Patrick Peterson

Cornerback

Age: 34
Free Agency: 2025 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 13
  • 2024 Salary Cap Charge: $9,775,000 (3.79% of cap)
  • 2024 Cash Payout: $6,850,000 (3.66% of spending)
  • 2024 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.70
  • Contract Value: $14,000,000 ($7,000,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $5,850,000
  • Contract Ranking: 31/277 at CB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2023)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated Signing BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
202333$1,300,000$2,925,000$0$4,225,0001.8%
2024 📝
March 16: Roster bonus due
34$3,850,000$2,925,000$3,000,000$9,775,0003.8%
Total$5,150,000$5,850,000$3,000,000$14,000,000

Contract Notes

CB Patrick Peterson signed a two year, $14 million contract with the Steelers. Peterson received a $5.85 million signing bonus. If on the roster on the 3rd day of the 2024 league year he will earn a $3 million roster bonus.

Cash Flows

- fully earned money
- unearned or partially earned money
$7M
$14M
20232024
Cash Due$7,150,000$6,850,000
Running Cash$7,150,000$14,000,000
Career Earnings: $113,911,480
Career APY: $8,762,422
Potential Earnings: $120,761,480
Total Guarantees: $52,029,500
Largest Cash Payment: $16,250,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Number: $14,956,966 (2018)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedRenegotiated20115$28,510,500$5,702,100$18,429,500$15,541,38654.5%$5,180,462
CardinalsExtensionExpired20145$70,050,000$14,010,000$16,250,000$78,886,761112.6%$11,269,537
VikingsUFAExpired20211$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000100.0%$8,000,000
VikingsUFAExpired20221$4,000,000$4,000,000$3,500,000$4,333,333108.3%$4,333,333
SteelersUFAActive20232$14,000,000$7,000,000$5,850,000$7,150,00051.1%$7,150,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals10$94,428,147$9,442,815$94,678,9700.0%$00.0%
Vikings2$12,333,333$6,166,667$11,250,0000.0%$750,0000.0%
Steelers1$7,150,000$7,150,000$4,225,0000.0%$00.0%

Season History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Cardinals$375,000$2,975,818$0$0$0$0$3,350,8182.8%$12,278,272
2012Cardinals$1,212,705$2,975,818$0$0$0$0$4,188,5233.5%$1,212,705
2013Cardinals$2,050,409$2,975,818$0$0$0$2,050,409$5,026,2274.0%$2,050,409
2014Cardinals$888,114$6,048,195$0$0$0$888,114$6,937,1325.0%$16,250,000
2015Cardinals$11,619,114$3,072,377$0$0$100,000$11,619,114$14,791,4919.9%$11,719,114
2016Cardinals$6,577,059$3,706,965$0$0$250,000$6,577,059$10,534,0246.6%$10,000,000
2017Cardinals$9,750,000$3,706,965$0$0$250,000$5,000,000$13,706,9658.0%$10,000,000
2018Cardinals$11,000,000$3,706,966$0$0$250,000$0$14,956,9668.4%$11,250,000
2019Cardinals$11,000,000$634,588$0$0$250,000$0$8,002,2354.1%$7,117,647
2020Cardinals$12,050,000$634,589$250,000$0$250,000$0$13,184,5896.7%$12,550,000
2021Vikings$2,100,000$5,900,000$0$0$0$2,100,000$8,000,0004.3%$8,000,000
2022Vikings$2,000,000$750,000$0$500,000$0$2,000,000$3,250,0001.6%$4,333,333
2023Steelers$1,300,000$2,925,000$0$0$0$0$4,225,0001.8%$7,150,000
2024Steelers$3,850,000$2,925,000$3,000,000$0$0$0$9,775,0003.8%$6,850,000
Total$75,772,401$42,938,099$3,250,000$500,000$1,350,000$30,234,696$119,928,970$120,761,480
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Vikings2023$750,000$0
Total$750,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames InactiveSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
201116----96.1%0.0%5951411132102-10
201216----96.4%34.0%52300201676405600
2013160099.3%33.5%4020000133590200
2014160091.6%18.7%437100173300001
2015160094.5%37.4%350001082411000
2016160096.0%34.5%456001063270100
2017160095.6%28.1%2640000812201470
2018160099.2%24.8%459102152001490
2019100061.1%12.6%467113317201000
2020160098.8%19.4%52900008300000
2021130073.3%12.3%341100205100000
2022170095.2%17.0%5610003015500000
2023170097.1%16.9%348000011200000

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$13,971,000$7,000,000
Injury Adjusted$13,971,000$7,000,000
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OTC Valuation $3.1M $6.3M $9.4M $12.5M $15.7M APY $3.5M $7M $10.5M $14M $17.5M $4,488,000 $3,775,717

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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