Jake Matthews Contract Details, Salary Cap Charges, Bonus Money, and Contract History | Over The Cap

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $8,289,200
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.70%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $19,446,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 9.29%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.35
  • Total Contract Value: $72,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/48 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $25,946,000
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 305
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2014 Draft, Round 1, #6 overall (Falcons)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

On July 29, 2018 Jake Matthews signed a 5 year extension with the Atlanta Falcons.  The extension is worth $72.5 million with $41,350,000 in guarantees, $25,946,000 guaranteed at signing.  Matthews receives a $13,946,000 signing bonus, with base salary full guarantees in 2018 & 2019.  Matthews is set to earn a $9 million option bonus in 2019.  $6.404 million of his 2020 base salary is guaranteed for injury at signing.

 

The Falcons picked up the fifth year option on Jake Matthews for 2018. The one year $12.496 million contract is guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed on the first day of the 2018 league year.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201826$5,500,000 $5,500,000$2,789,200$0$0$0$8,289,2004.7%
201927$6,500,000 $6,500,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$11,089,2005.8%
202028$10,550,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$15,139,2007.6%
202129$13,000,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$17,589,200--
202230$12,500,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$17,089,200--
202331$14,000,000$1,800,000$0$0$0$15,800,000--
Total$62,050,000$22,946,000$0$0$0$84,996,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $30,375,500
Years: 4
Career APY: $7,593,875
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
FalconsDraftedRenegotiated20144$16,429,500$4,107,375$16,429,500100.0%$4,107,375
FalconsExtensionActive20185$72,500,000$14,500,000$13,946,00019.2%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Falcons4$30,375,500$7,593,875$16,429,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Falcons$420,000 $420,000$2,567,182$0$0$0$2,987,1822.2%
2015Falcons$510,000 $1,166,795$2,567,182$656,795$0$0$3,733,9772.6%
2016Falcons$600,000 $1,913,591$2,567,182$1,313,591$0$0$4,480,7732.9%
2017Falcons$690,000 $2,660,386$2,567,182$1,970,386$0$0$5,227,5683.1%
2018Falcons$5,500,000 $5,500,000$2,789,200$0$0$0$8,289,2004.7%
2019Falcons$6,500,000 $6,500,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$11,089,2005.8%
2020Falcons$10,550,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$15,139,2007.6%
2021Falcons$13,000,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$17,589,200--
2022Falcons$12,500,000$4,589,200$0$0$0$17,089,200--
2023Falcons$14,000,000$1,800,000$0$0$0$15,800,000--
Total$64,270,000$33,214,728$3,940,772$0$0$101,425,500 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
20141587.3%14.4%
20151698.9%16.0%
20161694.1%19.6%
20171599.8%17.4%

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average