Nate Solder

Left Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $12,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 6.15%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $13,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 7.18%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 1.08
  • Total Contract Value: $62,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 2/81 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,800,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6' 8"
  • Weight: 320
  • College: Colorado
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #17 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2018
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Nate Solder signed a four year, $62 million contract with the Giants on March 14, 2018. Solder received $34.8 million in full guarantees. Solder's entire 2018 and 2019 base salary are fully guaranteed and he received a $16 million signing bonus. If Solder is on the roster on the 1st day of the 2020 league year he will earn a $3 million roster bonus. If he is on the roster on the 1st day of the 2021 league year he will earn a $4 million roster bonus. The contract also contains annual $100,000 workout bonuses.

On September 3, 2019 Solder converted $7.5 million of his salary to a bonus to create $5 million in cap room to allow the Giants to be compliant with the 2019 salary cap.  His remaining two contract years will each increase by $2.5 million.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201830$5,900,000$4,000,000$0$100,000$5,900,000$10,000,0005.6%
201931$5,400,000$6,500,000$0$100,000$5,400,000$12,000,0006.4%
2020 📝
March 18: $3M roster bonus due
32$9,900,000$6,500,000$3,000,000$100,000$0$19,500,0009.8%
2021 📝
March 13: $4M roster bonus due
33$9,900,000$6,500,000$4,000,000$100,000$0$20,500,000--
Total$31,100,000$23,500,000$7,000,000$400,000$11,300,000$62,000,000
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Career Earnings: $65,509,242
Career APY: $8,188,655
Potential Earnings: $98,009,242
Total Guarantees: $62,508,686
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $20,500,000 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20115$15,978,492$3,195,698$7,770,686$8,540,49253.4%$2,135,123
PatriotsExtensionExpired20152$20,062,000$10,031,000$19,938,000$27,468,750136.9%$9,156,250
GiantsUFAActive20184$62,000,000$15,500,000$34,800,000$29,500,00047.6%$29,500,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots7$36,009,242$5,144,177$35,977,9920.0%$00.0%
Giants1$29,500,000$29,500,000$10,000,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Patriots$375,000$1,177,817$0$0$0$0$1,552,8171.3%$5,086,268
2012Patriots$763,204$1,177,817$0$0$0$0$1,941,0211.6%$763,204
2013Patriots$1,151,408$1,177,817$0$0$0$1,151,408$2,329,2251.9%$1,151,408
2014Patriots$769,806$1,177,817$769,806$0$0$769,806$2,717,4292.0%$1,539,612
2015Patriots$1,438,000$4,166,666$0$0$0$1,438,000$5,604,6663.9%$13,938,000
2016Patriots$6,000,000$4,166,666$0$500,000$31,000$6,000,000$10,666,4166.9%$6,499,750
2017Patriots$6,500,000$4,166,668$0$500,000$31,000$0$11,166,4186.7%$7,031,000
2018Giants$5,900,000$4,000,000$0$0$100,000$5,900,000$10,000,0005.6%$22,000,000
2019Giants$5,400,000$6,500,000$0$0$100,000$5,400,000$12,000,0006.4%$13,000,000
2020Giants$9,900,000$6,500,000$3,000,000$0$100,000$0$19,500,0009.8%$13,000,000
2021Giants$9,900,000$6,500,000$4,000,000$0$100,000$0$20,500,000--$14,000,000
Total$48,097,418$40,711,268$7,769,806$1,000,000$462,000$20,659,214$97,977,992$98,009,242

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
201175.7%0.0%
20121699.8%21.3%
20131590.7%16.6%
20141691.8%19.3%
2015420.3%4.7%
20161592.0%17.0%
20171697.7%19.6%
20181699.6%13.4%
20192100.0%11.1%

Financial Reports

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