New York Jets Salary Cap Page

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Eric Smith

Position: Safety

The New York Jets signed third round draft selection S Eric Smith to a 4 year contract on July 21, 2006. The deal included a $572,500 signing bonus and has yearly salaries of $275,000(2006), $360,000(2007), $445,000(2008), and $535,000(2009).

Smith signed a one year tender with the Jets on March 20, 2010. Smith will earn $1,176,000 in 2010.

Smith signed a three year contract with the Jets on July 30, 2011 worth $7,500,000. Smith received a $800,000 roster bonus and is reported to have bonuses worth $1,800,000 and $600,000 in 2012 and 2013. Base salaries are $700,000(2011), $1,200,000(2012), and $2,400,000(2013)

Year Salary Cap Number Dead Money if Cut Cap Savings if Cut
2007$509,005$429,375$79,630
2008$588,125$286,250$301,875
2009$678,125$143,125$535,000
2010$1,183,280$0$1,183,280
2011$1,500,000$700,000$800,000
2012$2,050,000$0$2,050,000
2013$3,000,000$0$3,000,000