Matt Prater

Kicker

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $3,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.75%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,500,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.29%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.74
  • Total Contract Value: $11,400,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $3,800,000
  • Position Ranking: 14/41 at K
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $3,600,000
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 195
  • College: Central Florida
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2006 Undrafted Free Agent (Lions)
  • Year Signed: 2017 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $1,346,000

Contract Notes

Matt Prater signed a three year, $11.4 million contract extension with the Lions on October 25, 2017. Prater received $5 million in guarantees including a $3.6 million signing bonus. The contract contains annual workout and per game roster bonuses.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201733$3,150,000$1,525,000$250,000$250,000$50,000$0$5,225,0003.1%
201834$2,000,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$1,400,000$3,200,0001.8%
201935$2,200,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$0$3,400,0001.8%
202036$2,700,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$0$3,900,0002.0%
Total$10,050,000$4,225,000$250,000$850,000$350,000$1,400,000$15,725,000
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Career Earnings: $24,753,529
Career APY: $3,094,191
Potential Earnings: $27,753,529
Total Guarantees: $4,350,000
Largest Cash Payment: $7,300,000 (2017)
Largest Cap Hit: $5,225,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsUFARenegotiated20153$900,000$3,000,000$750,000$5,300,000588.9%$2,650,000
LionsExtensionActive20173$11,400,000$3,800,000$3,600,000$12,100,000106.1%$4,033,333
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Broncos2$6,750,000$3,375,000$5,125,0000.0%$1,625,0000.0%
Lions6$18,003,529$3,000,588$16,902,3530.0%$00.0%
0$0$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Broncos$1,000,000$812,500$0$0$0$0$1,812,5001.5%$4,250,000
2013Broncos$2,500,000$812,500$0$0$0$0$3,312,5002.7%$2,500,000
2014Lions$855,000$0$0$0$0$0$402,3530.3%$603,529
2015Lions$1,000,000$250,000$200,000$0$50,000$0$1,500,0001.0%$2,000,000
2016Lions$2,250,000$625,000$250,000$0$50,000$0$3,175,0002.0%$3,300,000
2017Lions$3,150,000$1,525,000$250,000$250,000$50,000$0$5,225,0003.1%$7,300,000
2018Lions$2,000,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$1,400,000$3,200,0001.8%$2,300,000
2019Lions$2,200,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$0$3,400,0001.8%$2,500,000
2020Lions$2,700,000$900,000$0$200,000$100,000$0$3,900,0002.0%$3,000,000
Total$17,655,000$6,725,000$700,000$850,000$450,000$1,400,000$25,927,353$27,753,529
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Broncos2014$812,500$0
Broncos2015$812,500$0
Total$1,625,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsField GoalsField Goal RangePAT
InjuredHealthySpecialMadeAtt.Pct.0-1920-2930-3940-4950+MadeAtt.Pct.
201216----39.2%263281.3%1/17/710/115/93/45555100.0%
2013160040.0%252696.2%2/24/45/58/86/77575100.0%
2014110011.4%212680.8%0/08/84/56/83/52121100.0%
2015160014.5%222491.7%0/03/38/96/65/6363992.3%
2016160016.6%313686.1%0/010/104/510/147/7313393.9%
2017160021.1%283384.8%2/23/39/97/87/11373897.4%
2018160016.0%283287.5%0/08/812/125/73/53030100.0%
2019160019.0%263183.9%0/011/112/36/97/8353697.2%

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$1,346,000$3,800,000
Injury Adjusted$1,346,000$3,800,000
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OTC Valuation $647.7k $1.3M $1.9M $2.6M $3.2M APY $833.3k $1.7M $2.5M $3.3M $4.2M $2,327,000 $3,095,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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