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Embed This Julian Edelman

Wide Receiver Age: 33 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#232 overall), 2009 College: Kent State Agent(s): Yee & Dubin Sports
  • Current Contract

    Julian Edelman signed a 2 year, $15,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $12,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,750,000. In 2019, Edelman will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $8,000,000, a roster bonus of $375,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,077,615 and a dead cap value of $13,835,949.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,500,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $7,750,000
    Total Guarantees $12,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / 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 33 $1,000,000 $4,202,616 $375,000 $500,000 $6,077,615 $13,835,949 $9,875,000($9,875,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $13,835,949 2019 Cap Savings: $-7,758,334 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $9,535,949 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,458,334 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $8,502,616 2020 Dead Cap: $5,333,333 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,425,001 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,202,616 2020 Dead Cap: $5,333,333 2019 Cap Savings: $1,874,999
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $3,300,000 $2,666,667 $900,000 $300,000 $7,166,666 $8,333,333 $4,500,000($14,375,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $8,333,333 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,166,667 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,333,333 2020 Cap Savings: $1,833,333 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $5,666,667 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,666 2020 Cap Savings: $1,499,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,666 2020 Cap Savings: $4,499,999

    Potential Out: 2021, 2 yr, $14,375,000; $2,666,667 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 35 $2,800,000 $2,666,667 $900,000 $300,000 $6,666,666 $2,666,667 $4,000,000($18,375,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2021 Cap Savings: $3,999,999 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2021 Cap Savings: $3,999,999 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $3,999,999 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,666,667 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $3,999,999
    2022 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $12M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + $3M of 2020 salary)
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 12 LTBE)
    • 2019 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $56,250 ($900,000)
    • 2020 Workout Bonus: $300,000
    • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $56,250 ($900,000)
    • 2021 Workout Bonus: $300,000
    • 2019 Incentives:
      $500,000 each for 80, 90 receptions
    • 2020 Incentives
      $500,000 each for 60,70,80,90, 100 receptions
    • 2021 Incentives
      $500,000 each for 60,70,80,90, 100 receptions
    • Pro Bowl: $250,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $11,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $5,500,000
    Guaranteed $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 31 $3,000,000 $2,916,666 $750,000 $250,000 $500,000 $7,416,666 $8,250,000 $7,857,843($7,857,843)
    2018 32 $1,529,412 $1,535,949 $375,000 $500,000 - $3,940,361 $5,362,746 $2,404,412($10,262,255)
    2019 33 $2,000,000 $1,535,949 $375,000 $500,000 $1,000,000 $5,410,949 $1,666,668 $3,875,000($14,137,255)
    2020 Free agent year 34 UFA  
    • $7M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2018 salary)
    • 2017 Per Game Active Bonus: $46,875 ($750,000)
    • 2017 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 1 LTBE)
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $31,250 ($500,000, 12 LTBE)
    • 2019 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • Incentives: $4M
    Source: Mike reiss
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $48,700 - - - - - $358,700
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - - - $395,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 - $40,000 $10,000 - - - $765,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $437,500 - - - - $3,437,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $3,000,000 $421,875 - - - $500,000 $6,171,875
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - $750,000 $250,000 - - $528,635 $4,028,635
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $4,607,843 - $250,000 - - - $7,857,843
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,529,412 - $375,000 $500,000 - - - $2,404,412
    10 seasons $12,839,412 $9,656,543 $2,024,375 $1,010,000 - - $1,028,635 $26,558,965
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $375,000 $500,000 - - - $9,875,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,300,000 - $900,000 $300,000 - - - $4,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - $900,000 $300,000 - - - $4,000,000
    $19,939,412 $17,656,543 $4,199,375 $2,110,000 - - $1,028,635 $44,933,965
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $63,504

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Buffalo (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 11/02/2018, $26,739

      Helmet to Helmet hit against Lafayette Pitts (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 06/07/2018, 4 games, $987,745

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 10/21/2016, $9,115

      Excessive facemask against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/16/2016, $24,309

      Hit on a defenseless player against Arizona (ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 11/07/2014, $5,512

      Throwing the ball into the stands against Denver (DEN)


    • TOTAL: $1,116,924

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Julian Edelman ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2018 NE 12 12 12 748 0.875 108 74 850 11.5 70.83 6 1 8 133.42
    2017 NE 0 0 0 0 0
    2016 NE 16 16 13 877 0.782 159 98 1106 11.3 69.13 3 3 12 132.3
    2015 NE 9 9 9 525 0.469 88 61 692 11.3 76.89 7 1 7 111.5
    2014 NE 14 14 13 805 0.712 134 92 972 10.6 69.43 4 3 11 130.6
    2013 NE 16 16 11 1021 0.853 151 105 1056 10.1 66.00 6 6 13 146.7
    2012 NE 9 9 3 297 0.323 32 21 235 11.2 26.11 3 1 2 44
    2011 NE 13 13 8 4 34 8.5 2.62 0 3 0 2.2
    2010 NE 15 15 3 14 7 86 12.3 5.73 0 1 10
    2009 NE 11 11 7 54 37 359 9.7 32.64 1 1 42.4
    Totals 115 115 71 4,273 - 748 499 5,390 10.8 46.87 30 20 53 753.12