Jamal Adams

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Seahawks, SS Age: 25-4d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2017 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Universal Sports & Entertainment

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  • Current Contract

    Jamal Adams signed a 4 year, $70,000,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including a $20,000,000 signing bonus, $38,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,500,000. In 2021, Adams will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a signing bonus of $20,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,000,000 and a dead cap value of $21,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,000,000
    Average Salary $17,500,000
    Total Guarantees $38,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $21,000,000
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - $5,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($21,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-16,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $20,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2022 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,110,000 $9,110,000 $16,000,000 $14,440,000($35,440,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-6,890,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $16,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-6,890,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,110,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $5,110,000
    2023 Contract details by year 28 $11,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,110,000 $18,110,000 $12,000,000 $11,000,000($46,440,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $6,110,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $6,110,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,110,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,110,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 3 yr, $46,440,000; $8,000,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 29 $16,500,000 $4,000,000 $3,110,000 $23,610,000 $8,000,000 $16,500,000($62,940,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $15,610,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $15,610,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $19,610,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $19,610,000
    2025 Contract details by year 30 $17,500,000 $4,000,000 $3,110,000 $24,610,000 $4,000,000 $17,500,000($80,440,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $20,610,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $20,610,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $20,610,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $20,610,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $21M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
    • 2022 Option Bonus: $12.44M (fully guarantees 5 days after Super Bowl LVI, injury guaranteed now)
    • $2M 2022 salary fully guarantees 5 days after Super Bowl LVI (injury guaranteed now)
    • $2.56M of 2023 salary fully guarantees 5 days after Super Bowl LVII (injury guaranteed now)
    • INT/Sack Incentives 2022-25
      $250,000 for 3 INTS & 5 Sacks
    • Pro Bowl + Conference Championship Berth
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,258,738
    Signing Bonus $14,328,154
    Average Salary $5,564,685
    Total Guarantees $22,258,738
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,258,738
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $465,000 $14,328,154 - - - - - $14,793,154
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $555,000 - $921,764 - - - - $1,476,764
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $645,000 - $1,843,528 - - - - $2,488,528
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - $2,765,292 - - - - $3,590,292
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $20,000,000 - - - - - $21,000,000
    5 seasons $3,490,000 $34,328,154 $5,530,584 - - - - $43,348,738
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - $12,440,000 - $14,440,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - - - - $11,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - - - - - $16,500,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - - - - - - $17,500,000
    $50,490,000 $34,328,154 $5,530,584 - - $12,440,000 - $102,788,738
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,665,000 $14,328,154 $2,765,292 - - - - $18,758,446
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,825,000 $20,000,000 $2,765,292 - - - - $24,590,292
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2017, $9,115

      Taunting against Miami (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $9,115

  • Transactions

    Aug 17 2021Signed a 4 year $70 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Jul 25 2020Traded to Seattle (SEA) from New York (NYJ) with 2022 4th round pick for Bradley McDougald, 2022 1st round pick, 2021 1st round pick (#23 - traded) and 2021 3rd round pick (#86 - traded)
    Apr 27 2020New York (NYJ) exercised a $9.86M option for 2021
    Sep 20 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Baker Mayfield (CLE)
    Sep 29 2017Fined $9,115 Taunting against Miami (MIA)
    Jul 20 2017Signed a 4 year $22.2 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Apr 27 2017Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#6 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 SEA 2 2 2 164 100.0 14 8 6
    2020 SEA 12 12 11 784 68.2 9.5 83 59 24 1
    2019 NYJ 14 14 14 978 87.1 6.5 75 61 14 2 1
    2018 NYJ 16 16 16 1120 99.9 3.5 115 86 29 3 1
    2017 NYJ 16 16 16 1103 98.7 2 83 63 20 1
    Totals 60 60 59 4,149 - 22 370 277 93 7 2