Jake Matthews

Atlanta Falcons, Left Tackle
Age: 32-162d (Feb 11, 1992)
Exp: 11 Years
Country: US
College: Texas A&M
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2014
Agent(s): Ryan Williams (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$21,773,713

2024 Cash

$15,500,000

Career Earnings

$112,180,093

2022-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Jake Matthews signed a 3 year , $55,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $12,500,000 signing bonus, $52,558,823 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,333,333. In 2024, Matthews will earn a base salary of $15,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $21,773,713 and a dead cap value of $34,321,139.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $55,000,000
Average Salary:
$18,333,333
Signing Bonus:
$12,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$26,558,823
Total GTD:
$52,558,823
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2022 30 $16,589,200 7.97% $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $46,148,023
2023 31 $21,233,823 9.45% $16,108,796 $37,108,796 $55,558,823
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $37,108,796; $34,321,139 DEAD CAP
2024 32 $21,773,713 8.53% $15,500,000 $52,608,796 $34,321,139
2025 33 $21,773,713 7.97% $15,500,000 $68,108,796 $12,547,426
2026 34 $21,773,713 7.45% $15,500,000 $83,608,796 $6,273,713
2027 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Option Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2022 30 $1,500,000 $5,289,200 $8,000,000 - $1,800,000 $16,589,200 7.97% $46,148,023
2023 31 $3,058,823 $2,500,000 $10,375,000 $3,500,000 $1,800,000 $21,233,823 9.45% $55,558,823
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 2 YR, $37,108,796; $34,321,139 DEAD CAP
2024 32 $15,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,773,713 - - $21,773,713 8.53% $34,321,139
2025 33 $15,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,773,713 - - $21,773,713 7.97% $12,547,426
2026 34 $15,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,773,713 - - $21,773,713 7.45% $6,273,713
2027 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 30 $1,500,000 $12,500,000 $7,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $16,721,759
2023 31 $3,058,823 - $9,500,000 $3,500,000 $16,108,796 $37,108,796 $18,554,398 $15,652,199
2024 32 $15,500,000 - - - $15,500,000 $52,608,796 $17,536,265 $15,500,000
2025 33 $15,500,000 - - - $15,500,000 $68,108,796 $17,027,199 $15,500,000
2026 34 $15,500,000 - - - $15,500,000 $83,608,796 $16,721,759 $15,500,000
Contract Notes
  • $26.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
  • 2023 roster bonus & 2024 salary fully guarantee on 3/19/2023
  • 2023 Roster Bonus: $3.5M (3/19/2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2023 Rookie

Jake Matthews signed a 5 year , $72,500,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $13,946,000 signing bonus, $41,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,500,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $72,500,000
Average Salary:
$14,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$13,946,000
GTD at Sign:
$34,946,000
Total GTD:
$41,350,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2014-2018 Rookie

Jake Matthews signed a 4 year , $16,429,501 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $10,268,728 signing bonus, $16,429,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,107,375.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,429,501
Average Salary:
$4,107,375
Signing Bonus:
$10,268,728
GTD at Sign:
$16,429,500
Total GTD:
$16,429,500
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$112,180,093

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 22
Active
$10,688,728
$10,688,728
2015 23
Active
$1,210,944
$11,899,672
2016 24
Active
$1,913,591
$13,813,263
2017 25
Active
$2,660,387
$16,473,650
2018 26
Active
$19,446,000
$35,919,650
2019 27
Active
$15,535,224
$51,454,874
2020 28
Active
$10,616,423
$62,071,297
2021 29
Active
$13,000,000
$75,071,297
2022 30
Active
$21,000,000
$96,071,297
2023 31
Active
$16,108,796
$112,180,093
Total      
$112,180,093
$112,180,093
2024 32
Active
$15,500,000
2025 33
Active
$15,500,000
2026 34
Active
$15,500,000
Total
$158,680,093
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
22
$420,000
$10,268,728
$10,688,728
$10,688,728
2015
23
$510,000
$656,796
$44,148
$1,210,944
$11,899,672
2016
24
$600,000
$1,313,591
$1,913,591
$13,813,263
2017
25
$690,000
$1,970,387
$2,660,387
$16,473,650
2018
26
$5,500,000
$13,946,000
$19,446,000
$35,919,650
2019
27
$2,125,000
$4,375,000
$9,000,000
$35,224
$15,535,224
$51,454,874
2020
28
$3,550,000
$7,000,000
$66,423
$10,616,423
$62,071,297
2021
29
$1,075,000
$11,925,000
$13,000,000
$75,071,297
2022
30
$1,500,000
$12,500,000
$7,000,000
$21,000,000
$96,071,297
2023
31
$3,058,823
$9,500,000
$3,500,000
$49,973
$16,108,796
$112,180,093
Total
$19,028,823
$36,714,728
$39,800,000
$7,440,774
$9,000,000
$195,768
$112,180,093
$112,180,093
2024
32
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
2025
33
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
2026
34
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
Total
$65,528,823
$36,714,728
$39,800,000
$7,440,774
$9,000,000
$195,768
$158,680,093

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
10 $19,028,823 $36,714,728 $7,440,774 $39,800,000 - $195,768 $112,180,093
  • Sep 27, 2023 Converted $9.5M of 2023 salary into signing bonus, clearing $7.125M of cap with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 14, 2022 Signed a 3 year $55 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 12, 2021 Converted $11.925 of 2021 salary into bonus, clearing $7.95M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Mar 25, 2020 Converted $7M of 2020 salary into bonus, clearing $5.24M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Sep 04, 2019 Converted $4.375M of 2019 salary into bonus, clearing $3.5M of cap space with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jul 27, 2018 Signed a 5 year $72.5 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Apr 20, 2017 Atlanta (ATL) exercised a $12.496M 5th-year option for 2018
  • May 21, 2014 Signed a 4 year $16.42 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • May 08, 2014 Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#6 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 ATL 16 16 1,002 93.70
2022 ATL 17 17 1,047 99.60
2021 ATL 17 17 1,032 98.10
2020 ATL 16 16 1,113 99.20
2019 ATL 16 16 1,189 99.90
2018 ATL 16 16 1,057 99.70
2017 ATL 16 16 1,025 99.90
2016 ATL 16 16 979 94.10
2015 ATL 16 16 1,126 98.90
2014 ATL 15 15 944 87.30
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