Embed This Matthew Stafford

Quarterback Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009 College: Georgia Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)
  • Current Contract

    Matthew Stafford signed a 3 year, $53,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $27,500,000 signing bonus, $41,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,666,667. In 2017, Stafford will earn a base salary of $16,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $22,000,000 and a dead cap value of $5,500,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $53,000,000
    Signing Bonus $27,500,000
    Average Salary $17,666,667
    Total Guarantees $41,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $33,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 25 $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $17,820,000 $60,861,250 $18,500,000($18,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: $60,861,2502013 Cap Savings: $-43,041,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: $60,861,2502013 Cap Savings: $-43,041,250 Post-6/1 Release2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $60,861,2502013 Cap Savings: $17,820,000 Post-6/1 Trade2013 Dead Cap: -2014 Dead Cap: $60,861,2502013 Cap Savings: $17,820,000
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $2,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $15,820,000 $43,041,250 $15,008,969($33,508,969)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $43,041,2502014 Cap Savings: $-27,221,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $43,041,2502014 Cap Savings: $-27,221,250 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $43,041,2502014 Cap Savings: $15,820,000 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $43,041,2502014 Cap Savings: $15,820,000
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $9,500,000 $5,500,000 - $2,721,250 $17,721,250 $27,221,250 $9,500,000($43,008,969)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $27,221,2502015 Cap Savings: $-9,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $27,221,2502015 Cap Savings: $-9,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $16,221,2502016 Dead Cap: $11,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $16,221,2502016 Dead Cap: $11,000,0002015 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $17,000,000 $5,500,000 - - $22,500,000 $28,000,000 $17,000,000($60,008,969)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $28,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $-5,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $11,000,0002016 Cap Savings: $11,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $22,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002016 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $16,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $22,000,000 $5,500,000 $16,500,000($76,508,969)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $16,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $16,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $16,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $5,500,0002018 Dead Cap: $02017 Cap Savings: $16,500,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $33.5M guaruanteed (Signing Bonus + 2013-14 base)
    • $8M of 2015 base guarantees March 2014
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Guaranteed $41,700,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 21 $3,100,000 - - - - - $3,100,000 -
    2010 22 $395,000 - $9,105,000 $3,480,000 - - $12,980,000 -
    2011 23 $525,000 - - $3,480,000 - $2,118,750 $6,123,750 -
    2012 24 $615,000 - - $3,480,000 - $4,840,000 $8,935,000 -
    2013 25 $12,500,000 - - $3,480,000 - $4,840,000 $20,820,000 $19,361,250
    2014 26 $11,000,000 - - $3,480,000 - $4,840,000 $19,320,000 -
    2015 27 $15,000,000 - - - - $2,721,250 $17,721,250 -
    2016 Free agent year 28 UFA  
    • $41.75 million guaranteed 
    • 2010 Option Bonus: $17.4 million/5
    • 2010 Roster Bonus: $9.105 million
    • 2011 Restructure Bonus: $8.475 million/4
    • 2012 Restructure Bonus: $10.885 million/3
    • Incentives: $6 million
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - - - - - $3,100,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - $9,105,000 - - $17,400,000 - $26,900,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - $8,745,000 - - $9,270,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - $10,885,000 - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $14,500,000 - - - - - $18,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $13,000,000 - - - - $8,969 $15,008,969
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - - - - $9,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    8 seasons $37,135,000 $27,500,000 $9,105,000 - $19,630,000 $17,400,000 $8,969 $110,778,969
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - - - - - $16,500,000
    $53,635,000 $27,500,000 $9,105,000 - $19,630,000 $17,400,000 $8,969 $127,278,969
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/18/2011, $7,500

      Unsportsmanlike conduct against DJ Moore (CHI)


    • TOTAL: $7,500

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matthew Stafford 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: 94.64%
    16 16 16 1008 0.948 546 353 64.7 4219 12 21 11 92.58 72 259 1 8 $21,900,000
    Andy Dalton, CIN
    Similarity Score: 89.92%
    16 16 16 1085 0.998 563 364 64.7 4206 11.6 18 8 91.83 46 184 4 9 $16,000,000
    Alex Smith, KC
    Similarity Score: 86.27%
    15 15 15 917 0.896 489 328 67.1 3502 10.7 15 8 91.23 48 134 5 7 $3,250,000
    Carson Palmer, ARI
    Similarity Score: 84.75%
    15 15 15 1045 0.908 597 364 61 4233 11.6 26 14 87.18 14 38 0 14 $8,000,000
    Joe Flacco, BAL
    Similarity Score: 84.39%
    16 16 16 1111 0.98 672 436 64.9 4317 9.9 20 15 83.54 21 58 2 5 $20,100,000
     

    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 16 16 16 1037 1.000 594 388 65.3 4327 11.2 24 10 93.32 37 207 2 3 279.78
    2015 16 16 16 1037 0.958 592 398 67.2 4262 10.7 32 13 96.97 44 159 1 4 289.78
    2014 16 16 16 1093 1.000 602 363 60.3 4257 11.7 22 12 85.67 43 93 2 8 251.58
    2013 16 16 16 1133 0.998 634 371 58.5 4650 12.5 29 19 84.17 36 74 2 12 279.4
    2012 16 16 16 1180 0.984 727 435 59.8 4967 11.4 20 17 79.84 35 126 4 6 275.58
    2011 16 16 16 663 421 63.5 5038 12 41 16 97.22 22 78 0 5 343.32
    2010 3 3 3 96 57 59.4 535 9.4 6 1 91.28 4 11 1 2 50.5
    2009 10 10 10 377 201 53.3 2267 11.3 13 20 60.96 20 108 2 4 125.48
  • 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 Stafford's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Stafford statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Matthew Stafford'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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