Patrick Peterson

Cornerback

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $13,184,589
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 6.71%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $12,550,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 7.16%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.95
  • Total Contract Value: $70,050,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $14,010,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/255 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,250,000
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 219
  • College: LSU
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • Entry: 2011 Draft, Round 1, #5 overall (Cardinals)
  • Year Signed: 2014 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $2,746,000

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

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201424$888,114$6,048,195$0$0$888,114$6,937,1325.2%
201525$11,619,114$3,072,377$0$100,000$11,619,114$14,791,49110.3%
201626$6,577,059$3,706,965$0$250,000$6,577,059$10,534,0246.8%
201727$9,750,000$3,706,965$0$250,000$5,000,000$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$8,002,2354.3%
202030$12,050,000$634,589$250,000$250,000$0$13,184,5896.7%
Total$62,884,287$21,510,645$250,000$1,350,000$24,084,287$82,113,402
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Career Earnings: $81,878,147
Career APY: $9,097,572
Potential Earnings: $94,428,147
Total Guarantees: $34,679,500
Largest Cash Payment: $16,250,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $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
CardinalsExtensionActive20145$70,050,000$14,010,000$16,250,000$66,336,76194.7%$11,056,127
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cardinals9$81,878,147$9,097,572$81,494,3810.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2011Cardinals$375,000$2,975,818$0$0$0$3,350,8182.8%$12,278,272
2012Cardinals$1,212,705$2,975,818$0$0$0$4,188,5233.5%$1,212,705
2013Cardinals$2,050,409$2,975,818$0$0$2,050,409$5,026,2274.1%$2,050,409
2014Cardinals$888,114$6,048,195$0$0$888,114$6,937,1325.2%$16,250,000
2015Cardinals$11,619,114$3,072,377$0$100,000$11,619,114$14,791,49110.3%$11,719,114
2016Cardinals$6,577,059$3,706,965$0$250,000$6,577,059$10,534,0246.8%$10,000,000
2017Cardinals$9,750,000$3,706,965$0$250,000$5,000,000$13,706,9658.2%$10,000,000
2018Cardinals$11,000,000$3,706,966$0$250,000$0$14,956,9668.4%$11,250,000
2019Cardinals$11,000,000$634,588$0$250,000$0$8,002,2354.3%$7,117,647
2020Cardinals$12,050,000$634,589$250,000$250,000$0$13,184,5896.7%$12,550,000
Total$66,522,401$30,438,099$250,000$1,350,000$26,134,696$94,678,970$94,428,147

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative 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

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$2,598,000$14,010,000
Injury Adjusted$2,598,000$14,010,000
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OTC Valuation $2.5M $4.9M $7.4M $9.8M $12.3M APY $2.8M $5.6M $8.3M $11.1M $13.9M $4,088,000 $3,750,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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