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Matt Ryan

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Quarterback Age: 35 Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2008 College: Boston College Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

Falcons – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Matt Ryan signed a 5 year, $150,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $46,500,000 signing bonus, $100,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $30,000,000. In 2020, Ryan will earn a base salary of $1,050,000 and a restructure bonus of $19,450,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,962,500 and a dead cap value of $75,850,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $150,000,000
    Signing Bonus $46,500,000
    Average Salary $30,000,000
    Total Guarantees $100,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $94,500,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $6,000,000 $9,300,000 - $2,400,000 - $17,700,000 $96,900,000 $29,250,000($29,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $96,900,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-79,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $58,900,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-41,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $49,700,000 2019 Dead Cap: $47,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-32,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $11,700,000 2019 Dead Cap: $47,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $2,750,000 $9,300,000 - $2,000,000 $1,750,000 $15,800,000 $79,200,000 $44,764,610($74,014,610)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $79,200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-63,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $55,950,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-40,150,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $36,300,000 2020 Dead Cap: $42,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-20,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $13,050,000 2020 Dead Cap: $42,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,750,000
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $1,050,000 $9,300,000 - $2,000,000 $6,612,500 $18,962,500 $75,850,000 $20,500,000($94,514,610)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $75,850,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-56,887,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $62,350,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-43,387,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $31,412,500 2021 Dead Cap: $44,437,500 2020 Cap Savings: $-12,450,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $17,912,500 2021 Dead Cap: $44,437,500 2020 Cap Savings: $1,050,000
    2021 Contract details by year 36 $23,000,000 $9,300,000 - $2,000,000 $6,612,500 $40,912,500 $49,937,500 $23,000,000($117,514,610)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $49,937,500 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,025,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $44,437,500 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,525,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $23,412,500 2022 Dead Cap: $26,525,000 2021 Cap Savings: $17,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $17,912,500 2022 Dead Cap: $26,525,000 2021 Cap Savings: $23,000,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 4 yr, $117,514,610; $26,525,000 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 37 $16,250,000 $9,300,000 $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $6,612,500 $41,662,500 $26,525,000 $23,750,000($141,264,610)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $26,525,000 2022 Cap Savings: $15,137,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $26,525,000 2022 Cap Savings: $15,137,500 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $17,912,500 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2022 Cap Savings: $23,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $17,912,500 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2022 Cap Savings: $23,750,000
    2023 Contract details by year 38 $20,500,000 - $7,500,000 $2,000,000 $6,612,500 $36,612,500 $8,612,500 $28,000,000($169,264,610)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2023 Cap Savings: $28,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2023 Cap Savings: $28,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $28,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $8,612,500 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $28,000,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $94.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary + 2019 salary + 2019 option bonus + 2020 salary)
    • $5.5M of 2021 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2019 (guaranteed for injury now)
    • 2019 Option Bonus: $10M (guaranteed, paid 3/15/2019)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $7.5M (guarantees the 3rd league day of 2022)
    • 2023 Roster Bonus: $7.5M (guarantees the 3rd league day of 2023)
    • $23.25M of signing bonus deferred until April 2019

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2018

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $103,750,000
    Signing Bonus $28,000,000
    Average Salary $20,750,000
    Total Guarantees $42,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2008-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $67,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,450,000
    Average Salary $11,250,000
    Total Guarantees $34,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 - $6,305,000 - - - - $6,600,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $7,450,000 $2,900,000 - - - - $15,350,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - - - - - $10,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $11,250,000 - - - - - - $11,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - - - - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $13,000,000 - - - - - $15,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 $15,000,000 - - - $12,000,000 - $36,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,500,000 - - - - - $7,925 $11,507,925
    2016 Player Cash Earnings MVP, OPOY $15,750,000 - - - - - - $15,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,750,000 - - - - - - $15,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $23,250,000 - - - - - $29,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,750,000 $23,250,000 - - $8,750,000 $10,000,000 $14,610 $44,764,610
    12 seasons $101,545,000 $81,950,000 $9,205,000 - $8,750,000 $22,000,000 $22,535 $223,472,535
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - - - $19,450,000 - - $20,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - - - - - $23,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $16,250,000 - $7,500,000 - - - - $23,750,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $20,500,000 - $7,500,000 - - - - $28,000,000
    $162,345,000 $81,950,000 $24,205,000 - $28,200,000 $22,000,000 $22,535 $318,722,535
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    12 seasons Player Cash Earnings $101,545,000 $81,950,000 $9,205,000 - $8,750,000 $22,000,000 - $223,472,535
  • Transactions

    Mar 25 2020Converted $6.95M of 2020 salary into bonus clearing $5.215M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jan 11 2020Converted $12.5M of 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $9.375M of cap with Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 12 2019Converted $8.75M of 2019 salary into signing bonus, clearing $7M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
    May 3 2018Signed a 5 year $150 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jul 25 2013Signed a 5 year $103.75 million extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    May 20 2008Signed a 6 year $67.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 26 2008Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#3 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 ATL 15 15 15 1087 0.913 616 408 66.2 4466 297.73 26 14 92.09 34 147 1 9 267.34
    2018 ATL 16 16 16 1048 0.989 608 422 69.4 4924 307.75 35 7 108.06 33 125 3 10 353.96
    2017 ATL 16 16 16 1026 1.000 529 342 64.7 4095 255.94 20 12 91.36 32 143 0 4 228.1
    2016 ATL 16 16 16 1022 0.983 534 373 69.9 4944 309.00 38 7 117.13 35 117 0 4 347.46
    2015 ATL 16 16 16 1115 0.979 614 407 66.3 4591 286.94 21 16 89.02 37 63 0 12 231.94
    2014 ATL 16 16 16 1064 0.984 628 415 66.1 4694 293.38 28 14 93.87 29 145 0 5 284.26
    2013 ATL 16 16 16 1065 0.989 651 439 67.4 4515 282.19 26 17 89.61 17 55 0 5 248.1
    2012 ATL 16 16 16 1050 0.991 615 422 68.6 4719 294.94 32 14 99.1 34 141 1 3 304.86
    2011 ATL 16 16 16 566 347 61.3 4177 261.06 29 12 92.17 37 84 2 5 273.48
    2010 ATL 16 16 16 571 357 62.5 3705 231.56 28 9 91 46 122 0 4 252.4
    2009 ATL 14 14 14 451 263 58.3 2916 208.29 22 14 80.95 30 49 1 5 183.54
    2008 ATL 16 16 16 434 265 61.1 3440 215.00 16 11 87.72 55 104 1 6 196
    Totals 189 189 189 8,477 - 6,817 4,460 65.4 51,186 270.83 321 147 - 419 1,295 9 72 3,171.44