Justin Jones

Arizona Cardinals, Defensive Tackle
Age: 27-304d (Aug 28, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: North Carolina State
Drafted: Round 3 (#84 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Jared Fox, Alan Herman (SportStars)
2024 Cap Hit

$6,555,000

2024 Cash

$13,055,000

Career Earnings

$17,077,681

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Justin Jones signed a 3 year , $31,165,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $9,750,000 signing bonus, $26,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,388,333. In 2024, Jones will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, a signing bonus of $9,750,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,555,000 and a dead cap value of $24,750,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $31,165,000
Average Salary:
$10,388,333
Signing Bonus:
$9,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$24,750,000
Total GTD:
$26,750,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 28 $6,555,000 2.57% $13,055,000 $13,055,000 $24,750,000
2025 29 $12,055,000 4.41% $8,805,000 $21,860,000 $18,500,000
2026 30 $12,555,000 4.29% $9,305,000 $31,165,000 $8,250,000
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 28 $3,000,000 $3,250,000 - $255,000 $50,000 $6,555,000 2.57% $24,750,000
2025 29 $7,000,000 $3,250,000 $1,500,000 $255,000 $50,000 $12,055,000 4.41% $18,500,000
2026 30 $7,500,000 $3,250,000 $1,500,000 $255,000 $50,000 $12,555,000 4.29% $8,250,000
2027 31
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 28 $3,000,000 $9,750,000 - $50,000 $13,055,000 $13,055,000 $13,055,000 $10,388,333
2025 29 $7,000,000 - $1,500,000 $50,000 $8,805,000 $21,860,000 $10,930,000 $9,055,000
2026 30 $7,500,000 - $1,500,000 $50,000 $9,305,000 $31,165,000 $10,388,333 $9,305,000
Contract Notes
  • $24.75M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + 2025 salary + $5M of 2026 salary)
  • Additional $2M of 2026 salary fully guarantees the 5th league day of 2026
  • 2025 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (5th league day of 2025)
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (5th league day of 2026)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $15,000 ($255,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Justin Jones signed a 2 year , $12,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $5,000,000 signing bonus, $7,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,050,000
Total GTD:
$7,050,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Justin Jones signed a 4 year , $3,471,621 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $854,140 signing bonus, $854,140 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $867,905.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $3,471,621
Average Salary:
$867,905
Signing Bonus:
$854,140
GTD at Sign:
$854,140
Total GTD:
$854,140
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$17,077,681

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$1,334,140
$1,334,140
2019 23
Active
$621,481
$1,955,621
2020 24
Active
$939,060
$2,894,681
2021 25
Active
$2,183,000
$5,077,681
2022 26
Active
$7,100,000
$12,177,681
2023 27
Active
$4,900,000
$17,077,681
Total      
$17,077,681
$17,077,681
2024 28
Active
$13,055,000
2025 29
Active
$8,805,000
2026 30
Active
$9,305,000
Total
$48,242,681
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$480,000
$854,140
$1,334,140
$1,334,140
2019
23
$621,481
$621,481
$1,955,621
2020
24
$679,412
$259,648
$939,060
$2,894,681
2021
25
$2,183,000
$2,183,000
$5,077,681
2022
26
$1,050,000
$5,000,000
$1,000,000
$50,000
$7,100,000
$12,177,681
2023
27
$4,800,000
$100,000
$4,900,000
$17,077,681
Total
$9,813,893
$5,854,140
$1,000,000
$150,000
$259,648
$17,077,681
$17,077,681
2024
28
$3,000,000
$9,750,000
$50,000
$13,055,000
2025
29
$7,000,000
$1,500,000
$50,000
$8,805,000
2026
30
$7,500,000
$1,500,000
$50,000
$9,305,000
Total
$27,313,893
$15,604,140
$4,000,000
$300,000
$259,648
$48,242,681

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,963,893 $854,140 - - - $259,648 $5,077,681
2 $5,850,000 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 - $150,000 - $12,000,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 LAC 3 - 6 Undisclosed
2021 LAC 5 - 7 Calf
2021 LAC 16 - 16 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $31.165 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 18, 2022 Signed a 2 year $12 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • May 13, 2018 Signed a 4 year $3.471 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Apr 27, 2018 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 3 (#84 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 05, 2024 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Atlanta (ATL) $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CHI 17 16 690 68.20 5 49 29 20
2022 CHI 17 17 744 68.40 3 52 28 24
2021 LAC 11 11 487 50.70 3 37 19 18
2020 LAC 13 12 526 63.10 1 34 19 15
2019 LAC 12 12 507 51.50 30 18 12 1
2018 LAC 13 264 25.50 1 16 6 10
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