Matt Cassel

Career Earnings: $65,494,000
Career APY: $4,678,143
Total Guarantees: $42,354,000
Largest Cash Payment: $16,000,000 (2009)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,200,000 (2009)
  • Date of Birth: May 17, 1982
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 228
  • College: USC
  • Entry: 2005 Draft, Round 7, #230 overall (Patriots)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20054$1,439,000$359,750$54,000$1,589,000110.4%$397,250
ChiefsFranchiseTerminated20096$63,000,000$10,500,000$27,750,000$46,000,00073.0%$11,500,000
VikingsSFAExpired20131$3,700,000$3,700,000$2,000,000$3,700,000100.0%$3,700,000
VikingsUFATraded20142$10,500,000$5,250,000$5,650,000$5,750,00054.8%$5,750,000
BillsUFATerminated20142$10,500,000$5,250,000$5,650,000$600,0005.7%$0
CowboysSFAExpired20151$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$1,764,70688.2%$1,764,706
BillsSFATraded20151$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$235,29411.8%$0
TitansUFAExpired20161$2,000,000$2,000,000$750,000$2,000,000100.0%$2,000,000
TitansUFATerminated20172$5,250,000$2,625,000$500,000$2,750,00052.4%$2,750,000
LionsSFAExpired20181$1,105,000$1,105,000$0$1,105,000100.0%$1,105,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots4$1,589,000$397,250$1,589,0000.0%$00.0%
Chiefs4$46,000,000$11,500,000$42,050,0000.0%$3,950,0000.0%
Vikings2$9,450,000$4,725,000$9,450,0000.0%$00.0%
Bills0$835,294$0$00.0%$835,2940.0%
Cowboys1$1,764,706$1,764,706$1,764,7060.0%$00.0%
Titans2$4,750,000$2,375,000$4,750,0000.0%$00.0%
Lions1$1,105,000$1,105,000$720,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2005Patriots$230,000$13,500$0$0$0$0$243,5000.3%$284,000
2006Patriots$350,000$13,500$0$0$0$0$363,5000.4%$350,000
2007Patriots$435,000$13,500$0$0$0$0$448,5000.4%$435,000
2008Patriots$520,000$13,500$0$0$0$0$533,5000.5%$520,000
2009Chiefs$5,000,000$200,000$10,000,000$0$0$15,000,000$15,200,00012.4%$16,000,000
2010Chiefs$11,750,000$200,000$0$0$250,000$11,750,000$12,200,000--$12,000,000
2011Chiefs$4,750,000$2,075,000$0$0$250,000$0$7,075,0005.9%$12,500,000
2012Chiefs$5,250,000$2,075,000$0$0$250,000$0$7,575,0006.3%$5,500,000
2013Vikings$1,650,000$0$2,000,000$0$50,000$2,000,000$3,700,0003.0%$3,700,000
2014Vikings$2,650,000$0$3,000,000$0$100,000$2,650,000$5,750,0004.3%$5,750,000
2015Cowboys$2,000,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,764,7061.2%$1,764,706
2016Titans$1,250,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$2,000,0001.3%$2,000,000
2017Titans$1,750,000$0$500,000$500,000$0$500,000$2,750,0001.6%$2,750,000
2018Lions$1,015,000$90,000$0$0$0$0$720,0000.4%$1,105,000
Total$38,600,000$5,444,000$15,500,000$500,000$900,000$31,900,000$60,323,706$64,658,706
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Chiefs2013$3,950,000$0
Bills2015$600,000$600,000
Bills2015$235,294$235,294
Total$4,785,294$835,294

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2011954.4%0.0%160/26959.5%17131092276.625994.0052
2012954.9%0.0%161/27758.1%17966121966.7271455.4197
2013944.1%0.0%153/25460.2%18071191681.618573.2131
2014313.8%0.0%41/7157.7%42534665.89182.0030
2015940.9%0.0%119/20458.3%1276571470.615785.2040
201649.2%0.0%30/5158.8%28422571.0430.8010
201727.5%0.0%25/4259.5%16212855.9000.0022
201822.0%0.0%7/1741.2%5901126.32136.5000

Financial Reports

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