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Running Back Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2008 College: Tulane Agent(s): Adisa Bakari (Kelley Drye & Warren)
  • Current Contract

    Matt Forte signed a 3 year, $12,000,000 contract with the New York Jets, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $9,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2016, Forte will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $3,000,000 and a roster bonus of $1,000,000. Forte has a cap hit of $3,000,000 while his dead money value is $9,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Guaranteed $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 $9,000,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $6,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $1,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 roster bonus + 2016 salary + 2017 salary)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $1M (3/15/16)
    • $2M escalator available in 2017/2018
    • Incentives: $4M

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,400,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $7,600,000
    Guaranteed $17,100,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2012 26 $800,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 - $6,800,000 -
    2013 27 $1,700,000 $1,000,000 $4,568,750 - $7,268,750 $7,000,000
    2014 28 $5,950,000 $1,000,000 $850,000 $100,000 $7,900,000 $2,100,000
    2015 29 $7,050,000 $1,000,000 $1,050,000 $100,000 $9,200,000 $1,100,000
    2016 Free agent year 30 UFA  
    • $17.1 million guaranteed
    • $9.8M initially guaranteed
    • Signing Bonus: $4 million
    • 2012 Roster Bonus: $5 million
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: $4.5 million
    • 2013 Per-Game Bonus: $500,000
    • 2014 Per Game Bonus: $850,000
    • 2015 Per Game Bonus: $1.05 million
    • 2013-15 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • Incentives: $4 million
    • 1,625 Combined Yards: $400,000
    • 15 TD: $100,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $1,533,333 - - - - $528,167 $2,356,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - - - $385,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - - - - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - $9,800,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 - $4,568,750 - - - - $6,268,750
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,950,000 - $850,000 $100,000 - - $16,031 $6,916,031
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,050,000 - $1,050,000 $100,000 - - $7,521 $8,207,521
    8 seasons $17,250,000 $5,533,333 $11,468,750 $200,000 - - $551,719 $35,003,802
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $5,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - - - - - $3,000,000
    $25,250,000 $8,533,333 $12,468,750 $200,000 - - $551,719 $47,003,802
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($3,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #429
    New York Jets: #17
    Running Back: #20

    Total Cash ($5,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #273
    Running Back: #12

    Average Annual ($4,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #361
    Running Back: #14
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    Current Value Rankings

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

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    • Week 17 Rating: 7.24
    • AAV: $7,600,000
    • Free Agent: 2019

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 170.7
    • Points/Game: 13.13
    • Points/Snap: 0.28


     

    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2015 13 13 603 218 898 4.1 4 44 389 3 2 170.7
    2014 16 16 976 266 1038 3.9 6 102 808 4 2 244.6
    2013 16 16 928 288 1341 4.7 9 75 592 3 2 263.3
    2012 15 15 693 248 1094 4.4 5 44 340 1 2 177.4
    2011 12 12 0 203 997 4.9 3 52 490 1 2 168.7
    2010 16 16 0 237 1069 4.5 6 51 547 3 3 213.6
    2009 16 16 0 258 929 3.6 4 57 471 0 6 160
    2008 16 16 0 316 1238 3.9 8 63 477 4 1 241.5
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • RB Rank: #14

    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 Forte's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Matt Forte's Calculated Market Value

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