Malcolm Butler

Cornerback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 2.88%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $14,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 7.31%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.33
  • Total Contract Value: $61,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/123 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,000,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 180
  • College: West Alabama
  • Accrued Seasons: 4
  • Entry: 2014 Undrafted Free Agent (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Malcolm Butler signed a 5 year contract with the Tennessee Titans on March 15, 2018.  The contract is worth $61,250,000 with $24,000,000 fully guaranteed and $30,000,000 in total guarantees.  Butler received a $10,000,000 signing bonus, and guaranteed salaries in 2018 & 2019.  $6,000,000 of his 2020 base salary is guaranteed for injury only at signing; and will vest to fully guaranteed on the 5th day of the 2020 league year.  Butler is due a $500,000 roster bonus on the 5th day of the 2021 & 2022 league years.  Butler can earn up to $500,000 in additional roster bonuses through per game active status in each year of the contract.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201828$3,500,000 $3,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$6,000,0003.4%
201929$10,500,000 $10,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,100,0006.9%
202030$11,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,600,0006.8%
202131$11,100,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$14,200,000--
202232$11,250,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$14,350,000--
Total$47,350,000$10,000,000$3,500,000$400,000$0$61,250,000
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Career Earnings: $15,440,000
Career APY: $3,860,000
Potential Earnings: $66,690,000
Total Guarantees: $24,000,000
Largest Cash Payment: $14,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,350,000 (2022)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsUDFAExpired20143$1,530,000$510,000$1,530,000100.0%$510,000
PatriotsRFAExpired20171$3,910,000$3,910,000$3,910,000100.0%$3,910,000
TitansUFAActive20185$61,250,000$12,250,000$10,000,00016.3%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$5,440,000$1,360,000$5,440,0000.0%$2150.0%
Titans0$10,000,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2014Patriots$420,000$0$0$0$0$420,0000.3%$420,000
2015Patriots$510,000$0$0$0$0$510,0000.4%$510,000
2016Patriots$600,000$0$0$0$0$600,0000.4%$600,000
2017Patriots$3,910,000$0$0$0$0$3,910,0002.3%$3,910,000
2018Titans$3,500,000 $3,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$0$0$6,000,0003.4%$14,000,000
2019Titans$10,500,000 $10,500,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,100,0006.9%$11,100,000
2020Titans$11,000,000$2,000,000$500,000$100,000$0$13,600,0006.8%$11,600,000
2021Titans$11,100,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$14,200,000--$12,200,000
2022Titans$11,250,000$2,000,000$1,000,000$100,000$0$14,350,000--$12,350,000
Total$52,790,000$10,000,000$3,500,000$400,000$0$66,690,000 $66,690,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Patriots2018$215$0
Total$215$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141116.9%11.1%0000000000000
20151698.9%23.6%5611001015290000
20161696.6%0.0%48151011174281220
20171697.8%0.0%53511312122-13000
2018393.5%25.9%141001041340000

Financial Reports

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