Michael Thomas

Safety

Age: 31
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 6
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $887,500 (0.41% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,047,500 (0.47% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.18
  • Contract Value: $1,047,500 ($1,047,500 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $137,500
  • Contract Ranking: 93/222 at S

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2020)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202031$910,000$137,500$887,5000.4%
Total$910,000$137,500$887,500

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.
Career Earnings: $7,774,577
Career APY: $971,822
Potential Earnings: $8,684,577
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
TexansUFAActive20201$1,047,500$1,047,500$137,500$137,50013.1%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
49ers1$96,900$96,900$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%
Texans0$137,500$0$00.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap 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
Total$7,963,900$137,500$700,000$200,000$100,000$800,000$8,524,577$8,684,577
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
49ers2012$6,333$1,000
49ers2013$667$0
49ers2013$84,000$84,000
Total$91,000$85,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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

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$637,000$1,047,500
Injury Adjusted$637,000$1,047,500
test
OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M $4,028,000 $4,111,942

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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