Matthew Adams

New York Giants, Outside Linebacker
Age: 28-201d (Dec 12, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Houston
Drafted: Round 7 (#221 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Jeff Nalley (Select Sports Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$1,152,500

2024 Cash

$1,292,500

Career Earnings

$5,223,732

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Matthew Adams signed a 1 year , $1,292,500 contract with the New York Giants, including $167,500 signing bonus, $967,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,292,500. In 2024, Adams will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $167,500, while carrying a cap hit of $1,152,500 and a dead cap value of $967,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,292,500
Average Salary:
$1,292,500
Signing Bonus:
$167,500
GTD at Sign:
$967,500
Total GTD:
$967,500
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $1,152,500 0.45% $1,292,500 $1,292,500 $967,500
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,125,000 $167,500 $1,152,500 0.45% $967,500
2025 30
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,125,000 $167,500 $1,292,500 $1,292,500 $1,292,500 $1,292,500
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Matthew Adams signed a 1 year , $1,232,500 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,232,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,232,500
Average Salary:
$1,232,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
$300,000
Total GTD:
$300,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Matthew Adams signed a 1 year , $1,187,500 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $152,500 signing bonus, $152,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,187,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,187,500
Average Salary:
$1,187,500
Signing Bonus:
$152,500
GTD at Sign:
$152,500
Total GTD:
$152,500
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2018-2021 Rookie

Matthew Adams signed a 4 year , $2,561,583 contract with the Indianapolis Colts, including $101,583 signing bonus, $101,583 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $640,396.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,561,583
Average Salary:
$640,396
Signing Bonus:
$101,583
GTD at Sign:
$101,583
Total GTD:
$101,583
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$5,223,732

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Active
$581,583
$581,583
2019 24
Active
$570,000
$1,151,583
2020 25
Active
$732,149
$1,883,732
2021 26
Active
$920,000
$2,803,732
2022 27
Active
$1,187,500
$3,991,232
2023 28
Active
$1,232,500
$5,223,732
Total      
$5,223,732
$5,223,732
2024 29
Active
$1,292,500
Total
$6,516,232
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$480,000
$101,583
$581,583
$581,583
2019
24
$570,000
$570,000
$1,151,583
2020
25
$644,118
$88,031
$732,149
$1,883,732
2021
26
$920,000
$920,000
$2,803,732
2022
27
$1,035,000
$152,500
$1,187,500
$3,991,232
2023
28
$1,080,000
$152,500
$1,232,500
$5,223,732
Total
$4,729,118
$254,083
$152,500
$88,031
$5,223,732
$5,223,732
2024
29
$1,125,000
$167,500
$1,292,500
Total
$5,854,118
$421,583
$152,500
$88,031
$6,516,232

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,614,118 $101,583 - - - $88,031 $2,803,732
1 $1,035,000 $152,500 - - - - $1,187,500
1 $1,080,000 - $152,500 - - - $1,232,500

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 IND 3 - 8 Ankle
2020 IND 10 - 10 COVID-19
2022 PIT 6 - 10 Calf
  • Apr 12, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.29 million contract with New York (NYG)
  • Mar 22, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.232 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Dec 14, 2018 Fined $26,739 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jordan Akins (HOU)
  • Dec 07, 2018 Fined $26,739 Roughing the Passer against Cody Kessler (JAX)
  • May 11, 2018 Signed a 4 year $2.56 million contract with Indianapolis (IND)
  • Apr 28, 2018 Drafted by Indianapolis (IND): Round 7 (#221 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 07, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Cody Kessler (JAX) $26,739
Dec 14, 2018 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jordan Akins (HOU) $26,739
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 CLE 17 48 4.80 7 4 3 1
2022 CHI 10 3 188 23.40 22 14 8 1
2021 IND 17 1 0.10 10 8 2
2020 IND 9 0.00 2 1 1
2019 IND 16 4 104 10.00 10 8 2
2018 IND 16 5 216 20.60 33 23 10
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