Nate Solder

Left Tackle

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $11,166,418
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 6.66%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $7,031,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 4.31%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.63
  • Total Contract Value: $20,062,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $10,031,000
  • Position Ranking: 15/123 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $19,938,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6′ 8″
  • Weight: 320
  • College: Colorado
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #17 overall (Patriots)
  • Year Signed: 2015
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2018 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Left tackle Nate Solder signed a two year extension worth $20.062 million with the New England Patriots on September 8, 2015. Contract information is based on a report by Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. Solder received $19.938 million in fully guaranteed salary, including a $12.5 million signing bonus. Both his 2015 and 2016 salary are fully guaranteed. Solder can earn up to $500,000 in gameday roster bonuses and $500,000 in incentivized roster bonuses for making the Pro Bowl.  The extension reduces Solder’s cap charge by $1.83 million.

Current Contract

YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2015$1,438,000 $1,438,000$4,166,666$0$0$0$5,604,6663.9%
2016$6,000,000 $6,000,000$4,166,666$500,000$31,000$0$10,666,4166.9%
2017$6,500,000$4,166,668$500,000$31,000$0$11,166,4186.7%
Total$13,938,000$12,500,000$1,000,000$62,000$0$27,437,500
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $28,978,242
Years: 6
Career APY: $4,829,707
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYearsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PatriotsDraftedRenegotiated20115$15,978,492$3,195,698$8,540,49253.4%$2,135,123
PatriotsExtensionActive20152$20,062,000$10,031,000$20,437,750101.9%$10,218,875
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Patriots6$28,978,242$4,829,707$24,811,574100.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
% Of Cap
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Patriots$375,000$1,177,817$0$0$0$1,552,8171.3%
2012Patriots$763,204$1,177,817$0$0$0$1,941,0211.6%
2013Patriots$1,151,408 $1,151,408$1,177,817$0$0$0$2,329,2251.9%
2014Patriots$769,806 $769,806$1,177,817$769,806$0$0$2,717,4292.0%
2015Patriots$1,438,000 $1,438,000$4,166,666$0$0$0$5,604,6663.9%
2016Patriots$6,000,000 $6,000,000$4,166,666$500,000$31,000$0$10,666,4166.9%
2017Patriots$6,500,000$4,166,668$500,000$31,000$0$11,166,4186.7%
Total$16,997,418$17,211,268$1,769,806$62,000$0$35,977,992 

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money
Positional Comparisons to League Average