Matt Slater

Wide Receiver

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $2,900,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 1.50%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $2,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.80%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 6/73 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,000,000
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 33 $1,200,000 $500,000 $400,000 $0 $100,000 $2,200,000 1.2%
2019 34 $1,600,000 $500,000 $800,000 $0 $0 $2,900,000 1.5%
Total $2,800,000 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $0 $100,000 $5,100,000
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Career Earnings: $14,312,500
Career APY: $2,044,643
Potential Earnings: $16,712,500
Total Guarantees: $1,600,000
Largest Cash Payment: $3,600,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $2,933,334 (2014)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots 2012 2 $4,033,332 $2,016,666 $0 $4,100,000 101.7% $2,050,000
Patriots Extension Expired 2016 1 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $600,000 $7,612,500 422.9% $1,903,125
Patriots UFA Active 2018 2 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $2,600,000 52.0% $2,600,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 7 $14,312,500 $2,044,643 $14,643,750 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2012 Patriots $700,000 $666,666 $0 $100,000 $300,000 $1,766,666 1.5% $2,800,000
2013 Patriots $1,200,000 $666,666 $0 $100,000 $300,000 $2,266,666 1.8% $1,300,000
2014 Patriots $1,200,000 $1,333,334 $0 $100,000 $300,000 $2,933,334 2.2% $3,600,000
2015 Patriots $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $666,666 $0 $0 $100,000 $1,766,666 1.2% $1,000,000
2016 Patriots $1,000,000 $966,668 $0 $0 $100,000 $2,066,668 1.3% $1,700,000
2017 Patriots $900,000 $300,000 $300,000 $0 $200,000 $1,643,750 1.0% $1,312,500
2018 Patriots $1,200,000 $500,000 $400,000 $0 $100,000 $2,200,000 1.2% $2,600,000
2019 Patriots $1,600,000 $500,000 $800,000 $0 $0 $2,900,000 1.5% $2,400,000
Total $8,800,000 $5,600,000 $1,500,000 $300,000 $1,400,000 $17,543,750   $16,712,500

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Offense Special RecYardsAvgTD AttYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2011 3.7% 0.0%000.00000.0000
2012 16 3.4% 59.2%000.00000.0000
2013 12 1.8% 51.9%000.00000.0000
2014 16 1.1% 61.4%000.00000.0000
2015 16 1.6% 63.5%000.00000.0000
2016 13 4.7% 50.4%000.00155.0021
2017 9 1.1% 27.6%000.00000.0000
2018 16 1.8% 66.7%000.00000.0000

Financial Reports

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