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Nick Foles

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Bears, QB Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#88 overall), 2012 College: Arizona Agent(s): Justin Schulman, David Dunn (Athletes First)

Bears – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Nick Foles signed a 3 year, $24,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2020, Foles will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $8,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,666,666 and a dead cap value of $17,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $21,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $21,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $4,000,000 $2,666,666 - $6,666,666 $17,000,000 $12,000,000($12,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,333,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,333,334 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $11,666,666 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2020 Cap Savings: $-5,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,666,666 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2020 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 $2,666,666 - $6,666,666 $10,333,334 $4,000,000($16,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $10,333,334 2021 Cap Savings: $-3,666,668 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,333,334 2021 Cap Savings: $1,333,332 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $7,666,666 2022 Dead Cap: $2,666,668 2021 Cap Savings: $-1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,666 2022 Dead Cap: $2,666,668 2021 Cap Savings: $4,000,000

    Potential Out: 2022, 2 yr, $16,000,000; $3,666,667 dead cap

    2022 Contract details by year 33 $4,000,000 $2,666,667 $4,000,000 $10,666,667 $3,666,667 $8,000,000($24,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,666,667 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2022 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $3,666,667 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $21M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary + 2022 roster bonus + $1M of 2022 salary)
    • 2021 Roster Bonus: $4M (5th league day of 2021)
    • 2022 Roster Bonus: $4M (5th league day of 2022)
    • Annual $6M of Incentives/Escalators
      • QB Rating (not cumulative, min. 224 attempts)
        95%: $500,000
        98.5%: $1M
        102%: $2M
      • Playing Time (not cumulative)
        50%: $500,000
        65%: $750,000
        80%: $1.5M
      • 50% Playing Time + Playoffs: $500,000 or
        50% Playing Time + Playoff Win (50% snaps): $1M
      • Pro Bowl: $750,000
      • NFL MVP or Super Bowl MVP: $750,000
    • Any incentive earned will also escalate the following year's base salary
    • An unknown incentive threshold gives Foles the option to void the deal after each of 2020 & 2021
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $18,750,000 - $18,750,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

    2019-2022

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $88,000,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000,000
    Average Salary $22,000,000
    Total Guarantees $50,125,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $45,125,000
    Free Agent: 2023 /
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2017-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Total Guarantees $7,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2016-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,750,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,540,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $12,270,000
    Total Guarantees $13,792,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,022,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,768,520
    Signing Bonus $543,250
    Average Salary $692,130
    Total Guarantees $543,520
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $543,250 - - - - - $933,250
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $20,000 - - - $520,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $20,000 - - - $635,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,022,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $20,000 - - $27,952 $6,069,952
    2016 Player Cash Earnings - - $6,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $500,000 - - - - $1,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - $25,433 $4,025,433
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 $12,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $25,000,000 $250,000 $250,000 - - - $30,500,000
    8 seasons $13,777,000 $31,543,250 $11,750,000 $310,000 - - $5,053,385 $62,433,635
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $8,000,000 - - - - - $12,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 - - - - $8,000,000
    $25,777,000 $39,543,250 $15,750,000 $310,000 - - $5,053,385 $86,433,635
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,505,000 $3,543,250 $3,000,000 $40,000 - - - $18,113,683
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,022,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $20,000 - - - $6,069,952
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - - $6,000,000 - - - - $6,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - $500,000 - - - - $1,750,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $25,000,000 $250,000 $250,000 - - - $30,500,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/20/2013, $10,000

      Illegal Peel-Back Block against Minnesota (MIN)


    • TOTAL: $10,000

  • Transactions

    Apr 1 2020Signed a 3 year $24 million restructured contract with Chicago (CHI), clearing $10.3M of cap space
    Mar 18 2020Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Jacksonville (JAC) for 2020 4th round pick (#140)
    Mar 13 2019Signed a 4 year $88 million contract with Jacksonville (JAC)
    Feb 6 2019Declined a $20M option for 2019 from Philadelphia (PHI) with a $2M buyback payment, clearing $18.8M of 2019 cap space
    Mar 13 2017Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI), (additional years added for cap purposes)
    Mar 9 2017Kansas City (KC) declined a $6.4M option for 2017
    Aug 4 2016Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract (club option in 2017) with Kansas City (KC)
    Jul 27 2016Released by Los Angeles (LAA), clearing $750,000 in 2016 cap space
    Aug 8 2015Signed a 2 year $24.54 million extension with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 10 2015Traded to St. Louis (STL) from Philadelphia (PHI) with 2016 2nd round pick (#43 - traded) and 2015 4th round pick (#119 Andrew Donnal) for Sam Bradford and 2015 5th round pick (#145 - traded)
    Dec 20 2013Fined $10,000 Illegal Peel-Back Block against Minnesota (MIN)
    May 21 2012Signed a 4 year $2.76 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Apr 27 2012Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 3 (#88 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Nick Foles 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 JAX 8 4 4 188 17.0 117 77 65.8 736 184.00 3 2 84.56 4 23 0 2 37.74
    2018 PHI 16 5 5 357 32.7 195 141 72.3 1413 282.60 7 4 95.95 9 17 0 4 75.72
    2017 PHI 16 7 3 212 18.7 101 57 56.4 537 76.71 5 2 79.52 11 3 0 6 33.78
    2016 KC 16 3 1 106 10.4 55 36 65.5 410 136.67 3 0 105.87 4 -4 0 0 28
    2015 LA 16 11 11 658 337 190 56.4 2052 186.55 7 10 69 17 20 1 5 94.08
    2014 PHI 8 8 8 545 46.3 312 187 59.9 2163 270.38 13 10 81.45 16 68 0 3 119.32
    2013 PHI 15 13 10 702 63.6 317 203 64 2891 222.38 27 2 119.21 56 225 3 4 260.14
    2012 PHI 15 7 6 454 40.3 265 161 60.8 1699 242.71 6 5 79.11 11 42 1 8 86.16
    Totals 110 58 48 3,222 - 1,699 1,052 61.9 11,901 205.19 71 35 - 128 394 5 32 734.94