Cordarrelle Patterson

Pittsburgh Steelers, Running Back
Age: 33-127d (Mar 17, 1991)
Exp: 12 Years
Country: US
College: Tennessee
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Sean Kiernan (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,250,000

2024 Cash

$3,200,000

Career Earnings

$39,707,585

2024-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 2 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including $1,900,000 signing bonus, $1,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024, Patterson will earn a base salary of $1,300,000 and a signing bonus of $1,900,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $1,900,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,900,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,900,000
Total GTD:
$1,900,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 33 $2,250,000 0.88% $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $1,900,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,200,000; $950,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $3,750,000 1.37% $2,800,000 $6,000,000 $950,000
2026 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 33 $1,300,000 $950,000 $2,250,000 0.88% $1,900,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $3,200,000; $950,000 DEAD CAP
2025 34 $2,800,000 $950,000 $3,750,000 1.37% $950,000
2026 35
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 33 $1,300,000 $1,900,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,000,000
2025 34 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,800,000
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Free Agent

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 2 year , $10,500,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $5,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,250,000. In 2024, Patterson will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,500,000 and a dead cap value of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,500,000
Average Salary:
$5,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,000,000
Total GTD:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons, including $1,700,000 signing bonus, $1,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,700,000
GTD at Sign:
$1,700,000
Total GTD:
$1,700,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2019-2020

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 2 year , $10,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,000,000
Total GTD:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2018

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 2 year , $8,500,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders, including $2,500,000 signing bonus, $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,250,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $8,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,000,000
Total GTD:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2013-2016 Rookie

Cordarrelle Patterson signed a 4 year , $7,221,049 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $3,631,672 signing bonus, $5,831,361 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,805,262.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,221,049
Average Salary:
$1,805,262
Signing Bonus:
$3,631,672
GTD at Sign:
$5,831,361
Total GTD:
$5,831,361
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$39,707,585

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 22
Active
$4,036,672
$4,036,672
2014 23
Active
$733,230
$4,769,902
2015 24
Active
$1,061,459
$5,831,361
2016 25
Active
$1,443,322
$7,274,683
2017 26
Active
$5,600,000
$12,874,683
2018 27
Active
$3,250,000
$16,124,683
Champion
2019 28
Active
$5,250,000
$21,374,683
2020 29
Active
$4,789,332
$26,164,015
2021 30
Active
$3,000,000
$29,164,015
2022 31
Active
$6,250,000
$35,414,015
2023 32
Active
$4,293,570
$39,707,585
Total      
$39,707,585
$39,707,585
2024 33
Active
$3,200,000
2025 34
Active
$2,800,000
Total
$45,707,585
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
22
$405,000
$3,631,672
$4,036,672
$4,036,672
2014
23
$733,230
$733,230
$4,769,902
2015
24
$1,061,459
$1,061,459
$5,831,361
2016
25
$1,009,689
$280,000
$100,000
$53,633
$1,443,322
$7,274,683
2017
26
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$250,000
$350,000
$5,600,000
$12,874,683
2018
27
$3,000,000
$250,000
$3,250,000
$16,124,683
2019
28
$3,000,000
$2,000,000
$250,000
$5,250,000
$21,374,683
2020
29
$4,150,000
$500,000
$100,000
$39,332
$4,789,332
$26,164,015
2021
30
$1,300,000
$1,700,000
$3,000,000
$29,164,015
2022
31
$1,250,000
$5,000,000
$6,250,000
$35,414,015
2023
32
$4,250,000
$43,570
$4,293,570
$39,707,585
Total
$22,659,378
$12,331,672
$3,530,000
$700,000
$486,535
$39,707,585
$39,707,585
2024
33
$1,300,000
$1,900,000
$3,200,000
2025
34
$2,800,000
$2,800,000
Total
$26,759,378
$14,231,672
$3,530,000
$700,000
$486,535
$45,707,585

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $3,209,378 $3,631,672 $280,000 - $100,000 $53,633 $7,274,683
1 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 - $250,000 $350,000 $5,600,000
1 $3,000,000 - - - $250,000 - $3,250,000
2 $7,150,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 - $100,000 $39,332 $10,039,332
3 $6,800,000 $6,700,000 - - - $43,570 $13,543,570

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2022 ATL 5 - 8 Knee
  • Apr 01, 2024 Signed a 2 year $6 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 19, 2022 Signed a 2 year $10.5 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Apr 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Oct 09, 2020 Fined $12,500 Verbally abusing an official against Indianapolis (IND)
  • Nov 22, 2019 Fined $10,527 Removing helmet on the field against Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Mar 13, 2019 Signed a 2 year $10 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Dec 01, 2018 Fined $13,369 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Henry Anderson (NYJ)
  • Mar 18, 2018 Traded to New England (NE) from Oakland (OAK) with 2018 6th round pick (#210 Braxton Berrios) for 2018 5th round pick (#159 - traded)
  • Mar 13, 2017 Signed a 2 year $8.5 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
  • May 02, 2016 Minnesota (MIN) declined a $7.915 million 5th-year option for 2017
  • Jul 25, 2013 Signed a 4 year $7.22 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Apr 25, 2013 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#29 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 01, 2018 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Henry Anderson (NYJ) $13,369
Nov 22, 2019 Removing helmet on the field against Los Angeles (LAR) $10,527
Oct 09, 2020 Verbally abusing an official against Indianapolis (IND) $12,500
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Yards/Gm Rush Touchdowns Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 ATL 14 169 15.80 50 181 12.9 0 12 9 38 4.2 2.7 1 1
2022 ATL 13 11 382 47.00 144 695 53.5 8 31 21 122 5.8 9.4 0 1
2021 ATL 16 13 473 45.00 153 618 38.6 6 69 52 548 10.5 34.3 5 2
2020 CHI 16 3 204 19.00 64 232 14.5 1 25 21 132 6.3 8.3 0 0
2019 CHI 16 4 203 18.60 17 103 6.4 0 17 11 83 7.5 5.2 0 0
2018 NE 15 6 231 20.60 42 228 15.2 1 28 21 247 11.8 16.5 3 1
2017 OAK 16 2 431 42.50 13 121 7.6 2 42 31 309 10.0 19.3 0 3
2016 MIN 16 8 531 50.40 7 43 2.7 0 70 52 453 8.7 28.3 2 2
2015 MIN 16 1 64 6.30 2 15 0.9 0 2 2 10 5.0 0.6 0 1
2014 MIN 16 7 566 55.30 10 117 7.3 1 67 33 384 11.6 24.0 1 1
2013 MIN 16 5 436 41.90 12 158 9.9 3 77 45 469 10.4 29.3 4 0
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