Patrick Peterson

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Steelers, CB Age: 33-243d Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2011 College: Louisiana State Agent(s): Joel Segal (Lagardere Unlimited)

 
  • Current Contract

    Patrick Peterson signed a 2 year, $14,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $5,850,000 signing bonus, $5,850,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024, Peterson will earn a base salary of $3,850,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,775,000 and a dead cap value of $2,925,000.
    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $14,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,850,000
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Total Guarantees $5,850,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,850,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2023 Contract details by year 33 $1,300,000 $2,925,000 - $4,225,000 $7,150,000 $7,150,000($7,150,000) $7,150,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $7,150,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-2,925,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $5,850,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-1,625,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2024 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2024 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2023 Cap Savings: $1,300,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 1 yr, $7,150,000; $2,925,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 34 $3,850,000 $2,925,000 $3,000,000 $9,775,000 $2,925,000 $6,850,000($14,000,000) $7,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release Today → 03/16/2024 2024 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2024 Cap Savings: $6,850,000 03/16/2024 → 6/1/2024 2024 Dead Cap: $5,925,000 2024 Cap Savings: $3,850,000 Pre-6/1 Trade Today → 03/16/2024 2024 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2024 Cap Savings: $6,850,000 03/16/2024 → 6/1/2024 2024 Dead Cap: $5,925,000 2024 Cap Savings: $3,850,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $2,925,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $6,850,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $5,925,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $3,850,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $3M (3/16/2024)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022

    Patrick Peterson signed a 1 year, $4,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $3,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024, Peterson will earn a base salary of $3,850,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,775,000 and a dead cap value of $2,925,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $3,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2021-2021

    Patrick Peterson signed a 1 year, $8,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $5,900,000 signing bonus, $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2024, Peterson will earn a base salary of $3,850,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,775,000 and a dead cap value of $2,925,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,000,000
    Signing Bonus $5,900,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $8,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2016-2020

    Patrick Peterson signed a 5 year, $70,050,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $15,361,885 signing bonus, $47,368,114 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,010,000. In 2024, Peterson will earn a base salary of $3,850,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,775,000 and a dead cap value of $2,925,000.
    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,050,000
    Signing Bonus $15,361,885
    Average Salary $14,010,000
    Total Guarantees $47,368,114
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,249,114
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Patrick Peterson signed a 4 year, $18,429,500 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $11,903,272 signing bonus, $18,429,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,607,375. In 2024, Peterson will earn a base salary of $3,850,000 and a roster bonus of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,775,000 and a dead cap value of $2,925,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,429,500
    Signing Bonus $11,903,272
    Average Salary $4,607,375
    Total Guarantees $18,429,500
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $11,903,272 - - - - - $12,278,272
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,212,705 - - - - - - $1,212,705
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,050,409 - - - - - - $2,050,409
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $888,114 $15,361,885 - - - - - $16,249,999
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,619,114 - - $100,000 - - $12,427 $11,731,541
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,577,059 - - $250,000 $3,172,941 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $9,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $250,000 - - - $11,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,117,647 - - $250,000 - - $13,330 $7,380,977
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $12,050,000 - $250,000 $250,000 - - $53,421 $12,603,421
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,100,000 $5,900,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 - - - - $4,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 $5,850,000 - - - - - $7,150,000
    13 seasons $68,040,048 $40,515,157 $750,000 $1,350,000 $3,172,941 - $79,178 $113,907,324
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $3,850,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $6,850,000
    $71,890,048 $40,515,157 $3,750,000 $1,350,000 $3,172,941 - $79,178 $120,757,324
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $62,640,048 $27,265,157 $250,000 $1,350,000 $3,172,941 - $79,178 $94,757,324
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,100,000 $7,400,000 $500,000 - - - - $12,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,300,000 $5,850,000 - - - - - $7,150,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/24/2023, $10,927

      Facemask against Cleveland (CLE)


    • Player contract details by year 05/16/2019, 6 games, $3,882,353

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 10/07/2011, $5,000

      for hitting Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes on a field-goal attempt


    • TOTAL: $3,898,280

  • Transactions

    Nov 24 2023Fined $10,927 Facemask against Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 13 2023Signed a 2 year $14 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Mar 30 2022Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Mar 17 2021Signed a 1 year $8 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    May 16 2019Suspended 6 games for violating the league's PED policy forfeiting $3.8M of 2019 salary with Arizona (ARI)
    Nov 30 2016Converted $3.17 million of his 2016 salary into bonus, creating $2.5M in cap space with Arizona (ARI)
    Jul 30 2014Signed a 5 year $70.05 million extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 21 2014Arizona (ARI) exercised a $10.081 million option for 2015
    Jul 30 2011Signed a 4 year $18.42 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#5 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Patrick Peterson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 PIT 17 17 15 1096 97.1 42 34 8 2
    2022 MIN 17 17 17 1105 99.5 66 56 10 5
    2021 MIN 13 13 13 885 73.3 45 34 11 1
    2020 ARI 16 16 16 1098 99.3 61 52 9 3
    2019 ARI 10 10 10 710 61.2 1 53 46 7 1 2
    2018 ARI 16 16 16 1106 99.2 1 54 45 9 2
    2017 ARI 16 16 16 1015 95.6 34 30 4 1
    2016 ARI 16 16 16 1032 96.1 50 44 6 3
    2015 ARI 16 16 16 991 94.7 35 33 1 2
    2014 ARI 16 16 16 969 91.7 1 51 44 7 3
    2013 ARI 16 16 16 1074 99.3 42 40 2 3
    2012 ARI 16 16 16 1041 96.4 55 52 3 7
    2011 ARI 16 16 16 1 64 59 5 2
    Totals 201 201 199 12,122 - 4 652 569 81 2 36