Julian Edelman

Wide Receiver

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 11
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $9,666,666 (4.59% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,500,000 (2.85% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.47
  • Contract Value: $15,500,000 ($7,750,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 35/354 at WR

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201933$1,000,000$4,202,615$500,000$500,000$0$1,000,000$6,077,6153.1%
202034$3,300,000$2,666,666$900,000$300,000$2,500,000$3,000,000$9,666,6664.6%
202135$2,800,000$2,666,668$900,000$300,000$0$0$6,666,6683.1%
Total$7,100,000$9,535,949$2,300,000$1,100,000$2,500,000$4,000,000$22,410,949

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.
Career Earnings: $37,234,987
Career APY: $3,384,999
Potential Earnings: $45,734,987
Total Guarantees: $25,048,700
Largest Cash Payment: $11,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $9,666,666 (2020)

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$11,000,00071.0%$11,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots11$37,234,987$3,384,999$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$2,750,0002.0%$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$3,821,0782.1%$2,404,412
2019Patriots$1,000,000$4,202,615$0$500,000$500,000$0$1,000,000$6,077,6153.1%$11,000,000
2020Patriots$3,300,000$2,666,666$0$900,000$300,000$2,500,000$3,000,000$9,666,6664.6%$4,500,000
2021Patriots$2,800,000$2,666,668$0$900,000$300,000$0$0$6,666,6683.1%$4,000,000
Total$20,410,000$17,917,981$2,040,000$3,550,000$2,110,000$3,500,000$7,000,000$48,135,518$45,734,987

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201113----10.5%0.0%482.004348.5031
20129----24.0%15.2%44511.302123511.2311
2013160085.3%19.8%2115.50105105610.1660
2014142071.1%10.3%10949.409297210.6430
201597046.8%6.5%3237.706169211.3711
2016160078.2%9.4%12574.8098110611.3332
2018120066.8%11.9%910711.907485011.5610
2019160087.2%1.5%8273.40100111711.2631

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 $6,348,688

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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