Cam Newton

Quarterback

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $20,166,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 11.19%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $13,660,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 7.15%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.68
  • Total Contract Value: $103,800,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $20,760,000
  • Position Ranking: 13/198 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)

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$500,000$0$0$20,166,00012.1%
201829$14,500,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$21,500,00012.1%
201930$16,200,000$6,500,000$500,000$0$0$23,200,00012.2%
202031$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 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$54,000,00052.0%$27,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers6$76,025,498$12,670,916$54,525,4980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
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 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
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
20171097.8%0.0%200/32262.1%223214112383.0744365.9451

Financial Reports

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