• 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $11,337,500
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 6.14%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $11,400,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 6.85%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.01
  • Total Contract Value: $66,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $13,200,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/48 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $20,500,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 1, #26 overall (Packers)
  • Year Signed: 2013
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Clay Matthews signed a five year contract extension worth $66 million on April 17, 2013. Matthews received a $20.5 million signing bonus, which was the only guaranteed portion of the contract. On the 5th day of the 2014 League Year Matthews will earn a $5 million roster bonus. In each year of the contract Matthews can earn a $500,000 workout bonus and up to $500,000 in per game active bonuses. Base salaries of the contract are $1,020,000(2013), $1,000,000(2014), $7,600,000(2015), $8,650,000(2016), $10,100,000(2017), and $10,400,000(2018).

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201327$1,020,000$5,190,000$0$500,000$0$6,710,0005.5%
201428$1,000,000$4,100,000$5,500,000$500,000$0$11,100,0008.3%
201529$7,600,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$12,700,0008.9%
201630$8,650,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$13,750,0008.9%
201731$10,100,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$15,075,0009.0%
201832$10,400,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$11,337,5006.4%
Total$38,770,000$21,590,000$7,500,000$3,000,000$0$70,672,500
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $67,568,750
Years: 9
Career APY: $7,507,639
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersDraftedRenegotiated20095$9,925,000$1,985,000$9,230,00093.0%$2,307,500
PackersExtensionActive20135$66,000,000$13,200,000$58,338,75088.4%$11,667,750
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers9$67,568,750$7,507,639$67,525,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2009Packers$310,000$160,000$750,000$0$50,000$1,270,0001.0%
2010Packers$395,000$1,090,000$1,525,000$40,000$50,000$3,100,000--
2011Packers$660,000$1,090,000$0$40,000$50,000$1,840,0001.5%
2012Packers$800,000$1,090,000$0$40,000$50,000$1,980,0001.6%
2013Packers$1,020,000$5,190,000$0$500,000$0$6,710,0005.5%
2014Packers$1,000,000$4,100,000$5,500,000$500,000$0$11,100,0008.3%
2015Packers$7,600,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$12,700,0008.9%
2016Packers$8,650,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$13,750,0008.9%
2017Packers$10,100,000$4,100,000$500,000$500,000$0$15,075,0009.0%
2018Packers$10,400,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$11,337,5006.4%
Total$40,935,000$25,020,000$9,775,000$3,120,000$200,000$78,862,500 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141682.2%14.9%45161158162291402000
20151797.2%15.6%49176.540.5131931420100
20161246.3%6.3%204535793001000
20171562.5%8.0%26157.55371920011630

Financial Reports

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