Matt Slater

Wide Receiver

Age: 37
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 14
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,272,500 (0.61% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $2,622,500 (1.29% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.06
  • Contract Value: $2,622,500 ($2,622,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $2,622,500
  • Contract Ranking: 71/392 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202237$2,470,000$152,500$2,470,000$1,272,5000.6%
Total$2,470,000$152,500$2,470,000$1,272,500

Contract Notes

Matt Slater signed a one year contract worth $2,622,500 with the Patriots. The contract is fully guaranteed and will qualify for the four year qualifying player benefit.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$2.6M
2022
Cash Due$2,622,500
Running Cash$2,622,500
Career Earnings: $25,146,250
Career APY: $1,796,161
Potential Earnings: $27,616,250
Total Guarantees: $12,472,500
Largest Cash Payment: $3,600,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Number: $3,001,471 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedExpired20084$1,880,000$470,000$175,000$1,925,000102.4%$481,250
PatriotsUFARenegotiated20123$5,400,000$1,800,000$2,700,000$4,700,00087.0%$2,350,000
PatriotsExtensionRenegotiated20142$4,000,000$2,000,000$3,000,000$4,700,000117.5%$2,350,000
PatriotsExtensionExpired20161$1,800,000$1,800,000$600,000$2,968,750164.9%$1,484,375
PatriotsUFAExpired20182$5,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$5,000,000100.0%$2,500,000
PatriotsUFAExpired20202$5,300,000$2,650,000$2,375,000$5,700,000107.5%$2,850,000
PatriotsUFAActive20221$2,622,500$2,622,500$2,622,500$152,5005.8%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots14$25,146,250$1,796,161$24,945,2210.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2008Patriots$295,000$43,750$0$0$0$0$0$338,7500.3%$470,000
2009Patriots$385,000$43,750$0$0$0$0$0$428,7500.3%$385,000
2010Patriots$470,000$43,750$0$0$0$0$0$513,750--$470,000
2011Patriots$600,000$43,750$0$0$0$0$0$643,7500.5%$600,000
2012Patriots$700,000$666,666$0$0$100,000$300,000$0$1,766,6661.5%$3,100,000
2013Patriots$1,200,000$666,666$0$0$100,000$300,000$0$2,266,6661.8%$1,600,000
2014Patriots$1,200,000$1,333,334$0$0$100,000$300,000$0$2,933,3342.1%$3,600,000
2015Patriots$1,000,000$666,666$0$0$0$100,000$1,000,000$1,766,6661.2%$1,100,000
2016Patriots$1,000,000$966,668$0$0$0$100,000$0$2,066,6681.3%$1,700,000
2017Patriots$900,000$300,000$0$300,000$0$200,000$0$1,643,7501.0%$1,268,750
2018Patriots$1,200,000$500,000$0$400,000$0$100,000$0$2,200,0001.2%$2,600,000
2019Patriots$1,600,000$500,000$400,000$400,000$0$0$0$2,900,0001.5%$2,400,000
2020Patriots$1,600,000$375,000$0$400,000$0$100,000$2,375,000$2,475,0001.2%$2,950,000
2021Patriots$1,750,000$375,000$400,000$400,000$0$100,000$0$3,001,4711.5%$2,750,000
2022Patriots$2,470,000$152,500$0$0$0$0$2,470,000$1,272,5000.6%$2,622,500
Total$16,370,000$6,677,500$800,000$1,900,000$300,000$1,600,000$5,845,000$26,217,721$27,616,250

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
2011----3.7%0.0%000.00000.0000
201216----3.4%59.2%000.00000.0000
201312401.8%51.9%000.00000.0000
201416001.1%61.4%000.00000.0000
201516001.6%63.5%000.00000.0000
201613304.7%50.4%155.00000.0021
20179701.1%27.6%000.00000.0000
201816001.8%66.7%000.00000.0000
201916001.8%71.9%000.00000.0000
202016000.5%83.5%000.00000.0000
202117001.4%80.0%000.00000.0000

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$0$0
Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.5M $7.1M $10.6M $14.1M $17.6M APY $5M $10M $15M $20M $25M $7,355,000 $5,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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