Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Inside the Dre’Mont Jones deal

Mike Florio and Chris Simms weigh in on some of the most impactful reported free agency signings so far, featuring Cam Sutton, Dre’Mont Jones, Jamel Dean and more.

Defensive lineman Dre’Mont Jones will bolt from the Broncos to the Seahawks under a three-year deal.

Here’s a look at the details of the contract that becomes official on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. ET, barring a change of heart.

1. Signing bonus: $20 million.

2. 2023 base salary: $3 million, fully guaranteed.

3. 2024 base salary: $11 million, $7 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. The amount becomes fully guaranteed on the fifth day of the 2024 waiver system.

4. 2025 base salary: $16 million.

The deal also includes $510,000 per year in per-game roster bonuses. That’s $30,000 per game.

The contract can a short as a one-year, $23 million deal, given that $7 million in guarantees don’t fully vest until next year. Looking at all three seasons, it has a maximum annual value of $17.1 million.