $490,000 0.15% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 31 $1,210,000 $2,450,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
2025 32
Void
- - - - - -
2026 33
Void
- - - - - -
2027 34
Void
- - - - - -
2028 35
Void
- - - - - -
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Quinton Jefferson signed a 2 year , $9,500,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $5,175,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,175,000
Total GTD:
$5,175,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Quinton Jefferson signed a 1 year , $3,250,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including $750,000 signing bonus, $2,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$750,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,000,000
Total GTD:
$2,000,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2021

Quinton Jefferson signed a 2 year , $13,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $6,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $13,500,000
Average Salary:
$6,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,250,000
Total GTD:
$6,250,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2019-2019

Quinton Jefferson signed a 1 year , $2,025,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including an average annual salary of $2,025,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,025,000
Average Salary:
$2,025,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2018-2018

Quinton Jefferson signed a 1 year , $630,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including an average annual salary of $630,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $630,000
Average Salary:
$630,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2017-2017

Quinton Jefferson signed a 1 year , $540,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including an average annual salary of $540,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $540,000
Average Salary:
$540,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2018 / ERFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Quinton Jefferson signed a 4 year , $2,593,823 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $253,823 signing bonus, $253,823 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $648,456.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,593,823
Average Salary:
$648,456
Signing Bonus:
$253,823
GTD at Sign:
$253,823
Total GTD:
$253,823
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$24,613,468

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 23
Injured
$634,993
$634,993
2017 24
Retained
Active
$14,400
$412,941
$649,393
$1,062,334
2018 25
Active
$630,000
$1,692,334
2019 26
Active
$2,025,000
$3,717,334
2020 27
Active
$8,561,134
$12,278,468
2021 28
Active
$3,220,000
$15,498,468
2022 29
Active
$5,515,000
$21,013,468
2023 30
Injured
$3,600,000
$24,613,468
Total      
$24,613,468
$24,613,468
2024 31
Active
$4,000,000
Total
$28,613,468
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
23
$381,170
$253,823
$634,993
$634,993
2017
24
$14,400
$412,941
$14,400
$412,941
$649,393
$1,062,334
2018
25
$630,000
$630,000
$1,692,334
2019
26
$2,025,000
$2,025,000
$3,717,334
2020
27
$3,750,000
$3,000,000
$1,750,000
$61,134
$8,561,134
$12,278,468
2021
28
$1,990,000
$750,000
$480,000
$3,220,000
$15,498,468
2022
29
$1,175,000
$4,000,000
$340,000
$5,515,000
$21,013,468
2023
30
$1,165,000
$1,925,000
$510,000
$3,600,000
$24,613,468
Total
$11,543,511
$9,928,823
$3,080,000
$61,134
$24,613,468
$24,613,468
2024
31
$1,210,000
$2,450,000
$4,000,000
Total
$12,753,511
$12,378,823
$3,080,000
$61,134
$28,613,468

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $4,624,111 $4,253,823 $340,000 - - - $9,217,934
1 $14,400 - - - - - $14,400
1 $3,750,000 $3,000,000 $1,750,000 - - $61,134 $8,561,134
1 $1,990,000 $750,000 $480,000 - - - $3,220,000
1 $1,165,000 $1,925,000 $510,000 - - - $3,600,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2016 SEA 8 - 17 Knee
2023 NYJ 16 - 18 Hip
  • Mar 14, 2024 Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Dec 01, 2023 Fined $11,611 Unnecessary Roughness against Miami (MIA)
  • Apr 06, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.6 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Released by Seattle (SEA), clearing $4.485M of cap
  • Mar 21, 2022 Signed a 2 year $9.5 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Mar 17, 2021 Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Las Vegas (LV)
  • Mar 10, 2021 Released by Buffalo (BUF) clearing $6.5 million in cap space
  • Mar 17, 2020 Signed a 2 year $13.5 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 13, 2019 Assigned a 1 year $2.025 million tender by Seattle (SEA)
  • Oct 19, 2018 Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Oakland (OAK)
  • Mar 14, 2018 Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Dec 15, 2017 Fined $9,115 Fighting against Jacksonville (JAC)
  • Oct 03, 2017 Signed to the active roster by Seattle (SEA)
  • Sep 14, 2017 Signed to the practice squad by Los Angeles (LA)
  • Sep 12, 2017 Waived by Los Angeles (LA)
  • Sep 03, 2017 Claimed off waivers by Los Angeles (LA)
  • Sep 02, 2017 Waived by Seattle (SEA)
  • May 06, 2016 Signed a 4 year $2.59 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 30, 2016 Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 5 (#147 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 15, 2017 Fighting against Jacksonville (JAC) $9,115
Oct 19, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Oakland (OAK) $10,026
Dec 01, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness against Miami (MIA) $11,611
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 14 14 469 48.90 6 34 13 21 1
2022 SEA 17 3 565 48.90 6 29 17 12
2021 LV 17 17 686 59.20 5 47 17 30 2
2020 BUF 16 3 534 50.80 3 23 14 9 1
2019 SEA 14 12 602 55.00 4 26 14 12
2018 SEA 16 12 560 56.40 3 25 15 10
2017 SEA 6 130 14.80 1 8 7 1
2016 SEA 3 20 1.90 1 1
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