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Matt Ryan Contract

Matt Thomas Ryan is an American quarterback drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the third pick of the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He led his college team at Boston College to three bowl victories and set records, becoming the third all-time in passing yards and pass completions. His stellar performance landed him the Manning award, First-team All-American, First-team All ACC, and ACC Player of the Year award in 2007, to name a few.


In the NFL, Matt made a name for himself with his numerous franchise records and awards. He has been named to four Pro-Bowl selections, Most Valuable Player (2016), Offensive Player of the Year (2016), and many more. He made his first appearance during Super Bowl LI, however, the team lost to the New England Patriots.


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Matt Ryan’s Contract


ContractSigning BonusAverage SalaryGTD at SignTotal GTD
5 yr(s) / $150,000,000$46,500,000$30,000,000$94,500,000$100,000,000

Matt Ryan’s Contract Breakdown


YearBase SalarySigning BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap HitDead CapYearly Cash
2018$6,000,000$9,300,000-$6,000,000$17,700,000$96,900,000$29,250,000
2019$2,750,000$9,300,000-$2,750,000$15,800,000$79,200,000$74,014,610
2020$1,050,000$9,300,000-$1,050,000$18,962,500$75,850,000$94,514,610
2021$23,000,000$9,300,000-$5,500,000$40,912,500$49,937,500$117,514,610

What are the terms of Matt Ryan’s contract?


Matt Ryan signed a 4-year extension with the Atlanta Falcons. The deal was worth $150 million and guarantees the quarterback $94.5 million, which includes a signing bonus, base salaries of 2018, 2019, and 2020 seasons, and an option bonus of $10 million. The contract also grants him $5.5 million from his 2021 salary as injury reserve, which was fully guaranteed on the 3rd league day of 2019. Ryan is set to earn $7.5 million in roster bonuses on the 3rd league day of the 2022 and 2023 seasons.


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This extension has lowered Ryan’s 2018 cap charge by $3.95 million. $12 million of Ryan’s 2020 salary was converted into a bonus after restructuring the contract at the end of the 2019 season, which created a $9.375 million cap space in 2020, thereby increasing Ryan’s cap charges by $3.125 million during the last three years of the contract.


Matt Ryan’s Contract History


YearContractSigning BonusAverage SalaryGTD at SignTotal GTD
2008 - 20136 yr(s) / $67,500,000$7,450,000$11,250,000-$34,750,000
2013 - 20185 yr(s) / $103,750,000$28,000,000$20,750,000$30,000,000$42,000,000

What was Matt Ryan’s highest contract?


The contract extension Matt Ryan signed on May 3rd, 2018 with the Atlanta Falcons for a whopping $150 million is the highest contract the quarterback has signed, making him the highest-paid quarterback in NFL history. 


What is Matt Ryan’s Salary?


Matt Ryan has an annual income of $30 million as per the terms of his current contract with the Falcons. He is one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league.


What is Matt Ryan’s Net Worth?


Matt Ryan’s illustrious career playing professional quarterback for Atlanta Falcons in the NFL has earned him a net worth of $70 million.


How many years are left on Matt Ryan's contract?


Matt Ryan’s 5-year contract, signed in 2018, terminates after three years, in 2023. 


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