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Patrick Peterson

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Cardinals, CB Age: 30 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2011 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

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  • Current Contract

    Patrick Peterson signed a 5 year, $70,050,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $15,361,885 signing bonus, $47,368,114 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,010,000. In 2020, Peterson will earn a base salary of $12,050,000, a roster bonus of $250,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,184,588 and a dead cap value of $634,588.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,050,000
    Signing Bonus $15,361,885
    Average Salary $14,010,000
    Total Guarantees $47,368,114
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,249,114
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 24 $888,114 $6,049,018 - - - $6,937,132 $19,224,932 $16,249,999($16,249,999)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $19,224,932 2014 Cap Savings: $-12,287,800 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $19,224,932 2014 Cap Savings: $-12,287,800 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $6,936,132 2015 Dead Cap: $12,288,800 2014 Cap Savings: $1,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $6,936,132 2015 Dead Cap: $12,288,800 2014 Cap Savings: $1,000
    2015 Contract details by year 25 $11,619,114 $3,072,377 - $100,000 - $14,791,491 $23,908,622 $11,731,541($27,981,540)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $23,908,622 2015 Cap Savings: $-9,117,131 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $23,908,622 2015 Cap Savings: $-9,117,131 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $3,072,377 2016 Dead Cap: $20,836,245 2015 Cap Savings: $11,719,114 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $3,072,377 2016 Dead Cap: $20,836,245 2015 Cap Savings: $11,719,114
    2016 Contract details by year 26 $6,577,059 $3,072,377 - $250,000 $634,588 $10,534,024 $17,947,954 $10,000,000($37,981,540)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $17,947,954 2016 Cap Savings: $-7,413,930 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $11,120,895 2016 Cap Savings: $-586,871 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $10,534,024 2017 Dead Cap: $7,413,930 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $3,706,965 2017 Dead Cap: $7,413,930 2016 Cap Savings: $6,827,059
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $9,750,000 $3,072,377 - $250,000 $634,588 $13,706,965 $18,048,518 $10,000,000($47,981,540)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $18,048,518 2017 Cap Savings: $-4,341,553 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $8,298,518 2017 Cap Savings: $5,408,447 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $13,706,965 2018 Dead Cap: $4,341,553 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,956,965 2018 Dead Cap: $4,341,553 2017 Cap Savings: $9,750,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $11,000,000 $3,072,377 - $250,000 $634,588 $14,956,965 $16,226,141 $11,250,000($59,231,540)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,226,141 2018 Cap Savings: $-1,269,176 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,226,141 2018 Cap Savings: $9,730,824 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $14,956,965 2019 Dead Cap: $1,269,176 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,956,965 2019 Dead Cap: $1,269,176 2018 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $7,117,647 - - $250,000 $634,588 $8,002,235 $1,519,176 $7,380,977($66,612,517)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,519,176 2019 Cap Savings: $6,483,059 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,519,176 2019 Cap Savings: $6,483,059 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $884,588 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2019 Cap Savings: $7,117,647 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $884,588 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2019 Cap Savings: $7,117,647
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $12,050,000 - $250,000 $250,000 $634,588 $13,184,588 $634,588 $12,550,000($79,162,517)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2020 Cap Savings: $12,550,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2020 Cap Savings: $12,550,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $12,550,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $634,588 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $12,550,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $16.249M in initial guarantees (Signing Bonus + 2014 base)
    • $47.3M in total practical guarantees
    • 2015 salary fully guarantees on the 5th day of 2015 waiver period
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees on the 2/12/16
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on the 2/10/17
    • 2015 Workout Bonus: $100,000
    • 2016-2020 Workout Bonus: $250,000
    • 2020 Reporting Bonus: $250,000

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    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,429,500
    Signing Bonus $11,903,272
    Average Salary $4,607,375
    Total Guarantees $18,429,500
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $11,903,272 - - - - - $12,278,272
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,212,705 - - - - - - $1,212,705
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,050,409 - - - - - - $2,050,409
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $888,114 $15,361,885 - - - - - $16,249,999
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,619,114 - - $100,000 - - $12,427 $11,731,541
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,577,059 - - $250,000 $3,172,941 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $250,000 - - - $11,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,117,647 - - $250,000 - - $13,330 $7,380,977
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,050,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - - - $12,550,000
    10 seasons $62,640,048 $27,265,157 $250,000 $1,350,000 $3,172,941 - $25,757 $94,703,903
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $62,640,048 $27,265,157 $250,000 $1,350,000 $3,172,941 - - $94,703,903
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 05/16/2019, 6 games, $3,882,353

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 10/07/2011, $5,000

      for hitting Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes on a field-goal attempt


    • TOTAL: $3,887,353

  • Transactions

    May 16 2019Suspended 6 games for violating the league's PED policy forfeiting $3.8M of 2019 salary with Arizona (ARI)
    Nov 30 2016Converted $3.17 million of his 2016 salary into bonus, creating $2.5M in cap space with Arizona (ARI)
    Jul 30 2014Signed a 5 year $70.05 million extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 21 2014Arizona (ARI) exercised a $10.081 million option for 2015
    Jul 30 2011Signed a 4 year $18.42 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#5 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 ARI 2 2 2 127 99.2 1 1
    2019 ARI 10 10 10 710 61.2 1 53 46 7 1 2
    2018 ARI 16 16 16 1106 99.2 1 54 45 9 2
    2017 ARI 16 16 16 1015 95.6 34 30 4 1
    2016 ARI 16 16 16 1032 96.1 50 44 6 3
    2015 ARI 16 16 16 991 94.7 35 33 1 2
    2014 ARI 16 16 16 969 91.7 1 51 44 7 3
    2013 ARI 16 16 16 1074 99.3 42 40 2 3
    2012 ARI 16 16 16 1041 96.4 55 52 3 7
    2011 ARI 16 16 16 1 64 59 5 2
    Totals 140 140 140 8,065 - 4 439 394 43 2 25