Michael Thomas

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Bengals, FS Age: 34-43d Exp: 9 Years
Undrafted: 2012, 49ers College: Stanford Agent(s): Christina Phillips (Precision Sports MG)

 
  • Current Contract

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $289,800 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $289,800.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $289,800
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $289,800
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $289,800 $289,800 - $289,800($289,800) $289,800
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $289,800 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $289,800 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $289,800 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Cap Savings: $289,800
    Free Agent Year 34  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $1,165,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $1,165,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,165,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,165,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2022-2022

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $1,170,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $50,000 signing bonus, $50,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,170,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,170,000
    Signing Bonus $50,000
    Average Salary $1,170,000
    Total Guarantees $50,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $50,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021Practice Squad

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $196,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $196,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $196,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $196,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2021-2021

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $1,075,000 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including an average annual salary of $1,075,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,075,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,075,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2020-2020

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $1,187,500 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $137,500 signing bonus, $137,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,187,500.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,187,500
    Signing Bonus $137,500
    Average Salary $1,187,500
    Total Guarantees $137,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $137,500
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2019

    Michael Thomas signed a 2 year, $4,000,000 contract with the New York Giants, including $800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,000,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Total Guarantees $800,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $800,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $1,797,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including an average annual salary of $1,797,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,797,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,797,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $675,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including an average annual salary of $675,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $675,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $675,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA

    2015-2015

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $585,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including an average annual salary of $585,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $585,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $585,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / RFA

    2013-2015

    Michael Thomas signed a 3 year, $1,490,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $5,000 signing bonus, $5,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $496,667.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,490,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000
    Average Salary $496,667
    Total Guarantees $5,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / RFA

    2013-2014

    Michael Thomas signed a 2 year, $900,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including an average annual salary of $450,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $450,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / ERFA

    2013-2013Practice Squad

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $84,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including an average annual salary of $84,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $84,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $84,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2012-2014Entry Level

    Michael Thomas signed a 3 year, $1,444,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including a $4,000 signing bonus, $4,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $481,333.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $1,444,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000
    Average Salary $481,333
    Total Guarantees $4,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA

    2012-2012Practice Squad

    Michael Thomas signed a 1 year, $96,900 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including an average annual salary of $96,900.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $96,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $96,900
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 /
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000 - - - - - $4,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $96,900 - - - - - - $96,900
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $71,470 - - - - - - $71,470
    2013 Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $495,000 - - - - - - $495,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - - - - - - $585,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $675,000 - - - - - - $675,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,797,000 - - - - - - $1,797,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,100,000 - $850,000 $50,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $50,000 $50,000 - - - $2,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 $137,500 - - - - $146,434 $1,333,934
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $70,000 - - - - - - $70,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $477,778 - - - - - - $477,777
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,120,000 - - - - - - $1,120,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings - $50,000 - - - - - $50,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $289,800 - - - - - - $289,800
    12 seasons $9,727,948 $196,500 $900,000 $100,000 - - $146,434 $11,070,881
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $96,900 $4,000 - - - - - $100,900
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,623,470 - - - - - - $3,623,470
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings - $5,000 - - - - - $5,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - $900,000 $100,000 - - - $4,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 $137,500 - - - - $146,434 $1,333,934
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,957,578 $50,000 - - - - - $2,007,577
  • Transactions

    Aug 30 2023Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Aug 29 2023Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Mar 14 2023Signed a 1 year $1.165 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Aug 31 2022Released by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Mar 16 2022Signed a 1 year $1.135 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Nov 15 2021Signed to the active roster by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Oct 5 2021Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 24 2020Signed a 1 year $1.1875 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Mar 26 2018Signed a 2 year $4 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Mar 9 2017Assigned a 1 year $1.797 million tender by Miami (MIA)
    Mar 4 2016Signed a contract with Miami (MIA)
    Mar 10 2015Signed a 1 year $585k tender with Miami (MIA)
    Dec 10 2013Signed to the active roster by Miami (MIA)
    Aug 31 2013Waived by San Francisco (SF)
    Feb 11 2013Signed a 2 year $900k contract with San Francisco (SF)
    Apr 29 2012Signed a 3 year $1.444 million contract with San Francisco (SF)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 CIN 16 16 25 2.8 2 1 1
    2021 CIN 8 8 88 8.1 18 9 9 1
    2020 HOU 9 9 142 12.9 16 8 8
    2019 NYG 16 16 2 306 26.9 47 33 14
    2018 NYG 16 16 6 521 47.5 1 57 40 17 2
    2017 MIA 13 13 2 151 14.3 23 12 11
    2016 MIA 16 16 8 572 49.6 1 54 33 12 2
    2015 MIA 16 16 13 696 60.7 85 56 15
    2014 MIA 8 8 2 96 9.2 18 6 2
    2013 MIA 3 3 16 1.4 3 2 1
    Totals 121 121 33 2,613 - 2 323 200 89 3 3