Shaq Thompson

Linebacker

Age: 26
Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 5
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $7,200,000 (3.45% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $4,000,000 (2.12% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.56
  • Contract Value: $54,160,000 ($13,540,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $16,000,000
  • Contract Ranking: 14/296 at LB

Current Contract

(Extension, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201925$7,252,000$3,200,000$0$0$7,252,000$10,452,0005.4%
2020 📝
March 17: Base salary becomes guaranteed
26$4,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$4,000,000$7,200,0003.5%
2021 📝
March 17: $7.98 million of base salary becomes guaranteed
27$10,180,000$3,200,000$500,000$300,000$0$14,180,0007.8%
202228$11,200,000$3,200,000$500,000$300,000$0$15,200,0006.7%
202329$12,360,000$3,200,000$500,000$300,000$0$16,360,0006.8%
Total$44,992,000$16,000,000$1,500,000$900,000$11,252,000$63,392,000

Contract Notes

Shaq Thompson signed a 4 year, $54.16 million contract extension with the Panthers on December 7, 2019. Thompson's contract has $27.98 million in guarantees including a $16 million signing bonus. In the final three years of the contract there are $500,000 in per game roster bonuses. Another $3 million in incentives are available.
Career Earnings: $32,060,726
Career APY: $6,412,145
Potential Earnings: $72,200,726
Total Guarantees: $23,172,535
Largest Cash Payment: $23,252,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $16,360,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PanthersDraftedRenegotiated20154$8,808,726$2,202,181$7,172,535$8,808,726100.0%$2,202,182
PanthersExtensionActive20194$54,160,000$13,540,000$16,000,000$23,252,00042.9%$23,252,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Panthers5$32,060,726$6,412,145$19,260,7260.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2015Panthers$435,000$1,166,586$0$0$0$435,000$1,601,5861.1%$5,101,344
2016Panthers$835,397$1,166,586$0$0$0$835,397$2,001,9831.3%$835,397
2017Panthers$1,235,794$1,166,586$0$0$0$1,235,794$2,402,3801.3%$1,235,794
2018Panthers$936,000$1,166,586$700,191$0$0$0$2,802,7771.5%$1,636,191
2019Panthers$7,252,000$3,200,000$0$0$0$7,252,000$10,452,0005.4%$23,252,000
2020Panthers$4,000,000$3,200,000$0$0$0$4,000,000$7,200,0003.5%$4,000,000
2021Panthers$10,180,000$3,200,000$0$500,000$300,000$0$14,180,0007.8%$10,980,000
2022Panthers$11,200,000$3,200,000$0$500,000$300,000$0$15,200,0006.7%$12,000,000
2023Panthers$12,360,000$3,200,000$0$500,000$300,000$0$16,360,0006.8%$13,160,000
Total$48,434,191$20,666,344$700,191$1,500,000$900,000$13,758,191$72,200,726$72,200,726

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2015142033.1%34.9%321810322000000
2016142049.9%30.8%3917004251120291
2017142064.3%26.6%3718215661001000
2018142059.9%44.7%51293.523461001000
2019141087.3%20.2%75343181143000000
2020110096.8%21.3%483600415002100

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$7,473,000$13,540,000
Injury Adjusted$7,473,000$13,540,000
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OTC Valuation $4.4M $8.9M $13.3M $17.8M $22.2M APY $3.9M $7.8M $11.8M $15.7M $19.6M $5,146,000 $3,875,000

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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