Embed This Cam Newton

Quarterback Age: 28 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011 College: Auburn Agent(s): Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik
  • Current Contract

    Cam Newton signed a 5 year, $103,800,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,760,000. In 2017, Newton will earn a base salary of $13,166,666, a signing bonus of $10,000,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $20,166,666 and a dead cap value of $21,500,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $103,800,000
    Signing Bonus $22,500,000
    Average Salary $20,760,000
    Total Guarantees $60,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $41,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $4,500,000 $7,500,000 - - $13,000,000 $41,000,000 $24,000,000($24,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $41,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-28,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $41,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $-28,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $13,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $28,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $13,000,0002016 Dead Cap: $28,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $13,000,000 $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 - $19,500,000 $31,000,000 $20,000,000($44,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $31,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-11,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $18,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $17,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $13,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $2,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $4,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $13,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $15,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $13,166,666 $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 $500,000 $20,166,666 $21,500,000 $23,666,666($67,666,666)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $21,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $-1,333,334 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $21,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $-1,333,334 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $13,666,666 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002017 Cap Savings: $13,666,666
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $14,500,000 $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 $500,000 $21,500,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($82,666,666)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $15,000,0002018 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002019 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $15,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002019 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002018 Cap Savings: $15,000,000

    Potential Out: 2019, 4 yr, $82,666,666; $8,500,000 dead cap

    2019 Contract details by year 30 $16,200,000 $4,500,000 - $2,000,000 $500,000 $23,200,000 $8,500,000 $16,700,000($99,366,666)
    Pre-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002019 Cap Savings: $14,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $8,500,0002019 Cap Savings: $14,700,000 Post-6/1 Release2019 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $16,700,000 Post-6/1 Trade2019 Dead Cap: $6,500,0002020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002019 Cap Savings: $16,700,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $18,600,000 - - $2,000,000 $500,000 $21,100,000 $2,000,000 $19,100,000($118,466,666)
    Pre-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002020 Cap Savings: $19,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002020 Cap Savings: $19,100,000 Post-6/1 Release2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $19,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,0002021 Dead Cap: $02020 Cap Savings: $19,100,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $41M initially fully guaranteed (signing bonus, 2015 salary, 2015 roster bonus, 2016 option bonus)
    • 2015 Roster Bonus $7.5M (paid 6/6/15)
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on 3/11/2016
    • 2016 salary de-escalates $500,000 if Newton doesn't attend full workouts
    • 2016: Panthers have the option to offer a $10M supersede signing bonus or a $10M Option Bonus (option exercised)
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on 3/11/2017
    • 2017-20 Workout Bonus: $500,000

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,025,498
    Signing Bonus $14,518,544
    Average Salary $5,506,375
    Guaranteed $22,025,498
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 22 $375,000 $3,629,636 - $4,004,636 $22,025,498
    2012 23 $1,376,159 $3,629,636 - $5,005,795 $18,020,998
    2013 24 $2,377,318 $3,629,636 - $6,006,954 $13,015,067
    2014 25 $3,378,477 $3,629,636 - $7,008,113 $7,008,113
    2015 26 $14,666,666 - - $14,666,666 $14,666,666
    2016 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • Fully guaranteed
    • Signing Bonus: $14,518,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $14,518,544 - - - - - $14,893,544
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,376,159 - - - - - - $1,376,159
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,377,318 - - - - - - $2,377,318
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,378,477 - - - - - - $3,378,477
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $15,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - $24,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    6 seasons $21,506,954 $37,018,544 $7,500,000 - - - - $66,025,498
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,166,666 - - $500,000 - $10,000,000 - $23,666,666
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,200,000 - - $500,000 - - - $16,700,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $18,600,000 - - $500,000 - - - $19,100,000
    $83,973,620 $37,018,544 $7,500,000 $2,000,000 - $10,000,000 - $140,492,164
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/07/2016, $9,115

      Taunting against Atlanta (ATL)


    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $8,681

      Excessive facemask against Jurell Casey (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/24/2013, $10,000

      Violating the league's uniform policy; has been wearing clips on his helmet that are made by Under Armour


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2012, $21,000

      for making contact with an official against Oakland


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2012, $10,000

      for kicking Raiders DT Tommy Kelly


    • TOTAL: $58,796

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Cam Newton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum AAV
    Russell Wilson, SEA
    Similarity Score: 73.86%
    16 16 16 1008 0.948 546 353 64.7 4219 12 21 11 92.58 72 259 1 8 $21,900,000
    Alex Smith, KC
    Similarity Score: 73.55%
    15 15 15 917 0.896 489 328 67.1 3502 10.7 15 8 91.23 48 134 5 7 $3,250,000
    Andrew Luck, IND
    Similarity Score: 72.15%
    15 15 15 1013 0.924 545 346 63.5 4240 12.3 31 13 96.43 64 341 2 6 $24,594,000
    Andy Dalton, CIN
    Similarity Score: 71.84%
    16 16 16 1085 0.998 563 364 64.7 4206 11.6 18 8 91.83 46 184 4 9 $16,000,000
    Brock Osweiler, CLE
    Similarity Score: 69.09%
    16 15 14 978 0.87 510 301 59 2957 9.8 15 16 72.16 30 131 2 5 $18,000,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 15 15 14 1022 0.922 510 270 52.9 3509 13 19 14 75.85 90 359 5 2 254.26
    2015 16 16 16 1077 0.977 495 296 59.8 3837 13 35 10 99.36 132 636 10 5 389.08
    2014 14 14 14 927 0.840 448 262 58.5 3127 11.9 18 12 82.13 103 539 5 9 248.98
    2013 16 16 16 1014 0.985 473 292 61.7 3379 11.6 24 13 88.76 111 585 6 3 297.66
    2012 16 16 16 1021 0.991 485 280 57.7 3869 13.8 19 12 86.18 127 741 8 10 323.46
    2011 16 16 16 517 310 60 4051 13.1 21 17 84.54 125 709 14 5 369.64
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Newton's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Cam Newton's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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