Ernest Jones

Los Angeles Rams, Inside Linebacker
Age: 24-247d (Nov 22, 1999)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: South Carolina
Drafted: Round 3 (#103 overall), 2021
Agent(s): Ira Turner, Ron Butler, Stanley Bien-Aime (Agency1 Athlete Management Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,326,155

2024 Cash

$3,116,000

Career Earnings

$3,473,236

2021-2024 Rookie (CURRENT)

Ernest Jones signed a 4 year , $4,785,852 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including $840,620 signing bonus, $840,620 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,196,463. In 2024, Jones will earn a base salary of $3,116,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,326,155 and a dead cap value of $210,155.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,785,852
Average Salary:
$1,196,463
Signing Bonus:
$840,620
GTD at Sign:
$840,620
Total GTD:
$840,620
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $870,155 0.48% $1,500,620 $1,500,620 $840,620
2022 23 $1,087,694 0.52% $877,539 $2,378,159 $630,465
2023 24 $1,305,232 0.58% $1,095,077 $3,473,236 $420,310
2024 25 $3,326,155 1.30% $3,116,000 $6,589,236 $210,155
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $210,155 $870,155 0.48% $840,620
2022 23 $877,539 $210,155 $1,087,694 0.52% $630,465
2023 24 $1,095,077 $210,155 $1,305,232 0.58% $420,310
2024 25 $3,116,000 $210,155 $3,326,155 1.30% $210,155
2025 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $840,620 $1,500,620 $1,500,620 $1,500,620 $1,647,309
2022 23 $877,539 - $877,539 $2,378,159 $1,189,080 $1,696,205
2023 24 $1,095,077 - $1,095,077 $3,473,236 $1,157,745 $2,105,539
2024 25 $3,116,000 - $3,116,000 $6,589,236 $1,647,309 $3,116,000
Contract Notes
  • 2024 proven performance escalator
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,473,236

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Injured
$1,500,620
$1,500,620
Champion
2022 23
Active
$877,539
$2,378,159
2023 24
Active
$1,095,077
$3,473,236
Total      
$3,473,236
$3,473,236
2024 25
Active
$3,116,000
Total
$6,589,236
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$840,620
$1,500,620
$1,500,620
2022
23
$877,539
$877,539
$2,378,159
2023
24
$1,095,077
$1,095,077
$3,473,236
Total
$2,632,616
$840,620
$3,473,236
$3,473,236
2024
25
$3,116,000
$3,116,000
Total
$5,748,616
$840,620
$6,589,236

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,632,616 $840,620 - - - - $3,473,236

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 LAR 17 - 18 Ankle
  • Oct 20, 2023 Fined $7,251 Unnecessary Roughness
  • Jul 22, 2021 Signed a 4 year $4.78 million contract with Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Apr 30, 2021 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAR): Round 3 (#103 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 20, 2023 Unnecessary Roughness $7,251
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 LAR 15 15 934 87.00 5 145 74 71 1
2022 LAR 17 11 723 66.40 113 65 48 1 1
2021 LAR 15 7 440 43.40 1 61 36 25 2
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