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: 1.36%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.83
  • Total Contract Value: $5,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 67/349 at WR
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,000,000
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • College: UCLA
  • Accrued Seasons: 12
  • Entry: 2008 Draft, Round 5, #153 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (UFA)
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,383,000

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: $19,293,750
Career APY: $1,607,813
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$5,000,000100.0%$2,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots12$19,293,750$1,607,813$19,468,7500.0%$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 PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
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%000.00155.0021
20179701.1%27.6%000.00000.0000
201816001.8%66.7%000.00000.0000
201916001.8%71.9%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
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Injury Adjusted$0$0
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OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

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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