Nate Solder

Left Tackle

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $17,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 8.68%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $13,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 10.66%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Total Contract Value: $62,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $15,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 0/8 at LT
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $34,800,000
  • Age: 30
  • 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 44 million roster bonus. The contract also contains annual $100,000 workout bonuses.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2018 30 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $4,000,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $10,000,000 5.6%
2019 31 $12,900,000 $12,900,000 $4,000,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.9%
2020 32 $9,900,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.5%
2021 33 $9,900,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $0 $18,000,000 --
Total $38,600,000 $16,000,000 $7,000,000 $400,000 $0 $62,000,000
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Career Earnings: $58,009,242
Career APY: $7,251,155
Potential Earnings: $98,009,242
Total Guarantees: $62,508,686
Largest Cash Payment: $22,000,000 (2018)
Largest Cap Hit: $18,000,000 (2021)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Patriots Drafted Renegotiated 2011 5 $15,978,492 $3,195,698 $7,770,686 $8,540,492 53.4% $2,135,123
Patriots Extension Expired 2015 2 $20,062,000 $10,031,000 $19,938,000 $27,468,750 136.9% $9,156,250
Giants UFA Active 2018 4 $62,000,000 $15,500,000 $34,800,000 $22,000,000 35.5% $22,000,000
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Patriots 7 $36,009,242 $5,144,177 $35,977,992 0.0% $0 0.0%
Giants 1 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $10,000,000 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Patriots $375,000 $1,177,817 $0 $0 $0 $1,552,817 1.3% $5,086,268
2012 Patriots $763,204 $1,177,817 $0 $0 $0 $1,941,021 1.6% $763,204
2013 Patriots $1,151,408 $1,151,408 $1,177,817 $0 $0 $0 $2,329,225 1.9% $1,151,408
2014 Patriots $769,806 $769,806 $1,177,817 $769,806 $0 $0 $2,717,429 2.0% $1,539,612
2015 Patriots $1,438,000 $1,438,000 $4,166,666 $0 $0 $0 $5,604,666 3.9% $13,938,000
2016 Patriots $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,166,666 $500,000 $31,000 $0 $10,666,416 6.9% $6,499,750
2017 Patriots $6,500,000 $4,166,668 $500,000 $31,000 $0 $11,166,418 6.7% $7,031,000
2018 Giants $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $4,000,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $10,000,000 5.6% $22,000,000
2019 Giants $12,900,000 $12,900,000 $4,000,000 $0 $100,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.9% $13,000,000
2020 Giants $9,900,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $100,000 $0 $17,000,000 8.5% $13,000,000
2021 Giants $9,900,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $0 $18,000,000 -- $14,000,000
Total $55,597,418 $33,211,268 $8,769,806 $462,000 $0 $97,977,992   $98,009,242

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2011 75.7% 0.0%
2012 16 99.8% 21.3%
2013 15 90.7% 16.6%
2014 16 91.8% 19.3%
2015 4 20.3% 4.7%
2016 15 92.0% 17.0%
2017 16 97.7% 19.6%
2018 16 99.6% 13.4%

Financial Reports

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