• 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $4,466,666
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 2.27%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.79%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Total Contract Value: $14,400,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,600,000
  • Position Ranking: 26/134 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,900,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 318
  • College: Arizona State
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 7, #233 overall (Packers)
  • Year Signed: 2017
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Lawrence Guy signed a four year contract with the Patriots worth $14.4 million. $4.9 million of the contract is fully guaranteed including a signing bonus worth $4 million. Guy can earn up to $5.6 million in various incentives. Guy slightly missed an incentive in 2017, which the Patriots elected to pay him as a $500,000 signing bonus instead in 2018. The earning of that bonus increased the salary cap by $166,666 in each of the remaining contract years.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201727$900,000$1,000,000$500,000$200,000$0$900,000$2,600,0001.6%
201828$1,400,000$1,166,666$500,000$200,000$400,000$0$3,666,6662.1%
201929$2,400,000$1,366,666$500,000$200,000$0$0$4,466,6662.4%
202030$2,900,000$1,366,668$500,000$200,000$0$0$4,966,6682.5%
Total$7,600,000$4,900,000$2,000,000$800,000$400,000$900,000$15,700,000
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Career Earnings: $12,455,747
Career APY: $1,556,968
Potential Earnings: $18,964,488
Total Guarantees: $5,445,900
Largest Cash Payment: $5,600,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,966,668 (2020)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersDraftedTerminated20114$2,085,900$521,475$45,900$303,90014.6%$303,900
PackersPracticeTerminated20121$96,900$96,900$0$34,20035.3%$0
ColtsSFATerminated20122$870,000$435,000$0$252,35329.0%$252,353
ChargersSFATerminated20132$1,050,000$525,000$0$439,41141.8%$439,411
RavensSFAExpired20132$1,050,000$525,000$0$469,41244.7%$469,412
ColtsSFATerminated20132$1,050,000$525,000$0$56,4715.4%$0
RavensUFAExpired20152$2,300,000$1,150,000$500,000$2,300,000100.0%$1,150,000
PatriotsUFAActive20174$14,400,000$3,600,000$4,900,000$8,600,00059.7%$4,300,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers1$338,100$338,100$269,4750.0%$68,6250.0%
Colts1$308,824$308,824$252,3530.0%$56,4710.0%
Chargers1$439,411$439,411$338,8230.0%$100,5880.0%
Ravens3$2,769,412$923,137$2,769,4120.0%$00.0%
Patriots2$8,600,000$4,300,000$6,266,6660.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Packers$375,000$11,475$0$0$0$0$269,4750.2%$303,900
2012Colts$390,000$0$0$0$0$0$252,3530.2%$252,353
2013Chargers$480,000$0$0$0$0$0$338,8230.3%$338,823
2014Ravens$570,000$0$0$0$0$0$469,4120.4%$469,412
2015Ravens$800,000$250,000$0$0$0$0$1,050,0000.7%$1,300,000
2016Ravens$1,000,000$250,000$0$0$0$0$1,250,0000.8%$1,000,000
2017Patriots$900,000$1,000,000$500,000$200,000$0$900,000$2,600,0001.6%$5,600,000
2018Patriots$1,400,000$1,166,666$500,000$200,000$400,000$0$3,666,6662.1%$2,600,000
2019Patriots$2,400,000$1,366,666$500,000$200,000$0$0$4,466,6662.4%$3,500,000
2020Patriots$2,900,000$1,366,668$500,000$200,000$0$0$4,966,6682.5%$3,600,000
Total$11,215,000$5,411,475$2,000,000$800,000$400,000$900,000$19,330,063$18,964,488
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Packers2012$11,475$0
Packers2012$34,200$34,200
Packers2013$22,950$0
Colts2013$56,471$56,471
Chargers2014$100,588$100,588
Total$225,684$191,259

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
201214.5%0.8%12618220000000
20131216.9%12.8%12800244000000
20141423.7%13.4%21400011000160
20151645.4%32.7%29174.520.58101000000
20161646.5%26.7%141419590001100
20171654.8%36.4%312213541000000
20181649.6%37.1%2534191110001000

Financial Reports

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