Baker Mayfield

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Quarterback
Age: 29-74d (Apr 14, 1995)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Oklahoma
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Thomas Mills, A.J. Mills (Capital Sports Advisors)
2024 Cap Hit

$6,900,000

2024 Cash

$30,000,000

Career Earnings

$55,256,674

2024-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Baker Mayfield signed a 3 year , $100,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $28,875,000 signing bonus, $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $33,333,333. In 2024, Mayfield will earn a base salary of $1,125,000 and a signing bonus of $28,875,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,900,000 and a dead cap value of $40,125,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $100,000,000
Average Salary:
$33,333,333
Signing Bonus:
$28,875,000
GTD at Sign:
$40,000,000
Total GTD:
$50,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 29 $6,900,000 2.70% $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $40,125,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $30,000,000; $33,100,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $35,775,000 13.09% $30,000,000 $60,000,000 $33,100,000
2026 31 $45,775,000 15.65% $40,000,000 $100,000,000 $17,325,000
2027 32
Void
UFA
$11,550,000 3.69% - - $11,550,000
2028
Void
$5,775,000 1.72% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 29 $1,125,000 $5,775,000 $6,900,000 2.70% $40,125,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $30,000,000; $33,100,000 DEAD CAP
2025 30 $30,000,000 $5,775,000 $35,775,000 13.09% $33,100,000
2026 31 $40,000,000 $5,775,000 $45,775,000 15.65% $17,325,000
2027 32
Void
UFA
- $5,775,000 $11,550,000 3.69% $11,550,000
2028
Void
- $5,775,000 $5,775,000 1.72% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 29 $1,125,000 $28,875,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $33,333,333
2025 30 $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $60,000,000 $30,000,000 $35,000,000
2026 31 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $100,000,000 $33,333,333 $40,000,000
2027 32
Void
- - - - - -
2028 33
Void
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $40M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2024 salary + $10M of 2025 salary)
  • Additional $10M of 2025 compensation becomes fully guaranteed the 5th league day of 2025 (injury guaranteed at sign)
  • Annual Incentives: $5M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Baker Mayfield signed a 1 year , $4,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including $2,875,000 signing bonus, $4,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024, Mayfield will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,300,000 and a dead cap value of $2,300,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,875,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,000,000
Total GTD:
$4,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2018-2022 Rookie

Baker Mayfield signed a 4 year , $32,682,980 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including $21,849,440 signing bonus, $32,682,980 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,170,745.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $32,682,980
Average Salary:
$8,170,745
Signing Bonus:
$21,849,440
GTD at Sign:
$32,682,980
Total GTD:
$32,682,980
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$55,256,674

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Active
$22,329,440
$22,329,440
2019 24
Active
$1,996,971
$24,326,411
2020 25
Active
$3,615,494
$27,941,905
2021 26
Injured
$5,106,770
$33,048,675
2022 27
Retained
Retained
Active / Club Exercised
$3,508,555
$10,500,000
$1,349,444
$36,557,230
$47,057,230
$48,406,674
2023 28
Active
$6,850,000
$55,256,674
Total      
$55,256,674
$55,256,674
2024 29
Active
$30,000,000
2025 30
Active
$30,000,000
2026 31
Active
$40,000,000
Total
$155,256,674
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$480,000
$21,849,440
$22,329,440
$22,329,440
2019
24
$570,000
$1,395,590
$31,381
$1,996,971
$24,326,411
2020
25
$750,000
$2,791,180
$74,314
$3,615,494
$27,941,905
2021
26
$920,000
$4,186,770
$5,106,770
$33,048,675
2022
27
$3,508,556
$10,500,000
$1,349,444
$3,508,555
$10,500,000
$1,349,444
$36,557,230
$47,057,230
$48,406,674
2023
28
$1,125,000
$2,875,000
$2,850,000
$6,850,000
$55,256,674
Total
$19,203,000
$24,724,440
$8,373,540
$2,955,695
$55,256,674
$55,256,674
2024
29
$1,125,000
$28,875,000
$30,000,000
2025
30
$30,000,000
$30,000,000
2026
31
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
Total
$90,328,000
$53,599,440
$8,373,540
$2,955,695
$155,256,674

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $13,220,000 $21,849,440 $8,373,540 - - $105,695 $43,548,675
1 $3,508,556 - - - - - $3,508,555
1 $1,349,444 - - - - - $1,349,444
1 $1,125,000 $2,875,000 - - - $2,850,000 $6,850,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 CLE 9 - 9 COVID-19
2021 CLE 15 - 15 COVID-19
2021 CLE 18 - 18 Shoulder
  • Mar 10, 2024 Signed a 3 year $100 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Mar 15, 2023 Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
  • Dec 06, 2022 Claimed off waivers by Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Dec 05, 2022 Waived by Carolina (CAR)
  • Jul 06, 2022 Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Cleveland (CLE) for 2024 5th round pick (#136 - traded)
  • Apr 23, 2021 Cleveland (CLE) exercised an $18.858 million option for 2022
  • Jul 24, 2018 Signed a 4 year $32.6 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
  • Apr 26, 2018 Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#1 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 28, 2018 Taunting against Cincinnati (CIN) $10,026
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Attempts Pass Completions Pass Completion % Pass Yards Pass Yards/Gm Pass Touchdowns Pass Interceptions Pass Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Touchdowns Fum
2023 TB 17 16 1,035 99.70 566 364 64.3 4,044 237.9 28 10 94.57 62 163 1 8
2022 LAR 12 10 649 65.60 335 201 60.0 2,163 180.3 10 8 78.99 31 89 1 9
2021 CLE 14 14 877 84.20 418 253 60.5 3,010 215.0 17 13 83.12 37 134 1 6
2020 CLE 16 16 1,046 98.60 486 305 62.8 3,563 222.7 26 8 95.90 54 165 1 8
2019 CLE 16 16 1,062 99.30 534 317 59.4 3,827 239.2 22 21 78.76 28 141 3 6
2018 CLE 14 13 907 83.10 486 310 63.8 3,725 266.1 27 14 93.69 39 131 0 7

Calculated Market Value

Market Value

  • 4 years, $115,977,212
  • Avg. Salary: $28,994,303
  • NFL Rank: 24
  • QB Rank: 17

Current Contract

  • Free Agent: 2027
  • Avg. Salary: $33,333,333
  • NFL Rank: 19
  • QB Rank: 17

Comparable Players

We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Baker Mayfield to.

Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
Derek Carr 4 $150,000,000 $37,500,000 31
Jared Goff 4 $134,000,000 $33,500,000 24
Ryan Tannehill 4 $118,000,000 $29,500,000 31
Jimmy Garoppolo 3 $72,750,000 $24,250,000 31
Averages 4 $118,687,500 $31,187,500 29.3

Base Calculated Value

After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Mayfield's current age (29), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

Length Value Avg. Salary
5 $155,074,625 $31,014,925

Statistical Comparisons

Now we'll compare our variables and Mayfield statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: GP%, Pass Yds/Gm, Pass TD/Gm, Pass INT/Gm, Pass Comp%, Pass Rat, Rush Yds/Gm, Rating

Player GP% Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD/Gm Pass INT/Gm Pass Comp% Pass Rat Rush Yds/Gm Rating
Derek Carr
2021-2022
94.12 260.19 1.47 0.88 64.60 90.11 6.56 71.45
Jared Goff
2017-2018
96.88 273.94 1.94 0.61 63.50 100.78 5.13 79.65
Ryan Tannehill
2018-2019
71.88 205.26 1.70 0.65 67.25 105.10 14.35 68.90
Jimmy Garoppolo
2021-2022
76.47 240.27 1.38 0.62 67.75 100.85 3.23 73.45
Average 84.84 244.92 1.62 0.69 65.78 99.21 7.32 73.36
Baker Mayfield
2022-2023
87.88 214.03 1.31 0.62 62.15 86.78 8.69 62.60
Pct Change 3.58 -12.61 -19.14 10.14 -5.52 -12.53 18.72 -14.67
Median Prime % Change -9.03%
Average Prime % Change -4.00%

Calculated Market Value: Baker Mayfield

After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

Terms Avg. Salary
4 years, $115,977,212 $28,994,303
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