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

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Bears Drafted Expired 2008 4 $3,766,500 $941,625 $1,533,333 $3,811,500 101.2% $952,875
Bears Franchise Expired 2012 4 $30,400,000 $7,600,000 $13,800,000 $30,903,125 101.7% $7,725,781
Jets UFA 2016 3 $12,000,000 $4,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 75.0% $4,500,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Bears 8 $34,714,625 $4,339,328 $34,483,332 0.0% $0 0.0%
Jets 2 $9,000,000 $4,500,000 $8,000,000 0.0% $1,000,000 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2008 Bears $295,000 $383,333 $0 $0 $0 $678,333 0.6% $2,356,500
2009 Bears $385,000 $383,333 $0 $0 $0 $768,333 0.6% $385,000
2010 Bears $470,000 $383,333 $0 $0 $0 $853,333 -- $470,000
2011 Bears $600,000 $383,333 $0 $0 $0 $983,333 0.8% $600,000
2012 Bears $800,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $6,800,000 5.6% $9,800,000
2013 Bears $1,700,000 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,500,000 $100,000 $0 $7,300,000 5.9% $6,300,000
2014 Bears $5,950,000 $1,000,000 $850,000 $100,000 $0 $7,900,000 5.9% $6,900,000
2015 Bears $7,050,000 $1,000,000 $1,050,000 $100,000 $0 $9,200,000 6.4% $7,903,125
2016 Jets $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000 1.9% $5,000,000
2017 Jets $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000,000 3.0% $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
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Jets 2018 $1,000,000 $0
Total$1,000,000$0