Cam Newton

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $21,500,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 11.70%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $15,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 8.42%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.70
  • Total Contract Value: $103,800,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $20,760,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/41 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $41,000,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 245
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #1 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

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.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201526$1,000,000 $8,500,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$0$0$13,000,0009.1%
201627$13,000,000 $13,000,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$19,500,00012.6%
201728$13,166,000 $13,166,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$20,166,00012.1%
201829$14,500,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$21,500,00012.1%
201930$16,200,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$23,200,00012.2%
202031$18,600,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$0$21,100,00010.6%
Total$76,466,000$32,500,000$7,500,000$2,000,000$0$118,466,000
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Career Earnings: $89,685,498
Career APY: $12,812,214
Potential Earnings: $140,485,498
Total Guarantees: $77,685,498
Largest Cash Payment: $31,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $23,200,000 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedRenegotiated20115$36,685,498$7,337,100$22,025,49860.0%$5,506,375
PanthersExtensionActive20155$103,800,000$20,760,000$67,660,00065.2%$22,553,333
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers7$89,685,498$12,812,214$74,691,4980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Panthers$375,000$3,629,636$0$0$0$4,004,6363.3%$14,893,544
2012Panthers$1,376,159$3,629,636$0$0$0$5,005,7954.2%$1,376,159
2013Panthers$2,377,318 $2,377,318$3,629,636$0$0$0$6,006,9544.9%$2,377,318
2014Panthers$3,378,477 $3,378,477$3,629,636$0$0$0$7,008,1135.3%$3,378,477
2015Panthers$1,000,000 $8,500,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$0$0$13,000,0009.1%$31,000,000
2016Panthers$13,000,000 $13,000,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$19,500,00012.6%$23,000,000
2017Panthers$13,166,000 $13,166,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$20,166,00012.1%$13,660,000
2018Panthers$14,500,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$21,500,00012.1%$15,000,000
2019Panthers$16,200,000$6,500,000$0$500,000$0$23,200,00012.2%$16,700,000
2020Panthers$18,600,000$2,000,000$0$500,000$0$21,100,00010.6%$19,100,000
Total$83,972,954$47,018,544$7,500,000$2,000,000$0$140,491,498 $140,485,498

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111698.9%0.0%310/51760%405121173584.51267065.61452
20121699.1%0.0%280/48557.7%386919123686.21277415.88103
20131698.5%0.0%292/47361.7%337924134388.81115855.3631
20141483.9%0.0%262/44858.5%312718123882.11035395.2595
20151697.7%0.0%296/49659.7%383735103399.21326364.81054
20161592.2%0.0%270/51052.9%350919143675.8903594.0532
20171698.5%0.0%277/45860.5%312221133384.31286955.4671
20182100.0%0.0%49/7169%49631596.9181005.6100

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average