Breaking down Falcons tackle Jake Matthews' $16.434 million deal

Atlanta Falcons rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews' fully guaranteed $16.434 million deal includes a $10.268 million signing bonus.

Matthews got base salaries of $420,000, $510,000, $600,000 and $695,000.

The deal includes $3.94 million in other compensation.

That includes fully guaranteed roster bonuses of $656,795 in 2015 on the third day of training camp, $1.313 million in 2016 on the third day of training camp and $1.97 million in 2017 on the third day of training camp.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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