Jayron Kearse

Dallas Cowboys, Safety
Age: 30-166d (Feb 11, 1994)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Clemson
Drafted: Round 7 (#244 overall), 2016
Career Earnings

$15,557,938

2022-2023 Free Agent

Jayron Kearse signed a 2 year , $10,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $3,500,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,000,000
Total GTD:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 28 $3,720,576 1.79% $5,411,754 $5,411,754 $5,000,000
2023 29 $6,220,576 2.77% $4,470,576 $9,882,330 $5,750,000
2024 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 28 $1,500,000 $1,750,000 $470,576 - $3,720,576 1.79% $5,000,000
2023 29 $4,000,000 $1,750,000 - $470,576 $6,220,576 2.77% $5,750,000
2024 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 28 $1,500,000 $3,500,000 $411,754 $5,411,754 $5,411,754 $5,411,754 $4,941,165
2023 29 $4,000,000 - - $4,470,576 $9,882,330 $4,941,165 $4,470,576
Contract Notes
  • $5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 14 LTBE in 2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2021 Free Agent

Jayron Kearse signed a 1 year , $1,127,500 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $137,500 signing bonus, $137,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,127,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,127,500
Average Salary:
$1,127,500
Signing Bonus:
$137,500
GTD at Sign:
$137,500
Total GTD:
$137,500
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Jayron Kearse signed a 1 year , $2,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $500,000 signing bonus, $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
Average Salary:
$2,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$500,000
GTD at Sign:
$500,000
Total GTD:
$500,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Jayron Kearse signed a 4 year , $2,404,224 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $64,224 signing bonus, $64,224 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $601,056.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,404,224
Average Salary:
$601,056
Signing Bonus:
$64,224
GTD at Sign:
$64,224
Total GTD:
$64,224
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$15,557,938

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Active
$646,941
$646,941
2017 23
Active
$540,000
$1,186,941
2018 24
Active
$630,000
$1,816,941
2019 25
Active
$720,000
$2,536,941
2020 26
Retained
Retained
$12,000
$1,999,167
$2,548,941
$4,548,108
2021 27
Active
$1,127,500
$5,675,608
2022 28
Active
$5,411,754
$11,087,362
2023 29
Active
$4,470,576
$15,557,938
Total      
$15,557,938
$15,557,938
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$450,000
$64,224
$132,717
$646,941
$646,941
2017
23
$540,000
$540,000
$1,186,941
2018
24
$630,000
$630,000
$1,816,941
2019
25
$720,000
$720,000
$2,536,941
2020
26
$12,000
$1,050,000
$411,765
$375,000
$162,402
$12,000
$1,999,167
$2,548,941
$4,548,108
2021
27
$990,000
$137,500
$1,127,500
$5,675,608
2022
28
$1,500,000
$3,500,000
$411,754
$5,411,754
$11,087,362
2023
29
$4,000,000
$4,470,576
$15,557,938
Total
$9,892,000
$4,113,489
$786,754
$295,119
$15,557,938
$15,557,938

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,340,000 $64,224 - - - $132,717 $2,536,941
1 $12,000 - - - - - $12,000
1 $1,050,000 $411,765 $375,000 - - $162,402 $1,999,167
3 $6,490,000 $3,637,500 $411,754 - - - $11,009,830

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 DAL 18 - 18 COVID-19
  • Oct 20, 2023 Fined $21,855 Unnecessary Roughness against Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Oct 13, 2023 Fined $10,927 Taunting against San Francisco (SF)
  • Mar 21, 2022 Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Mar 24, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.12 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Dec 31, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by Baltimore (BAL)
  • Dec 28, 2020 Waived by Detroit (DET)
  • Jul 31, 2020 Suspended 3 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, forfeiting $358,455 in 2020 salary with Detroit (DET)
  • Mar 19, 2020 Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • May 04, 2016 Signed a 4 year $2.4 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Apr 30, 2016 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 7 (#244 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 13, 2023 Taunting against San Francisco (SF) $10,927
Oct 20, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness against Los Angeles (LAC) $21,855

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Jul 31, 2020 Substance Abuse 3 $358,455
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 DAL 16 12 779 77.10 2 72 48 24 1
2022 DAL 14 14 815 71.10 2 77 55 22 1 1
2021 DAL 16 15 1,013 88.70 1 101 67 34 2
2020 DET 11 7 503 60.30 59 41 18 1
2019 MIN 15 3 275 25.00 28 19 9 1
2018 MIN 16 1 202 19.50 1 32 27 5
2017 MIN 15 28 2.80 13 9 4
2016 MIN 16 1 78 7.60 5 2 2
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