Matt Milano

Buffalo Bills, Outside Linebacker
Age: 29-129d (Mar 17, 1995)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Boston College
Drafted: Round 5 (#163 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Joel Segal (WME Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$12,437,000

2024 Cash

$14,805,000

Career Earnings

$39,442,352

2023-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Matt Milano signed a 2 year , $28,330,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $11,845,000 signing bonus, $27,150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,165,000. In 2024, Milano will earn a base salary of $4,125,000, a signing bonus of $10,000,000 and a workout bonus of $255,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,437,000 and a dead cap value of $29,310,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $28,330,000
Average Salary:
$14,165,000
Signing Bonus:
$11,845,000
GTD at Sign:
$27,150,000
Total GTD:
$27,150,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 28
$6,867,000 3.05% $13,380,000 $13,380,000 $36,077,000
2024 29 $12,437,000 4.87% $14,805,000 $28,185,000 $29,310,000
2025 30 $16,122,000 5.90% $9,940,000 $38,125,000 $17,253,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 3 YR, $38,125,000; $11,071,000 DEAD CAP
2026 31 $16,147,000 5.52% $9,965,000 $48,090,000 $11,071,000
2027 32
Void
UFA
$4,889,000 1.56% - - $4,889,000
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 28
$1,080,000 $4,139,000 $1,293,000 $100,000 - $255,000 $6,867,000 3.05% $36,077,000
2024 29 $4,125,000 $4,139,000 $1,293,000 $125,000 $2,500,000 $255,000 $12,437,000 4.87% $29,310,000
2025 30 $9,265,000 $2,389,000 $1,293,000 $425,000 $2,500,000 $250,000 $16,122,000 5.90% $17,253,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 3 YR, $38,125,000; $11,071,000 DEAD CAP
2026 31 $9,375,000 $2,389,000 $1,293,000 $340,000 $2,500,000 $250,000 $16,147,000 5.52% $11,071,000
2027 32
Void
UFA
- $2,389,000 - - $2,500,000 - $4,889,000 1.56% $4,889,000
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 28
$1,080,000 $11,945,000 - $255,000 $13,380,000 $13,380,000 $13,380,000 $12,022,500
2024 29 $4,125,000 - $10,000,000 $255,000 $14,805,000 $28,185,000 $14,092,500 $11,570,000
2025 30 $9,265,000 - - $250,000 $9,940,000 $38,125,000 $12,708,333 $9,952,500
2026 31 $9,375,000 - - $250,000 $9,965,000 $48,090,000 $12,022,500 $9,965,000
2027 32
Void
- - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $27.15M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + 2024 option bonus)
  • 2024 Option Bonus: $10M (guaranteed, paid 3/17/2024)
  • 2023 Per Game Active Bonus: $20,000 ($340,000, 16 LTBE)
  • 2024-2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($425,000)
  • 2026 Per Game Active Bonus: $20,000 ($340,000)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2024 Extension

Matt Milano signed a 4 year , $41,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $7,000,000 signing bonus, $23,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,375,000. In 2024, Milano will earn a base salary of $9,250,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,043,000 and a dead cap value of $5,629,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $41,500,000
Average Salary:
$10,375,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$20,000,000
Total GTD:
$23,500,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie

Matt Milano signed a 4 year , $2,661,506 contract with the Buffalo Bills, including $2,615,062 signing bonus, $261,506 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $665,377.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,661,506
Average Salary:
$665,377
Signing Bonus:
$2,615,062
GTD at Sign:
$261,506
Total GTD:
$261,506
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$39,442,352

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 22
Active
$726,506
$726,506
2018 23
Injured
$523,763
$1,250,269
2019 24
Active
$1,005,498
$2,255,767
2020 25
Active
$2,246,291
$4,502,058
2021 26
Active
$13,044,118
$17,546,176
2022 27
Active
$8,516,176
$26,062,352
All NFL (1st)
2023 28
Injured
$13,380,000
$39,442,352
Total      
$39,442,352
$39,442,352
2024 29
Active
$14,805,000
2025 30
Active
$9,940,000
2026 31
Active
$9,965,000
Total
$74,152,352
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
22
$465,000
$261,506
$726,506
$726,506
2018
23
$523,764
$523,763
$1,250,269
2019
24
$645,000
$360,498
$1,005,498
$2,255,767
2020
25
$2,133,000
$113,291
$2,246,291
$4,502,058
2021
26
$5,500,000
$7,000,000
$294,118
$250,000
$13,044,118
$17,546,176
2022
27
$1,035,000
$6,465,000
$441,176
$250,000
$325,000
$8,516,176
$26,062,352
2023
28
$1,080,000
$11,945,000
$255,000
$13,380,000
$39,442,352
Total
$11,381,764
$19,206,506
$6,465,000
$735,294
$755,000
$798,789
$39,442,352
$39,442,352
2024
29
$4,125,000
$10,000,000
$255,000
$14,805,000
2025
30
$9,265,000
$250,000
$9,940,000
2026
31
$9,375,000
$250,000
$9,965,000
Total
$34,146,764
$19,206,506
$6,465,000
$735,294
$10,000,000
$1,510,000
$798,789
$74,152,352

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $11,381,764 $19,206,506 $735,294 $6,465,000 $755,000 $798,789 $39,442,352

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2018 BUF 15 - 17 Leg
2020 BUF 9 - 12 Pectoral
2023 BUF 6 - 18 Leg
  • Sep 08, 2023 Fined $10,927 Unsportsmanlike Conduct
  • Mar 12, 2023 Signed a 2 year $28.33 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 17, 2022 Converted $6.46M of salary into signing bonus, adding two void years, clearing $5.172M of cap space with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Mar 11, 2021 Signed a 4 year $44 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • May 11, 2017 Signed a 4 year $2.66 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 29, 2017 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 5 (#163 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Sep 08, 2023 Helmet to Helmet hit $10,927
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 BUF 5 5 211 70.10 30 18 12 1 2
2022 BUF 15 15 947 90.50 2 99 72 27 3
2021 BUF 16 16 916 86.50 3 85 56 29
2020 BUF 10 4 335 40.40 4 45 35 10 1
2019 BUF 15 15 906 86.40 2 101 65 36 1
2018 BUF 13 13 741 73.00 1 78 52 26 3
2017 BUF 16 5 452 40.90 48 31 17 1 1
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