Sam Baker

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Falcons, LT Age: 37-38d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2008 College: Southern California Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

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Falcons – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Sam Baker signed a 6 year, $41,100,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $18,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,850,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $41,100,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $6,850,000
    Total Guarantees $18,250,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 - $3,000,000 $18,250,000 $11,000,000($11,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $18,250,000 2013 Cap Savings: $-15,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $18,250,000 2013 Cap Savings: $-15,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $18,250,000 2013 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $18,250,000 2013 Cap Savings: $3,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $3,250,000 $2,000,000 $800,000 $6,050,000 $15,250,000 $7,250,000($18,250,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $15,250,000 2014 Cap Savings: $-9,200,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $15,250,000 2014 Cap Savings: $-9,200,000 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $15,250,000 2014 Cap Savings: $6,050,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $15,250,000 2014 Cap Savings: $6,050,000
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 $800,000 $7,300,000 $9,200,000 $4,500,000($22,750,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $5,250,000 $2,000,000 $800,000 $8,050,000 $6,400,000 $5,250,000($28,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $0
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $6,500,000 $2,000,000 $800,000 $9,300,000 $3,600,000 $6,500,000($34,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2017 Cap Savings: $0
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $6,600,000 - $800,000 $7,400,000 $800,000 $6,600,000($41,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2018 Cap Savings: $0
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $14.25 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013-14 base)
    • 2014 Option Bonus: $4 million
    • Escalators: $3.9M

    Previous Contracts

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    2008-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $13,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,700,000
    Total Guarantees $8,100,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 - $960,000 - - - - $1,255,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - $4,735,000 - $5,120,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,951,250 - - - - - - $1,951,250
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,576,250 - - - - - - $2,576,250
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,576,250 - - - - - - $2,576,250
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - - - $11,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,250,000 - - - - $4,000,000 - $7,250,000
    7 seasons $12,033,750 $10,000,000 $960,000 - - $8,735,000 - $31,728,750
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,033,750 $10,000,000 $960,000 - - $8,735,000 - $31,728,750
  • Transactions

    Jun 15 2015Released by Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 12 2013Signed a 6 year $40.85 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jul 26 2008Signed a 5 year $13.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Apr 26 2008Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#21 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps%
    2013 ATL 4 4 4 189 17.5
    2012 ATL 16 16 16 1060 100.0
    2011 ATL 12 12 6
    2010 ATL 16 16 16
    2009 ATL 14 14 14
    2008 ATL 8 8 5
    Totals 70 70 61 1,249 -