Cam Newton
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011
Experience: 12 Years
College: Auburn
Contract: 1 yr(s)
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus $2,250,000 AAV$6,000,000 G'teed:$4,500,000 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
2021 Contract details by year 32 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $1,500,000 - $6,000,000 $4,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • $4.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $187,500 ($1.5M)
  • Incentives: $5.5M
    Playoff Win (50% snaps): $500,000 (max $1.5M)
    Super Bowl Win (50% snaps): $1.5M
    Super Bowl MVP: $1M
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $14,518,544 - $14,893,544
2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,376,159 - - $1,376,159
2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,377,318 - - $2,377,318
2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,378,477 - - $3,378,477
2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $15,500,000 $7,500,000 $24,000,000
2016 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $7,000,000 - $20,000,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,166,666 - - $23,666,666
2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - $15,000,000
2019 Player Cash Earnings $16,200,000 - - $16,701,357
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $3,001,550 $4,051,550
2021 Player Cash Earnings - $2,000,000 - $2,100,000
2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $1,500,000 $6,000,000
12 seasons $68,673,620 $41,268,544 $23,602,907 $133,545,071

Cap Hit

AAV

Cash

  • Nov 11 2021

    Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Carolina (CAR)

  • Aug 31 2021

    Released by New England (NE)

  • Mar 12 2021

    Signed a 1 year $5.1 million contract extension with New England (NE)

  • Jun 28 2020

    Signed a 1 year $1.75 million contract with New England (NE)

  • Mar 24 2020

    Released by Carolina (CAR), clearing $19.1M of cap space

  • Oct 7 2016

    Fined $9,115 Taunting against Atlanta (ATL)

  • Nov 20 2015

    Fined $8,681 Excessive facemask against Jurell Casey (TEN)

  • Jun 2 2015

    Signed a 5 year $103.8 million extension with Carolina (CAR)

  • Apr 24 2014

    Carolina (CAR) exercised a $14.66M option for 2015

  • Jul 29 2011

    Signed a 4 year $22 million contract with Carolina (CAR)

  • Apr 28 2011

    Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#1 overall)