Matthew Stafford

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Rams, QB Age: 36-80d Exp: 14 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009 College: Georgia Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Matthew Stafford signed a 4 year, $160,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Rams, including a $60,000,000 signing bonus, $130,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $40,000,000. In 2024, Stafford will earn a base salary of $31,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,500,000 and a dead cap value of $96,500,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $160,000,000
    Signing Bonus $60,000,000
    Average Salary $40,000,000
    Total Guarantees $130,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $63,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $1,500,000 $12,000,000 - - $13,500,000 $63,000,000 $61,500,000($61,500,000) $61,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $63,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-49,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $60,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-46,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $48,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2023 Dead Cap: $48,000,000 2022 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2023 Contract details by year 35 $1,500,000 $12,000,000 - $6,500,000 $20,000,000 $106,500,000 $27,500,000($89,000,000) $44,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $106,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-86,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $74,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-54,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $51,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $55,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-31,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $55,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2024 Contract details by year 36 $31,000,000 $12,000,000 - $6,500,000 $49,500,000 $96,500,000 $31,000,000($120,000,000) $40,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $96,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-47,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $55,500,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $59,500,000 2025 Dead Cap: $37,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2025 Dead Cap: $37,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $31,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 37 $27,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $50,500,000 $47,000,000 $32,000,000($152,000,000) $38,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $47,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $37,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $28,500,000 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2025 Cap Savings: $22,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2025 Cap Savings: $32,000,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 4 yr, $152,000,000; $18,500,000 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 38 $26,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $49,500,000 $18,500,000 $31,000,000($183,000,000) $36,600,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2026 Cap Savings: $31,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2026 Cap Savings: $31,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $31,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $18,500,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $31,000,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $63M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
    • Another $57M fully guarantees 3/17/2023 (2023 option bonus, 2024 salary)
    • 2023 Option Bonus: $26M (must be exercised 3/15/23 - 3/17/2023, injury guaranteed at sign)
    • 2024 salary fully guarantees 3/17/2023 (injury guaranteed at sign)
    • $10M of 2025 salary fully guarantees 3/15/2024 (injury guaranteed at sign)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $5M (3rd league day of 2025)
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $5M (3rd league day of 2026)

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2022

    Matthew Stafford signed a 5 year, $135,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $50,000,000 signing bonus, $92,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $27,000,000. In 2024, Stafford will earn a base salary of $31,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,500,000 and a dead cap value of $96,500,000.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $135,000,000
    Signing Bonus $50,000,000
    Average Salary $27,000,000
    Total Guarantees $92,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $60,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2013-2017

    Matthew Stafford signed a 3 year, $53,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $27,500,000 signing bonus, $41,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $17,666,667. In 2024, Stafford will earn a base salary of $31,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,500,000 and a dead cap value of $96,500,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $53,000,000
    Signing Bonus $27,500,000
    Average Salary $17,666,667
    Total Guarantees $41,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $33,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2009-2015Entry Level

    Matthew Stafford signed a 6 year, $72,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $48,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000. In 2024, Stafford will earn a base salary of $31,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,500,000 and a dead cap value of $96,500,000.
    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $48,400,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $48,400,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - - - - - $3,100,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - $17,400,000 $9,105,000 $26,900,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - $8,745,000 - - $9,270,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - $10,885,000 - - $11,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $14,500,000 - - - - - $18,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $13,000,000 - - - - $8,969 $15,008,969
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - - - - $9,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - - - - - $17,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $50,000,000 - - - - - $51,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $6,500,000 $500,000 - - - $16,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - $5,500,000 $500,000 $13,200,000 - - $32,700,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,800,000 - - $500,000 - - $27,068 $8,327,068
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $10,000,000 $500,000 - - - $20,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $60,000,000 - - - - - $61,500,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NFC PRO BOWL:QB $1,500,000 - - - - $26,000,000 - $27,500,000
    15 seasons $81,435,000 $137,500,000 $22,000,000 $2,000,000 $32,830,000 $43,400,000 $9,141,037 $328,306,037
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $31,000,000 - - - - - - $31,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $32,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $31,000,000
    $165,435,000 $137,500,000 $32,000,000 $2,000,000 $32,830,000 $43,400,000 $9,141,037 $422,306,037
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    12 seasons Player Cash Earnings $68,935,000 $77,500,000 $12,000,000 $1,500,000 $32,830,000 $17,400,000 $9,141,037 $219,306,037
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 $60,000,000 $10,000,000 $500,000 - $26,000,000 - $109,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/18/2011, $7,500

      Unsportsmanlike conduct against DJ Moore (CHI)


    • TOTAL: $7,500

  • Transactions

    Mar 19 2022Signed a 4 year $160 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAR)
    Jan 30 2021Traded to Los Angeles (LAR) from Detroit (DET) for Jared Goff, 2023 1st round pick (#6 - traded), 2022 1st round pick (#32 - traded) and 2021 3rd round pick (#101 Ifeatu Melifonwu)
    Aug 28 2017Signed a 5 year $135 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
    Oct 9 2015Fined $5,787 Uniform violation (blue cleats)
    Jul 9 2013Signed a 3 year $53 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
    Apr 26 2009Signed a 6 year $72 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Apr 25 2009Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

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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
    2023 LAR 15 15 15 1000 92.5 521 326 62.6 3965 264.33 24 11 92.49 21 65 0 0 243.1
    2022 LAR 9 9 9 534 58.3 303 206 68 2087 231.89 10 8 87.44 13 9 1 5 108.38
    2021 LAR 17 17 17 1065 97.8 601 404 67.2 4886 287.41 41 17 102.93 32 43 0 5 329.74
    2020 DET 16 16 16 969 92.4 528 339 64.2 4084 255.25 26 10 96.34 29 112 0 2 260.56
    2019 DET 8 8 8 559 50.7 291 187 64.3 2499 312.38 19 5 106.02 20 66 0 5 166.56
    2018 DET 16 16 16 1054 98.0 555 367 66.1 3777 236.06 21 11 89.9 25 71 0 6 212.18
    2017 DET 16 16 16 1035 99.1 565 371 65.7 4446 277.88 29 10 99.33 29 98 0 11 273.64
    2016 DET 16 16 16 1037 100.0 594 388 65.3 4327 270.44 24 10 93.32 37 207 2 3 279.78
    2015 DET 16 16 16 1037 95.8 592 398 67.2 4262 266.38 32 13 96.97 44 159 1 4 289.78
    2014 DET 16 16 16 1093 100.0 602 363 60.3 4257 266.06 22 12 85.67 43 93 2 8 251.58
    2013 DET 16 16 16 1133 99.8 634 371 58.5 4650 290.63 29 19 84.17 36 74 2 12 279.4
    2012 DET 16 16 16 1180 98.4 727 435 59.8 4967 310.44 20 17 79.84 35 126 4 6 275.58
    2011 DET 16 16 16 663 421 63.5 5038 314.88 41 16 97.22 22 78 0 5 343.32
    2010 DET 3 3 3 96 57 59.4 535 178.33 6 1 91.28 4 11 1 2 50.5
    2009 DET 10 10 10 377 201 53.3 2267 226.70 13 20 60.96 20 108 2 4 125.48
    Totals 206 206 206 11,696 - 7,649 4,834 63.2 56,047 272.07 357 180 - 410 1,320 15 78 3,489.58