Matt Slater

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.48%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.22%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 71/274 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,000,000
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 11
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 5, #153 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Matt Slater signed a two year, $5.2 million contract with the Patriots on March 21, 2018. Slater received a $1 million signing bonus. There are $400,000 in per game roster bonuses in each contract year. 2019 is an option year and if the option is picked up Slater will earn a $400,000 roster bonus at the start of the 2019 league year. There are an additional $200,000 in incentives in the contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201833$1,200,000$500,000$0$400,000$100,000$2,200,0001.2%
2019 📝
March 12: deadline to exercise 2019 option
34$1,600,000$500,000$400,000$400,000$0$2,900,0001.5%
Total$2,800,000$1,000,000$400,000$800,000$100,000$5,100,000
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Career Earnings: $16,893,750
Career APY: $1,535,795
Potential Earnings: $19,293,750
Total Guarantees: $7,475,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,600,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,933,334 (2014)

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
PatriotsUFAActive20182$5,000,000$2,500,000$1,000,000$2,600,00052.0%$2,600,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots11$16,893,750$1,535,795$16,568,7500.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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$2,933,3342.2%$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
Total$10,550,000$5,775,000$400,000$1,100,000$300,000$1,400,000$1,000,000$19,468,750$19,293,750

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20113.7%0.0%000.00000.0000
2012163.4%59.2%000.00000.0000
2013121.8%51.9%000.00000.0000
2014161.1%61.4%000.00000.0000
2015161.6%63.5%000.00000.0000
2016134.7%50.4%000.00155.0021
201791.1%27.6%000.00000.0000
2018161.8%66.7%000.00000.0000
201922.8%69.8%000.00000.0000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average