Julian Edelman

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,077,615
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.10%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 4.96%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.65
  • Total Contract Value: $15,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,750,000
  • Position Ranking: 36/382 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,000,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 198
  • College: Kent State
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 7, #232 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

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: $34,234,987
Career APY: $3,423,499
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$8,000,00051.6%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots10$34,234,987$3,423,499$25,724,5690.0%$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 PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111310.5%0.0%4348.50482.0031
2012924.0%15.2%2123511.2344511.3011
20131685.3%19.8%105105610.162115.5060
20141471.1%10.3%9297210.6410949.4030
2015946.8%6.5%6169211.373237.7011
20161678.2%9.4%98110611.3312574.8032
20181266.8%11.9%7485011.56910711.9010

Financial Reports

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