Matt Cassel

Quarterback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $720,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 0.40%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $1,105,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 0.77%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.53
  • Total Contract Value: $1,105,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,105,000
  • Position Ranking: 11/39 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 228
  • College: USC
  • Accrued Seasons: 13
  • Entry: 2005 Draft, Round 7, #230 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: SFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

QB Matt Cassel signed a one year contract for $1.105 million with the Lions on April 9, 2018. We are estimating that he received a $90,000 signing bonus and that his contract will qualify for the minimum salary benefit.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 36 $1,015,000 $90,000 $0 $0 $0 $720,000 0.4%
Total $1,015,000 $90,000 $0 $0 $0 $720,000
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Career Earnings: $64,479,000
Career APY: $4,959,923
Potential Earnings: $64,658,706
Total Guarantees: $42,354,000
Largest Cash Payment: $16,000,000 (2009)
Largest Cap Hit: $15,200,000 (2009)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Expired 2005 4 $1,439,000 $359,750 $54,000 $1,589,000 110.4% $397,250
Chiefs Franchise Terminated 2009 6 $63,000,000 $10,500,000 $27,750,000 $46,000,000 73.0% $11,500,000
Vikings SFA Expired 2013 1 $3,700,000 $3,700,000 $2,000,000 $3,700,000 100.0% $3,700,000
Vikings UFA Traded 2014 2 $10,500,000 $5,250,000 $5,650,000 $5,750,000 54.8% $5,750,000
Bills UFA Terminated 2014 2 $10,500,000 $5,250,000 $5,650,000 $600,000 5.7% $0
Cowboys SFA Expired 2015 1 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $1,764,706 88.2% $1,764,706
Bills SFA Traded 2015 1 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $235,294 11.8% $0
Titans UFA Expired 2016 1 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $750,000 $2,000,000 100.0% $2,000,000
Titans UFA Terminated 2017 2 $5,250,000 $2,625,000 $500,000 $2,750,000 52.4% $2,750,000
Lions SFA Active 2018 1 $1,105,000 $1,105,000 $0 $90,000 8.1% $0
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 4 $1,589,000 $397,250 $1,589,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Chiefs 4 $46,000,000 $11,500,000 $42,050,000 0.0% $3,950,000 0.0%
Vikings 2 $9,450,000 $4,725,000 $9,450,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Bills 0 $835,294 $0 $0 0.0% $835,294 0.0%
Cowboys 1 $1,764,706 $1,764,706 $1,764,706 0.0% $0 0.0%
Titans 2 $4,750,000 $2,375,000 $4,750,000 0.0% $0 0.0%
Lions 0 $90,000 $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
2005 Patriots $230,000 $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $243,500 0.3% $284,000
2006 Patriots $350,000 $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $363,500 0.4% $350,000
2007 Patriots $435,000 $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $448,500 0.4% $435,000
2008 Patriots $520,000 $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $533,500 0.5% $520,000
2009 Chiefs $5,000,000 $15,000,000 $200,000 $10,000,000 $0 $0 $15,200,000 12.4% $16,000,000
2010 Chiefs $11,750,000 $11,750,000 $200,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $12,200,000 -- $12,000,000
2011 Chiefs $4,750,000 $2,075,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $7,075,000 5.9% $12,500,000
2012 Chiefs $5,250,000 $2,075,000 $0 $250,000 $0 $7,575,000 6.3% $5,500,000
2013 Vikings $1,650,000 $2,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $50,000 $0 $3,700,000 3.0% $3,700,000
2014 Vikings $2,650,000 $2,650,000 $0 $3,000,000 $100,000 $0 $5,750,000 4.3% $5,750,000
2015 Cowboys $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,764,706 1.2% $1,764,706
2016 Titans $1,250,000 $750,000 $0 $0 $0 $2,000,000 1.3% $2,000,000
2017 Titans $1,750,000 $500,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $2,750,000 1.6% $2,750,000
2018 Lions $1,015,000 $90,000 $0 $0 $0 $720,000 0.4% $1,105,000
Total $38,600,000 $5,444,000 $16,000,000 $900,000 $0 $60,323,706   $64,658,706
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Chiefs 2013 $3,950,000 $0
Bills 2015 $600,000 $600,000
Bills 2015 $235,294 $235,294
Total$4,785,294$835,294

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Passing Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special Comp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRating AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 9 54.4% 0.0%160/26959.5%17131092276.625994.0052
2012 9 54.9% 0.0%161/27758.1%17966121966.7271455.4197
2013 9 44.1% 0.0%153/25460.2%18071191681.618573.2131
2014 3 13.8% 0.0%41/7157.7%42534665.89182.0030
2015 9 40.9% 0.0%119/20458.3%1276571470.615785.2040
2016 4 9.2% 0.0%30/5158.8%28422571.0430.8010
2017 2 7.5% 0.0%25/4259.5%16212855.9000.0022
2018 1 0.8% 0.0%2/633.3%14010-29.91-1-1.0000

Financial Reports

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