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Embed This Matt Elam

Strong Safety Age: 27 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#32 overall), 2013 College: Florida Agent(s):
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Matt Elam signed a 4 year, $6,767,002 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including a $3,301,456 signing bonus, $5,439,229 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,691,751. In , Elam will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $6,767,002
    Signing Bonus $3,301,456
    Average Salary $1,691,751
    Total Guarantees $5,439,229
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,439,229
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2013 Contract details by year 21 $405,000 $825,364 $1,230,364 $5,439,229 $3,706,456($3,706,456)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $5,439,229 2013 Cap Savings: $-4,208,865 Pre-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $5,439,229 2013 Cap Savings: $-4,208,865 Post-6/1 Release 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $5,439,229 2013 Cap Savings: $1,230,364 Post-6/1 Trade 2013 Dead Cap: $0 2014 Dead Cap: $5,439,229 2013 Cap Savings: $1,230,364
    2014 Contract details by year 22 $712,591 $825,364 $1,537,955 $4,208,865 $712,591($4,419,047)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $4,208,865 2014 Cap Savings: $-2,670,910 Pre-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $4,208,865 2014 Cap Savings: $-2,670,910 Post-6/1 Release 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $4,208,865 2014 Cap Savings: $1,537,955 Post-6/1 Trade 2014 Dead Cap: $0 2015 Dead Cap: $4,208,865 2014 Cap Savings: $1,537,955
    2015 Contract details by year 23 $1,020,182 $825,364 $1,845,546 $2,670,910 $1,020,182($5,439,229)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $2,670,910 2015 Cap Savings: $-825,364 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $2,670,910 2015 Cap Savings: $-825,364 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $1,845,546 2016 Dead Cap: $825,364 2015 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $1,845,546 2016 Dead Cap: $825,364 2015 Cap Savings: $0
    2016 Contract details by year 24 $1,327,773 $813,224 $2,140,997 $813,224 $1,327,773($6,767,002)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $813,224 2016 Cap Savings: $1,327,773 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $813,224 2016 Cap Savings: $1,327,773 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $813,224 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $1,327,773 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $813,224 2017 Dead Cap: $0 2016 Cap Savings: $1,327,773
    2017 Free Agent Year 25 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $5.4 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2013-15 base)
    • 5th year option available
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $405,000 $3,301,456 - - - - - $3,706,456
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $712,591 - - - - - - $712,591
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,020,182 - - - - - - $1,020,182
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,327,773 - - - - - - $1,327,773
    4 seasons $3,465,546 $3,301,456 - - - - - $6,767,002
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2017, 6 games, -

      Violating the league's personal conduct policy


    • Player contract details by year 10/31/2015, 1 game $60,010

      Violating the league's substance abuse policy


    • Player contract details by year 12/20/2013, $7,875

      Roughing the Passer against a sliding Matthew Stafford (DET)


    • TOTAL: $67,885

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2016 BAL 13 9 53 0.051 2 2
    2014 BAL 16 16 11 635 0.591 0.5 50 29 18 1
    2013 BAL 16 16 15 1011 0.940 77 53 23 1
    Totals 45 41 26 1,699 - 1 129 84 41 1 1