Baker Mayfield

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Panthers, QB Age: 27-127d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2018 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Thomas Mills, A.J. Mills (Capital Sports Advisors)

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  • Current Contract

    Baker Mayfield signed a 4 year, $32,682,980 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $21,849,440 signing bonus, $32,682,980 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,170,745. In 2022, Mayfield will earn a base salary of $4,858,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,858,000 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $32,682,980
    Signing Bonus $21,849,440
    Average Salary $8,170,745
    Total Guarantees $32,682,980
    Guaranteed at Signing $32,682,980
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $480,000 $5,462,360 - $5,942,360 $32,682,980 $22,329,440($22,329,440)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $32,682,980 2018 Cap Savings: $-26,740,620 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $21,849,440 2018 Cap Savings: $-15,907,080 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $16,295,900 2019 Dead Cap: $16,387,080 2018 Cap Savings: $-10,353,540 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2019 Dead Cap: $16,387,080 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $570,000 $5,462,360 $1,395,590 $7,427,950 $26,740,620 $1,996,971($24,326,411)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $26,740,620 2019 Cap Savings: $-19,312,670 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $16,387,080 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,959,130 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $15,815,900 2020 Dead Cap: $10,924,720 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,387,950 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2020 Dead Cap: $10,924,720 2019 Cap Savings: $1,965,590
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $750,000 $5,462,360 $2,791,180 $9,003,540 $19,312,670 $3,615,494($27,941,905)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $19,312,670 2020 Cap Savings: $-10,309,130 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $10,924,720 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,921,180 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,850,310 2021 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,846,770 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2021 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2020 Cap Savings: $3,541,180
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $920,000 $5,462,360 $4,186,770 $10,569,130 $29,257,130 $5,106,770($33,048,675)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $29,257,130 2021 Cap Savings: $-18,688,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2021 Cap Savings: $5,106,770 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $29,257,130 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $-18,688,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,462,360 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $5,106,770
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $4,858,000 - - $4,858,000 $5,000,000 $4,858,000($37,906,675)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-142,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $4,858,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $-142,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $4,858,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully Guaranteed
    • Includes Offset Language
    • 5th-year option available (exercised)
    • Roster Bonuses due at the start of training camp
    • 2022: $3.5M incentives (per the restructured trade)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2022 Player contract details by year $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000($10,500,000)
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $21,849,440 - - - - - $22,329,440
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - $1,395,590 - - - $31,381 $1,996,971
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - $2,791,180 - - - $74,314 $3,615,494
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $920,000 - $4,186,770 - - - - $5,106,770
    4 seasons $2,720,000 $21,849,440 $8,373,540 - - - $105,695 $33,048,675
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,858,000 - - - - - - $4,858,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - - - - - $10,500,000
    $18,078,000 $21,849,440 $8,373,540 - - - $105,695 $48,406,675
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,720,000 $21,849,440 $8,373,540 - - - $105,695 $33,048,675
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/28/2018, $10,026

      Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN)


    • TOTAL: $10,026

  • Transactions

    Jul 6 2022Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Cleveland (CLE) for 2024 5th round pick [Converts to a 4th round pick with 70% snaps in 2022]
    Apr 23 2021Cleveland (CLE) exercised an $18.858 million option for 2022
    Jul 24 2018Signed a 4 year $32.6 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Baker Mayfield ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 CLE 14 14 14 877 79.2 418 253 60.5 3010 215.00 17 13 83.12 37 134 1 6 180.9
    2020 CLE 16 16 16 1046 98.6 486 305 62.8 3563 222.69 26 8 95.9 54 165 1 8 247.62
    2019 CLE 16 16 16 1062 99.3 534 317 59.4 3827 239.19 22 21 78.76 28 141 3 6 229.18
    2018 CLE 16 14 13 907 83.1 486 310 63.8 3725 266.07 27 14 93.69 39 131 0 7 240.1
    Totals 62 60 59 3,892 - 1,924 1,185 61.6 14,125 235.42 92 56 - 158 571 5 27 897.80