Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback

Career Earnings: $79,656,250
Career APY: $5,689,732
Total Guarantees: $43,400,000
Largest Cash Payment: $13,900,000 (1995)
Largest Cap Number: $8,537,857 (2000)
  • Date of Birth: February 14, 1972
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 238
  • College: Washington State
  • Entry: 1993 Draft, Round 1, #1 overall (Patriots)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated19933$8,343,750$2,781,250$4,500,000$6,806,25081.6%$3,403,125
PatriotsExtensionRenegotiated19956$40,462,500$6,743,750$12,900,000$34,200,00084.5%$5,700,000
PatriotsExtensionTraded20019$95,400,000$10,600,000$8,000,000$11,400,00011.9%$11,400,000
BillsExtensionRenegotiated20019$95,400,000$10,600,000$8,000,000$10,500,00011.0%$5,250,000
BillsOtherTerminated20043$18,500,000$6,166,667$6,500,000$8,750,00047.3%$8,750,000
CowboysSFATerminated20053$13,500,000$4,500,000$3,500,000$8,000,00059.3%$4,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots9$52,406,250$5,822,917$45,739,5830.0%$6,666,6670.0%
Bills3$19,250,000$6,416,667$14,916,6660.0%$4,333,3340.0%
Cowboys2$8,000,000$4,000,000$7,333,3320.0%$666,6680.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1993Patriots$1,025,000$750,000$0$0$1,775,000--$5,525,000
1994Patriots$1,281,250$750,000$0$0$2,031,2505.9%$1,281,250
1995Patriots$1,000,000$2,592,857$0$0$3,592,8579.7%$13,900,000
1996Patriots$1,500,000$2,592,857$0$0$4,092,85710.0%$1,500,000
1997Patriots$2,700,000$2,592,857$0$0$5,292,85712.8%$2,700,000
1998Patriots$4,500,000$2,592,857$0$0$7,092,85713.5%$4,500,000
1999Patriots$4,195,000$2,197,857$0$0$6,392,85711.2%$5,260,000
2000Patriots$6,340,000$2,197,857$0$0$8,537,85713.7%$6,340,000
2001Patriots$3,400,000$3,531,191$0$0$6,931,19110.3%$11,400,000
2002Bills$5,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0007.0%$5,000,000
2003Bills$5,500,000$0$0$0$5,500,0007.3%$5,500,000
2004Bills$2,250,000$2,166,666$0$0$4,416,6665.5%$8,750,000
2005Cowboys$2,000,000$666,666$0$0$2,666,6663.1%$4,000,000
2006Cowboys$3,500,000$666,666$500,000$1,500,000$4,666,6664.6%$4,000,000
Total$44,191,250$23,298,331$500,000$1,500,000$67,989,581$79,656,250
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2002$6,666,667$0
Bills2005$4,333,334$0
Cowboys2007$666,668$0
Total$11,666,669$0

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