• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.86%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.97%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Total Contract Value: $9,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,625,000
  • Position Ranking: 14/76 at 34OLB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,500,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 255
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 1, #26 overall (Packers)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

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: $78,968,750
Career APY: $7,896,875
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$00.0%$0
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%
Rams0$0$0$00.0%$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 PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111586.9%0.0%371362982593473001
20121266.8%1.5%32111383.515243001000
20131153.3%4.8%26157.550.59111003000
20141682.2%14.9%45161158162291402000
20151797.2%15.6%49176.540.5131931420100
20161246.3%6.3%204535793001000
20171562.5%8.0%26157.55371920011630
20181671.1%1.3%29143.525.57120001000

Financial Reports

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