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: 7.74%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.33
  • Total Contract Value: $61,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $12,250,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/113 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 28 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $6,000,000 3.4%
2019 29 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,100,000 6.9%
2020 30 $11,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,600,000 6.8%
2021 31 $11,100,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $0 $14,200,000 --
2022 32 $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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots UDFA Expired 2014 3 $1,530,000 $510,000 $0 $1,530,000 100.0% $510,000
Patriots RFA Expired 2017 1 $3,910,000 $3,910,000 $0 $3,910,000 100.0% $3,910,000
Titans UFA Active 2018 5 $61,250,000 $12,250,000 $24,000,000 $10,000,000 16.3% $0
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 4 $5,440,000 $1,360,000 $5,440,000 0.0% $215 0.0%
Titans 0 $10,000,000 $0 $0 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 Patriots $420,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420,000 0.3% $420,000
2015 Patriots $510,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $510,000 0.4% $510,000
2016 Patriots $600,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600,000 0.4% $600,000
2017 Patriots $3,910,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,910,000 2.3% $3,910,000
2018 Titans $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0 $6,000,000 3.4% $14,000,000
2019 Titans $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,100,000 6.9% $11,100,000
2020 Titans $11,000,000 $2,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 $0 $13,600,000 6.8% $11,600,000
2021 Titans $11,100,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $0 $14,200,000 -- $12,200,000
2022 Titans $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
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Patriots 2018 $215 $0
Total$215$0

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2014 11 16.9% 11.1%0000000000000
2015 16 98.9% 23.6%5611001015290000
2016 16 96.6% 0.0%48151011174281220
2017 16 97.8% 0.0%53511312122-13000
2018 14 76.9% 24.6%508193192341000

Financial Reports

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