Nick Folk

Age: 39-262d (Nov 05, 1984)
Exp: 17 Years
Country: US
College: Arizona
Drafted: Round 6 (#178 overall), 2007
Agent(s): Gary Uberstine (PSE Management)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,755,000

2024 Cash

$3,755,000

Career Earnings

$23,509,626

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $3,755,000 contract with the Tennessee Titans, including $1,750,000 signing bonus, $3,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,755,000. In 2024, Folk will earn a base salary of $1,750,000 and a signing bonus of $1,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,755,000 and a dead cap value of $3,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,755,000
Average Salary:
$3,755,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,750,000
GTD at Sign:
$3,500,000
Total GTD:
$3,500,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 40 $3,755,000 1.47% $3,755,000 $3,755,000 $3,500,000
2025 41
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 40 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $255,000 $3,755,000 1.47% $3,500,000
2025 41
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 40 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $3,755,000 $3,755,000 $3,755,000 $3,755,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Extension

Nick Folk signed a 2 year , $5,000,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $1,170,000 signing bonus, $2,290,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,000,000
Average Salary:
$2,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,170,000
GTD at Sign:
$2,290,000
Total GTD:
$2,290,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $1,075,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including an average annual salary of $1,075,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,075,000
Average Salary:
$1,075,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $1,625,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $125,000 signing bonus, $1,225,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,625,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,625,000
Average Salary:
$1,625,000
Signing Bonus:
$125,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,225,000
Total GTD:
$1,225,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $1,050,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including an average annual salary of $1,050,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,050,000
Average Salary:
$1,050,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2019-2019

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $1,030,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including an average annual salary of $1,030,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,030,000
Average Salary:
$1,030,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2017-2017

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $1,750,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
Average Salary:
$1,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$750,000
Total GTD:
$750,000
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2014-2017

Nick Folk signed a 4 year , $12,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $2,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $12,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$2,100,000
Total GTD:
$2,100,000
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2014-2014 Franchise Tag

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $3,556,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $3,556,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,556,000
Average Salary:
$3,556,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2015 / UFA
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2013-2013

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $780,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $50,000 signing bonus, $448,333 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $780,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $780,000
Average Salary:
$780,000
Signing Bonus:
$50,000
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$448,333
Free Agent:
2014 / UFA
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2012-2012

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $765,000 contract with the New York Jets, including $50,000 signing bonus, $50,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $765,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $765,000
Average Salary:
$765,000
Signing Bonus:
$50,000
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$50,000
Free Agent:
2013 / UFA
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2011-2011

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $552,280 contract with the New York Jets, including $7,280 signing bonus, $7,280 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $552,280.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $552,280
Average Salary:
$552,280
Signing Bonus:
$7,280
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$7,280
Free Agent:
2012 / UFA
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2010-2010

Nick Folk signed a 1 year , $545,000 contract with the New York Jets, including an average annual salary of $545,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $545,000
Average Salary:
$545,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2011 / UFA
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2007-2010 Rookie

Nick Folk signed a 4 year , $1,773,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including $108,000 signing bonus, $108,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $443,250.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $1,773,000
Average Salary:
$443,250
Signing Bonus:
$108,000
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$108,000
Free Agent:
2011 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$23,509,626

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2007 23
Active
$393,000
$393,000
2008 24
Active
$370,000
$763,000
2009 25
Active
$460,000
$1,223,000
2010 26
Active
$545,000
$1,768,000
2011 27
Active
$552,280
$2,320,280
2012 28
Active
$765,000
$3,085,280
2013 29
Active
$780,000
$3,865,280
2014 30
Active
$3,600,000
$7,465,280
2015 31
Injured
$2,660,074
$10,125,354
2016 32
Active
$2,750,000
$12,875,354
2017 33
Injured
$1,750,000
$14,625,354
2019 35
Active
Retained
$242,352
$242,352
$14,867,706
$15,110,058
2020 36
Active
Retained
$1,025,805
$73,764
$16,135,863
$16,209,627
2021 37
Retained
Active
$1,344,444
$955,555
$17,554,071
$18,509,626
2022 38
Active
$2,800,000
$21,309,626
2023 39
Active
$2,200,000
$23,509,626
Total      
$23,509,626
$23,509,626
2024 40
Active
$3,755,000
Total
$27,264,626
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2007
23
$285,000
$108,000
$393,000
$393,000
2008
24
$370,000
$370,000
$763,000
2009
25
$460,000
$460,000
$1,223,000
2010
26
$545,000
$545,000
$1,768,000
2011
27
$545,000
$7,280
$552,280
$2,320,280
2012
28
$700,000
$50,000
$15,000
$765,000
$3,085,280
2013
29
$715,000
$50,000
$15,000
$780,000
$3,865,280
2014
30
$1,500,000
$2,100,000
$3,600,000
$7,465,280
2015
31
$870,000
$1,780,000
$10,074
$2,660,074
$10,125,354
2016
32
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$12,875,354
2017
33
$1,000,000
$750,000
$1,750,000
$14,625,354
2019
35
$242,353
$242,353
$242,352
$242,352
$14,867,706
$15,110,058
2020
36
$988,235
$73,765
$37,570
$1,025,805
$73,764
$16,135,863
$16,209,627
2021
37
$1,219,444
$955,556
$125,000
$1,344,444
$955,555
$17,554,071
$18,509,626
2022
38
$1,120,000
$1,170,000
$510,000
$2,800,000
$21,309,626
2023
39
$1,690,000
$2,200,000
$23,509,626
Total
$16,271,706
$1,510,280
$1,780,000
$3,360,000
$30,000
$47,644
$23,509,626
$23,509,626
2024
40
$1,750,000
$1,750,000
$3,755,000
Total
$18,021,706
$3,260,280
$1,780,000
$3,360,000
$30,000
$47,644
$27,264,626

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,115,000 $108,000 - - - - $1,223,000
7 $7,625,000 $107,280 $2,100,000 $1,780,000 $30,000 $10,074 $11,652,354
1 $1,000,000 - $750,000 - - - $1,750,000
4 $4,841,706 $1,295,000 $510,000 - - $37,570 $6,684,272
1 $1,690,000 - - - - - $2,200,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2015 NYJ 10 - 17 Quad
2017 TB 6 - 17 Undisclosed
  • Mar 13, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3.755 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
  • Aug 29, 2023 Traded to Tennessee (TEN) from New England (NE) for 2025 7th round pick
  • Mar 14, 2022 Signed a 2 year $5 million contract extension with New England (NE)
  • Sep 21, 2021 Signed to the active roster by New England (NE)
  • Sep 11, 2021 Signed to the active roster by New England (NE)
  • Sep 02, 2021 Signed to the practice squad by New England (NE)
  • Aug 31, 2021 Released by New England (NE)
  • Mar 18, 2021 Signed a 1 year $1.625 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Sep 15, 2020 Signed to the active roster by New England (NE)
  • Sep 14, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by New England (NE)
  • Sep 12, 2020 Signed to the active roster by New England (NE)
  • Sep 07, 2020 Signed to the practice squad by New England (NE)
  • Sep 05, 2020 Released by New England (NE)
  • Aug 24, 2020 Signed a contract with New England (NE)
  • Dec 06, 2019 Signed a contract with New England (NE)
  • Nov 29, 2019 Waived by New England (NE)
  • Oct 30, 2019 Signed a contract with New England (NE)
  • Mar 17, 2017 Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Feb 23, 2017 Released by New York (NYJ), clearing $3 million in cap space
  • Sep 12, 2015 Converted $1.78 million of his 2015 salary into bonus, clear $1,186,667 in cap space with New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 11, 2014 Signed a 4 year $12 million extension with New York (NYJ)
  • Feb 28, 2014 Offered a 1 year $3.556 million franchise tag by New York (NYJ)
  • Mar 16, 2013 Signed a 1 year $795k contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 17, 2012 Signed a 1 year $765k contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Jul 29, 2011 Signed a 1 year $552,280 contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Feb 23, 2010 Signed a 1 year $545k contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Jul 25, 2007 Signed a 4 year $1.773 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Apr 28, 2007 Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 6 (#178 overall)
Year Team GP Snaps Snaps% FG ATT FG MADE FG MADE% PAT ATT PAT MADE PAT MADE%
2023 TEN 17 120 0.00 30 29 96.7 30 28 93.3
2022 NE 17 105 0.00 37 32 86.5 35 32 91.4
2021 NE 17 37 0.00 39 36 92.3 47 42 89.4
2020 NE 16 28 0.00 28 26 92.9 33 30 90.9
2019 NE 7 31 0.00 17 14 82.4 12 12 100.0
2017 TB 4 39 0.00 11 6 54.5 9 7 77.8
2016 NYJ 16 118 0.00 31 27 87.1 26 24 92.3
2015 NYJ 8 78 0.00 16 13 81.2 19 19 100.0
2014 NYJ 16 125 0.00 39 32 82.1 23 23 100.0
2013 NYJ 16 135 0.00 36 33 91.7 27 27 100.0
2012 NYJ 16 116 0.00 27 21 77.8 30 30 100.0
2011 NYJ 16 0.00 25 19 76.0 44 44 100.0
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