• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.85%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.95%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $9,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,625,000
  • Position Ranking: 16/92 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 11
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 1, #26 overall (Packers)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $4,826,000

Contract Notes

Clay Matthews signed a two year, $9.25 million contract with the Rams on March 21, 2019. MAtthews received $5.5 million in guarantees.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201933$3,000,000$500,000$3,500,000$3,500,0001.9%
202034$3,750,000$2,000,000$2,000,000$5,750,0002.9%
Total$6,750,000$2,500,000$5,500,000$9,250,000
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Career Earnings: $82,468,750
Career APY: $7,497,159
Potential Earnings: $88,218,750
Total Guarantees: $32,630,000
Largest Cash Payment: $22,020,000 (2013)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,075,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersDraftedRenegotiated20095$9,925,000$1,985,000$6,630,000$9,230,00093.0%$2,307,500
PackersExtensionExpired20135$66,000,000$13,200,000$20,500,000$69,738,750105.7%$11,623,125
RamsUFAActive20192$9,250,000$4,625,000$5,500,000$3,500,00037.8%$3,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers10$78,968,750$7,896,875$78,862,5000.0%$00.0%
Rams1$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2009Packers$310,000$160,000$750,000$0$0$50,000$0$1,270,0001.0%$1,860,000
2010Packers$395,000$1,090,000$1,525,000$0$40,000$50,000$0$3,100,000--$5,730,000
2011Packers$660,000$1,090,000$0$0$40,000$50,000$0$1,840,0001.5%$750,000
2012Packers$800,000$1,090,000$0$0$40,000$50,000$0$1,980,0001.6%$890,000
2013Packers$1,020,000$5,190,000$0$0$500,000$0$0$6,710,0005.5%$22,020,000
2014Packers$1,000,000$4,100,000$5,000,000$500,000$500,000$0$0$11,100,0008.3%$7,000,000
2015Packers$7,600,000$4,100,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$0$12,700,0008.9%$8,600,000
2016Packers$8,650,000$4,100,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$0$13,750,0008.9%$9,650,000
2017Packers$10,100,000$4,100,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$0$15,075,0009.0%$11,068,750
2018Packers$10,400,000$0$0$500,000$500,000$0$0$11,337,5006.4%$11,400,000
2019Rams$3,000,000$0$500,000$0$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,0001.9%$3,500,000
2020Rams$3,750,000$0$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$5,750,0002.9%$5,750,000
Total$47,685,000$25,020,000$9,775,000$2,500,000$3,120,000$200,000$5,500,000$88,112,500$88,218,750

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201115----86.9%0.0%371362982593473001
201212----66.8%1.5%32111383.515243001000
2013115053.3%4.8%26157.550.59111003000
2014160082.2%14.9%45161158162291402000
2015170097.2%15.6%49176.540.5131931420100
2016124046.3%6.3%204535793001000
2017152062.5%8.0%26157.55371920011630
2018160071.1%1.3%29143.525.57120001000
2019130055.5%0.6%27108419103002000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$4,818,000$4,625,000
Injury Adjusted$4,818,000$4,625,000
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $7,830,000 $7,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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