Jake Matthews

Left Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $11,089,200
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 5.80%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $15,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 11.39%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.40
  • Total Contract Value: $72,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/8 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $25,946,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 305
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 26 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $2,789,200 $0 $0 $0 $8,289,200 4.7%
2019 27 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $11,089,200 5.8%
2020 28 $10,550,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $15,139,200 7.6%
2021 29 $13,000,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $17,589,200 --
2022 30 $12,500,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $17,089,200 --
2023 31 $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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Career Earnings: $44,875,500
Career APY: $8,975,100
Potential Earnings: $101,425,500
Total Guarantees: $42,375,500
Largest Cash Payment: $19,446,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $17,589,200 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Falcons Drafted Renegotiated 2014 4 $16,429,500 $4,107,375 $16,429,500 $16,429,500 100.0% $4,107,375
Falcons Extension Active 2018 5 $72,500,000 $14,500,000 $25,946,000 $28,446,000 39.2% $28,446,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Falcons 5 $44,875,500 $8,975,100 $24,718,700 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Falcons $420,000 $420,000 $2,567,182 $0 $0 $0 $2,987,182 2.2% $10,688,728
2015 Falcons $510,000 $1,166,795 $2,567,182 $656,795 $0 $0 $3,733,977 2.6% $1,166,795
2016 Falcons $600,000 $1,913,591 $2,567,182 $1,313,591 $0 $0 $4,480,773 2.9% $1,913,591
2017 Falcons $690,000 $2,660,386 $2,567,182 $1,970,386 $0 $0 $5,227,568 3.1% $2,660,386
2018 Falcons $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $2,789,200 $0 $0 $0 $8,289,200 4.7% $19,446,000
2019 Falcons $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $11,089,200 5.8% $15,500,000
2020 Falcons $10,550,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $15,139,200 7.6% $10,550,000
2021 Falcons $13,000,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $17,589,200 -- $13,000,000
2022 Falcons $12,500,000 $4,589,200 $0 $0 $0 $17,089,200 -- $12,500,000
2023 Falcons $14,000,000 $1,800,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,800,000 -- $14,000,000
Total $64,270,000 $33,214,728 $3,940,772 $0 $0 $101,425,500   $101,425,500

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2014 15 87.3% 14.4%
2015 16 98.9% 16.0%
2016 16 94.1% 19.6%
2017 15 99.8% 17.4%
2018 16 99.7% 16.1%

Financial Reports

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