Matthew Stafford

Quarterback Age: 27 Exp: 5 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 annual average salary of $17,666,667.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $53,000,000
    Signing Bonus $27,500,000
    Average Salary $17,666,667
    Guaranteed $41,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $17,820,000 $60,861,250
    2014 Contract details by year $2,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $15,820,000 $43,041,250
    2015 Contract details by year $9,500,000 $5,500,000 - $2,721,250 $17,721,250 $27,221,250
    2016 Contract details by year $17,000,000 $5,500,000 - - $22,500,000 $11,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year $16,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $22,000,000 $5,500,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 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 the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus $17,400,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Guaranteed $41,700,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Roster Bonus Option Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 $3,100,000 - - - $3,100,000 -
    2010 $395,000 $9,105,000 $3,480,000 - $12,980,000 -
    2011 $525,000 - $3,480,000 $2,118,750 $6,123,750 -
    2012 $615,000 - $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $8,935,000 -
    2013 $12,500,000 - $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $20,820,000 $19,361,250
    2014 $11,000,000 - $3,480,000 $4,840,000 $19,320,000 -
    2015 $15,000,000 - - $2,721,250 $17,721,250 -
    2016 Free agent year 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 Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 $17,400,000 - - - - $20,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - $9,105,000 - $17,400,000 - $26,900,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - $9,270,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - $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 - - - - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $10,635,000 $44,900,000 $9,105,000 - $17,400,000 - $101,670,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/18/2011 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $7,500 Unsportsmanlike conduct against DJ Moore (CHI)
    - $7,500
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Matthew Stafford ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($17,721,250) Rank
    NFL: #0
    NFC: #0
    NFC North: #0
    Detroit Lions: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Total Cash ($9,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0

    Average Annual ($17,666,667) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #0