Matthew Stafford

Quarterback Age: 27 Exp: 6 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 2015, Stafford will earn a base salary of $9,500,000. Stafford has a cap hit of $17,721,250 while his dead money value is $27,221,250.

    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   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year 25 $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 - $4,840,000 $17,820,000 $60,861,250
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $2,000,000 $5,500,000 $3,480,000 - $4,840,000 $15,820,000 $43,041,250
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $9,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $2,721,250 $17,721,250 $27,221,250
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $17,000,000 $5,500,000 - - - $22,500,000 $11,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $16,500,000 $5,500,000 - - - $22,000,000 $5,500,000
    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 the various reports, including 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   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 $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 - - - $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
    6 seasons $10,635,000 $44,900,000 $9,105,000 - $19,630,000 $17,400,000 $8,969 $101,678,969
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - - - - $9,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - - - - - $16,500,000
    $53,635,000 $44,900,000 $9,105,000 - $19,630,000 $17,400,000 $8,969 $144,678,969
  • 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: #9
    Detroit Lions: #2
    Quarterback: #6

    Total Cash ($9,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #21

    Average Annual ($17,666,667) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Quarterback: #13
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Matthew Stafford's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

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    • Previous Rating: -13.02
    • Cap Hit: $15,820,000
    • Free Agent: 2018

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 251.18
    • Points/Game: 15.7
    • Points/Snap: 0.23


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Rush Att Rush Yds Fum Prod Pts
    2014 16 16 1093 602 363 60.3 4247 11.7 22 12 43 93 8 251.18
    2013 16 16 1133 634 371 58.5 4650 12.5 29 19 36 74 12 279.4
    2012 16 16 1180 727 435 59.8 4967 11.4 20 17 35 126 6 275.58
    2011 16 16 663 421 63.5 5038 12 41 16 22 78 5 343.32
    2010 3 3 96 57 59.4 535 9.4 6 1 4 11 2 50.5
    2009 10 10 377 201 53.3 2267 11.3 13 20 20 108 4 125.48