Matt Forte

Running Back

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $5,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 2.98%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $4,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 3.08%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.80
  • Total Contract Value: $12,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $4,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 29/309 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $9,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 218
  • College: Tulane
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 2, #44 overall (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Matt Forte signed a three year, $12 million contract with the New York Jets on March 10, 2016. Forte received a $3 million signing bonus as part of his $9 million guarantee. Forte can earn $2 million in yearly escalators based on production.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2016$1,000,000 $2,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.9%
2017$4,000,000 $4,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0003.0%
2018$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,0002.2%
Total$8,000,000$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$12,000,000
Embed This Contract
<iframe src="https://overthecap.com/contract-embed/141/" width="600" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

Contract History

Career Earnings: $39,714,625
Years: 9
Career APY: $4,412,736
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount 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
JetsUFAActive20163$12,000,000$4,000,000$5,000,00041.7%$5,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears8$34,714,625$4,339,328$34,483,332100.0%$00.0%
Jets1$5,000,000$5,000,000$3,000,000100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2007Bears$295,000$383,333$0$0$0$678,3330.6%
2008Bears$385,000$383,333$0$0$0$768,3330.7%
2009Bears$470,000$383,333$0$0$0$853,3330.7%
2010Bears$600,000$383,333$0$0$0$983,333
2012Bears$800,000$1,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$6,800,0005.6%
2013Bears$1,700,000 $4,000,000$1,000,000$4,500,000$100,000$0$7,300,0005.9%
2014Bears$5,950,000$1,000,000$850,000$100,000$0$7,900,0005.9%
2015Bears$7,050,000$1,000,000$1,050,000$100,000$0$9,200,0006.4%
2016Jets$1,000,000 $2,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$3,000,0001.9%
2017Jets$4,000,000 $4,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$5,000,0003.0%
2018Jets$3,000,000$1,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,0002.2%
Total$25,250,000$8,533,332$12,400,000$300,000$0$46,483,332 

Traditional Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20141626610383.961028087.9422
2015132188984.14443898.8321
2016142188133.77302638.8111
201716162.703206.7000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average