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: 0.73%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.53
  • Total Contract Value: $1,105,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $1,105,000
  • Position Ranking: 12/41 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201836$1,015,000$90,000$0$0$0$720,0000.4%
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20054$1,439,000$359,750$1,589,000110.4%$397,250
ChiefsFranchiseTerminated20096$63,000,000$10,500,000$46,000,00073.0%$11,500,000
VikingsSFAExpired20131$3,700,000$3,700,000$3,700,000100.0%$3,700,000
VikingsUFATraded20142$10,500,000$5,250,000$5,750,00054.8%$5,750,000
BillsUFATerminated20142$10,500,000$5,250,000$600,0005.7%$0
CowboysSFAExpired20151$2,000,000$2,000,000$1,764,70688.2%$1,764,706
BillsSFATraded20151$2,000,000$2,000,000$235,29411.8%$0
TitansUFAExpired20161$2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000100.0%$2,000,000
TitansUFATerminated20172$5,250,000$2,625,000$2,750,00052.4%$2,750,000
LionsSFAActive20181$1,105,000$1,105,000$90,0008.1%$0
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%
Lions0$90,000$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2005Patriots$230,000$13,500$0$0$0$243,5000.3%$284,000
2006Patriots$350,000$13,500$0$0$0$363,5000.4%$350,000
2007Patriots$435,000$13,500$0$0$0$448,5000.4%$435,000
2008Patriots$520,000$13,500$0$0$0$533,5000.5%$520,000
2009Chiefs$5,000,000 $15,000,000$200,000$10,000,000$0$0$15,200,00012.4%$16,000,000
2010Chiefs$11,750,000 $11,750,000$200,000$0$250,000$0$12,200,000--$12,000,000
2011Chiefs$4,750,000$2,075,000$0$250,000$0$7,075,0005.9%$12,500,000
2012Chiefs$5,250,000$2,075,000$0$250,000$0$7,575,0006.3%$5,500,000
2013Vikings$1,650,000 $2,000,000$0$2,000,000$50,000$0$3,700,0003.0%$3,700,000
2014Vikings$2,650,000 $2,650,000$0$3,000,000$100,000$0$5,750,0004.3%$5,750,000
2015Cowboys$2,000,000$0$0$0$0$1,764,7061.2%$1,764,706
2016Titans$1,250,000$750,000$0$0$0$2,000,0001.3%$2,000,000
2017Titans$1,750,000 $500,000$0$1,000,000$0$0$2,750,0001.6%$2,750,000
2018Lions$1,015,000$90,000$0$0$0$720,0000.4%$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
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
201812.1%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