Julian Edelman

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,077,615
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.09%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.66%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.65
  • Total Contract Value: $15,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 37/349 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,000,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 198
  • College: Kent State
  • Accrued Seasons: 11
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 7, #232 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $11,392,000

Contract Notes

Julian Edelman signed a two year, $15.5 million extension with the Patriots.  Edelman received $12 million guaranteed at signing. The guarantee is made up of his $1 million 2019 salary, $3 million of his 2020 salary, and an $8 million signing bonus. Edelman's contract contains per game roster bonuses of $500,000 in 2019 and $900,00o in 2020 and 2021. Edelman can earn additional incentives in each year of his contract that can increase the value by $7.25 million. In 2019 he can earn $500,000 if he reached 80 receptions and another $500,000 for 90 receptions. In 2020 and 2021 he will receive $500,000 for 60 receptions, 70 receptions, 80 receptions, 90 receptions, and 100 receptions. Another $250,000 in Pro Bowl incentives are also available.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201933$1,000,000$4,202,615$500,000$500,000$1,000,000$6,077,6153.2%
202034$3,300,000$2,666,666$900,000$300,000$3,000,000$7,166,6663.6%
202135$2,800,000$2,666,668$900,000$300,000$0$6,666,668--
Total$7,100,000$9,535,949$2,300,000$1,100,000$4,000,000$19,910,949
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Career Earnings: $36,234,987
Career APY: $3,294,090
Potential Earnings: $44,734,987
Total Guarantees: $25,048,700
Largest Cash Payment: $10,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,416,666 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20094$1,798,700$449,675$48,700$1,893,700105.3%$473,425
PatriotsUFAExpired20131$765,000$765,000$0$1,015,000132.7%$1,015,000
PatriotsUFARenegotiated20144$17,000,000$4,250,000$6,000,000$12,671,87574.5%$4,223,958
PatriotsExtensionRenegotiated20172$11,000,000$5,500,000$7,000,000$10,654,41296.9%$5,327,206
PatriotsExtensionActive20192$15,500,000$7,750,000$12,000,000$10,000,00064.5%$10,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots11$36,234,987$3,294,090$31,802,1840.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2009Patriots$310,000$12,175$0$0$0$0$0$322,1750.3%$358,700
2010Patriots$395,000$12,175$0$0$0$0$0$407,175--$395,000
2011Patriots$525,000$12,175$0$0$0$0$0$537,1750.4%$525,000
2012Patriots$615,000$12,175$0$0$0$0$0$627,1750.5%$615,000
2013Patriots$715,000$0$40,000$0$10,000$0$0$765,0000.6%$1,015,000
2014Patriots$1,000,000$1,250,000$500,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$2,750,0002.1%$6,500,000
2015Patriots$2,250,000$1,250,000$750,000$0$0$500,000$2,000,000$4,656,2503.2%$2,671,875
2016Patriots$2,500,000$1,250,000$750,000$0$250,000$0$0$4,421,8752.8%$3,500,000
2017Patriots$3,000,000$2,916,666$0$750,000$250,000$500,000$0$7,416,6664.4%$8,250,000
2018Patriots$2,000,000$1,666,666$0$500,000$500,000$0$0$3,821,0782.2%$2,404,412
2019Patriots$1,000,000$4,202,615$0$500,000$500,000$0$1,000,000$6,077,6153.2%$10,000,000
2020Patriots$3,300,000$2,666,666$0$900,000$300,000$0$3,000,000$7,166,6663.6%$4,500,000
2021Patriots$2,800,000$2,666,668$0$900,000$300,000$0$0$6,666,668--$4,000,000
Total$20,410,000$17,917,981$2,040,000$3,550,000$2,110,000$1,000,000$7,000,000$45,635,518$44,734,987

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201113----10.5%0.0%4348.50482.0031
20129----24.0%15.2%2123511.2344511.3011
2013160085.3%19.8%105105610.162115.5060
2014142071.1%10.3%9297210.6410949.4030
201597046.8%6.5%6169211.373237.7011
2016160078.2%9.4%98110611.3312574.8032
2018120066.8%11.9%7485011.56910711.9010
2019160087.2%1.5%100111711.268273.4031

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$11,374,000$7,750,000
Injury Adjusted$11,374,000$7,750,000
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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