Patrick Peterson

Cornerback

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $13,706,965
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 7.96%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $10,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 6.32%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.73
  • Total Contract Value: $70,050,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,010,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/520 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,250,000
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 219
  • College: LSU
  • Accrued Seasons: 6
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #5 overall (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2014
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)

Contract Notes

CB Patrick Peterson signed a five year, $70.05 million contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals on July 30, 2014. Peterson had two years remaining on his contract at the time of signing.

Peterson received $16.25  million fully guaranteed, of which $15,361,866 is in the form of a signing bonus, that is prorated over five years. Petersons 2015 and 2016 base salaries are guaranteed for injury only and will vest as fully guaranteed salaries on the 5th day of the waiver period of each respective year. Peterson's 2017 base salary is also guaranteed for injury only and $5 million will become fully guaranteed if on the roster the 5th day of the 2016 waiver period with the remaining $4.75 million becoming fully guaranteed on the the 5th day of the 2017 waiver period. $630,866 of his 2018 salary  for injury only. If Peterson is on the Cardinals roster the 5th day of the 2017 waiver period he will earn an additional $4.75 million in full guarantees. The contract contains annual workout bonuses of $250,000 and a reporting bonus of $250,000 in 2020.

Peterson converted $3.1 million of his salary into a signing bonus in 2016.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201424$888,114 $888,114$6,048,195$0$0$0$6,937,1325.2%
201525$11,619,114 $11,619,114$3,072,377$0$100,000$0$14,791,49110.3%
201626$6,577,059 $6,577,059$3,706,965$0$250,000$0$10,534,0246.8%
201727$9,750,000 $5,000,000$3,706,965$0$250,000$0$13,706,9658.2%
201828$11,000,000$3,706,966$0$250,000$0$14,956,9668.4%
201929$11,000,000$634,588$0$250,000$0$11,884,5886.3%
202030$12,050,000$634,589$250,000$250,000$0$13,184,5896.6%
Total$62,884,287$21,510,645$250,000$1,350,000$0$85,995,755
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $53,510,500
Years: 6
Career APY: $8,918,417
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CardinalsDraftedRenegotiated20115$28,510,500$5,702,100$15,541,38654.5%$5,180,462
CardinalsExtensionActive20145$70,050,000$14,010,000$37,969,11454.2%$12,656,371
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals6$53,510,500$8,918,417$44,828,2150.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2011Cardinals$375,000$2,975,818$0$0$0$3,350,8182.8%
2012Cardinals$1,212,705$2,975,818$0$0$0$4,188,5233.5%
2013Cardinals$2,050,409 $2,050,409$2,975,818$0$0$0$5,026,2274.1%
2014Cardinals$888,114 $888,114$6,048,195$0$0$0$6,937,1325.2%
2015Cardinals$11,619,114 $11,619,114$3,072,377$0$100,000$0$14,791,49110.3%
2016Cardinals$6,577,059 $6,577,059$3,706,965$0$250,000$0$10,534,0246.8%
2017Cardinals$9,750,000 $5,000,000$3,706,965$0$250,000$0$13,706,9658.2%
2018Cardinals$11,000,000$3,706,966$0$250,000$0$14,956,9668.4%
2019Cardinals$11,000,000$634,588$0$250,000$0$11,884,5886.3%
2020Cardinals$12,050,000$634,589$250,000$250,000$0$13,184,5896.6%
Total$66,522,401$30,438,099$250,000$1,350,000$0$98,561,323 

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141691.6%18.7%437100173300001
20151694.5%37.4%350001082411000
20161696.0%34.5%456001063270100
20171095.6%22.1%1420000712201470

Financial Reports

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