Matt Judon

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Patriots, OLB Age: 29-10d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2016 College: Grand Valley State Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Matt Judon signed a 4 year, $54,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,625,000. In 2021, Judon will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $18,000,000 and a roster bonus of $823,529, while carrying a cap hit of $6,323,529 and a dead cap value of $30,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $54,500,000
    Signing Bonus $18,000,000
    Average Salary $13,625,000
    Total Guarantees $32,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $4,500,000 $823,529 $6,323,529 $30,000,000 $19,823,529($19,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $30,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-23,676,471 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-11,676,471 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $16,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-10,176,471 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $1,823,529
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $16,500,000 $24,500,000 $12,000,000($31,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $24,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-8,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $12,000,000

    Potential Out: 2023, 2 yr, $31,823,529; $9,000,000 dead cap

    2023 Contract details by year 31 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $16,500,000 $9,000,000 $12,000,000($43,823,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $9,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $12,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $9,500,000 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $15,000,000 $4,500,000 $10,500,000($54,323,529)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $10,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $4,500,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $10,500,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $30M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    • $2M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on the 3rd league day of 2023 (injury guaranteed now)
    • Per Game Active Bonus: $$58,823 ($1M, 14 LTBE in 2021)
    • All Pro (2022-2024): $500,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,808,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,808,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,595,736
    Signing Bonus $255,736
    Average Salary $648,934
    Total Guarantees $255,736
    Guaranteed at Signing $255,736
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $255,736 - - - - - $705,736
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - - - - $93,556 $2,118,556
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $16,808,000 - - - - - $19,928 $16,827,928
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $823,529 - - - - $19,823,529
    6 seasons $21,453,000 $18,255,736 $823,529 - - - $113,484 $40,645,749
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $12,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $12,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $1,000,000 - - - - $10,500,000
    $52,953,000 $18,255,736 $3,823,529 - - - $113,484 $75,145,749
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,453,000 $255,736 - - - - $113,484 $20,822,220
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $18,000,000 $823,529 - - - - $19,823,529
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/06/2020, $35,096

      Physical contact with an official against Pittsburgh (PIT)


    • Player contract details by year 09/29/2019, $21,056

      Horse Collar tackle against Patrick Mahomes (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 12/14/2018, $10,026

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)


    • Player contract details by year 10/19/2018, $26,739

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Brett Kern (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/14/2018, $10,026

      Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)


    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2017, $18,231

      Horse Collar tackle against Kenyan Drake (MIA)


    • TOTAL: $121,174

  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2021Signed a 4 year $54.5 million contract with New England (NE)
    Nov 6 2020Fined $35,096 Physical contact with an official against Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 13 2020Signed a 1 year $16.808 million franchise tag from Baltimore (BAL)
    Sep 29 2019Fined $21,056 Horse Collar tackle against Patrick Mahomes (KC)
    Dec 14 2018Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
    Oct 19 2018Fined $26,739 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN)
    Sep 14 2018Fined $10,026 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)
    Nov 3 2017Fined $18,231 Horse Collar tackle against Kenyan Drake (MIA)
    May 5 2016Signed a 4 year $2.59 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 5 (#146 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2021 NE 7 7 7 405 6.5 27 16 11
    2020 BAL 14 14 13 563 60.5 6 50 32 18
    2019 BAL 16 16 16 807 80.9 9.5 54 43 11 4
    2018 BAL 16 16 8 676 65.4 7 45 29 16 1
    2017 BAL 16 16 12 789 72.3 8 60 50 10 2
    2016 BAL 14 14 308 29.6 4 27 12 15
    Totals 83 83 56 3,548 - 41 263 182 81 7 0