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Matt Barkley

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Quarterback Age: 29 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#98 overall), 2013 College: Southern California Agent(s): Athletes First

Bills – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Matt Barkley signed a 2 year, $4,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including a $600,000 signing bonus, $600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,000,000. In 2020, Barkley will earn a base salary of $1,500,000, a roster bonus of $75,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,025,000 and a dead cap value of $200,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $600,000
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Total Guarantees $600,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $600,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 28 $1,250,000 $200,000 $75,000 $250,000 $1,775,000 $650,000 $1,586,119($1,586,119)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $650,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,125,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $650,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,125,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $450,000 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,325,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $450,000 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2019 Cap Savings: $1,325,000
    2020 Contract details by year 29 $1,500,000 $200,000 $75,000 $250,000 $2,025,000 $200,000 $1,825,000($3,411,119)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,825,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2020 Cap Savings: $1,825,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,825,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $200,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,825,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $600,000 guaranteed (signing bonus)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $4,687.50 ($75,000, 8 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $4,687.50 ($75,000)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • Annual Playing Time Incentives: $875,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,100,000
    Signing Bonus $250,000
    Average Salary $1,550,000
    Total Guarantees $250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $250,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $790,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $790,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /
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    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Total Guarantees $500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $775,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $775,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
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    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $675,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $675,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
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    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,739,528
    Signing Bonus $497,028
    Average Salary $684,882
    Total Guarantees $497,028
    Guaranteed at Signing $497,028
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $497,028 - $20,000 - - - $922,028
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $20,000 - - - $520,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $592,500 - - - - - - $592,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - - - $20,000 - - - $20,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings - - - $20,000 - - - $20,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $28,800 - - - - - - $28,800
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $595,588 - - - - - - $595,588
    2017 Player Cash Earnings - $500,000 - $50,000 - - - $550,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $319,118 - - - - - - $319,117
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $58,824 $500,000 - $275,000 - - - $833,824
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $418,235 $600,000 - - - - - $1,018,235
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $75,000 $250,000 - - $11,119 $1,586,119
    7 seasons $4,168,065 $2,097,028 $75,000 $655,000 - - $11,119 $7,006,211
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - $75,000 $250,000 - - - $1,825,000
    $5,668,065 $2,097,028 $150,000 $905,000 - - $11,119 $8,831,211
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $905,000 $497,028 - $60,000 - - - $1,462,028
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $911,618 - - $20,000 - - - $931,617
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $624,388 - - - - - - $624,388
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $500,000 - $50,000 - - - $550,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $58,824 $500,000 - $275,000 - - - $833,824
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,668,235 $600,000 $75,000 $250,000 - - - $2,604,354
  • Transactions

    Dec 21 2018Signed a 2 year $4 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
    Oct 31 2018Signed a contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Sep 12 2018Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Mar 17 2018Signed a 2 year $3.1 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 14 2017Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Sep 1 2017Released by San Francisco (SF)
    Mar 10 2017Signed a 2 year $4 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Sep 22 2016Signed to the active roster by Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 4 2016Signed to the practice squad by Chicago (CHI)
    Sep 3 2016Waived by Arizona (ARI)
    Sep 4 2015Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Philadelphia (PHI) for 2016 7th round pick (#251 Joe Walker)
    Jun 13 2013Signed a 4 year $2.73 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 27 2013Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 4 (#98 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Barkley ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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 BUF 16 2 81 0.074 51 27 52.9 359 179.50 0 3 51.02 2 -4 0 3 5.96
    2018 BUF 8 1 1 73 0.130 25 15 60 232 232.00 2 0 117.42 3 -2 0 0 17.08
    2017 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2016 CHI 14 7 6 412 0.456 216 129 59.7 1611 230.14 8 14 68.27 7 2 0 4 70.84
    2015 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2014 PHI 8 1 6 0.005 1 0 0 0 0 39.58 3 0 0 0
    2013 PHI 6 3 76 0.069 49 30 61.2 300 100.00 0 4 44.6 2 -2 0 3 1.8
    Totals 52 14 7 648 - 342 201 58.8 2,502 178.71 10 21 - 17 -6 0 10 95.68