Matt Judon

New England Patriots, Outside Linebacker
Age: 31-346d (Aug 15, 1992)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Grand Valley State
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Damarius Bilbo (Klutch Sports Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$14,675,848

2024 Cash

$7,500,000

Career Earnings

$67,057,512

2021-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Matt Judon signed a 4 year , $54,500,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $18,000,000 signing bonus, $32,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,625,000. In 2024, Judon will earn a base salary of $6,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,675,848 and a dead cap value of $10,273,890.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $54,500,000
Average Salary:
$13,625,000
Signing Bonus:
$18,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$30,000,000
Total GTD:
$32,000,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 29 $6,323,529 3.46% $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $30,000,000
2022 30 $14,285,555 6.86% $12,000,000 $32,000,000 $24,500,002
2023 31
$16,440,555 7.31% $14,235,292 $46,235,292 $25,214,446
2024 32 $14,675,848 5.75% $7,500,000 $53,735,292 $10,273,890
2025 33
Void
UFA
$2,333,334 0.85% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 29 $1,000,000 $4,500,000 - $823,529 - - $6,323,529 3.46% $30,000,000
2022 30 $7,678,333 $4,500,000 $1,107,222 $1,000,000 - - $14,285,555 6.86% $24,500,002
2023 31
$7,000,000 $6,833,333 $1,107,222 - $1,000,000 $500,000 $16,440,555 7.31% $25,214,446
2024 32 $6,500,000 $6,833,333 $1,107,223 - $235,292 - $14,675,848 5.75% $10,273,890
2025 33
Void
UFA
- $2,333,334 - - - - $2,333,334 0.85% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 29 $1,000,000 $18,000,000 - $1,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $13,433,823
2022 30 $7,678,333 - $3,321,667 $1,000,000 $12,000,000 $32,000,000 $16,000,000 $11,245,097
2023 31
$7,000,000 $7,000,000 - - $14,235,292 $46,235,292 $15,411,764 $10,867,646
2024 32 $6,500,000 - - - $7,500,000 $53,735,292 $13,433,823 $7,500,000
2025 33
Void
- - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $30M fully guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
  • $2M of 2023 salary fully guarantees 3/17/2023 (injury guaranteed now)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $58,823 ($1M, 14 LTBE in 2021)
  • All Pro (2022-2024): $500,000
  • 2023 Incentives: $3M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2020 Franchise Tag

Matt Judon signed a 1 year , $16,808,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including an average annual salary of $16,808,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $16,808,000
Average Salary:
$16,808,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2019 Rookie

Matt Judon signed a 4 year , $2,595,736 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including $255,736 signing bonus, $255,736 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $648,934.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,595,736
Average Salary:
$648,934
Signing Bonus:
$255,736
GTD at Sign:
$255,736
Total GTD:
$255,736
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$67,057,512

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 24
Active
$705,736
$705,736
2017 25
Active
$540,000
$1,245,736
2018 26
Active
$630,000
$1,875,736
2019 27
Active
$2,118,556
$3,994,292
2020 28
Active
$16,827,928
$20,822,220
2021 29
Active
$20,000,000
$40,822,220
2022 30
Active
$12,000,000
$52,822,220
2023 31
Injured
$14,235,292
$67,057,512
Total      
$67,057,512
$67,057,512
2024 32
Active
$7,500,000
Total
$74,557,512
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
24
$450,000
$255,736
$705,736
$705,736
2017
25
$540,000
$540,000
$1,245,736
2018
26
$630,000
$630,000
$1,875,736
2019
27
$2,025,000
$93,556
$2,118,556
$3,994,292
2020
28
$16,808,000
$19,928
$16,827,928
$20,822,220
2021
29
$1,000,000
$18,000,000
$1,000,000
$20,000,000
$40,822,220
2022
30
$7,678,333
$3,321,667
$1,000,000
$12,000,000
$52,822,220
2023
31
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$14,235,292
$67,057,512
Total
$36,131,333
$25,255,736
$3,321,667
$2,000,000
$113,484
$67,057,512
$67,057,512
2024
32
$6,500,000
$7,500,000
Total
$42,631,333
$25,255,736
$3,321,667
$2,000,000
$113,484
$74,557,512

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $20,453,000 $255,736 - - - $113,484 $20,822,220
3 $15,678,333 $25,000,000 $2,000,000 $3,321,667 - - $46,235,292

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 BAL 9 - 9 COVID-19
2020 BAL 12 - 13 COVID-19
2021 NE 17 - 17 COVID-19
2023 NE 6 - 18 Elbow
  • Aug 04, 2023 Signed a $3M extension for 2023 that increased the guaranteed portion of salary from $2M to $14M with New England (NE)
  • Dec 01, 2022 Converted $3,321,667 of 2022 salary into signing bonus, clearing $2.2M of cap with New England (NE)
  • Mar 15, 2021 Signed a 4 year $54.5 million contract with New England (NE)
  • Nov 06, 2020 Fined $35,096 Physical contact with an official against Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 13, 2020 Signed a 1 year $16.808 million franchise tag from Baltimore (BAL)
  • Sep 29, 2019 Fined $21,056 Horse Collar tackle against Patrick Mahomes (KC)
  • Dec 14, 2018 Fined $10,026 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 19, 2018 Fined $26,739 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Tennessee (TEN)
  • Sep 14, 2018 Fined $10,026 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF)
  • Nov 03, 2017 Fined $18,231 Horse Collar tackle against Kenyan Drake (MIA)
  • May 05, 2016 Signed a 4 year $2.59 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
  • Apr 30, 2016 Drafted by Baltimore (BAL): Round 5 (#146 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 03, 2017 Horse Collar tackle against Kenyan Drake (MIA) $18,231
Sep 14, 2018 Roughing the Passer against Josh Allen (BUF) $10,026
Oct 19, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Brett Kern (TEN) $26,739
Dec 14, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Kansas City (KC) $10,026
Sep 29, 2019 Horse Collar tackle against Patrick Mahomes (KC) $21,056
Nov 06, 2020 Physical contact with an official against Pittsburgh (PIT) $35,096
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 NE 4 2 183 54.80 4 13 10 3
2022 NE 17 15 872 77.20 16 60 36 24 2
2021 NE 17 16 877 82.40 13 60 38 22
2020 BAL 14 13 563 53.00 6 50 32 18
2019 BAL 16 16 807 80.90 10 54 43 11 4
2018 BAL 16 8 676 65.40 7 45 29 16 1
2017 BAL 16 12 789 72.30 8 60 50 10 2
2016 BAL 14 308 29.60 4 27 12 15
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