Jerome Baker

Seattle Seahawks, Inside Linebacker
Age: 27-217d (Dec 25, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Ohio State
Drafted: Round 3 (#73 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$6,770,000

2024 Cash

$7,000,000

Career Earnings

$32,416,305

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jerome Baker signed a 1 year , $7,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $6,022,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024, Baker will earn a base salary of $2,022,500 and a signing bonus of $4,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,770,000 and a dead cap value of $6,022,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $7,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$6,022,500
Total GTD:
$6,022,500
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 28 $6,770,000 2.65% $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,022,500
2025 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 28 $2,022,500 $4,000,000 $747,500 $6,770,000 2.65% $6,022,500
2025 29
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $2,022,500 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Contract Notes
  • $6.02M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2024 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $57,500 ($977,500)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2024 Extension

Jerome Baker signed a 3 year , $37,500,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including $12,500,000 signing bonus, $28,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,500,000. In 2024, Baker will earn a base salary of $10,768,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,794,111 and a dead cap value of $4,973,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $37,500,000
Average Salary:
$12,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$12,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$20,000,000
Total GTD:
$28,400,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Jerome Baker signed a 4 year , $3,809,200 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including $975,200 signing bonus, $975,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $952,300.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,809,200
Average Salary:
$952,300
Signing Bonus:
$975,200
GTD at Sign:
$975,200
Total GTD:
$975,200
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$32,416,305

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$1,455,200
$1,455,200
2019 23
Active
$654,000
$2,109,200
2020 24
Active
$1,257,106
$3,366,306
2021 25
Active
$13,420,000
$16,786,306
2022 26
Active
$6,854,999
$23,641,305
2023 27
Active
$8,775,000
$32,416,305
Total      
$32,416,305
$32,416,305
2024 28
Active
$7,000,000
Total
$39,416,305
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$975,200
$1,455,200
$1,455,200
2019
23
$654,000
$654,000
$2,109,200
2020
24
$810,000
$447,106
$1,257,106
$3,366,306
2021
25
$920,000
$12,500,000
$13,420,000
$16,786,306
2022
26
$3,499,444
$3,080,556
$25,000
$250,000
$6,854,999
$23,641,305
2023
27
$8,410,000
$25,000
$8,775,000
$32,416,305
Total
$14,773,444
$13,475,200
$3,080,556
$50,000
$697,106
$32,416,305
$32,416,305
2024
28
$2,022,500
$4,000,000
$7,000,000
Total
$16,795,944
$17,475,200
$3,080,556
$50,000
$697,106
$39,416,305

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $14,773,444 $13,475,200 - $3,080,556 $50,000 $697,106 $32,416,305

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 MIA 14 - 17 Knee (MCL)
  • Mar 16, 2024 Signed a 1 year $7 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Mar 05, 2024 Released by Miami (MIA), clearing $9.8M of cap
  • Nov 02, 2022 Converted $3.08M of 2022 base salary into signing bonus, adding two void years, clearing $2.46M of cap with Miami (MIA)
  • Jun 13, 2021 Signed a 3 year $37.5 million contract extension with Miami (MIA)
  • Oct 25, 2019 Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)
  • Jun 06, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.8 million contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Apr 27, 2018 Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 3 (#73 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 25, 2019 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF) $21,056
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIA 13 12 673 86.80 2 78 51 27 2
2022 MIA 17 17 1,014 88.60 4 100 66 34 1
2021 MIA 16 16 972 87.30 6 92 61 31 1 1
2020 MIA 16 10 868 84.70 7 112 70 42 2
2019 MIA 16 15 1,093 97.50 2 127 77 50 2 1
2018 MIA 16 11 677 62.20 3 80 57 23 1
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