Matt Prater

Kicker Age: 31 Exp: 8 Years
Undrafted: 2006, Lions College: Central Florida
  • 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 2015, Prater will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $750,000, a roster bonus of $137,500 and a workout bonus of $50,000. Prater has a cap hit of $1,437,500 while his dead money value is $800,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $9,000,000
    Signing Bonus $750,000
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Guaranteed $750,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year 31 $1,000,000 $250,000 $137,500 $50,000 $1,437,500 $800,000
    2016 Contract details by year 32 $2,250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $50,000 $2,800,000 $500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 33 $3,150,000 $250,000 $500,000 $50,000 $3,950,000 $250,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $12,500 (11 LTBE)
    • 2016-17 Per Game Bonus: $15,625
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $250,000 (3rd league day)
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • 2017 club option must be exercised by 3rd league day of 2016 or 2016 salary increases to $3M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Current Dead Contracts

    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

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $13,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $3,250,000
    Guaranteed $4,250,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 28 $1,000,000 $812,500 - $1,812,500 -
    2013 29 $2,500,000 $812,500 - $3,312,500 $2,437,500
    2014 30 $2,294,118 $812,500 - $3,106,618 $1,625,000
    2015 31 $3,250,000 $812,500 - $4,062,500 $812,500
    2016 Free agent year 32 UFA  
    • Signing Bonus: $3 million
    • $4.25 million guaranteed
    • Pro Bowl Incentive: $1.05 million
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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
    8 seasons $7,598,529 $3,000,000 - - - - - $10,598,529
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - - - - - - - $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 - - - $2,550,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,150,000 - $500,000 $50,000 - - - $3,700,000
    $13,998,529 $3,750,000 $887,500 $150,000 - - - $18,797,193
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    08/24/2014 Player contract details by year 4 games $897,058 Violating the league's substance abuse policy
    $4 $897,058
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($1,437,500) Rank
    NFL: #763
    Detroit Lions: #21
    Kicker: #21

    Total Cash ($1,937,500) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Kicker: #17

    Average Annual ($3,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Kicker: #10
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Matt Prater's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

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    • Previous Rating: 9.88
    • Cap Hit: $402,353
    • Free Agent: 2018

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 84
    • Points/Game: 7.64
    • Points/Snap: 9.33


    Statistics

    Season GP Snaps FG Att FG Made FG % PAT Att PAT Made PAT %
    2014 11 44 26 21 80.8 21 21 1
    2013 16 215 26 25 96.2 75 75 1
    2012 16 172 32 26 81.2 55 55 1
    2011 16 25 19 76 30 30 1
    2010 12 18 16 88.9 28 28 1
    2009 16 35 30 85.7 32 32 1
    2008 16 34 25 73.5 39 39 1
    2007 2