Patrick Peterson

Cornerback

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $14,956,966
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 8.39%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $11,250,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 7.80%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.75
  • Total Contract Value: $70,050,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,010,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/79 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,250,000
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 219
  • College: LSU
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • 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

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2014 24 $888,114 $888,114 $6,048,195 $0 $0 $0 $6,937,132 5.2%
2015 25 $11,619,114 $11,619,114 $3,072,377 $0 $100,000 $0 $14,791,491 10.3%
2016 26 $6,577,059 $6,577,059 $3,706,965 $0 $250,000 $0 $10,534,024 6.8%
2017 27 $9,750,000 $5,000,000 $3,706,965 $0 $250,000 $0 $13,706,965 8.2%
2018 28 $11,000,000 $3,706,966 $0 $250,000 $0 $14,956,966 8.4%
2019 29 $11,000,000 $634,588 $0 $250,000 $0 $11,884,588 6.3%
2020 30 $12,050,000 $634,589 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $13,184,589 6.6%
Total $62,884,287 $21,510,645 $250,000 $1,350,000 $0 $85,995,755
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Career Earnings: $74,760,500
Career APY: $9,345,063
Potential Earnings: $98,560,500
Total Guarantees: $34,679,500
Largest Cash Payment: $16,250,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $14,956,966 (2018)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cardinals Drafted Renegotiated 2011 5 $28,510,500 $5,702,100 $18,429,500 $15,541,386 54.5% $5,180,462
Cardinals Extension Active 2014 5 $70,050,000 $14,010,000 $16,250,000 $59,219,114 84.5% $11,843,823
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals 8 $74,760,500 $9,345,063 $73,492,146 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2011 Cardinals $375,000 $2,975,818 $0 $0 $0 $3,350,818 2.8% $12,278,272
2012 Cardinals $1,212,705 $2,975,818 $0 $0 $0 $4,188,523 3.5% $1,212,705
2013 Cardinals $2,050,409 $2,050,409 $2,975,818 $0 $0 $0 $5,026,227 4.1% $2,050,409
2014 Cardinals $888,114 $888,114 $6,048,195 $0 $0 $0 $6,937,132 5.2% $16,250,000
2015 Cardinals $11,619,114 $11,619,114 $3,072,377 $0 $100,000 $0 $14,791,491 10.3% $11,719,114
2016 Cardinals $6,577,059 $6,577,059 $3,706,965 $0 $250,000 $0 $10,534,024 6.8% $10,000,000
2017 Cardinals $9,750,000 $5,000,000 $3,706,965 $0 $250,000 $0 $13,706,965 8.2% $10,000,000
2018 Cardinals $11,000,000 $3,706,966 $0 $250,000 $0 $14,956,966 8.4% $11,250,000
2019 Cardinals $11,000,000 $634,588 $0 $250,000 $0 $11,884,588 6.3% $11,250,000
2020 Cardinals $12,050,000 $634,589 $250,000 $250,000 $0 $13,184,589 6.6% $12,550,000
Total $66,522,401 $30,438,099 $250,000 $1,350,000 $0 $98,561,323   $98,560,500

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Tackles Negative Plays Interceptions Fumbles TD
Defense Special SoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
2011 16 96.1% 0.0%5951411132102-10
2012 16 96.4% 34.0%52300201676405600
2013 16 99.3% 33.5%4020000133590200
2014 16 91.6% 18.7%437100173300001
2015 16 94.5% 37.4%350001082411000
2016 16 96.0% 34.5%456001063270100
2017 16 95.6% 28.1%2640000812201470
2018 16 99.2% 24.8%459102152001490

Financial Reports

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