Embed This Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2009 College: Southern California Agent(s): David Dunn (Athletes First)
  • Current Contract

    Clay Matthews signed a 5 year, $66,000,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers, including a $20,500,000 signing bonus, $20,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,200,000. In 2017, Matthews will earn a base salary of $10,100,000, a roster bonus of $500,000 and a workout bonus of $375,000. Matthews has a cap hit of $15,075,000 while his dead money value is $4,100,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $66,000,000
    Signing Bonus $20,500,000
    Average Salary $13,200,000
    Guaranteed $20,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year 26 $1,020,000 $4,260,000 $930,000 $500,000 $6,710,000 $21,590,000
    2014 Contract details by year 27 $1,000,000 $4,100,000 $5,406,250 $500,000 $11,006,250 $16,900,000
    2015 Contract details by year 28 $7,600,000 $4,100,000 $500,000 $500,000 $12,700,000 $12,800,000
    2016 Contract details by year 29 $8,650,000 $4,100,000 $500,000 $500,000 $13,750,000 $17,350,000
    2017 Contract details by year 30 $10,100,000 $4,100,000 $500,000 $375,000 $15,075,000 $4,100,000
    2018 Contract details by year 31 $10,400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 $11,400,000 -
    2019 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $5 million (5th league day)
    • 2014-18 Roster Bonus Per Game: $31,250 ($500,000, 12 LTBE in 2017)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $13,100,000
    Signing Bonus $800,000
    Average Salary $2,620,000
    Guaranteed $7,105,000
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead
    2009 22 $310,000 $160,000 $750,000 - - - $1,220,000 -
    2010 23 $395,000 $160,000 - $930,000 $40,000 - $1,525,000 -
    2011 24 $660,000 $160,000 - $930,000 $40,000 $50,000 $1,840,000 -
    2012 25 $800,000 $160,000 - $930,000 $40,000 $50,000 $1,980,000 -
    2013 26 $3,730,000 $160,000 - $930,000 $40,000 $50,000 $4,910,000 $1,090,000
    2014 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • $7.105 million in guarantees
    • Signing bonus: $800,000
    • 2009 Roster Bonus: $750,000
    • 2010 Option Bonus: $3.72 million
    • Incentives: $3.275 million
    • 2010-13 Workout Bonus: $40,000
    • 2011-13 Pro Bowl Bonus: $50,000
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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 $310,000 $800,000 $750,000 - - - - $1,860,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - $40,000 - $3,720,000 - $4,155,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - $40,000 - - $50,000 $750,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 - - $40,000 - - $50,000 $890,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,020,000 $20,500,000 $930,000 $500,000 - - - $22,950,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $5,406,250 $500,000 - - $12,463 $6,918,713
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,600,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - - $12,789 $8,612,789
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,650,000 - $500,000 $375,000 - - - $9,525,000
    8 seasons $20,435,000 $21,300,000 $8,086,250 $1,995,000 - $3,720,000 $125,252 $55,661,502
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,100,000 - $500,000 $375,000 - - - $10,975,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,400,000 - $500,000 $500,000 - - - $11,400,000
    $40,935,000 $21,300,000 $9,086,250 $2,870,000 - $3,720,000 $125,252 $78,036,502
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/28/2016, $18,231

      Roughing the Passer against Brian Hoyer (CHI)


    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2015, $17,363

      Roughing the passer against Nick Foles (STL)


    • Player contract details by year 01/23/2015, $22,050

      Blind-side hit against Russell Wilson (SEA)


    • Player contract details by year 12/13/2014, $10,000

      Uniform Violation (white cleats) against Atlanta (ATL)


    • Player contract details by year 12/06/2013, $15,750

      Helmet to Helmet hit against Detroit (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 11/15/2013, $15,750

      Roughing the Passer against Nick Foles (PHI)


    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2013, $15,000

      Late Hit out of Bounds (Colin Kaepernick)


    • Player contract details by year 10/01/2010, $5,000

      Excessive facemask against Jay Cutler


    • TOTAL: $119,144

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Clay Matthews ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($15,075,000) Rank
    NFL: #35
    Green Bay Packers: #2
    Outside Linebacker: #3

    Total Cash ($10,975,000) Rank
    NFL: #51
    Outside Linebacker: #4

    Average Annual ($13,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #45
    Outside Linebacker: #3
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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 12 12 9 479 0.464 5 24 20 4 1
    2015 16 16 16 1020 0.971 6.5 66 49 17 1
    2014 16 16 16 898 0.822 11 61 45 16 2 1
    2013 11 11 11 560 0.533 7.5 40 26 14 3
    2012 12 12 12 727 0.668 13 43 32 11 1
    2011 15 15 15 6 50 37 13 3 3
    2010 15 15 15 13.5 59 54 5 2 1
    2009 16 16 13 10 51 37 13 1
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • OLB Rank: #3

    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 Matthews's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Clay Matthews'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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