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Rishard Matthews

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Wide Receiver Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 7 (#227 overall), 2012 College: Nevada Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

Saints – The Athletic

Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Rishard Matthews signed a 1 year, $930,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including an average annual salary of $930,000. In , Matthews will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $930,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $930,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $930,000 $645,000 - $930,000($930,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $0
    2020 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,750,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,750,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
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    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $915,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $915,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2016-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,153,612
    Signing Bonus $53,612
    Average Salary $538,403
    Total Guarantees $53,612
    Guaranteed at Signing $53,612
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $53,612 - - - - - $443,612
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - - $570,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - - - - - $660,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 $2,500,000 - - - - $500,000 $5,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - - - $500,000 $5,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $882,353 - $164,063 - - - - $1,046,414
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $538,235 - - - - - - $538,235
    7 seasons $11,020,588 $2,553,612 $164,063 - - - $1,000,000 $14,738,261
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,100,000 $53,612 - - - - - $2,153,612
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,382,353 $2,500,000 $164,063 - - - - $12,046,414
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $538,235 - - - - - - $538,235
  • Transactions

    Aug 13 2019Retired from Professional Football
    Aug 10 2019Released by New Orleans (NO)
    Jun 13 2019Signed a 1 year $930,000 contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Oct 23 2018Signed a contract with New York (NYJ)
    Sep 27 2018Released by Tennessee (TEN)
    Aug 21 2018Signed a 1 year $7.75 million contract extension with Tennessee (TEN)
    Mar 9 2016Signed a 3 year $15 million contract with Tennessee (TEN)
    May 22 2012Signed a 4 year $2.15 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Apr 28 2012Drafted by Miami (MIA): Round 7 (#227 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2018 NYJ 8 8 1 153 0.244 9 5 24 4.8 3.00 0 0 0 2.4
    2017 TEN 14 14 11 746 0.729 87 53 795 15 56.79 4 0 4 103.2
    2016 TEN 16 16 9 781 0.735 108 65 945 14.5 59.06 9 1 1 146.5
    2015 MIA 11 11 11 521 0.543 61 43 662 15.4 60.18 4 0 6 90.6
    2014 MIA 14 14 210 0.192 22 12 135 11.2 9.64 2 1 2 25.8
    2013 MIA 16 16 5 520 0.506 67 41 448 10.9 28.00 2 0 1 56.8
    2012 MIA 9 8 1 236 0.228 20 11 151 13.7 18.88 0 0 0 15.1
    Totals 88 87 38 3,167 - 374 230 3,160 13.7 36.32 21 2 14 440.40