Matt Forte

Career Earnings: $43,714,625
Career APY: $4,371,463
Total Guarantees: $24,333,333
Largest Cash Payment: $9,800,000 (2012)
Largest Cap Hit: $9,200,000 (2015)
  • Date of Birth: December 10, 1985
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 218
  • College: Tulane
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 2, #44 overall (Bears)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedExpired20084$3,766,500$941,625$3,811,500101.2%$952,875
BearsFranchiseExpired20124$30,400,000$7,600,000$30,903,125101.7%$7,725,781
JetsUFA20163$12,000,000$4,000,000$9,000,00075.0%$4,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears8$34,714,625$4,339,328$34,483,3320.0%$00.0%
Jets2$9,000,000$4,500,000$8,000,0000.0%$1,000,0000.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2008Bears$295,000$383,333$0$0$0$678,3330.6%$2,356,500
2009Bears$385,000$383,333$0$0$0$768,3330.6%$385,000
2010Bears$470,000$383,333$0$0$0$853,333--$470,000
2011Bears$600,000$383,333$0$0$0$983,3330.8%$600,000
2012Bears$800,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$6,800,0005.6%$9,800,000
2013Bears$1,700,000 $4,000,000$1,000,000$4,500,000$100,000$0$7,300,0005.9%$6,300,000
2014Bears$5,950,000$1,000,000$850,000$100,000$0$7,900,0005.9%$6,900,000
2015Bears$7,050,000$1,000,000$1,050,000$100,000$0$9,200,0006.4%$7,903,125
2016Jets$1,000,000 $2,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.9%$5,000,000
2017Jets$4,000,000 $4,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0003.0%$4,000,000
Total$22,250,000$7,533,332$12,400,000$300,000$0$42,483,332 $43,714,625
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Jets2018$1,000,000$0
Total$1,000,000$0