Zaire Barnes

New York Jets, Linebacker
Age: 24-299d (Sep 03, 1999)
Exp: 2 Years
Country: US
College: Western Michigan
Drafted: Round 6 (#184 overall), 2023
2024 Cap Hit

$964,055

2024 Cash

$915,000

Career Earnings

$878,890

2023-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Zaire Barnes signed a 4 year , $4,036,220 contract with the New York Jets, including $196,220 signing bonus, $196,220 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,009,055. In 2024, Barnes will earn a base salary of $915,000, while carrying a cap hit of $964,055 and a dead cap value of $147,165.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,036,220
Average Salary:
$1,009,055
Signing Bonus:
$196,220
GTD at Sign:
$196,220
Total GTD:
$196,220
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 24 $731,725 0.33% $878,890 $878,890 $196,220
2024 25 $964,055 0.38% $915,000 $1,793,890 $147,165
2025 26 $1,079,055 0.39% $1,030,000 $2,823,890 $98,110
2026 27 $1,194,055 0.41% $1,145,000 $3,968,890 $49,055
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 24 $682,670 $49,055 $731,725 0.33% $196,220
2024 25 $915,000 $49,055 $964,055 0.38% $147,165
2025 26 $1,030,000 $49,055 $1,079,055 0.39% $98,110
2026 27 $1,145,000 $49,055 $1,194,055 0.41% $49,055
2027 28
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 24 $682,670 $196,220 $878,890 $878,890 $878,890 $992,223
2024 25 $915,000 - $915,000 $1,793,890 $896,945 $1,030,000
2025 26 $1,030,000 - $1,030,000 $2,823,890 $941,297 $1,087,500
2026 27 $1,145,000 - $1,145,000 $3,968,890 $992,223 $1,145,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$878,890

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 24
Injured
$878,890
$878,890
Total      
$878,890
$878,890
2024 25
Active
$915,000
2025 26
Active
$1,030,000
2026 27
Active
$1,145,000
Total
$3,968,890
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
24
$682,670
$196,220
$878,890
$878,890
Total
$682,670
$196,220
$878,890
$878,890
2024
25
$915,000
$915,000
2025
26
$1,030,000
$1,030,000
2026
27
$1,145,000
$1,145,000
Total
$3,772,670
$196,220
$3,968,890

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $682,670 $196,220 - - - - $878,890

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 NYJ 15 - 18 Hamstring
  • May 05, 2023 Signed a 4 year $4.03 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 29, 2023 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 6 (#184 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NYJ 4 0.00
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