Matthew Stafford
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009
Experience: 10 Years
College: Georgia
Contract: 5 yr(s)
$135,000,000
Signing Bonus $50,000,000 AAV$27,000,000 G'teed:$92,000,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2017 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $15,500,000 - - $16,500,000 $66,000,000
2018 Contract details by year 30 $9,500,000 $10,000,000 $6,500,000 $500,000 $26,500,000 $75,500,000
2019 Contract details by year 31 $13,500,000 $10,000,000 $5,500,000 $500,000 $29,500,000 $55,500,000
2020 Contract details by year 32 $15,000,000 $10,000,000 $6,000,000 $500,000 $31,500,000 $26,000,000
2021 Contract details by year 33 $9,500,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $500,000 $30,000,000 $10,000,000
2022 Contract details by year 34 $12,500,000 - $10,000,000 $500,000 $23,000,000 -
2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
Contract Notes:
  • $60.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2017 salary + 2018 salary)
  • 2018 Roster Bonus: $6.5M (due 3/16/2018)
  • 2019 Roster Bonus: $5.5M (fully guarantees on 3/16/2018, paid 3/17/2019)
  • 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
  • 2020 Roster Bonus: $6M (fully guarantees on the 3/17/2019, paid 3/22/2020)
  • 2021 Roster Bonus: $10M (due the 5th league day of 2021)
  • 2022 Roster Bonus: $10M due the 5th league day of 2022)
  • 2018-2022 Workout Bonus: $500,000
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,100,000 - - $3,100,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - $26,505,000 $26,900,000
2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - $9,270,000
2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - $11,500,000
2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $14,500,000 - $18,500,000
2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $13,000,000 - $15,008,969
2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $50,000,000 - $51,000,000
2018 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - $7,000,000 $16,500,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - $6,000,000 $19,500,000
11 seasons $61,135,000 $77,500,000 $59,143,969 $197,778,969

Cap Hit

#1
Quarterback
#1
Detroit Lions
#1
NFL

AAV

#13
Quarterback
#9
NFL

Cash

#13
Quarterback
#27
NFL
  • Aug 28 2017

    Signed a 5 year $135 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)

  • Oct 9 2015

    Fined $5,787 Uniform violation (blue cleats)

  • Jul 9 2013

    Signed a 3 year $53 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)

  • Apr 26 2009

    Signed a 6 year $72 million contract with Detroit (DET)

  • Apr 25 2009

    Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#1 overall)