Sam LaPorta

Detroit Lions, Tight End
Age: 23-193d (Jan 12, 2001)
Exp: 2 Years
Country: US
College: Iowa
Drafted: Round 2 (#34 overall), 2023
Agent(s): Jack Bechta (JB Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$2,151,361

2024 Cash

$1,180,272

Career Earnings

$4,634,356

2023-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Sam LaPorta signed a 4 year , $9,465,990 contract with the Detroit Lions, including $3,884,356 signing bonus, $7,517,173 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,366,498. In 2024, LaPorta will earn a base salary of $1,180,272, while carrying a cap hit of $2,151,361 and a dead cap value of $5,796,084.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $9,465,990
Average Salary:
$2,366,498
Signing Bonus:
$3,884,356
GTD at Sign:
$7,517,173
Total GTD:
$7,517,173
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 22 $1,721,089 0.77% $4,634,356 $4,634,356 $7,517,173
2024 23 $2,151,361 0.84% $1,180,272 $5,814,628 $5,796,084
2025 24 $2,581,634 0.94% $1,610,545 $7,425,173 $3,644,723
2026 25 $3,011,906 1.03% $2,040,817 $9,465,990 $1,063,089
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 22 $750,000 $971,089 $1,721,089 0.77% $7,517,173
2024 23 $1,180,272 $971,089 $2,151,361 0.84% $5,796,084
2025 24 $1,610,545 $971,089 $2,581,634 0.94% $3,644,723
2026 25 $2,040,817 $971,089 $3,011,906 1.03% $1,063,089
2027 26
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 22 $750,000 $3,884,356 $4,634,356 $4,634,356 $4,634,356 $2,366,498
2024 23 $1,180,272 - $1,180,272 $5,814,628 $2,907,314 $1,610,545
2025 24 $1,610,545 - $1,610,545 $7,425,173 $2,475,058 $1,825,681
2026 25 $2,040,817 - $2,040,817 $9,465,990 $2,366,498 $2,040,817
Contract Notes
  • $7.51M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + 2025 salary + $92,000 of 2026 salary)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$4,634,356

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 22
Active
$4,634,356
$4,634,356
Nfc Pro Bowl:TE All NFL (2nd)
Total      
$4,634,356
$4,634,356
2024 23
Active
$1,180,272
2025 24
Active
$1,610,545
2026 25
Active
$2,040,817
Total
$9,465,990
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
22
$750,000
$3,884,356
$4,634,356
$4,634,356
Total
$750,000
$3,884,356
$4,634,356
$4,634,356
2024
23
$1,180,272
$1,180,272
2025
24
$1,610,545
$1,610,545
2026
25
$2,040,817
$2,040,817
Total
$5,581,634
$3,884,356
$9,465,990

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $750,000 $3,884,356 - - - - $4,634,356
  • Jun 15, 2023 Signed a 4 year $9.46 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Apr 28, 2023 Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 2 (#34 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 DET 17 13 958 85.50 120 86 889 10.3 52.3 10 0
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