Saquon Barkley

Philadelphia Eagles, Running Back
Age: 27-171d (Feb 09, 1997)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Penn State
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Edward Berry (CAA Football)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,800,000

2024 Cash

$13,500,000

Career Earnings

$48,692,750

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Saquon Barkley signed a 3 year , $37,750,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including $11,625,000 signing bonus, $26,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,583,333. In 2024, Barkley will earn a base salary of $1,375,000 and a signing bonus of $12,125,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,800,000 and a dead cap value of $26,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $37,750,000
Average Salary:
$12,583,333
Signing Bonus:
$11,625,000
GTD at Sign:
$26,000,000
Total GTD:
$26,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 27 $3,800,000 1.49% $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $26,000,000
2025 28 $5,561,000 2.03% $11,000,000 $24,500,000 $22,200,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $24,500,000; $8,775,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $9,081,000 3.11% $13,250,000 $37,750,000 $8,775,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
$19,308,000 6.17% - - $4,850,000
2028
Void
$6,531,000 1.95% - - -
2029
Void
$4,106,000 1.15% - - -
2030
Void
$2,140,000 0.56% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 27 $1,375,000 $2,425,000 - - - $3,800,000 1.49% $26,000,000
2025 28 $1,170,000 $2,425,000 - $1,966,000 - $5,561,000 2.03% $22,200,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2026, 2 YR, $24,500,000; $8,775,000 DEAD CAP
2026 29 $1,300,000 $2,425,000 $1,000,000 $4,106,000 $250,000 $9,081,000 3.11% $8,775,000
2027 30
Void
UFA
- $2,425,000 - $4,106,000 - $19,308,000 6.17% $4,850,000
2028
Void
- $2,425,000 - $4,106,000 - $6,531,000 1.95% -
2029
Void
- - - $4,106,000 - $4,106,000 1.15% -
2030
Void
- - - $2,140,000 - $2,140,000 0.56% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 27 $1,375,000 $12,125,000 - - - $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $13,500,000 $12,583,333
2025 28 $1,170,000 - - $9,830,000 - $11,000,000 $24,500,000 $12,250,000 $12,125,000
2026 29 $1,300,000 - $1,000,000 $10,700,000 $250,000 $13,250,000 $37,750,000 $12,583,333 $13,250,000
2027 30
Void
- - - - - - - - -
2028 31
Void
- - - - - - - - -
2029 32
Void
- - - - - - - - -
2030 33
Void
- - - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $26M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary/workout bonus + 2025 salary/option/workout bonus + $1.5M of 2026 salary)
  • 2025 Option Bonus: $9.843M (guaranteed)
  • 2026 Option Bonus: $10.7M
  • 2026 Roster Bonus: $1M (5th league day of 2027)
  • 2027-2039 years automatically void
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Extension

Saquon Barkley signed a 1 year , $10,091,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $10,091,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,091,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,091,000
Average Salary:
$10,091,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$10,091,000
Total GTD:
$10,091,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2023-2023 Franchise Tag

Saquon Barkley signed a 1 year , $10,091,000 contract with the New York Giants, including an average annual salary of $10,091,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,091,000
Average Salary:
$10,091,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2022 Rookie

Saquon Barkley signed a 4 year , $31,194,751 contract with the New York Giants, including $20,767,092 signing bonus, $31,194,751 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,798,688.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $31,194,751
Average Salary:
$7,798,688
Signing Bonus:
$20,767,092
GTD at Sign:
$31,194,751
Total GTD:
$31,194,751
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$48,692,750

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 21
Active
$21,247,092
$21,247,092
OROY
2019 22
Active
$1,897,943
$23,145,035
2020 23
Injured
$3,405,886
$26,550,921
2021 24
Active
$4,833,829
$31,384,750
2022 25
Active / Club Exercised
$7,217,000
$38,601,750
2023 26
Active
$10,091,000
$48,692,750
Total      
$48,692,750
$48,692,750
2024 27
Active
$13,500,000
2025 28
Active
$11,000,000
2026 29
Active
$13,250,000
Total
$86,442,750
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
21
$480,000
$20,767,092
$21,247,092
$21,247,092
2019
22
$1,897,943
$1,897,943
$23,145,035
2020
23
$750,000
$2,655,886
$3,405,886
$26,550,921
2021
24
$850,000
$3,983,829
$4,833,829
$31,384,750
2022
25
$7,217,000
$7,217,000
$38,601,750
2023
26
$8,091,000
$2,000,000
$10,091,000
$48,692,750
Total
$19,285,943
$22,767,092
$6,639,715
$48,692,750
$48,692,750
2024
27
$1,375,000
$12,125,000
$13,500,000
2025
28
$1,170,000
$9,830,000
$11,000,000
2026
29
$1,300,000
$1,000,000
$10,700,000
$250,000
$13,250,000
Total
$23,130,943
$34,892,092
$7,639,715
$20,530,000
$250,000
$86,442,750

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $19,285,943 $22,767,092 $6,639,715 - - - $48,692,750

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 NYG 3 - 17 Knee (ACL)
2021 NYG 9 - 9 COVID-19
  • Mar 11, 2024 Signed a 3 year $37.75 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Dec 29, 2023 Fined $21,855 Impermissible use of the helmet against Philadelphia (PHI)
  • Jul 25, 2023 Signed a 1 year $10.091 million contract extension with New York (NYG), including $909,000 of incentives
  • Mar 07, 2023 Offered a 1 year $10.091 million franchise tag by New York (NYG)
  • Apr 28, 2021 New York (NYG) exercised a $7.2 million option for 2022
  • Jul 22, 2018 Signed a 4 year $31.19 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • Apr 26, 2018 Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 1 (#2 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 29, 2023 Impermissible use of the helmet against Philadelphia (PHI) $21,855
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Yards/Gm Rush Touchdowns Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 NYG 14 13 670 64.60 247 962 68.7 6 60 41 280 6.8 20.0 4 2
2022 NYG 16 16 856 75.40 295 1,312 82.0 10 76 57 338 5.9 21.1 0 1
2021 NYG 13 13 513 46.60 162 593 45.6 2 57 41 263 6.4 20.2 2 2
2020 NYG 2 2 67 50.40 19 34 17.0 0 9 6 60 10.0 30.0 0 0
2019 NYG 13 13 737 68.20 217 1,003 77.2 6 73 52 438 8.4 33.7 2 1
2018 NYG 16 16 854 83.00 261 1,307 81.7 11 121 91 721 7.9 45.1 4 0

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 3 years, $29,929,386
  • Avg. Salary: $9,976,462
  • NFL Rank: 229
  • RB Rank: 5

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $12,583,333
  • NFL Rank: 178
  • RB Rank: 4

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Saquon Barkley to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Jonathan Taylor 3 $42,000,000 $14,000,000 24
Aaron Jones 4 $48,000,000 $12,000,000 26
James Conner 3 $21,000,000 $7,000,000 26
Miles Sanders 4 $25,400,000 $6,350,000 25
Averages 4 $34,100,000 $9,837,500 25.3

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Barkley's current age (27), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
3 $27,955,713 $9,318,571

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Barkley statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Rush Yds/Gm, Rush TD/Gm, Fum/Gm, Rec/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Rush Yds/Gm Rush TD/Gm Fum/Gm Rec/Gm Rating
Jonathan Taylor
2021-2022
82.35 95.43 0.79 0.25 2.43 77.35
Aaron Jones
2019-2020
93.75 72.93 0.83 0.17 3.20 81.85
James Conner
2020-2021
84.85 52.61 0.75 0.14 2.57 75.60
Miles Sanders
2021-2022
85.29 69.76 0.38 0.10 1.59 72.65
Average 86.56 72.68 0.69 0.17 2.45 76.86
Saquon Barkley
2022-2023
90.91 75.80 0.53 0.10 3.27 73.75
Pct Change 5.03 4.29 -23.19 41.18 33.47 -4.05
Median Prime % Change 4.66%
Average Prime % Change 9.46%

Calculated Market Value: Saquon Barkley

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
3 years, $29,929,386 $9,976,462
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