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Cam Newton

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Patriots, QB Age: 31 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011 College: Auburn Agent(s): Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik

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  • Current Contract

    Cam Newton signed a 1 year, $1,750,000 contract with the New England Patriots, including $550,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,750,000. In 2020, Newton will earn a base salary of $1,050,000 and a roster bonus of $87,500, while carrying a cap hit of $1,137,500 and a dead cap value of $1,050,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,750,000
    Total Guarantees $550,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $550,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $1,050,000 $87,500 $1,137,500 $1,050,000 $1,137,500($1,137,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2020 Cap Savings: $87,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,137,500 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $87,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $1,137,500
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Per game active bonus: $43,750 ($700,000, 2 LTBE)
    • Playing Time Incentives:
      13%: $250,000
      20%: $500,000
      30%: $750,000
      40%: $1M
      50%: $1.25M
      60%: $1.5M
      60% + Playoffs: $1.75M
      70%: $1.75M
      70% + Playoffs: $2.25M
      80%: $2M
      80% + Playoffs: $3M
      90%: $2.25M
      90% + Playoffs: $3.75M
    • Pro Bowl: $500,000
    • All-Pro: $500,000
    • Playoff Win w/ 50% Playing Time: $250,000 (Max $1M)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - - $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2020

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $103,800,000
    Signing Bonus $22,500,000
    Average Salary $20,760,000
    Total Guarantees $60,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $41,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,025,498
    Signing Bonus $14,518,544
    Average Salary $5,506,375
    Total Guarantees $22,025,498
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $14,518,544 - - - - - $14,893,544
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,376,159 - - - - - - $1,376,159
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,377,318 - - - - - - $2,377,318
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,378,477 - - - - - - $3,378,477
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $15,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - $24,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $7,000,000 - - - - - $20,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,166,666 - - $500,000 - $10,000,000 - $23,666,666
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,200,000 - - $500,000 - - $1,357 $16,701,357
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $87,500 - - - - $1,137,500
    10 seasons $66,423,620 $37,018,544 $7,587,500 $1,500,000 - $10,000,000 $1,357 $122,531,021
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $65,373,620 $37,018,544 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 - $10,000,000 - $121,393,521
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $87,500 - - - - $1,137,500
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/07/2016, $9,115

      Taunting against Atlanta (ATL)


    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $8,681

      Excessive facemask against Jurell Casey (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 09/24/2013, $10,000

      Violating the league's uniform policy; has been wearing clips on his helmet that are made by Under Armour


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2012, $21,000

      for making contact with an official against Oakland


    • Player contract details by year 12/27/2012, $10,000

      for kicking Raiders DT Tommy Kelly


    • TOTAL: $58,796

  • Transactions

    Jun 28 2020Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract with New England (NE)
    Mar 24 2020Released by Carolina (CAR), clearing $19.1M of cap space
    Oct 7 2016Fined $9,115 Taunting against Atlanta (ATL)
    Nov 20 2015Fined $8,681 Excessive facemask against Jurell Casey (TEN)
    Jun 2 2015Signed a 5 year $103.8 million extension with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 24 2014Carolina (CAR) exercised a $14.66M option for 2015
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $22 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Cam Newton 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
    2020 NE 10 10 10 620 86.7 266 178 66.9 1984 198.40 4 9 79.84 92 387 9 3 171.66
    2019 CAR 2 2 2 146 12.9 89 50 56.2 572 286.00 0 1 71 5 -2 0 2 16.68
    2018 CAR 14 14 14 884 83.6 471 320 67.9 3395 242.50 24 13 94.22 101 488 4 6 282.6
    2017 CAR 16 16 16 1063 98.5 492 291 59.1 3302 206.38 22 16 80.69 139 754 6 9 299.48
    2016 CAR 15 15 14 1022 92.2 510 270 52.9 3509 233.93 19 14 75.85 90 359 5 2 254.26
    2015 CAR 16 16 16 1077 97.7 495 296 59.8 3837 239.81 35 10 99.36 132 636 10 5 389.08
    2014 CAR 14 14 14 927 84.0 448 262 58.5 3127 223.36 18 12 82.13 103 539 5 9 248.98
    2013 CAR 16 16 16 1014 98.5 473 292 61.7 3379 211.19 24 13 88.76 111 585 6 3 297.66
    2012 CAR 16 16 16 1021 99.1 485 280 57.7 3869 241.81 19 12 86.18 127 741 8 10 323.46
    2011 CAR 16 16 16 517 310 60 4051 253.19 21 17 84.54 125 709 14 5 369.64
    Totals 135 135 134 7,774 - 4,246 2,549 60.0 31,025 229.81 186 117 - 1,025 5,196 67 54 2,653.50