Quarterback Blake Bortles, who led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a division title & AFC Championship Game after the 2017 season, retired now.

Blake Bortles : Dates joined | Earnings | Net worth

As the Jaguars’ starting quarterback from 2014 to 2018, Bortles set franchise records for single-season passing yards and touchdowns in 2015.

Blake Bortles : Dates joined | Earnings | Net worth

His most successful season was in 2017 when he helped bring the Jaguars to their first division title and AFC Championship Game appearance since 1999.

However, Bortles also led the league in interceptions during 2015 and had a league-high 75 interceptions by the end of his five years with Jacksonville.

After being released by the Jaguars in 2018, he spent his final three seasons as a backup for the Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, and New Orleans Saints.

Blake bortles dates joined 

On May 8, 2014, at the 2014 NFL Draft, Bortles was chosen in the first round with the third overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bortles was the first of an eventual 14 quarterbacks to be drafted.

Blake Bortles : Dates joined | Earnings | Net worth

Career history
  • Jacksonville Jaguars (2014–2018)             
  • Los Angeles Rams (2019)
  • Denver Broncos (2020)
  • Los Angeles Rams (2020)
  • Green Bay Packers (2021)
  • New Orleans Saints (2021)

And on March 18, 2019, Bortles signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams to be Jared Goff’s backup.

Bortles played three snaps of a Week 7 blowout of the Atlanta Falcons with a 20-point lead late in the fourth quarter.

Then on September 24, 2020, Bortles was signed by the Denver Broncos after an injury to starter Drew Lock.

Bortles was released by the Broncos on October 17, 2020, after Lock recovered from his shoulder injury. He was re-signed to Denver’s practice squad two days later.

Blake Bortles signed a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers worth $1 million ,On May 24, 2021 . He was released on July 27, 2021 and on November 4, 2021, Bortles was re-signed to the Packers practice squad as the backup for Jordan Love after starter Aaron Rodgers was unavailable for Week 9 due to a COVID-19 diagnosis.

On December 24, 2021, Bortles was signed by the New Orleans Saints to back up rookie quarterback Ian Book after starter Jameis Winston tore his ACL in Week 8 and backups Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian both contracted COVID-19.

Blake bortles Earnings

According to Sportrac, his eight-season career earned him a total of $47,658,598.

His highest salary reportedly came in 2019, when he reportedly earned $5.5 million along with a $15 million signing bonus.

Blake Bortles : Dates joined | Earnings | Net worth

Year Team Cap
Cash Paid
2014     Jaguars      $3,755,418 $13,761,672      
2015 Jaguars $4,694,273 $1,358,855
2016 Jaguars $5,633,128 $2,297,710
2017 Jaguars $6,571,983 $3,236,565
2018 Jaguars $10,000,000 $20,000,000
2019 Rams $1,000,000 $1,000,000
2020 Rams $44,118 $53,529
2021 Saints $87,722 $87,722
Total $31,786,642 $41,796,053

His annual salary would have ranged from $28,000 up to that maximum figure.

Bortles’ overall salary is $19,316,927 with signing bonuses in 2014, 2015 and 2018 totaling $28,341,672.

Net worth 

Blake Bortles is a retired American professional football player who has a net worth of $20 million. 

Blake Bortles : Dates joined | Earnings | Net worth

  • Source of Wealth  : Football
  • Age  : 27
  • Birth Place  : Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA
  • Net worth   :  $20 Million. 

In his rookie year, 2014, Blake signed a 4-year $20.6 million contract. In 2018 he signed a 3-year $54 million extension.

During his career Blake Bortles earned a total of $48 million in NFL salary alone. He likely earned several million more from endorsements.

Over the course of his career Blake played in 78 games. In other words, he earned $615,000 per game. In those 78 games he threw 75 interceptions.

By Rishabh

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