Embed This Matt Prater

Kicker Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Undrafted: 2006, Lions College: Central Florida Agent(s):



  • Current Contract

    Matt Prater signed a 3 year, $9,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $750,000 signing bonus, $750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2017, Prater will earn a base salary of $3,150,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,325,000 and a dead cap value of $4,075,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $9,000,000
    Signing Bonus $750,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Total Guarantees $750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $750,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / 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 31 $1,000,000 $250,000 $137,500 - $50,000 $1,437,500 $800,000 $1,937,500($1,937,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $800,0002015 Cap Savings: $637,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $800,0002015 Cap Savings: $637,500 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $300,0002016 Dead Cap: $500,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,137,500 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $300,0002016 Dead Cap: $500,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,137,500
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $2,250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $375,000 $50,000 $3,175,000 $3,550,000 $3,300,000($5,237,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $3,550,0002016 Cap Savings: $-375,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $1,925,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $2,925,0002017 Dead Cap: $625,0002016 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $625,0002017 Dead Cap: $625,0002016 Cap Savings: $2,550,000
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $3,150,000 $250,000 $500,000 $375,000 $50,000 $4,325,000 $4,075,000 $3,700,000($8,937,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $4,075,0002017 Cap Savings: $250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $925,0002017 Cap Savings: $3,400,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $4,075,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $250,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $925,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $3,400,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $12,500 (11 LTBE)
    • 2016-17 Per Game Bonus: $15,625 ($250,000)
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $250,000 (due 3/11/2017)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • 2017 club option must be exercised by 3rd league day of 2016 or 2016 salary increases to $3M

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2015 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit
    2014 Player contract details by year - $812,500 - $812,500
    2015 Player contract details by year - $812,500 - $812,500
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 - - - - - - $285,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - - - $370,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - - - - $460,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $545,000 - - - - - - $545,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,835,000 - - - - - - $1,835,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $3,000,000 - - - - - $4,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $603,529 - - - - - - $603,529
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - - - - - - $11,164 $11,164
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $750,000 $137,500 $50,000 - - - $1,937,500
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 - $250,000 $50,000 - $750,000 - $3,300,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,150,000 - $500,000 $50,000 - - - $3,700,000
    11 seasons $13,998,529 $3,750,000 $887,500 $150,000 - $750,000 $11,164 $19,547,193
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 08/24/2014, 4 games, $897,058

      Violating the league's substance abuse policy


    • TOTAL: $897,058

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matt Prater ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP Snaps FG Att FG Made FG % PAT Att PAT Made PAT %
    2017 6 6 43 12 10 83.3 15 15 1
    2016 16 16 49 36 31 86.1 33 31 0.9393939393939394
    2015 16 16 46 24 22 91.7 39 36 0.9230769230769231
    2014 11 11 44 26 21 80.8 21 21 1
    2013 16 16 215 26 25 96.2 75 75 1
    2012 16 16 172 32 26 81.2 55 55 1
    2011 16 16 25 19 76 30 30 1
    2010 12 12 18 16 88.9 28 28 1
    2009 16 16 35 30 85.7 32 32 1
    2008 16 16 34 25 73.5 39 39 1
    2007 2 2