Michael Thomas

Safety

Age: 33
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 2022 Salary Cap Charge: $1,120,000 (0.53% of cap)
  • 2022 Cash Payout: $1,120,000 (0.59% of spending)
  • 2022 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.00
  • Contract Value: $1,120,000 ($1,120,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $0
  • Contract Ranking: 93/195 at S

Current Contract

(SFA, signed 2022)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202233$1,120,000$1,120,0000.5%
Total$1,120,000$1,120,000

Contract Notes

Michael Thomas signed a one year contract with the Houston Texans worth $1,047,500 with $137,500 signing bonus.  The contract qualifies for the veteran salary benefit.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$1.1M
2022
Cash Due$1,120,000
Running Cash$1,120,000
Career Earnings: $9,331,355
Career APY: $933,136
Potential Earnings: $10,282,355
Total Guarantees: $1,644,500
Largest Cash Payment: $2,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $2,000,000 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
49ersUDFATerminated20123$1,441,000$480,333$7,000$00.0%$0
49ersPracticeExpired20121$96,900$96,900$0$96,900100.0%$96,900
49ersSFATerminated20132$900,000$450,000$0$00.0%$0
49ersPracticeTerminated20131$102,000$102,000$0$00.0%$0
DolphinsSFAExpired20132$900,000$450,000$0$483,17753.7%$241,589
DolphinsERFAExpired20151$585,000$585,000$0$585,000100.0%$585,000
DolphinsERFAExpired20161$675,000$675,000$0$675,000100.0%$675,000
DolphinsRFAExpired20171$1,797,000$1,797,000$0$1,797,000100.0%$1,797,000
GiantsUFAExpired20182$4,000,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$4,000,000100.0%$2,000,000
TexansUFAExpired20201$1,047,500$1,047,500$137,500$1,047,500100.0%$1,047,500
BengalsPracticeRenegotiated20211$252,000$252,000$0$00.0%$0
BengalsSFAExpired20211$1,075,000$1,075,000$0$477,77844.4%$477,778
BengalsUFATerminated20221$1,120,000$1,120,000$0$00.0%$0
BengalsSFAActive20221$1,120,000$1,120,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers1$181,900$181,900$96,9000.0%$91,0000.0%
Dolphins5$3,540,177$708,035$3,540,1770.0%$00.0%
Giants2$4,000,000$2,000,000$4,000,0000.0%$00.0%
Texans1$1,047,500$1,047,500$887,5000.0%$00.0%
Bengals1$561,778$561,778$377,7780.0%$84,0000.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
201249ers$96,900$0$0$0$0$0$96,9000.1%$96,900
2013Dolphins$405,000$0$0$0$0$0$71,4710.1%$71,471
2014Dolphins$495,000$0$0$0$0$0$411,7060.3%$411,706
2015Dolphins$585,000$0$0$0$0$0$585,0000.4%$585,000
2016Dolphins$675,000$0$0$0$0$0$675,0000.4%$675,000
2017Dolphins$1,797,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,797,0001.0%$1,797,000
2018Giants$1,100,000$0$700,000$150,000$50,000$800,000$2,000,0001.1%$2,000,000
2019Giants$1,900,000$0$0$50,000$50,000$0$2,000,0001.0%$2,000,000
2020Texans$910,000$137,500$0$0$0$0$887,5000.4%$1,047,500
2021Bengals$1,075,000$0$0$0$0$0$377,7780.2%$477,778
2022Bengals$1,120,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,120,0000.5%$1,120,000
Total$10,158,900$137,500$700,000$200,000$100,000$800,000$10,022,355$10,282,355
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2012$6,333$1,000
49ers2013$667$0
49ers2013$84,000$84,000
Bengals2021$84,000$84,000
Total$175,000$169,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
20133001.4%7.3%3000002100000
20148809.1%39.6%15300000000000
2015160060.4%72.9%661900202000000
2016160048.9%79.8%43151143310021270
2017143013.9%58.8%151100101000000
2018170046.6%70.0%4017182162260000
2019160026.9%87.4%331400303000000
20209008.9%40.3%6700000000000
20218007.8%30.0%7500001000000
202210003.4%58.3%1100000000000

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$1,441,000$1,120,000
Injury Adjusted$1,441,000$1,120,000
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OTC Valuation $2.2M $4.4M $6.6M $8.8M $11.1M APY $3.2M $6.3M $9.5M $12.7M $15.8M $5,511,000 $4,250,000

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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