Cam Newton

Quarterback

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 0.00%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $0
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 0.00%
  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $0
  • Total Contract Value: $103,800,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $20,760,000
  • Position Ranking: 12/131 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $41,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6′ 5″
  • Weight: 245
  • College: Auburn
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #1 overall (Panthers)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$1,000,000 $8,500,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$0$0$13,000,0009.1%
2016$13,000,000 $13,000,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$19,500,00012.6%
2017$13,166,000 $13,166,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$20,166,00012.1%
2018$14,500,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$21,500,00012.1%
2019$16,200,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$23,200,00012.2%
2020$18,600,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$21,100,00010.6%
Total$76,466,000$32,500,000$9,500,000$0$0$118,466,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $76,025,498
Years: 6
Career APY: $12,670,916
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedRenegotiated20114$22,025,498$5,506,375$22,025,498100.0%$5,506,375
PanthersExtensionActive20155$103,800,000$20,760,000$54,000,00052.0%$27,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYearsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers6$76,025,498$12,670,916$54,525,498100.0%$00.0%

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.

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Panthers$375,000$3,629,636$0$0$0$4,004,6363.3%
2012Panthers$1,376,159$3,629,636$0$0$0$5,005,7954.2%
2013Panthers$2,377,318 $2,377,318$3,629,636$0$0$0$6,006,9544.9%
2014Panthers$3,378,477 $3,378,477$3,629,636$0$0$0$7,008,1135.3%
2015Panthers$1,000,000 $8,500,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$0$0$13,000,0009.1%
2016Panthers$13,000,000 $13,000,000$6,500,000$0$0$0$19,500,00012.6%
2017Panthers$13,166,000 $13,166,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$20,166,00012.1%
2018Panthers$14,500,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$21,500,00012.1%
2019Panthers$16,200,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$23,200,00012.2%
2020Panthers$18,600,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$21,100,00010.6%
Total$83,972,954$47,018,544$9,500,000$0$0$140,491,498 
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Traditional Statistics (2013-present)

YearGames PlayedPassingRushingFumbles
Comp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201316292/47361.7%337924134388.81115855.3631
201414262/44858.5%312718123882.11035395.2595
201516296/49659.7%383735103399.21326364.81054
201615270/51052.9%350919143675.8903594.0532

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average