Derek Carr

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Saints, QB Age: 32-342d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#36 overall), 2014 College: Fresno State Agent(s): Timothy Younger (Younger & Associates)

 
  • Current Contract

    Derek Carr signed a 4 year, $150,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $28,500,000 signing bonus, $100,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $37,500,000. In 2024, Carr will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a restructure bonus of $28,790,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,668,000 and a dead cap value of $52,800,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $150,000,000
    Signing Bonus $28,500,000
    Average Salary $37,500,000
    Total Guarantees $100,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $60,000,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 32 $1,500,000 $5,700,000 - - $7,200,000 $60,000,000 $30,000,000($30,000,000) $30,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $60,000,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-52,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $28,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-21,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $37,200,000 2024 Dead Cap: $22,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-30,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,700,000 2024 Dead Cap: $22,800,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,500,000
    2024 Contract details by year 33 $1,210,000 $5,700,000 - $5,758,000 $12,668,000 $52,800,000 $30,000,000($60,000,000) $30,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $52,800,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-40,132,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $51,590,000 2024 Cap Savings: $-38,922,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $12,668,000 2025 Dead Cap: $40,132,000 2024 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $11,458,000 2025 Dead Cap: $40,132,000 2024 Cap Savings: $1,210,000
    2025 Contract details by year 34 $30,000,000 $5,700,000 $10,000,000 $5,758,000 $51,458,000 $40,132,000 $40,000,000($100,000,000) $33,333,333
    Pre-6/1 Release Today → 03/15/2024 2025 Dead Cap: $40,132,000 2025 Cap Savings: $11,326,000 03/15/2024 → 6/1/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $50,132,000 2025 Cap Savings: $1,326,000 Pre-6/1 Trade Today → 03/15/2024 2025 Dead Cap: $40,132,000 2025 Cap Savings: $11,326,000 03/15/2024 → 6/1/2025 2025 Dead Cap: $50,132,000 2025 Cap Savings: $1,326,000 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $11,458,000 2026 Dead Cap: $28,674,000 2025 Cap Savings: $40,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $21,458,000 2026 Dead Cap: $28,674,000 2025 Cap Savings: $30,000,000

    Potential Out: 2026, 3 yr, $100,000,000; $28,674,000 dead cap

    2026 Contract details by year 35 $50,000,000 $5,700,000 - $5,758,000 $61,458,000 $28,674,000 $50,000,000($150,000,000) $37,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $28,674,000 2026 Cap Savings: $32,784,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $28,674,000 2026 Cap Savings: $32,784,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $11,458,000 2027 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2026 Cap Savings: $50,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $11,458,000 2027 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2026 Cap Savings: $50,000,000
    2027 Contract details by year 36 - $5,700,000 - $5,758,000 $17,216,000 $17,216,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2027 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2027 Cap Savings: $17,216,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Dead Cap: $17,216,000 2027 Cap Savings: $17,216,000
    2028 Contract details by year 37 - - - $5,758,000 $5,758,000 - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $5,758,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $5,758,000 Post-6/1 Release 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $5,758,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2028 Dead Cap: $0 2029 Dead Cap: $0 2028 Cap Savings: $5,758,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $60M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary)
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $10M (fully guarantees 3/15/2024, paid the 5th league day of 2025 injury guaranteed at signing)
    • $30M 2025 salary fully guarantees in March 2025
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • 2027 void year ($5.7M dead cap)

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2025

    Derek Carr signed a 3 year, $121,500,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $65,277,519 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $40,500,000. In 2024, Carr will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a restructure bonus of $28,790,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,668,000 and a dead cap value of $52,800,000.
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $121,500,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $40,500,000
    Total Guarantees $65,277,519
    Guaranteed at Signing $24,877,519
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA

    2017-2022

    Derek Carr signed a 5 year, $125,000,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including a $12,500,000 signing bonus, $70,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $25,000,000. In 2024, Carr will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a restructure bonus of $28,790,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,668,000 and a dead cap value of $52,800,000.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $125,000,000
    Signing Bonus $12,500,000
    Average Salary $25,000,000
    Total Guarantees $70,200,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $40,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2014-2017Entry Level

    Derek Carr signed a 4 year, $5,371,801 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including a $2,226,764 signing bonus, $3,310,937 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,342,950. In 2024, Carr will earn a base salary of $1,210,000 and a restructure bonus of $28,790,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,668,000 and a dead cap value of $52,800,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,371,801
    Signing Bonus $2,226,764
    Average Salary $1,342,950
    Total Guarantees $3,310,937
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,310,937
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 $2,226,764 - - - - - $2,646,764
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $664,173 - - - - - $116,318 $780,491
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $733,346 - $150,000 $25,000 - - - $908,346
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $12,500,000 $7,650,000 $25,000 - - - $25,175,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,400,000 - $15,000,000 $100,000 - - - $22,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $19,900,000 - - $100,000 - - - $20,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $18,900,000 - - $100,000 - - $30,794 $19,030,794
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $19,525,000 - - $100,000 - - - $19,625,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $17,400,000 $7,500,000 - $100,000 - - - $25,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $28,500,000 - - - - - $30,000,000
    10 seasons $91,442,519 $50,726,764 $22,800,000 $550,000 - - $147,112 $165,666,395
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,210,000 - - - $28,790,000 - - $30,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $30,000,000 - $10,000,000 - - - - $40,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $50,000,000 - - - - - - $50,000,000
    $172,652,519 $50,726,764 $32,800,000 $550,000 $28,790,000 - $147,112 $285,666,395
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $34,117,519 $14,726,764 $22,800,000 $250,000 - - $116,318 $72,010,601
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $55,825,000 $7,500,000 - $300,000 - - $30,794 $63,655,794
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $28,500,000 - - - - - $30,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/05/2020, $15,000

      Conduct Detrimental to the league


    • TOTAL: $15,000

  • Transactions

    Feb 23 2024Converted $28.79M of 2024 salary into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $23.02M of cap with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 6 2023Signed a 4 year $150 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Feb 14 2023Released by Las Vegas (LV)
    Apr 13 2022Signed a 3 year $121.5 million contract extension with Las Vegas (LV)
    Oct 5 2020Fined $15,000 Conduct Detrimental to the league
    Jun 22 2017Signed a 5 year $125 million contract extension with Oakland (OAK)
    May 21 2014Signed a 4 year $5.371 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    May 9 2014Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 2 (#36 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 NO 17 17 16 919 84.2 548 375 68.4 3878 228.12 25 8 97.72 32 40 0 7 241.12
    2022 LV 15 15 15 946 85.8 502 305 60.8 3522 234.80 24 14 86.26 24 102 0 4 219.08
    2021 LV 17 17 17 1127 98.9 626 428 68.4 4804 282.59 23 14 93.96 40 108 0 13 256.96
    2020 LV 16 16 16 1006 93.0 517 348 67.3 4103 256.44 27 9 101.4 39 140 3 11 272.12
    2019 OAK 16 16 16 1014 513 361 70.4 4054 253.38 21 8 100.8 27 82 2 7 244.36
    2018 OAK 16 16 16 1033 98.9 553 381 68.9 4049 253.06 19 10 93.92 24 47 1 11 215.76
    2017 OAK 15 15 15 937 92.5 515 323 62.7 3496 233.07 22 13 86.36 23 66 0 8 206.44
    2016 OAK 15 15 15 1048 98.3 559 356 63.7 3933 262.20 28 6 96.69 38 69 0 5 268.22
    2015 OAK 16 16 16 1018 102.8 573 350 61.1 3987 249.19 32 13 91.14 34 138 0 10 269.28
    2014 OAK 16 16 16 986 95.8 599 348 58.1 3270 204.38 21 12 76.58 30 87 0 10 191.5
    Totals 159 159 158 10,034 - 5,505 3,575 64.9 39,096 245.89 242 107 - 311 879 6 86 2,384.84