Matt Ryan

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $17,700,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 10.04%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $52,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 24.98%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.97
  • Total Contract Value: $150,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $30,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/31 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $94,500,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 217
  • College: Boston College
  • Accrued Seasons: 11
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 1, #3 overall (Falcons)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Matt Ryan signed a 5 year, $150 million contract extension on May 4, 2018. Details of the contract come from a report on PFT.  Ryan hass $94.5 million fully guaranteed at signing. The guarantee is made up of Ryan's 2018, 2019, and 2020 base salaries plus his $46.5 million signing bonus and a $10 million option bonus. $5.5 million of his 2021 salary is guaranteed for injury and become fully guaranteed on the 3rd day of the 2019 league year. Ryan will earn $7.5 million roster bonuses in 2022 and 2023 provided he is on the roster on the 3rd day of the respective league year. The extension lowers Ryan's 2018 cap charge by $3.95 million.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 33 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $11,700,000 $0 $0 $0 $17,700,000 10.0%
2019 34 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $22,800,000 12.0%
2020 35 $20,500,000 $20,500,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $31,800,000 15.9%
2021 36 $23,000,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $34,300,000 --
2022 37 $16,250,000 $11,300,000 $7,500,000 $0 $0 $35,050,000 --
2023 38 $20,500,000 $2,000,000 $7,500,000 $0 $0 $30,000,000 --
Total $97,750,000 $58,900,000 $15,000,000 $0 $0 $171,650,000
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Career Earnings: $214,500,000
Career APY: $19,500,000
Potential Earnings: $321,250,000
Total Guarantees: $171,250,000
Largest Cash Payment: $52,500,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $35,050,000 (2022)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Falcons Drafted Renegotiated 2008 6 $67,500,000 $11,250,000 $34,750,000 $57,500,000 85.2% $11,500,000
Falcons Extension Renegotiated 2013 5 $103,750,000 $20,750,000 $42,000,000 $94,500,000 91.1% $18,900,000
Falcons Extension Active 2018 5 $150,000,000 $30,000,000 $94,500,000 $62,500,000 41.7% $62,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Falcons 11 $214,500,000 $19,500,000 $167,300,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2008 Falcons $295,000 $0 $2,505,000 $0 $3,800,000 $6,600,000 5.7% $6,600,000
2009 Falcons $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,900,000 $0 $0 $9,900,000 8.0% $17,900,000
2010 Falcons $10,250,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,250,000 -- $10,250,000
2011 Falcons $11,250,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,250,000 11.0% $11,250,000
2012 Falcons $11,500,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $13,500,000 11.2% $11,500,000
2013 Falcons $2,000,000 $7,600,000 $0 $0 $0 $9,600,000 7.8% $30,000,000
2014 Falcons $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $8,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $17,500,000 13.2% $21,500,000
2015 Falcons $11,500,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $19,500,000 13.6% $11,500,000
2016 Falcons $15,750,000 $8,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $23,750,000 15.3% $15,750,000
2017 Falcons $15,750,000 $8,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $23,750,000 14.2% $15,750,000
2018 Falcons $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $11,700,000 $0 $0 $0 $17,700,000 10.0% $52,500,000
2019 Falcons $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $22,800,000 12.0% $21,500,000
2020 Falcons $20,500,000 $20,500,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $31,800,000 15.9% $20,500,000
2021 Falcons $23,000,000 $11,300,000 $0 $0 $0 $34,300,000 -- $23,000,000
2022 Falcons $16,250,000 $11,300,000 $7,500,000 $0 $0 $35,050,000 -- $23,750,000
2023 Falcons $20,500,000 $2,000,000 $7,500,000 $0 $0 $30,000,000 -- $28,000,000
Total $190,545,000 $106,500,000 $20,405,000 $0 $3,800,000 $321,250,000   $321,250,000

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Passing Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special Comp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRating AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 16 94.1% 0.0%347/56661.3%417729122692.237842.3253
2012 16 99.1% 0.0%422/61568.6%471932142899.1341414.1132
2013 16 98.9% 0.0%439/65167.4%451526174489.617553.2054
2014 16 98.4% 0.0%415/62866.1%469428143193.9291455.0052
2015 16 97.9% 0.0%407/61466.3%459121163089.037631.70125
2016 16 98.1% 0.0%373/53469.9%494438737117.1351173.3042
2017 15 99.9% 0.0%314/48464.9%377819122391.4291294.4043
2018 16 98.9% 0.0%422/60869.4%492435742108.1331253.83105

Financial Reports

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