Lawrence Guy

4-3 Defensive Tackle

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $3,666,666
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.04%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $2,600,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.58%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.71
  • Total Contract Value: $14,400,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,600,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/26 at 43DT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $4,900,000
  • Age: 28
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2017 27 $900,000 $900,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $2,600,000 1.6%
2018 28 $1,400,000 $1,166,666 $500,000 $200,000 $400,000 $3,666,666 2.1%
2019 29 $2,400,000 $1,166,666 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $4,266,666 2.2%
2020 30 $2,900,000 $1,166,668 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $4,766,668 2.4%
Total $7,600,000 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 $800,000 $400,000 $15,300,000
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Career Earnings: $12,055,747
Career APY: $1,506,968
Potential Earnings: $18,564,488
Total Guarantees: $5,445,900
Largest Cash Payment: $5,600,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $4,766,668 (2020)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Packers Drafted Terminated 2011 4 $2,085,900 $521,475 $45,900 $303,900 14.6% $303,900
Packers Practice Terminated 2012 1 $96,900 $96,900 $0 $34,200 35.3% $0
Colts SFA Terminated 2012 2 $870,000 $435,000 $0 $252,353 29.0% $252,353
Chargers SFA Terminated 2013 2 $1,050,000 $525,000 $0 $439,411 41.8% $439,411
Ravens SFA Expired 2013 2 $1,050,000 $525,000 $0 $469,412 44.7% $469,412
Colts SFA Terminated 2013 2 $1,050,000 $525,000 $0 $56,471 5.4% $0
Ravens UFA Expired 2015 2 $2,300,000 $1,150,000 $500,000 $2,300,000 100.0% $1,150,000
Patriots UFA Active 2017 4 $14,400,000 $3,600,000 $4,900,000 $8,200,000 56.9% $4,100,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Packers 1 $338,100 $338,100 $269,475 0.0% $68,625 0.0%
Colts 1 $308,824 $308,824 $252,353 0.0% $56,471 0.0%
Chargers 1 $439,411 $439,411 $338,823 0.0% $100,588 0.0%
Ravens 3 $2,769,412 $923,137 $2,769,412 0.0% $0 0.0%
Patriots 2 $8,200,000 $4,100,000 $6,266,666 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Packers $375,000 $11,475 $0 $0 $0 $269,475 0.2% $303,900
2012 Colts $390,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $252,353 0.2% $252,353
2013 Chargers $480,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $338,823 0.3% $338,823
2014 Ravens $570,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $469,412 0.4% $469,412
2015 Ravens $800,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,050,000 0.7% $1,300,000
2016 Ravens $1,000,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,250,000 0.8% $1,000,000
2017 Patriots $900,000 $900,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $2,600,000 1.6% $5,600,000
2018 Patriots $1,400,000 $1,166,666 $500,000 $200,000 $400,000 $3,666,666 2.1% $2,600,000
2019 Patriots $2,400,000 $1,166,666 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $4,266,666 2.2% $3,100,000
2020 Patriots $2,900,000 $1,166,668 $500,000 $200,000 $0 $4,766,668 2.4% $3,600,000
Total $11,215,000 $5,011,475 $2,000,000 $800,000 $400,000 $18,930,063   $18,564,488
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Packers 2012 $11,475 $0
Packers 2012 $34,200 $34,200
Packers 2013 $22,950 $0
Colts 2013 $56,471 $56,471
Chargers 2014 $100,588 $100,588
Total$225,684$191,259

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2012 1 4.5% 0.8%12618220000000
2013 12 16.9% 12.8%12800244000000
2014 14 23.7% 13.4%21400011000160
2015 16 45.4% 32.7%29174.520.58101000000
2016 16 46.5% 26.7%141419590001100
2017 16 54.8% 36.4%312213541000000
2018 16 49.6% 37.1%2534191110001000

Financial Reports

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