The contract that rookie first-round pick Datone Jones signed with the Packers on the eve of training camp last week included a signing bonus of $3,992,072.
With guaranteed money totaling $6,259,336, most of the four-year, $7,716,600 deal is guaranteed, according to a source with access to NFL Players Association salary information.
With a base salary of $405,000 as a rookie, Jones will receive more than half of the total value of the contract this season. His 2013 pay, which includes his signing bonus and base salary, will be $4,397,072.
Jonesí remaining base salaries are: $755,755 in 2014, $1,106,509 in 2015 and $1 million in 2016. The only other bonus money in the deal is a $457,246 roster bonus due in 2016.
With Jonesí signing bonus prorated over the four years for salary cap purposes, he never has a cap number higher than $2.455 million. His cap number this season is $1.403 million.
The defensive end from UCLA was the 26th overall pick in the draft.