Blake Bortles is an ex-NFL player who played primarily for the Jacksonville Jaguars as their QB. He was also the backup for teams like the Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, and New Orleans Saints.
Bortles retired after eight seasons in the NFL. Ever since Blake Bolters announced his retirement from the NFL, the journals have been on a quest to best surmise or recount the overall career, achievements, and breakthroughs of the six foot five inches tall quarterback including his net worth as well.
Besides, the lucrative contracts that the NFL player of his stature signs are also often a headline worthy stories. The zeroes attached to such contracts do seek at least some or two analysis.
What Is Blake Bortles Net Worth?
The multitude of up-to-date reports suggest Bortles has a net worth of $20 million.
Although Bortles did quit the NFL, he didn’t walk away empty-handed. In terms of salary only, Bortles amassed some $48 million for the seven years he was an NFL quarterback. While the number might not sound that astounding when compared to other big fishes, analysts suggest, Bortles did more impressive when it came to money. To put into perspective, that’s $615,000 per game for a total of 78 matches Bortles played in his career. To break it down further, it’s $6.8 million a year, $571,000 a month and $19,047 a day.
Blake’s endorsements are also worth noting when considering his overall fortune. He collaborated and promoted for several brands the time he was an active quarterback and perhaps he still is associated with some local endorsements. For instance around the time when Jaguars drafted him, Blake also added a local endorsement arrangement (Hanania Automotive Group) to his $20.6 million four year contract. There was also promises done with Nike however it’s unclear how much the deal added to Bortles net worth.
Blake Also Has Several Properties All With A Price Tag Of Millions Of Dollars
One other factor of Blake’s holdings is his house in Ponte Vedra Beach in the River Landing, Nocatee, Florida in the Twenty Mile area. It apparently is Nocatee’s most luxurious community.
Worth mentioning is in the last few years, Bortles has completed several property deals each worth nine figures. Back in Sep 2018, the Oviedo High School graduate bought a house in Marsh Landing for an amount of $3.475 million. Two years later in Jan 2020, Blake sold his beachfront home in Jacksonville for $1.7million which he had bought in July 2015 for $1.5 million. Then in May 2022, Bortles bought a 0.7 acre piece of land in the aforesaid phase one of River Landing at Nocatee.
Blake Bortles Salary And Contracts
When the Jaguars drafted Bortles in 2014, the 2022 AFC South Championships winner provided the Altamonte Springs native with a four year, $20.6 million contract. The condition was for his rookie season. Later in 2018 Blake would sign a three year extension to his aforesaid deal. This agreement came with a whopping $54 million monetary reward for the UCF graduate. Blake’s highest reported salary was in 2019 when he pocketed $5.5 million plus a $15 million signing bonus. For the eight seasons he was in the NFL, Blake averaged a salary of $7.6 million a year.
Bortles Career In Summary
Blake played collegiate football at the UCF Knights during which he won accolades like the Beef O Brady Bowl MVP title and the Fiesta Bowl Offensive MVP award.
During the final year of his college, the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted him third overall. In his rookie season, Bortles made his debut against the San Diego Chargers.
When Bortles was the QB of the Jaguars, he recorded several benchmarks. As a Jags, he has the most passing yards in a season, the most pass completions in a season, and the most passing touchdowns in a game.
Bortles remained with the Jaguars until the end of the 2018 season after which he respectively joined teams like the Los Angeles Rams, the Denver Broncos, the Green Bay Packers, and the New Orleans Saints before his retirement from the overall playing career.
Blake Bortles Major Moments And Stats
Blake was a crucial man in the Jaguars 2017 season when they made into the postseason with a stat of 10-6. He also played a significant part in the Jaguars victory against the Buffalo Bills in his first playoff. In the game, Blake recorded 88 yards on 10 carries.
His another notable performance came in the same season in the Jags win against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Divisional Rounds where Bolters completed 14 passes from 26 attempts for 214 yards and a touchdown. The Jags no five finished the playoffs with a pass completion rate of 57.6%. Blake threw for 594 yards, three touchdowns in addition to zero interceptions. In the very season, Blake also gained 121 yards on the ground; the highest point of his career.
In March 2019, Blake became a backup QB to Jared Goff for the Los Angeles Rams. The following season, he went to the Denver Broncos but returned to the Rams two months later. During the 2021 off-season, the Green Bay Packers picked Bolters before setting him free in November the same year. Following that, Blake became the player of the New Orleans Saints in Dec 2021. The team released the Altamonte Springs native in April 2022 shortly after which, Blake announced his retirement.
During his time in Jacksonville, Bortles recorded some pretty lofty numbers for the Jags. He registered the second most passing yards (17646) and passing touchdowns (103) in franchise history and the six foot five inches tall quarterback did it in 73 games.
Likewise, Blake Bortles NFL career statistics include 59.3 completion percentage, 103-75 (TD-INT), 17,649 passing yards, 80.6 passer yards, 1766 rushing yards, and 8 rushing touchdowns.