Cam Newton

QB

Age: 26     Height: 6′ 5″     Weight: 245
College: Auburn     Accrued Seasons: 4
League Entry: 2011 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 1 (Panthers)
Cam Newton signed a five year, $103.8 million contract extension with the Panthers on June 2, 2015 containing $31 million fully guaranteed. Most of the information is based on numbers tweeted out by Joel Corry concerning the cap numbers of the contract. Newton received a $22.5 million signing bonus and $7.5 million roster bonus upon signing the contract. In 2016 he will receive a $10 million option bonus and his 2016 salary will become fully guaranteed if on the roster the 3rd day of the League Year.  In 2017 $6 million of his salary will become guaranteed if on the roster the 3rd day of the League Year.  If you want to see how the contract compares to others the NFL you can read my article on the contract.

Contract Details

Total Value: $103,800,000 (avg. $20,760,000/year; $41,000,000 fully guaranteed)
4th highest of 122 QB contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011$375,000$3,629,636$0$0$0$4,004,636
2012$1,376,159$3,629,636$0$0$0$5,005,795
2013$2,377,318 $2,377,318$3,629,636$0$0$0$6,006,954
2014$3,378,477 $3,378,477$3,629,636$0$0$0$7,008,113
2015$1,000,000 $8,500,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$0$0$13,000,000
2016$13,000,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$19,500,000
2017$13,666,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$20,166,000
2018$14,500,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$21,500,000
2019$16,200,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$23,200,000
2020$18,600,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$21,100,000
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