Matthew Stafford

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Rams, QB Age: 34-311d Exp: 14 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009 College: Georgia Agent(s): Tom Condon (CAA Sports)

Injured Reserve (Neck)

Stafford has been placed on the injured reserve due to a spinal contusion and will miss the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

 
  • 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 2022, Stafford will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $60,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,500,000 and a dead cap value of $63,000,000.

    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
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $1,500,000 $12,000,000 - - $13,500,000 $63,000,000 $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 $49,500,000 $27,500,000($89,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $49,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-29,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $48,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-28,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,500,000 2024 Dead Cap: $36,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $6,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2024 Dead Cap: $36,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $8,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 36 $31,000,000 $12,000,000 - $6,500,000 $49,500,000 $36,000,000 $31,000,000($120,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $36,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $36,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $13,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $24,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $37,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2025 Dead Cap: $24,000,000 2024 Cap Savings: $37,500,000
    2025 Contract details by year 37 $27,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $50,500,000 $24,000,000 $32,000,000($152,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $24,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $26,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $24,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $26,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $38,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2025 Cap Savings: $38,500,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 4 yr, $152,000,000; $12,000,000 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 38 $26,000,000 $12,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $49,500,000 $12,000,000 $31,000,000($183,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2026 Cap Savings: $37,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2026 Cap Savings: $37,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $37,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $37,500,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $63M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary)
    • Another $57M fully guarantees 3/19/2023 (2023 option bonus, 2024 salary)
    • 2023 Option Bonus: $26M (guarantees 3/19/2023)
    • 2024 salary fully guarantees 3/19/2023
    • $10M of 2025 salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2024
    • 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

    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

    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

    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
    14 seasons $79,935,000 $137,500,000 $22,000,000 $2,000,000 $32,830,000 $17,400,000 $9,141,037 $300,806,037
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - - $26,000,000 - $27,500,000
    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
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 $60,000,000 $10,000,000 $500,000 - - - $81,500,000
  • 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, 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)
  • 2022 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
    2022 LAR 9 9 9 534 72.4 303 206 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 191 191 191 10,696 - 7,128 4,508 63.2 52,082 272.68 333 169 - 389 1,255 15 78 3,246.48