Michael Carter

Arizona Cardinals, Running Back
Age: 25-49d (May 07, 1999)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: North Carolina
Drafted: Round 4 (#107 overall), 2021
Agent(s): Adisa Bakari, Jeffrey Whitney (The Sports & Entertainment Group)
2024 Cap Hit

$3,116,000

2024 Cash

$3,116,000

Career Earnings

$3,273,913

2021-2024 Rookie (CURRENT)

Michael Carter signed a 4 year , $4,287,368 contract with the New York Jets, including $807,368 signing bonus, $807,368 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,071,842. In 2024, Carter will earn a base salary of $3,116,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,116,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $4,287,368
Average Salary:
$1,071,842
Signing Bonus:
$807,368
GTD at Sign:
$807,368
Total GTD:
$807,368
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $861,842 0.47% $1,467,368 $1,467,368 $807,368
2022 23 $1,026,842 0.49% $825,000 $2,292,368 $605,526
2023 24 $417,776 0.19% $459,325 $2,751,693 -
2024 25 $3,116,000 1.22% $3,116,000 $5,867,693 -
2025 26
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2023 24 $724,062 0.32% $522,220 $2,814,588 -
2024 25 $201,842 0.08% - - -
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $201,842 $861,842 0.47% $807,368
2022 23 $825,000 $201,842 $1,026,842 0.49% $605,526
2023 24 $940,000 - $417,776 0.19% -
2024 25 $3,116,000 - $3,116,000 1.22% -
2025 26
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2023 24 $522,220 $201,842 $724,062 0.32% -
2024 25 - $201,842 $201,842 0.08% -
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $807,368 $1,467,368 $1,467,368 $1,467,368 $1,466,923
2022 23 $825,000 - $825,000 $2,292,368 $1,146,184 $1,466,775
2023 24 $417,776 - $459,325 $2,751,693 $917,231 $1,787,663
2024 25 $3,116,000 - $3,116,000 $5,867,693 $1,466,923 $3,116,000
Retained/Dead Cash
2023 24 $522,220 - $522,220 $2,814,588 $522,220 $261,110
2024 25 - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • 2024 Performance Based Escalator
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$3,273,913

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Active
$1,467,368
$1,467,368
2022 23
Active
$825,000
$2,292,368
2023 24
Active
Retained
$459,325
$522,220
$2,751,693
$3,273,913
Total      
$3,273,913
$2,751,693
$3,273,913
2024 25
Active
$3,116,000
Total
$6,389,913
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$807,368
$1,467,368
$1,467,368
2022
23
$825,000
$825,000
$2,292,368
2023
24
$417,776
$522,220
$41,549
$459,325
$522,220
$2,751,693
$3,273,913
Total
$2,424,996
$807,368
$41,549
$3,273,913
$2,751,693
$3,273,913
2024
25
$3,116,000
$3,116,000
Total
$5,540,996
$807,368
$41,549
$6,389,913

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $2,007,220 $807,368 - - - - $2,814,588
1 $417,776 - - - - $41,549 $459,325

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 NYJ 12 - 14 Ankle
  • Nov 15, 2023 Claimed off waivers by Arizona (ARI)
  • Nov 14, 2023 Waived by New York (NYJ)
  • Jun 04, 2021 Signed a 4 year $4.2 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • May 01, 2021 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 4 (#107 overall)
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 ARI 15 215 22.10 30 187 12.5 0 31 24 101 4.2 6.7 1 0
2022 NYJ 16 10 496 44.50 114 402 25.1 3 54 41 288 7.0 18.0 0 2
2021 NYJ 14 11 449 48.80 147 639 45.6 4 55 36 325 9.0 23.2 0 1
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