Receiver James Jones’ new three-year contract with the Packers is worth $9.4 million and includes $3.75 million in first-year pay.
Also, defensive end Cullen Jenkins’ five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles pays him $3.875 million in the first year and $11.375 million in the first two years.
Jones’ contract had a $1.5 million signing bonus plus a $1.3 million base salary and $950,00 roster bonus for this year, for a $3.75 million first-year total. Next year he’ll make a $2.3 million base salary and $200,000 roster bonus ($2.5 million total), and in 2013 he’ll make a $2.95 million base salary and $200,000 roster bonus ($3.15 million total).
Jenkins’ deal contained a surprisingly modest commitment