Sony Michel

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Rams, RB Age: 26-27d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2018 College: Georgia Agent(s): Todd France, Brian Ayrault, Ben Renzin (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Sony Michel signed a 4 year, $9,626,695 contract with the New England Patriots, including a $5,081,233 signing bonus, $8,389,710 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,406,674. In 2021, Michel will earn a base salary of $1,792,731, while carrying a cap hit of $1,792,731 and a dead cap value of $1,035,746.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $9,626,695
    Signing Bonus $5,081,233
    Average Salary $2,406,674
    Total Guarantees $8,389,710
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,389,710
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $480,000 $1,270,308 $1,750,308 $8,389,710 $5,561,233($5,561,233)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,389,710 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,639,402 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $5,081,233 2018 Cap Savings: $-3,330,925 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,578,785 2019 Dead Cap: $3,810,925 2018 Cap Savings: $-2,828,477 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,270,308 2019 Dead Cap: $3,810,925 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $917,577 $1,270,308 $2,187,885 $7,119,402 $917,577($6,478,810)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,119,402 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,931,517 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $3,810,925 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,623,040 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,578,785 2020 Dead Cap: $2,540,617 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,390,900 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,270,308 2020 Dead Cap: $2,540,617 2019 Cap Savings: $917,577
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,355,154 $1,270,308 $2,625,462 $4,931,517 $1,401,349($7,880,159)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,931,517 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,306,055 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,540,617 2020 Cap Savings: $84,845 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,661,208 2021 Dead Cap: $1,270,309 2020 Cap Savings: $-1,035,746 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,270,308 2021 Dead Cap: $1,270,309 2020 Cap Savings: $1,355,154
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $1,792,731 - $1,792,731 $1,035,746 $1,792,731($9,672,890)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,035,746 2021 Cap Savings: $756,985 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $1,792,731 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $1,035,746 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $756,985 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $1,792,731
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $4,523,000 - $4,523,000 - $4,523,000($14,195,890)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0
    2022 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $8.38M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2020 salary+ $1.03M of 2021 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2021 Player contract details by year - $1,270,309 - $1,270,309 -($0)
  • 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 $5,081,233 - - - - - $5,561,233
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $917,577 - - - - - - $917,577
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,355,154 - - - - - $46,195 $1,401,349
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,792,731 - - - - - - $1,792,731
    4 seasons $4,545,462 $5,081,233 - - - - $46,195 $9,672,890
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,752,731 $5,081,233 - - - - $46,195 $7,880,159
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,792,731 - - - - - - $1,792,731
  • Transactions

    Aug 25 2021Traded to Los Angeles (LAR) from New England (NE) for 2022 6th round pick and 2023 4th round pick
    May 3 2021New England (NE) declined a $4.5 million option for 2022
    Jul 22 2018Signed a 4 year $9.62 million contract with New England (NE)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by New England (NE): Round 1 (#31 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Sony Michel ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2021 LAR 5 5 1 97 31.2 45 163 3.6 1 4 20 0 1 22.3
    2020 NE 9 9 6 181 18.9 79 449 5.7 1 7 114 1 0 68.3
    2019 NE 16 16 14 423 36.5 247 912 3.7 7 12 94 0 2 140.6
    2018 NE 13 13 8 322 28.8 209 931 4.5 6 7 50 0 1 132.1
    Totals 43 43 29 1,023 - 580 2,455 4.2 15 30 278 1 4 363.30